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Veterans honored

Mount Vernon ISD student Cade Hyman advances the U.S. Flag during a Veterans Day program at the school Monday, November 12.Mount Vernon ISD student Cade Hyman advances the U.S. Flag during a Veterans Day program at the school Monday, November 12.

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Mighty Tiger Band marches at contests

Saxophone players line up along the edge of the track to perform during halftime. The field was too muddy for the band to march.The Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Marching Band recently performed their 2018 show “It Is Well” in two marching contests.

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School bus wreck anniversary Saturday

The 59th anniversary of the Mount Vernon school bus wreck will be Saturday, September 29. The bus, carrying students and faculty to a football game in Cooper, was hit head on by a salt transport truck at the intersection of Hwy. 154 and FM 54 near Cooper.

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School district required to return funds to TEA

Corrective action by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has required Mount Vernon ISD to return $110,900.33 to the state in association with special education funds.

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Lone Star degrees earned

Principal Jason Glover and FFA Advisor Brad Ingram stand with Cade Hyman and Harlie RobertsonPrincipal Jason Glover and FFA Advisor Brad Ingram stand with Cade Hyman and Harlie Robertson as they are honored by member of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board.

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Dad’s night planned at elementary school

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be hosts for a special night for dads and their students starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16. A free hot dog meal will be served in the cafetorium.

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School contracts for athletic field mowing

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees unanimously accepted the proposal from East Texas Sports Field Maintenance to mow all of the district’s athletic fields.

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All-Region Jazz honors

Audra Larsen , Jerod Pitts and Cole BurlingThree students from the Mount Vernon High School band made the ATSSB All-Region Jazz band.

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Hughes, Rodriguez crowned queen, king

Riley Hughes and Adolfo Rodriguez were crowned as the 2018 homecoming queen and king during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 7.Riley Hughes and Adolfo Rodriguez were crowned as the 2018 homecoming queen and king during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 7.

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