Superintendent's Student Advisory Council meets and attends Infinite Campus workshop
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.
The students had an opportunity to review the features and information available on the student portal of Infinite Campus with the Chief Information Officer and Director of Technology Mr. Carlos Ramirez. Students explored their schedules and their calendar of activities and tasks. Students also have access to deadlines and reminders at their fingertips, and they can access the grade book and get real-time updates on assignments, progress reports, and report cards.
Students were introduced to the Student Portal App for Android and IOS to make mobile access more seamless. Students having a firm grasp on the student portal will make it easier for teachers to connect with students and families, and it allows parents to have greater involvement in their child's education.
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Students, teachers, and community members from countries around the world filled the cafeteria for Mount Vernon High School’s No Place for Hate - A Walk Around the Globe on Friday, January 20, 2023. The room was lined with flags from around the world, and tables were set up with displays detailing the cultures of each country. There was an assortment of food from several countries as well.
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Traphagen scholars took an in-house field trip that featured a tortoise, ferret, and albino rabbit. Students were allowed to touch all the animals and see them up close. Nick Coon, a naturalist educator at Greenburgh Nature Center, brought his scaly and furry friends to Traphagen School on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, for the field trip.
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Winter concerts, performances, and celebrations were underway throughout the Mount Vernon City School District in the week leading up to the holiday break.
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