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School board appreciation

January is School Board Appreciation Month and campuses at Mount Vernon ISD showered goodies on board members at their January meeting.January is School Board Appreciation Month and campuses at Mount Vernon ISD showered goodies on board members at their January meeting. Baskets and buckets filled with sweets and treats lined a table in the board room.

TEA new letter grades inconsistent with prior ratings

The inconsistencies in the Texas Education Agency (TEA) new letter grade A-F Accountability System are sending mixed signals to school districts.

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Cheerleaders to defend State title

The reigning 3A State Champion Mount Vernon High School Cheerleaders are defending their title this week and hoping to return with more medals for their collection.

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MVHS Band recieves Four States Honors

Jerod Pitts, Kyle Mosley, Cole Burling, Caleb Hassell and Kris SiddensFive Mount Vernon High School Tiger Band students were selected as members of the Four States Bandmasters Association Honor Band.

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Saltillo Homecoming court

2017 Saltillo High School Homecoming CourtThe 2017 Saltillo High School Homecoming Court was recently announced with ceremonies to be during halftime of the Friday, January 13 boys basketball game with Fannindale.

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English crowned Saltillo’s Homecoming Queen

Saltillo Homecoming Court, Rainie English, center, was crowned as the 2017 Homecoming Queen during ceremonies at Saltillo ISD on Friday, January 13Rainie English, center, was crowned as the 2017 Homecoming Queen during ceremonies at Saltillo ISD on Friday, January 13.

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Crowd rallies to support Coach Floyd at board meeting

Jay Brim, pleads for the Mount Vernon ISD school board to allow an open hearing to “clear the air” about accusations of wrong doing in connection with a basketball bank account.Jay Brim, pleads for the Mount Vernon ISD school board to allow an open hearing to “clear the air” about accusations of wrong doing in connection with a basketball bank account.

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Mount Vernon High School cheerleaders win State, again

Mount Vernon High School cheerleadersFor the second year in just the two year history of the program, the Mount Vernon High School cheerleaders won the State UIL championship in the Game Day Cheer competition.

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Board to consider Floyd termination

A notice of a special called meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees was posted after 5 p.m. on Monday evening with the purpose of calling for the termination of Brad Floyd, girls athletic director at the school.

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