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Academic UIL second at Sulphur Springs

Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL teamThe Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, February 24, at an event at Sulphur Springs High School and won second place sweepstakes among small schools.

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School district looking into track and stadium repairs

Mount Vernon ISD is taking a look at repairing or replacing the track, field or bleachers at Don Meredith Stadium, or possibly doing all three projects.

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Football district moves back to east in UIL realignement

The biennial realignment by the University Interscholastic League was announced Thursday, February 1, and Mount Vernon football opponents moved back to schools to the east.

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Lady Tigers returning to State tournament

Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball teamThe Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team won the Regional Championship on Saturday, February 24 by defeating the Pottsboro Lady Cardinals 53-29 at Heath High School in Rockwall.

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Academic UIL at Mount Pleasant

Mount Vernon High School UIL Academic TeamThe Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, January 27 at an event at Mount Pleasant High School.

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Academic UIL at Quitman

Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL teamThe Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, Feb. 10 at an event at Quitman High School. For a listing of how individuals and teams finished, see the Feb. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

McTeacher night donation

McDonald’s representatives Cristian Fraire, Amanda Dunavant, and Victor Martinez present Mount Vernon Elementary Principal Jennifer Driver with a $1,000 check.McDonald’s representatives Cristian Fraire, Amanda Dunavant, and Victor Martinez present Mount Vernon Elementary Principal Jennifer Driver with a $1,000 check.

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Advancing to State

Twenty two members of the Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger BandTwenty two members of the Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band have earned the right to advance to the State UIL Solo and Ensemble competition in May.

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UIL realignment to be released Thursday

The biennial University Interscholastic League reclassification and realignment for the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years will be released at 9 a.m. Thursday, February 1.

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