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Classes to resume, Meet the Teacher dates set

Classes will resume at area schools with Mount Vernon and Sulphur Bluff on August 21. Winfield and Saltillo will begin August 28.

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MVISD proposes budget and tax rate

During a special called meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees on Tuesday, August 1, members proposed a $17.6 million budget and $1.2889 tax rate for the 2017-18 school year and voted to change the method in which the district conducts elections. Get the details in the August 10, 2017 Optic-Herald.

High School cheerleaders are Top Banana at camp

Mount Vernon High School cheerleadersThe cheerleaders for Mount Vernon High school attended camp over the summer and won numerous awards.

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MVISD Board hears grievance

School district employee Vicki Brantley addresses MVISD school board membersMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board heard a Level III Grievance this week filed by district employee Vicki Brantley against board member Mellisa Dunavant.

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Band preparing to march into action

Assistant Band Director Christopher Partridge put the incoming freshman through their pacesThe Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band is preparing to march into action for the 2017 season.

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Tax holiday set on back-to-school items

Texas shoppers can save money on certain items during the state’s annual sales tax holiday, which this year is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 11-13.

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Consulting and professional services fees presented to board

Superintendent Dr. Gregg Weiss presented a report to members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees detailing consulting and professional services fees paid during the 2016-17 school during their July meeting last week.

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Middle school cheerleaders garner eight awards

Mount Vernon Middle School cheerleadersThe Mount Vernon Middle School (MVMS) cheerleaders competed at an UCA cheer camp July 23-26 and brought home eight awards.

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School begins budget process with a deficit proposed

Preliminary 2017-18 budget figures were presented by Business Manager Barbara Shurbet to Mount Vernon ISD board membersPreliminary 2017-18 budget figures were presented by Business Manager Barbara Shurbet to Mount Vernon ISD board members during a special meeting on Monday, July 10.

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