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School earns perfect FIRST score

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board heard a report that the district earned a perfect score of 30 possible points for a top rating under the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas.

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Veterans program at school Wednesday

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Student Chamber and National Honor Society will be hosts for a Veteran’s Day program on Wednesday, November 11 at 9:30 a.m.

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Veterans’ photos needed for program at school

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Student Chamber will be hosts for a Veteran’s Day program on Wednesday, November 11. The group will be preparing a slide show and is looking for photos

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Social studies team has learning experience

Members of the fifth and sixth grade UIL Social Studies teamMembers of the fifth and sixth grade UIL Social Studies team are studying the Great Depression and WWII to prepare for this year’s competition. The group recently went to Mount Vernon

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School board reduces number of city bus routes

MVISD Operations Manager John Duvall shows a map to school board members detailing the areas that will no longer receive bus service.MVISD Operations Manager John Duvall shows a map to school board members detailing the areas that will no longer receive bus service. The board voted to reduce the number of bus routes

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Public input requested on superintendent search

A community open meeting has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2 in the elementary cafeteria to gather input to help with Mount Vernon ISD’s superintendent search.

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Gekiere named Commended Student

Kelly Baird presents Kathleen Gekiere with a National Merit Scholarship Commended Student Award certificateKathleen Gekiere, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, has been named as a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students

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Mighty Tiger Band competes at Area marching contest

Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger BandThe Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band finished their marching season with straight first divisions at the UIL Region IV Marching Contest, and qualified to advance to the UIL Area C Marching Contest.

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School board hires search firm

The Board of Trustees for the Mount Vernon ISD has hired the firm of Leasor Crass, P.C. to conduct a search for a superintendent to replace John Kaufman.

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