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Veterans program at school Nov. 11

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Student Council will be hosts for a Veterans Day program at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11 in the new gymnasium at the school.

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Straight top ratings

Drum Major Bailey Burling directs the Mount Vernon High Mighty Tiger Band at the Northeast Texas Marching Festival earlier this month.Drum Major Bailey Burling directs the Mount Vernon High Mighty Tiger Band at the Northeast Texas Marching Festival earlier this month.

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Duke Talent qualifiers announced

Duke Talent Search qualifiersStudents from Mount Vernon Junior High qualified for Duke University’s Seventh Grade Talent Search for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Lopez, Fountain named band beau and sweetheart

T.K. Fountain, Isaac LopezIsaac Lopez and T.K. Fountain were named as the 2016 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and Sweetheart during half time ceremonies at Don Meredith Stadium on Friday, October 21.

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VanDeavers named schools’ Ambassadors of the Year

School superintendent-turned-legislator Gary VanDeaver and his wife, Pamela, have been named as the 2016 Texas Public Schools Ambassador of the Year by Friends of Texas Public Schools (FTPS).

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Football beau and sweetheart named

Michaela Hollingsworth, Cameron GreenbergCameron Greenberg and Michaela Hollingsworth were named the 2016 Mount Vernon High School Football Beau and Sweetheart during Senior ceremonies at the pep rally prior to the Tigers and Quitman Bulldogs game.

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Super football

Sue Cody Maples Adam presents a gold football in honor of Bobby Maples to Mount Vernon ISD superintendent Greg Weiss during halftime ceremonies Friday, October 7.Sue Cody Maples Adam presents a gold football in honor of Bobby Maples to Mount Vernon ISD superintendent Greg Weiss during halftime ceremonies Friday, October 7.

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Gregg Weiss earns doctorate degree

Greg WeissMount Vernon ISD Superintendent Greg Weiss successfully defended his dissertation last week to obtain a doctorate of education degree.

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Funds appropriated to repair high school roof, new business manager introduced

Barbara ShurbetMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board voted to appropriate funds from the capital projects fund to repair the roof of the high school and were introduced to Barbara Shurbet, the district’s new business manager.

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