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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.

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Teague retires

Jordan Sustaire presented Michael Teague a pair of Anderson Bean Boots from the Saltillo FFA.Michael Teague was honored with a dinner Monday, Aug. 7 upon his retirement after 30 years as the Saltillo ISD FFA teacher.

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MVISD proposes budget and tax rate

During a special called meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees on Tuesday, August 1, members proposed a $17.6 million budget and $1.2889 tax rate for the 2017-18 school year and voted to change the method in which the district conducts elections. Get the details in the August 10, 2017 Optic-Herald.

Mount Vernon ISD campuses prepare for the first day of school

Staff members at the various campuses of Mount Vernon ISD are hard at work preparing for the first day of school on Monday, August 21.

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MVISD Board hears grievance

School district employee Vicki Brantley addresses MVISD school board membersMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board heard a Level III Grievance this week filed by district employee Vicki Brantley against board member Mellisa Dunavant.

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Mount Vernon ISD welcomes 33 new teachers for 2017-18

Mount Vernon ISD welcomes 33 new teachers for 2017-18Thirty-three new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2017-18 school year. 2 district wide, 15 in high school, 4 in middle School, and 12 at the Elementary School.

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Tax holiday set on back-to-school items

Texas shoppers can save money on certain items during the state’s annual sales tax holiday, which this year is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 11-13.

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Classes to resume, Meet the Teacher dates set

Classes will resume at area schools with Mount Vernon and Sulphur Bluff on August 21. Winfield and Saltillo will begin August 28.

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Middle school cheerleaders garner eight awards

Mount Vernon Middle School cheerleadersThe Mount Vernon Middle School (MVMS) cheerleaders competed at an UCA cheer camp July 23-26 and brought home eight awards.

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