MT. VERNON — MVTHS Superintendent Jeff Fritchtnitch has announced that he will retire after the 2019-2020 school year. The coming school year will be Fritchtnitch’s second year leading the district, but also his final one.

He says it was a decision he did not make lightly.

Fritchtnitch says he will always cherish his time at MVTHS.

The MVTHS School Board will hold a special meeting Monday to start the process of searching for the next superintendent of the high school district.