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Attendance at MVISD decreases

Attendance for the first day of school at Mount Vernon ISD decreased by 15 students from the first day of classes last year. Enrollment at each of the other area school districts increased,

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Meet the Tigers

Tiger Cheerleaders performed several stunts for the crowd at the annual Meet the Tiger eventTiger Cheerleaders performed several stunts for the crowd at the annual Meet the Tiger event on Saturday, August 22 in the Mall area on the main campus for Mount Vernon ISD.

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Junior High squad sweeps awards at cheer camp

Mount Vernon Junior High CheerleadersThe Mount Vernon Junior High Cheerleaders recently attended the National Cheerleader Association Leadership Camp at East Texas Baptist University. The group won every award

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Getting ready for Kindergarten

Kindergarten teacher Traci Stuart greets Jackson Joyner, son of Cody and Anna Joyner, during the Meet the Teacher event Kindergarten teacher Traci Stuart greets Jackson Joyner, son of Cody and Anna Joyner, during the Meet the Teacher event in the Mount Vernon ISD Elementary Building, Wednesday, August 19, 2015.

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Twenty-four new faces at Mount Vernon ISD for 2015-16

Twenty-four new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2015-16 school year.Twenty-four new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2015-16 school year. A short biography and photo of each can be found in the August 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Board to hear tax rate comments

The Mount Vernon ISD School Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, September 31 at 5:45 p.m. in the school’s administration building. The meeting its to hear public comments about the 2015-2016 school year’s proposed tax rate.

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Safety is stressed for drivers near schools

Classes begin at area schools on Monday, August 24, and parents, drivers, and students are urged to be extra cautious in school zones and parking lots. There are several road closures and changes on

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Lunch prices rise slightly for students

Cafeteria rates at Mount Vernon ISD will increase slightly for the 2015-2016 school year. The increase is mandated by Federal guidelines. Student lunch rates for kindergarten through

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Meal programs continue, cafeteria rates rise slightly

Mount Vernon ISD will participate in the free and reduced-price meals program again this year, and cafeteria rates have risen slightly. Last year, approximately 60 percent of students at MVISD

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