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Nominations sought for School League of Honor

Nominations are being sought for the 2017 Franklin County Schools League of Honor. This is the 15th year for the program, which honors outstanding graduates and employees of the Franklin County Schools in a “League of Honor.”

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“Shattered Dreams” presentation planned

Don’t be alarmed when you see emergency vehicles at Mount Vernon High School on Tuesday, March 7.

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Floyd, Thomas, high school receive UIL reprimands

Mount Vernon High School and coaches Brad Floyd and Joe Thomas were found to have violated rules related to off-season and non-school participation regulations by the UIL State Executive Committee in meetings on Wednesday, February 15.

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Mount Vernon Colorguard and Winterguard win a Superior Rating

Mount Vernon Colorguard and Winterguard with trophies.The Mount Vernon High School Winterguard competed Saturday, February 25 in the Marching Auxiliaries Northeast Texas Regional Dance and Flag Competition at Liberty High School in Frisco.

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Eight file for school board, deadline for filing Friday

A total of eight candidates have filed for election as a Mount Vernon ISD School Board members. There have been 18 packets picked up for completion.

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Public performance set for high school One Act Play

A public performance of Mount Vernon High School’s 2017 One Act Play production will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 5 in the school’s auditorium.

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FFA salute

Jesus Chavez, Russell Todd, Micah Underwood, and Kaleb Davila work on a trailer during shop class at Mount Vernon High School.Jesus Chavez, Russell Todd, Micah Underwood, and Kaleb Davila work on a trailer during shop class at Mount Vernon High School.

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Watson signs with Howard Payne University

Brady Watson, second from left, was joined by family members as he signed his letter of intent to play football for Howard Payne University.Brady Watson signed a letter of intent to play football at Howard Payne University on Friday, February 17 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Finney named Boys Athletic Director

Josh FinneyJosh Finney was named as the Mount Vernon ISD Boy’s Athletic Director by members of the school board during their meeting on Monday, February 13.

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