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September 6, 2019 - Mount Vernon Play Garden Now Open!

Mount Vernon Community School celebrated the official opening of its new play garden on Friday afternoon, the culmination of eight years of planning and community collaboration.

Staff, students and families were joined by ACPS Superintendent, Dr Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. and Alexandria City Council Members for lemonade and cookies prior to a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring music, balloons, a dance crew performance and a rendition of the National Anthem.

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Performance at Mount Vernon Play Garden Ribbon cutting.

 

Ribbon cutting ceremony

 

Kids at Ribbon cutting Ceremoney