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SMART girls

Susan Huizinga, at right, and Ericka Marker, at left, recently taught classes at the SMART girls conference at NTCC and were joined by several Mount Vernon students.Susan Huizinga, at right, and Ericka Marker, at left, recently taught classes at the SMART girls conference at NTCC and were joined by several Mount Vernon students.

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Futures planted

Members of the Mount Vernon High School senior class made steps toward their futures on Monday, April 28 as they planted signs on the school grounds announcing their college plans.Members of the Mount Vernon High School senior class made steps toward their futures on Monday, April 28 as they planted signs on the school grounds announcing their college plans.

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Destination Imagination team to perform at library

The independent fifth and sixth grade DI team that advanced to state as a Bonus Team and finished 15th out of 21 teams will be performing at the Franklin County Library.

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State bound

FFA Nursery Landscape Team members, front row, Brynn Watson, Julia Minter, back row, Hylke Talsma and Brandon Williams, qualified to advance to the State competition.The Mount Vernon FFA Nursery Landscape Team placed fifth overall at the Area VI FFA judging contests recently at Texas A&M - Commerce and at Sulphur Springs.

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Bringing home hardware

Saltillo ISD competed in the State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Corpus ChristiSaltillo ISD competed in the State FCCLA Leadership Conference in Corpus Christi April 10-12. Katlyn Gurley, Paula Boekhorst, Jacie Thompson and Jordyn Kearney earned gold medals.

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Bond walk and talk

At right, Coach Brad Floyd provided of tour of the school’s athletic facilities and explained the need for additional competition gym.At right, Coach Brad Floyd provided of tour of the school’s athletic facilities and explained the need for additional competition gym. A total of four concerned citizens took part in the tour.

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Walk and Talk bond meeting Monday

Mount Vernon ISD is opening its doors for a Walk and Talk presentation for the upcoming bond election on Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. All interested parties should meet in front of the school’s auditorium.

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Tigers serving others

Tigers Serving Others worked at Hilltop Baptist ChurchThe Tigers Serving Others worked at Hilltop Baptist Church last week to get the grounds prepared for Easter Sunday services. The group mowed, weeded, trimmed hedges, and painted.

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Turner speaks on desegregation

Black Onyx Club members Richard and Linda Barrett, Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, and Darlene Hatcher, joined Rosalie and Frank Turner, and Superintendent John KaufmanBlack Onyx Club members Richard and Linda Barrett, Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, and Darlene Hatcher, joined Rosalie and Frank Turner, and Superintendent John Kaufman for the program presented to Mount Vernon Intermediate School Students about the early days of desegregation in America.

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