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Kindergarten Round Up is this week

The annual Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m.Thursday, March 20, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, March 21 in the Elementary school library.

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Kindergarten Round-up set

The annual Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up has been set, and it is several weeks earlier than usual. The event will be from 9:00-2:00 and 4:00-7:00 on Thursday, March 20,

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Ramirez accepted at West Point

Johnny RamirezJohnny Ramirez has been accepted at West Point and will report there in July. He is the son of Juan and Bertha Ramirez and a 2010 graduate of Mount Vernon High School.

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Pet supplies gathered for animal shelter

Hailey Pingatore and Pam Greenberg coordinated the drive.Students at the Mount Vernon Intermediate School rallied to gather pet supplies for the Mount Vernon Animal Shelter. The project was coordinated by Hailey Pingatore, a fifth grader at MVIS.

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Scott on LaTourneau University Dean’s List

Colby Scott was recognized for outstanding academic accomplishments by being named to the LeTourneau University Dean’s List for the Fall 2013 semester. Mr. Scott achieved a grade point average between 3.50 and 3.99 for the semester to receive this honor.

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Garmon scholarship dinner, auction set

The third annual Kerry W. Garmon Memorial Scholarship Dinner and Auction is set for 6 p.m. in the gym on the Saltillo Independent School District campus.  The event helps to provide two $1,000 scholarships to deserving Saltillo High School graduating senior students. For more information, see the March 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Three named to fall East Texas Baptist University Dean’s List

Landon Price, Amanda Fowler and Caleb Phillips were named to the Dean’s List at East Texas Baptist University for the 2013 Fall Semester. See the story in the January 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Velazquez on A&M University Honor Roll

Laurencio “Junior” Velazquez, Jr. earned inclusion on the University Honor Roll at Texas A&M University - Texarkana. The honor was for outstanding academic performance during the fall 2013 semester at the university.

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Mandatory broiler meeting called

A Mount Vernon - Saltillo Project Show meeting for broiler participants will be Monday, February. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Saltillo Ag Building or at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4 in the Mount Vernon High School Ag Building.

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