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Board announcement, or lack thereof, angers audience

The Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees could possibly have been in violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act during the Monday, April 10 regular meeting.

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Academic UIL winners advancing to Region

Several members of the Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team are advancing to the regional competition after placing at the district contest.

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Board renews Weiss’ contract, offers exit incentive to staff

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board unanimously voted to extend for one year the contract for Superintendent Dr. Gregg Weiss.

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Band students advance to UIL State Solo and Ensemble competition

MVHS Band students advancing to UIL State Solo and Ensemble competition.Members of the Mount Vernon High School Tiger Band recently competed in the Region IV UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest and 23 students qualified to advance to the State competition.

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Final touches

Hylke Talsma makes some final touches to a spray rig that he helped to buildHylke Talsma makes some final touches to a spray rig that he helped to build on Thursday, March 23. It was already loaded to travel to the Houston Livestock Show over the weekend.

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Young Farmers Project Show raises $90,000

The annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show raised $65,940 during their auction on Saturday, April 1 at the livestock pavilion.

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FFA, 4H project show Saturday

More than 90 entries have been registered for the annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show. The event is this Saturday, April 1 at the Livestock Pavilion located on FM 115 in Mount Vernon.

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FFA collects five blue ribbons

The Mount Vernon FFA brought home five blue ribbons from six projects entered into the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (HLSR)  Ag Mechanics Contest March 23-25.

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Prayer for Mount Pleasant

Pastors Pepper Puryear, Stephen Cotten, and Richard Cox led Mount Vernon ISD students in prayer for students at Mount Pleasant High School on Monday, March 27 prior to class time.Pastors Pepper Puryear, Stephen Cotten, and Richard Cox led Mount Vernon ISD students in prayer for students at Mount Pleasant High School on Monday, March 27 prior to class time.

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