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Eight file for school board, deadline for filing Friday

A total of eight candidates have filed for election as a Mount Vernon ISD School Board members. There have been 18 packets picked up for completion.

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FFA salute

Jesus Chavez, Russell Todd, Micah Underwood, and Kaleb Davila work on a trailer during shop class at Mount Vernon High School.Jesus Chavez, Russell Todd, Micah Underwood, and Kaleb Davila work on a trailer during shop class at Mount Vernon High School.

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Weiss reports allegations against Floyd to TEA, UIL

As required by district and state policies, Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Gregg Weiss has notified the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the University Scholastic League (UIL)

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Finney named Boys Athletic Director

Josh FinneyJosh Finney was named as the Mount Vernon ISD Boy’s Athletic Director by members of the school board during their meeting on Monday, February 13.

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Board votes down election method change

The Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees voted not to change their election method, heard the annual audit report, and listened as a concerned parent spoke against the district’s superintendent at their meeting last week.

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Academic All State

McKlayne Cook, Jordan Chitsey, Michaela Hollingsworth, Jocelyn Tidwell, Shalynn SumrowMcKlayne Cook, Jordan Chitsey, Michaela Hollingsworth, Jocelyn Tidwell, Shalynn Sumrow, and Elizabeth Stone (not shown) have been named to the Academic All-State 3A cheerleading team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

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School board appreciation

January is School Board Appreciation Month and campuses at Mount Vernon ISD showered goodies on board members at their January meeting.January is School Board Appreciation Month and campuses at Mount Vernon ISD showered goodies on board members at their January meeting. Baskets and buckets filled with sweets and treats lined a table in the board room.

Ten show interest in school board election

Mount Vernon ISD’s School Board President Richard Carr’s wish has come true.He stated during the January meeting of the board that he wished more people would be interested in running for a seat on the board.

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TEA new letter grades inconsistent with prior ratings

The inconsistencies in the Texas Education Agency (TEA) new letter grade A-F Accountability System are sending mixed signals to school districts.

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