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Student playing grudge ball

Cheers and groans slipped into the hallway from class 203 at Mount Vernon STEAM Academy as students tried to shoot the ball into the hoop. They were not playing basketball; however, they were playing grudge ball. Brittany Benjamin, who is in her first year as an English Language Arts teacher at Mount Vernon STEAM Academy and has been teaching for seven years, introduced the game as a fun way for her students to understand their readings for class. The class started a new round of their game on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, to review Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. 

Board of Education meeting on Tuesday November 22, 2022, at 6:30 pm at the education center.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that a Regular Meeting of the Mount Vernon Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at The Board of Education, 165 N. Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY 10553.   

MV Sports Schedule 11/30 - 12/09

There is a varsity girls' basketball scrimmage tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. at Yonkers Montessori Academy. The varsity wrestling meet is at Nyack High School on Thursday, December 1, at 4:30 p.m.

View the rest of the upcoming week's schedule here.

Leonardo Pinto creating his STEAM challenge tower

Mount Vernon STEAM Academy scholars participated in a variety of classroom challenges for STEAM Challenge Day on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Students in classes throughout the school built different structures and competed to have the most structurally sound constructions.

Mom and 2 sons at small and tall ball in the fall

Pre-kindergarten students were dressed to impress at Friendship for Tots, and their parents came out in suits and gowns as well. The Small and Tall Ball in the Fall took place on Thursday, November 17, 2022. The D.J. had his mix playing from the start of the ball to the end, and the dance floor was always packed with little children and their parents. 

Mr. Ramirez helping a student

The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council met with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Waveline Bennett-Conroy and cabinet members Dr. Beverley Jones and Ms. Marci Tiggs to review academic progress and share their learning and reading experiences this past month. The group of scholars from multiple schools and grade levels also attended an Infinite Campus workshop at the Education Center on Wednesday, November 16, 2022.