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4-22-2024 
Dr. K. Veronica Smith, Acting Superintendent of Schools:  

We are collectively letting out a sigh of relief in the Mount Vernon City School District, as we have been notified that our state aid funding for the upcoming school year will not be reduced. After over a month of lobbying with state and local officials, we prevailed and will receive the $2.9 million that was set to be removed from our budget in Governor Kathy Hochul’s budget proposal. 

3 students in their prom apparel.

Sparkly dresses, suits and jewelry adorned the stage of the Mount Vernon High School auditorium for the Knights Boutique’s “Say Yes to the Dress or Tux” event on Friday, April 19, 2024. Students from MVHS chose prom attire during the school day, and students from each of the other high schools in the District picked out clothes in the evening. 

Parent Workshop - Pathways to Healing

The Mount Vernon City School District is hosting a parent workshop via Zoom on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6 to 7 p.m. The webinar, Pathways to Healing, will provide information about navigating substance abuse and mental wellbeing. James Hughes, program director for Lexington Center for Recover, will facilitate the webinar. Click here to register.

Student interested in working for buildings and grounds shaking hands with staff.

Principals throughout the district set up tables with brochures highlighting the District’s accomplishments at the Mount Vernon High School cafeteria to showcase their school for potential applicants during the Mount Vernon City School District Community Fair on Thursday, April 18, 2024.  

Student shooting basketball.

Cheers erupted with every basket made in the Mount Vernon High School gym, as students with disabilities from Mount Vernon High School and Woodlands High School competed in a game of basketball on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. The game was held through the New York State Pioneer League, which provides students with disabilities the opportunity to play on a team. 

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4-22-2024 
Dr. K. Veronica Smith, Acting Superintendent of Schools:  

We are collectively letting out a sigh of relief in the Mount Vernon City School District, as we have been notified that our state aid funding for the upcoming school year will not be reduced. After over a month of lobbying with state and local officials, we prevailed and will receive the $2.9 million that was set to be removed from our budget in Governor Kathy Hochul’s budget proposal. 

Parent Workshop - Pathways to Healing

The Mount Vernon City School District is hosting a parent workshop via Zoom on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, from 6 to 7 p.m. The webinar, Pathways to Healing, will provide information about navigating substance abuse and mental wellbeing. James Hughes, program director for Lexington Center for Recover, will facilitate the webinar. Click here to register.

Student interested in working for buildings and grounds shaking hands with staff.

Principals throughout the district set up tables with brochures highlighting the District’s accomplishments at the Mount Vernon High School cafeteria to showcase their school for potential applicants during the Mount Vernon City School District Community Fair on Thursday, April 18, 2024.  

Student shooting basketball.

Cheers erupted with every basket made in the Mount Vernon High School gym, as students with disabilities from Mount Vernon High School and Woodlands High School competed in a game of basketball on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. The game was held through the New York State Pioneer League, which provides students with disabilities the opportunity to play on a team.