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School attendance increases at MVISD

Attendance for the first day of school at Mount Vernon ISD increased by 21 students from the first day of classes last year. Enrollment at the area schools also increased except at Sulphur Bluff ISD.

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Ice cream for everyone

junior high cheerleaders Madalyn Morgan and Sarah Rains hand out ice cream and sprinkles during the Meet the Teacher event at Mount Vernon Elementary School.At right, junior high cheerleaders Madalyn Morgan and Sarah Rains hand out ice cream and sprinkles during the Meet the Teacher event at Mount Vernon Elementary School.

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Area classes resume Monday, August 26

Classes will resume at area schools including Mount Vernon, Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff, and Winfield on Monday, Aug. 26. Each school has set their own schedules for preparing their teachers and new staff.

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Twenty-six new faces at Mount Vernon ISD for 2013-14

Twenty-six new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2013-14 school year. There are seven new teachers at Winfield and six at Sulphur Bluff. See the Aug. 22 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for information about each of these staff members.

Cheerleaders attend camp

Members of the varsity and junior varsity cheerleading sqaudsThe Mount Vernon High School varsity, junior varsity cheerleaders and mascot attended cheer camp July 29 through Aug. 1 at Texas A&M University. Throughout the week both squads

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Jr. High Cheerleaders attend camp

Jr. High CheerleadersThe Mount Vernon Junior High cheerleaders attended a cheer camp August 7-9 at Mount Vernon High School. The seventh and eighth grade cheerleaders worked on various cheers, chants, dances and stunts with the help of the high school cheerleaders. See the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for details.

Focal group tours campuses to discern school needs

teve Hulsey with Corgan Associates, at right, explains the upgrades made in the Mall area during renovations from the 2008 bond.Steve Hulsey with Corgan Associates, at right, explains the upgrades made in the Mall area during renovations from the 2008 bond. The twelve members of the Focal Group

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Updated shot records needed prior to school

All students at Mount Vernon ISD must be up to date on their immunizations prior to the start of school on Monday, August 26. Updated shot records can be dropped off

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Board members hear complaint about elementary, and set budget, tax rate

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board heard a complaint about the elementary school and proposed a budget and tax rate for the coming school year at their regular monthly meeting on August 12.

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