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Board to consider Kaufman’s contract

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Mount Vernon Independent School District has been called for 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 30. The only item on the agenda is

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Band preparing to march into action

Members of the Flag Corp were practicing at the school on Thursday, July 16.The Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band is preparing to march into action for the 2015 season. Members of the Flag Corp were practicing at the school on Thursday, July 16.

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Extra exit approved for lot at elementary

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board voted unanimously to add an exit from the elementary parking lot to the ongoing road project on the school campus. The vote came during a special

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Malone to return to duties at MVISD

June Malone will return to her duties as Business Manager for Mount Vernon ISD on Monday, July 27  after her pre-planned vacation. Mrs. Malone, who has worked for MVISD for 27 years,

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Tiger cheerleaders excel at camp

Members of the Mount Vernon High School varsity and junior varsity (JV)  cheerleadersMembers of the Mount Vernon High School varsity and junior varsity (JV)  cheerleaders brought home several awards from the UCA cheer camp at  the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine last week.

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School board retains $6,000 Local Option Homestead Exemption

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees voted to retain the $6,000 Local Option Homestead Exemption for tax payers who are disabled or over 65 years of age.

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Sulphur Bluff seniors awarded over $110,000 in scholarships

Senior students at Sulphur Bluff ISD received $110,300 in scholarship money during graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 6 at the school.

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MVISD releases STAAR, end of course exam results

Mount Vernon ISD Curriculum Director Carolyn Newsom presented the results of the 2014-15 STAAR testing and End of Course Exams to school board members during their regular July meeting.

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Children learn sewing skills, share fun with Sock Monkeys

Mount Vernon Elementary students display the sock monkeys  they made as part of the Gifted and Talented ClassThe Mount Vernon Elementary School’s Gifted and Talented Class completed a Sock Monkey project to conclude the school year. The students gathered in the school’s library Friday to box

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