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Coloring contest

“Design Your Own Happy Meal Box” coloring contest winnersStudents at Mount Vernon Elementary School recently participated in a “Design Your Own Happy Meal Box” coloring contest organized by McDonalds of Mount Vernon.

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Community Christmas music event set

Mount Vernon High School invites the community to a Christmas music celebration at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 15.

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Headed to state

Cynthia CastilloCynthia Castillo, a student at Mount Vernon Junior High, placed first at the District 12 Patriots Pen competition and earned the right for her essay to advance to the State competition sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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School earns Superior FIRST rating

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD (MVISD) school board learned that the district earned Superior rating under the Financial Integrity Rating System of TexasMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD (MVISD) school board learned that the district earned Superior rating under the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas during their meeting on Monday, December 5.

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Turkey Trot winners announced

Winners in the annual Turkey Trot at Mount Vernon Elementary School.Students at Mount Vernon Elementary School participated in the sixh annual Turkey Trot at Don Meredith Stadium.

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Retirement reception to honor Newsom, Meeks

Mount Vernon ISD will honor Carolyn Newsome and Dickey Meeks during a retirement reception on Thursday, December 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the high school media center.

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Cheerleaders to cheer in Macy’s parade

Those participating are front row, Jordan Chitsey, Elizabeth Stone, Michaela Hollingsworth, Gracee Damron; back row, coach Emily Hunt, McKlayne Cook, and coach Jenna Wilkins.Five Mount Vernon High School cheerleaders have been invited to perform in the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this week.

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Junior high students selected for All-Region Band

first row, Perla Gutierrez, Gabriela Castanon, Ashley Sierra, Gabriel Posey; second row, Jami Reed, Diego Torres, and Jake Balagtas. (not pictured) Zane Holland and Ashley Rodriguez.Mount Vernon Junior High (MVJH) Band students tried out for the All-Region Band on Thursday, November 17 in New Boston, and nine were selected.

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FFA teams advance to Area

Mount Vernon High School FFA team membersFour teams from Mount Vernon High School FFA have earned the right to advance to the Area contest today, Thursday, November 17 at Texas State Technical College in Marshall.

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