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Band marching along

Members of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band are in their second full week of band campMembers of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band are in their second full week of band camp and have been practicing on the student parking lot behind the school. A total of 85 students have been attending camp to create half-time entertainment for Tiger followers.

Meet the Teacher dates set, area classes resume Aug. 20 or 27

Classes will resume at area schools with Mount Vernon and Sulphur Bluff on August 20 and Saltillo on August 27. For a listing of dates for Meet the Teacher events at these districts, see the August 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Dr. McCullough named as lone finalist

Dr. Jason McCulloughDr. Jason McCullough has been named as the lone finalist as the superintendent of Mount Vernon ISD.

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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.

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MVISD plans Back to School Fair

Mount Vernon ISD staff members will be hosts for a back to school fair at the main campus from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 9.

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Twenty-five new faces join Mount Vernon ISD for 2018-19

Twenty-five new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2018-19 school year.Twenty-five new faces were introduced at Mount Vernon ISD for the 2018-19 school year.

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Lone superintendent finalist to be named

A special meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees has been called to discuss naming a lone finalist for the superintendent position, and accepting the resignation of the current superintendent, Dr. Gregg Weiss.

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School board proposes budget, names Thompson interim

During a special called meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees on Thursday, August 2, members proposed a budget and tax rate for the 2018-19 school year and named Kathie Thompson as the district’s interim superintendent.

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School board gets first look at 2018-19 budget

Mount Vernon ISD board members got their first look at preliminary 2018-19 budget figures during a workshop meeting Monday, July 16.

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