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Cheerleaders win awards at camp

The Mount Vernon Junior Cheerleaders for 2014-15 attended the NCA Leadership Camp at East Texas Baptist University last monthThe Mount Vernon Junior Cheerleaders for 2014-15 attended the NCA Leadership Camp at East Texas Baptist University last month and earned a Spirit Stick every night of camp for their attitude and effort during that day.

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Twenty-Four new teachers at Mount Vernon ISD

Twenty-four new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2014-15 school year this week.Twenty-four new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2014-15 school year this week. A total of 17 will be at the elementary, two at the intermediate school, one in the junior high, three at the high, and one will be district wide.

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School resumes Aug. 25, Meet the Teacher set

Classes will resume at area schools including Mount Vernon, Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff, and Winfield on Monday, August 25. Each school has set their own schedules for preparing their teachers and new staff, and Meet the Teacher dates have been set.

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Updated shot records for students 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 25. Updated shot records can be dropped off at the Elementary or Intermediate school clinics or any campus office.

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Mount Vernon ISD campuses prepare for the first day of school

Staff at the various campuses of Mount Vernon ISD are hard at work preparing for the first day of school on Monday, August 25. Anyone with children who will be attending classes at Mount Vernon for the first time is urged to register their children early.

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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, more than 70 percent of students at MVISD qualified for the free or reduced meals program.

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Storage building almost complete

maintenance storage facility on the east side of the schoolThe maintenance storage facility on the east side of the school is almost complete. The $50,000 building will house janitorial and miscellaneous supplies needed during the school year.

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Intermediate staff honored, tax rate set

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board honored the staff of the Intermediate School for being identified as both a High Progress and a High Performing Campus.

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Tiger band rehearsals underway

Band Camp for the Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band began Monday, August 4 with a total of 70 students were present.Band Camp for the Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band began Monday, August 4 with a total of 70 students were present.

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