Mount Vernon schools were full of activity in the past year as scholars learned, had fun and continued to grow into the adults they will soon become. From reading, arithmetic and writing, to career and technical education, arts and STEAM, students pursued their interests with the full support of the Mount Vernon City School District behind them.
Read through the following pages of this year at a glance and see how the school district, its schools and its students have grown in the 2023 calendar year. Always check the district’s website and social media for up-to-date events and announcements.
Benjamin Turner Academy will host "A Black History Celebration: Rhythm and Rhyme" in recognition of Black History Month on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 6 p.m. The performance will feature singing, dancing, step and more.
The Mount Vernon City School District has a vacancy for a seat on the Board of Trustees. Anyone interested in applying to serve on the Board can send an email including their bio to District Clerk Rita James at email@example.com by Friday, March 1, 2024.
The Family and Community Engagement Committee is holding their Family Fun Financial Literacy Night on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 6 p.m. Attend to learn more about family budgeting, insurance, setting goals, buying a house, starting a business and more. The theme of the event, which is on Pi Day, is "Managing Your Piece of the Pi."
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There will be a mobile pantry at Cecil H. Parker School on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
At the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2024, the Mount Vernon City School District said ‘Bon Voyage!’ to 18 Mount Vernon High School students who are going to Paris. Students departed on their plane to France on Friday, February 16.
Secondary students met with Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Curriculum, Instruction and School Improvement Dr. Beverley Jones for their monthly Superintendent’s Advisory Council meeting on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.