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Graduation Friday

Jeremy Lyon and Zachary Buck will graduate as valedictorian and salutatorianJeremy Lyon and Zachary Buck will graduate as valedictorian and salutatorian,

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Alamo Mission host for students

Alamo Mission host for studentsMembers of the fourth grade class from Chapel Hill - Mount Pleasant visited the Alamo Mission Museum on Wednesday, May 9.

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Oud, Rogers, Dale win 2012 Civil War Journal Contest

2012 Civil War Journal Contest contestantsNatalie Oud, Kent Rogers and Gilbert Dale claimed the top three places in the 15th annual Civil War Journal Writing Contest.

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Locals receive GED at Paris Junior College

Audrey White of Mount Vernon and Gary Brastad of Winnsboro were two of the 156 students who successfully met testing requirements to receive diplomas for general education development,

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Kindergarten Round-up set at Saltillo ISD

Saltillo ISD will have their annual Kindergarten Round-up event starting Monday, May 21.

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Self defense

English teacher Carey Gable and student Jonathan Ladd demonstrate ways to get out of a choke hold Mount Vernon High School English teacher Carey Gable and student Jonathan Ladd demonstrate ways to get out of a choke hold when attacked.

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Four to compete at state UIL competition

Colton Wylie, Zach Auringer, Jeremy Lyon and Marcus  Holligsworth will compete at the state UIL meet.Three individuals and one team will compete at the state University Interscholastic League event in Austin on May 21-22. For more information, see the May 17 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Eighth grade party planned

The parents of the Class of 2016 will be hosts for a graduation party for the eighth grade students on Thursday, May 24

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Students honored at annual Rotary Academic Banquet

Students honored at annual Rotary Academic BanquetScholarships totaling more than $290,000 were awarded at the 27th annual Rotary Academic Banquet

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