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MVISD to close Thursday and Friday

Mount Vernon ISD announced late Tuesday afternoon that all district facilities would be closed on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 17 and 18 to allow time for facility sanitation.

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School’s decision to start early has paid off

One month into the new school year and it appears that the decision by Mount Vernon ISD to begin classes early has paid off.

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Getting started

Kindergarten teacher Carissa Brophy shows Denver Wallace where to place his belongings at the beginning of each school day.Kindergarten teacher Carissa Brophy shows Denver Wallace where to place his belongings at the beginning of each school day.

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School tax rate set at $1.14121

Mount Vernon ISD School Board members wore COVID-19 protective masks to begin their meeting.Mount Vernon ISD School Board members wore COVID-19 protective masks to begin their meeting.

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School board lowers tax rate again this year

During a special called meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees on Monday, August 10, members proposed a budget and a reduced tax rate for the 2020-21 school year.

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Three students have COVID-19, school takes precautions

Three Mount Vernon ISD students have received lab-confirmed diagnoses of COVID-19.

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First day of school

C.J. Jimenez and Amanda Watson help students cross from the parking lot to the elementary building on the first day of schoolC.J. Jimenez and Amanda Watson help students cross from the parking lot to the elementary building on the first day of school Thursday, August 6 as school board member Aaron Sanders directs traffic.

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No season tickets for Tiger football this year

No season tickets will be sold for the 2020 Mount Vernon Tiger football season. Only 1,425 tickets will be sold for each game to abide by current UIL guidelines, which limit the seating capacity to 50 percent.

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Marching band

Brenda Mendoza and about 45 Tiger Band members participated in practice on Thursday, July 30.Brenda Mendoza and about 45 Tiger Band members participated in practice on Thursday, July 30.

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