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Board members hear complaint about elementary, and set budget, tax rate

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board heard a complaint about the elementary school and proposed a budget and tax rate for the coming school year at their regular monthly meeting on August 12.

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School board plans for no tax increase

No tax increase and a balanced budget were the goals for the Mount Vernon School Board when it came to setting a budget for the 2013-14 school year.

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Kindergarten enrollment open

Mount Vernon Elementary School is still accepting registration for kindergarten students. Parents who were unable to attend the Kindergarten Roundup in April may

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Timing is everything

Brooke Redar, left, and Tiffany Miller, right were front and center with their flag routine for the the second day of band marching camp.The Mount Vernon Mighty Tigers Marching Band has started their marching drills. Brooke Redar, left, and Tiffany Miller, right were front and center with their flag routine for the the second day of band marching camp.

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School board members begin budget process for 2013-14 year

School board members began the budget process for the 2013-14 school year in a special meeting on Monday, July 22. They spent the bulk of their time circling two key issues, equitable pay raises and funding for a second school resource officer.

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Thompson to serve as district president

Kathie Thompson, principal at Mount Vernon Intermediate School, will serve as the District 8 President for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA).

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School board appoints panel, starts bond process

A 13 member Focal Committee was unanimously approved by members of the Board of Trustees for Mount Vernon Schools during their regular meeting on Monday, July 8.

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Band rehearsals underway

Senior Drum Major Marcus Hollingsworth checks the hem on Stepahnie Nguyen’s band pants during uniform fittingsSenior Drum Major Marcus Hollingsworth checks the hem on Stepahnie Nguyen’s band pants during uniform fittings on Monday, July 29. The band will continue

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Joe Thomas is head boys basketball coach

Joe ThomasJoe Thomas has been named as the head boys basketball coach at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2013-14 school year. He will continue to serve as the head volleyball coach.

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