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Mount Vernon High School presents first International Baccalaureate Art Exhibition

Mount Vernon High School presents first International Baccalaureate Art Exhibition

Artwork lined the library at Mount Vernon High School on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, as the school held its first ever International Baccalaureate (IB) Art Exhibition.

Seniors Sofia Fuentes and Alexis Outlaw displayed their work as part of their art requirement for IB, which is a rigorous program that provides students with interdisciplinary learning experiences. They are also the first students at MVHS to submit to IB for art.

IB art is a two-year course, and students worked in a variety of mediums to create their artwork. The course also can be used towards achieving an IB diploma, which students can earn by completing the six IB core subjects and other requirements.

Student next to artwork
Student displaying artwork
MVHS Art Exhibit


Group of culinary students holding up cake pops.

Students in the Culinary Arts 1 course at Mount Vernon High School worked with dough, sprinkles and chocolate to make cake pops on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Petroula Lambrou Kalognomas, the owner of the Pelham bakery Patty Pops, walked students through the process of making their own cake pops for a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Week demonstration

College and Career Center

On Thursday, April 25, 2024, Mount Vernon High School students attended a financial literacy workshop led by experts from Neuberger Berman, an investment company based in New York City. The workshop covered essential topics including credit cards, debt management, investment strategies and personal finance. The session was enriched with practical insight and interactive discussion, providing attendees with valuable knowledge on financial decision-making.

MVHS Life Skills students

The Mount Vernon High School Life Skills Cohort students held their first game day on Thursday, April 18, 2024. The Life Skills Cohort is made up of students with disabilities, and they were encouraged to take turns, socialize and strengthen their social emotional skills. 

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.