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Intermediate school leads in recycling of lunch packaging

Harley Hood, Lauryn Dunlap and Keitron Fountain take a break from sorting recyclable items to be sent to TerraCycle.Harley Hood, Lauryn Dunlap and Keitron Fountain take a break from sorting recyclable items to be sent to TerraCycle.

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School board approves $477,000 deficit budget

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board agreed to set a $477,638 deficit budget for the 2014-15 school year during a special meeting on Thursday, July 31.

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School board spends $500,000 for needs

The July meeting of the Board of Trustees for Mount Vernon ISD lasted nearly five hours on Monday, July 14. The board approved almost $500,000 in expenditures that included

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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 register their child from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Monday, Aug. 4

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College bound and attending students receive scholarships

Scholarship winners, seated, Tyler Carpenter, Yorshi Douglas, Breauhna Smith, Yjaharah Lee; and standing, Destiny Bell, Lynisha Jones, Karrie Hargrave and Desirae Deloney, with guest speaker Sonya Roberts-Woods.Four local high school graduates and four college graduates were awarded scholarships totaling $3,000 during the seventh annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet.

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School board members consider deficit budget

Mount Vernon ISD school board members began the budget process for the 2014-15 school year in a special meeting on Tuesday, July 22 and are considering voting for a deficit budget.

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Auringer signs with Trinity Valley

Alyssa Auringer, center, is joined by coaches Brad Floyd, Mickey Hargrove, and Joe Thomas, and her parents, Jana and Dan Auringer, as she signs to play for Trinity Valley.Alyssa Auringer signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Trinity Valley Community College on Monday, June 9. She is the daughter of Dan and Jana Auringer and will play outside hitter for the Lady Cardinals.

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MVISD releases STAAR, end of course exam results

Mount Vernon ISD Curriculum Director Carolyn Newsom released the 2013-14 STAAR testing results this week. When compared to the STAAR test scores from the 2012-2013 school year,

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Board members elect officers, spend money, honor employees

School employees Eddie Rhoades, Billy Fountain, Jessie Polo, and Lou ColvinMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees had a busy meeting on Monday, June 9. The group elected officers, gave special recognition to several individuals, and spent $162,363.43 that was not included in the current year’s budget.

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