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Area classes resume August 24, Meet the Teacher set

Classes will resume at area schools including Mount Vernon, Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff, and Winfield on Monday, August 24. Each school has set their own schedules for preparing their teachers

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District, all campuses meets TEA standards, distinctions designated

All four campuses and the district as a whole earned the accountability rating of Met Standard from the Texas Education Agency for the 2014-2015 school year. These ratings and distinctions

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Band camp

Members of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band polish their marching skillsMembers of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band polish their marching skills after their summer break. A total of 85 students reported for band camp on Monday, August 3.

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Mount Vernon students receive FFA Lone Star degrees

Georgette Baldwin, Hannah Penny Natalie Oud, and Jocee Neal of the Mount Vernon FFA ChapterGeorgette Baldwin, Hannah Penny Natalie Oud, and Jocee Neal of the Mount Vernon FFA Chapter were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention.

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School superindent resigns, Jackson named as interim

Dr. Mark JacksonSuperintendent John Kaufman resigned from his position with Mount Vernon ISD last week, and Dr. Mark Jackson has been named as the interim superintendent. Mr. Kaufman and members of the Mount Vernon School Board

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School board meets budget, sets 2015-2016 proposed tax rate

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees participated in their first budget workshop of the year in a special meeting on Monday, August 10. The group is getting a late start on the process,

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Board to consider Kaufman’s contract

A special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Mount Vernon Independent School District has been called for 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 30. The only item on the agenda is

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MVISD urges parents to register new students now

Parents of students new to Mount Vernon ISD are urged to register their students as soon as possible. Classes and schedules are being organized and administrators need new student information.

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Band preparing to march into action

Members of the Flag Corp were practicing at the school on Thursday, July 16.The Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band is preparing to march into action for the 2015 season. Members of the Flag Corp were practicing at the school on Thursday, July 16.

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