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Students earn high ratings at VASE

Mount Vernon High School students competed in the Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) on Saturday, February 27. Students earning the highest rating were Kellee Cannon, and Shelby Reed,

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Nominations sought for School League of Honor

Nominations are being sought for the 2016 Franklin County Schools League of Honor. The deadline for submission is April 1. This is the 14th year for the program, which honors outstanding graduates

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Cosmetology team earns first place in district competition

Cosmetology students at Mount Vernon High SchoolCosmetology students at Mount Vernon High School won first place at the SkillsUSA District 5 competition on Friday and Saturday, February 19-20 at Texas State Technical College in Waco.

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Elementary raises $14,800 for American Heart Association

Connor Richard smears a whipped cream pie all over teacher Bridgett Shrader.Connor Richard smears a whipped cream pie all over teacher Bridgett Shrader. Students at Mount Vernon Elementary School celebrated raising $14,800 for the American Heart Association

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High school UIL team earns first place at Quitman meet

The Mount Vernon High School academic UIL team garnered first place overall at a competition in Quitman earlier this month. The accounting team, the computer science team, the spelling team

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Academic UIL at Sulphur Springs

The Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team recently competed at an event at Sulphur Springs High school. The Computer Science team and the Accounting team earned first place.

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Bolin competes at Regional Science Fair

Brylon BolinBrylon Bolin earned second place in the Behavioral and Biological Projects for fifth grade students at the Regional Science Fair last week. He is the first Mount Vernon ISD student to receive an award at this level.

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Reception set for Gregg Weiss

A reception to welcome new Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Gregg Weiss has been scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 4 in the Mount Vernon High School Library.

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High school band to present Dessert Concert Tuesday

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band will present a Dessert Concert to showcase the talents of their students who are participating in the UIL Region Solo and Ensemble contest.

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