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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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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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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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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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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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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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