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Cheerleaders win State

The Mount Vernon High School Cheerleaders proudly display their trophies at the inaugural UIL  Championship.The Mount Vernon High School cheerleaders won the State championship in the inaugural UIL Game Day Cheer competition last week at the University of Texas at Arlington.

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School board members recognized for dedication

Brad Hyman shows off the shirt he received for School Board Recognition Month for Mount Vernon ISD’Brad Hyman shows off the shirt he received for School Board Recognition Month for Mount Vernon ISD’ at the beginning of their meeting on Monday, January 11. Interim Superintendent Dr. Mark Jackson

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Blue celebration

Hannah Davis attempt to throw marshmallows through a blue ringStudents at the Mount Vernon Intermediate School had a fun game time last week to celebrate the school’s National Blue Ribbon award. A variety of games and activities was Hannah Davis attempt to throw marshmallows through a blue ring.

Weiss named lone finalist for MVISD superintendent

Gregory Weiss has been named as the lone finalist for superintendent at Mount Vernon ISD. The board voted unanimously in a special meeting on Friday, December 8. He is scheduled

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One Act Play first in district

The cast and crew of the Mount Vernon Junior High One Act PlayThe cast and crew of the Mount Vernon Junior High claimed first place in the district competition for their rendition of I Never Saw Another Butterfly. Kayleigh Stevenson was named as the Best Actress

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After school pick up policy changing

Vehicles will no longer be allowed to stand in front of the main campus at Mount Vernon ISD nor behind cars in designated parking spaces for extended periods of time. If parents arrive to pick up students prior to 3:20 p.m.,

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Long takes top honors in Voice of Democracy contest

Kaden Long, McKay Patrick, and Hayley Tullis Kaden Long took first place in the local Voice of Democracy Speech Contest last week. The contest is sponsored annually by the Franklin County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3992.

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Rotary dictionaries

Kaleigh Copeland, a third grade student at Mount Vernon Elementary School, accepts an English/Spanish dictionary from Kelly Brizuela, a representative of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.Kaleigh Copeland, a third grade student at Mount Vernon Elementary School, accepts an English/Spanish dictionary from Kelly Brizuela, a representative of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club.

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School board hears audit report, construction budget update

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board moved their regular monthly meeting for December forward one week to Monday, December 7 to accommodate a month full of sessions devoted

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