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Shot clinic planned at MVISD campus

Members of the School Health Advisory Council will be hosts for an immunization clinic at the Mount Vernon ISD campus on Wednesday, March 7.

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Mount Vernon students shine at SkillsUSA tech competition

The Mount Vernon High School Technology SkillsUSA teamSeveral Mount Vernon High School students participated in the SkillsUSA technical competition in Waco on February 8 to 10 and earned medals.

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Lady Tigers returning to State tournament

Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball teamThe Mount Vernon Lady Tigers basketball team won the Regional Championship on Saturday, February 24 by defeating the Pottsboro Lady Cardinals 53-29 at Heath High School in Rockwall.

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Cheerleaders receive State honors

Cheyenne Gillean, Sydney Morrell, and McKayla DoolittleMembers of the Mount Vernon High School cheerleading team recently received Statewide honors. Cheyenne Gillean, Sydney Morrell, and McKayla Doolittle have been selected as 2018 All-State Cheerleaders.

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Academic UIL at Quitman

Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL teamThe Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, Feb. 10 at an event at Quitman High School. For a listing of how individuals and teams finished, see the Feb. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Academic UIL second at Sulphur Springs

Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL teamThe Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed Saturday, February 24, at an event at Sulphur Springs High School and won second place sweepstakes among small schools.

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Advancing to State

Twenty two members of the Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger BandTwenty two members of the Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band have earned the right to advance to the State UIL Solo and Ensemble competition in May.

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School district looking into track and stadium repairs

Mount Vernon ISD is taking a look at repairing or replacing the track, field or bleachers at Don Meredith Stadium, or possibly doing all three projects.

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Football district moves back to east in UIL realignement

The biennial realignment by the University Interscholastic League was announced Thursday, February 1, and Mount Vernon football opponents moved back to schools to the east.

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