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Timing is everything

Brooke Redar, left, and Tiffany Miller, right were front and center with their flag routine for the the second day of band marching camp.The Mount Vernon Mighty Tigers Marching Band has started their marching drills. Brooke Redar, left, and Tiffany Miller, right were front and center with their flag routine for the the second day of band marching camp.

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Thompson to serve as district president

Kathie Thompson, principal at Mount Vernon Intermediate School, will serve as the District 8 President for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA).

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School board appoints panel, starts bond process

A 13 member Focal Committee was unanimously approved by members of the Board of Trustees for Mount Vernon Schools during their regular meeting on Monday, July 8.

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Band rehearsals underway

Senior Drum Major Marcus Hollingsworth checks the hem on Stepahnie Nguyen’s band pants during uniform fittingsSenior Drum Major Marcus Hollingsworth checks the hem on Stepahnie Nguyen’s band pants during uniform fittings on Monday, July 29. The band will continue

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Joe Thomas is head boys basketball coach

Joe ThomasJoe Thomas has been named as the head boys basketball coach at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2013-14 school year. He will continue to serve as the head volleyball coach.

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Kindergarten enrollment open

Mount Vernon Elementary School is still accepting registration for kindergarten students. Parents who were unable to attend the Kindergarten Roundup in April may

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MVISD releases STAAR, end of course exam results

Mount Vernon ISD Curriculum Director Carolyn Newsom released the 2012-13 STAAR testing results this week. Local students fared better than their statewide counterparts

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School board members begin budget process for 2013-14 year

School board members began the budget process for the 2013-14 school year in a special meeting on Monday, July 22. They spent the bulk of their time circling two key issues, equitable pay raises and funding for a second school resource officer.

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Sulphur Bluff seniors awarded over $90,000 in scholarships

Senior students at Sulphur Bluff ISD received $93,950 in scholarship money during graduation ceremonies on Friday, June 7 at the school. For a listing of awards students received, see the June 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.