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MVHS students attend brass workshop

MVHS band students at a brass workshopMount Vernon High School band brass players attended a Brass Workshop at Texas A&M University-Commerce on Saturday, September 26. Students worked with university professors

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Intermediate school named 2015 National Blue Ribbon School

Intermediate School teachers and staff gathered on Tuesday, Sept. 29 to celebrate being named as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.Mount Vernon Intermediate School was recognized as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School this week by the U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. A total of 285 public and 50 private schools nationwide received the honor.

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Jazz concert at school auditorium Saturday

Mount Vernon High School band membersMount Vernon High School (MVHS) will be hosts for a free jazz concert by the All-Region Jazz Band at 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 19 in the school’s auditorium. The public is invited.

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Duke Talent qualifiers announced

Duke Talent Search qualifiersSixteen Mount Vernon Junior High students qualified for Duke University’s Seventh Grade Talent Search for the 2015-2016 school year. They were chosen after scoring in the 95th percentile of all students based on STAAR tests

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Homecoming Friday, Tigers face Buffaloes

Bradyn Loy, Kara Hollingsworth, Jamie Seawright, Tori Mitchell, Selena Romero, Kristina King, and Braylee BillsHomecoming will be observed during the Mount Vernon Tigers and Lone Oak Buffaloes football game on Friday, September 18.

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Romero crowned 2015 Homecoming Queen

Selena Romero is crowned by the  2014 Homecoming Queen Meredith Majors.Selena Romero was crowned the 2015 Homecoming Queen during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 18 at Don Meredith Stadium.

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Five to be inducted into League of Honor

A group of five former students, two of whom were also employee, of Mount Vernon schools, make up the 2015 class of inductees into the Franklin County League of Honor.

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School board considers standardized dress code, hazardous bus routes

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board heard presentations about standardized dress codes and designating hazardous bus routes within a two mile radius of the campus.

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Homecoming Parade Monday

The annual Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally in downtown Mount Vernon has been scheduled for Monday, September 14. The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. and will travel from Hill St.,

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