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Dedicated parents

A group of parents of incoming Kindergarten students camped out overnight in front the Mount Vernon ISD administrationA group of parents of incoming Kindergarten students camped out overnight in front the Mount Vernon ISD administration building to be the first to submit their applications for the new Dual Language Two Way program on Monday, May 12.

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King named FCCLA Member of the Year

 Lizzie King accepts the FCCLA Member of the Year award from outgoing president C. J. Sparks. Lizzie King was named the Member of the Year at the annual FCCLA Banquet on Tuesday, May 6. She received the award for her dedication and hard work for the organization throughout the year.

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Brown, Evans are outstanding athletes for 2013-2014

Award recipients at the All Sports BanquetAshley Brown and Aquavion Evans were named the Outstanding Athletes for  2013-2014 at the All Sports Banquet for Mount Vernon High School on Monday, May 5.

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School bond passes by eight votes

Eight votes. That was the margin that passed the $14 million bond proposal for Mount Vernon ISD on Saturday, May 10. It will go down in the record books as the closest vote for a non-candidate election in MVISD history.

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Ag Mechanics is fourth in State

Saltillo Ag Mechanic team members James Stretcher, Marc Boekhorst, Jeff Holter, and Tucker Johnson, pose state vice president Rhett Wilson after placing fourth at the State Competition.Saltillo Ag Mechanic team members James Stretcher, Marc Boekhorst, Jeff Holter, and Tucker Johnson, pose state vice president Rhett Wilson after placing fourth at the State Competition.

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Van Dieden named Honorary Chapter Farmer at FFA Banquet

Award recipients at the FFA BanquetArnie Van Dieden was named as the 2014 Honorary Chapter Farmer at the annual Mount Vernon FFA Banquet on Thursday, May 1 in the high school dining hall.

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One Act Play is Goin’ to State!

One Act Play cast members perform a scene from this year’s presentation.The cast and crew for the Mount Vernon High School claimed first place at the Regional event and will advance to the State Competition May 20 in Austin.

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Mega-readers rewarded

Mount Vernon Elementary students who earned 100 or more points in the Accelerated Reading programMount Vernon Elementary students who earned 100 or more points in the Accelerated Reading program were treated to an Italian dinner off-campus on Monday, May 5.

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One Act Play fund raiser

Ceca Patrick, at left, serves desserts following a performance by the One Act Play.Ceca Patrick, at left, serves desserts following a performance by the One Act Play. The group presented their play Unexpected Tenderness,  and provided desserts to raise funds as they continue in UIL competition.

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