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FFA Advocacy team advances to State

Brandon Williams, Jocee Neal, Natalie Oud, and Hylke TalsmaThe Ag Advocacy Team finished in second place at Area at NTCC on November 14 and first at District. Team members are Brandon Williams, Jocee Neal, Natalie Oud, and Hylke Talsma.

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Castanon, Cantrell named band beau and sweetheart

Endy Castanon and Alicia Cantrell were named as the 2015 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and SweetheartEndy Castanon and Alicia Cantrell were named as the 2015 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and Sweetheart during half time ceremonies at Don Meredith Stadium on Friday, November 6.

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Public input requested on superintendent search

A community open meeting has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2 in the elementary cafeteria to gather input to help with Mount Vernon ISD’s superintendent search.

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School earns perfect FIRST score

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board heard a report that the district earned a perfect score of 30 possible points for a top rating under the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas.

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Mighty Tiger Band competes at Area marching contest

Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger BandThe Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band finished their marching season with straight first divisions at the UIL Region IV Marching Contest, and qualified to advance to the UIL Area C Marching Contest.

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Veterans program at school Wednesday

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Student Chamber and National Honor Society will be hosts for a Veteran’s Day program on Wednesday, November 11 at 9:30 a.m.

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Veterans’ photos needed for program at school

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Student Chamber will be hosts for a Veteran’s Day program on Wednesday, November 11. The group will be preparing a slide show and is looking for photos

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Social studies team has learning experience

Members of the fifth and sixth grade UIL Social Studies teamMembers of the fifth and sixth grade UIL Social Studies team are studying the Great Depression and WWII to prepare for this year’s competition. The group recently went to Mount Vernon

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School board reduces number of city bus routes

MVISD Operations Manager John Duvall shows a map to school board members detailing the areas that will no longer receive bus service.MVISD Operations Manager John Duvall shows a map to school board members detailing the areas that will no longer receive bus service. The board voted to reduce the number of bus routes

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