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Six qualify for state in academics

Six students at Mount Vernon High School advanced to compete at the state academic meet in Austin on Tuesday, May 21. For more information, see the April 25 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Allen, Brown sign letters of intent

Keenan Allen and Daniel Brown at tableKeenan Allen and Daniel Brown signed letters of intent to play college sports on Wednesday, April 17 in the high school library.

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Members of the Mount Vernon High School senior class made steps toward their futures

Members of the Mount Vernon High School senior class made steps toward their futuresFifty-one students planted their futures on the lawn at Mount Vernon ISD Thursday, April 4 with signs showing their college of choice.

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One Act Play headed to state

Cast and crew of “....And the Rain Came to Mayfield”The Mount Vernon High School one act play cast and crew of  “...And the Rain Came to Mayfield”  advanced to the state University Interscholastic League meet.

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Woolley named lone finalist at Saltillo ISD

Kevin WoolleyKevin Wayne Woolley was unanimously named as the lone superintendent finalist for Saltillo schools by members of the school board on Monday, April 8.

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FFA Horse Judging team headed to state

Mount Vernon FFA Horse Judging team Trent Robinson, Baukje Talsma, Hannah Penny and Lyndi StarrThe Mount Vernon FFA Horse Judging team will compete at the state level on Saturday, April 20 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.

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Cooperative awards $20,000 in scholarships

Scholarships totaling $20,000 were recently awarded as part of Wood County Electric Cooperative’s (WCEC) “Power My World” essay contest.

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One act play at regionals Thursday, April 18 at TJC

One Act Play cast and crewThe Mount Vernon High School one act play cast and crew of  “...And the Rain Came to Mayfield” will compete at the regional competition today, Thursday, April 18

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School board hears update on work of Tess the therapy dog

School board member Richard Carr visits with Tess  prior to Monday’s board meeting.

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board received an update on the utilization of Tess the therapy dog during the group’s April meeting.

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