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Safety is stressed for drivers and pedestrians

Classes begin at area schools on Monday, August 19, and parents, drivers, and students are cautioned to be extra cautious in school zones and parking lots.

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School fair - cafeteria

Jessica Arnold accepts a slice of hand made pizza from Crimson Rose, elementary cafeteria managerJessica Arnold accepts a slice of hand made pizza from Crimson Rose, elementary cafeteria manager, at the Back to School Fair on Thursday, August 8, at the district’s main campus. The pizza will be offered at the campus this year.

Meal programs continue, cafeteria rates rise slightly

Mount Vernon ISD will participate in the free and reduced-price meals program again this year, and cafeteria rates have risen. Earlier this year, the MVISD school board approved the elementary campus joining the Community Eligibility Provision.

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Meet the teachers and Tigers tonight

The annual Meet the  Teacher and Meet the Tigers events are both set for tonight, Thursday, August 15, at the Mount Vernon ISD campus.

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School board proposes budget, dedicates parking for band use

During a special called meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees on Thursday, August 1, members proposed a budget and tax rate for the 2019-20 school year and dedicated a parking lot on the east side of the school for use by the marching band.

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Providing all school supplies

Members of the Saltillo PTO stand amidst stacks of school supplies the group has purchased for the 2019-20 school year.Members of the Saltillo PTO stand amidst stacks of school supplies the group has purchased for the 2019-20 school year.

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Band marching along

Members of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band march along the track Monday, August 5.Members of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band march along the track Monday, August 5. They are in their second full week of band camp and have been practicing around the campus.

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Mount Vernon ISD campuses prepare for the first day of school

Staff members at the various campuses of Mount Vernon ISD are hard at work preparing for the first day of school on Monday, August 19.

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Thirty-seven new faces join Mount Vernon ISD for 2019-20

Thirty-seven new faces will be seen around the Mount Vernon ISD campus for the 2019-20 school year.Thirty-seven new faces will be seen around the Mount Vernon ISD campus for the 2019-20 school year.

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