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Tell award

Dr. Gayle White-Wallace, Director of Pre-K, Gifted and Talented and Special Projects, was awarded with an Outstanding Innovative Leader award at the Transforming Education through Leadership & Learning (TELL) Awards ceremony on March 23, 2023. Dr. White-Wallace received this award for her implementation of instructional technology in her programs and classrooms. The award show was hosted by the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center (LHIRIC). 

BoE Special Meeting April 4 at 6:30

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Special Meeting of the Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Education Center, 165 North Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon, NY 10553.  

Student points at laptop while programing robot.

Through funding made possible by the Mount Vernon Educational Foundation (MVEF), 25 students in the Afterschool Robotics Program at Benjamin Turner Middle School have built VEX robots and learned to program and code them to perform in weekly competitions with peers. 

List of 2023 Edith Kaplan honorees

Edith Kaplan Scholarship Dinner Dance honorees have been announced for each building in the district. The Mount Vernon City School District PTA Council is hosting the Edith Kaplan Scholarship Dinner Dance on Friday, April 14, 2023. 

Grimes students holding up recycling bags full of bottles

Following a guest speaker on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, who had discussed the consequences of trash on our ecosystem and how we can recycle to prevent this, Trevor Latasa, a social studies teacher at Grimes School began a recycling activity. He gave a brief explanation of how recycling can be a benefit to everyone by providing an alternative source of materials for building and manufacturing, and how they are reused in different products. 

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