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School district offers exit incentives for teachers

Mount Vernon ISD is offering early voluntary exit incentives for classroom teachers. “The pool of good teachers is decreasing, and we want to give administrators the opportunity to post job openings and hire the best qualified classroom teachers available,” Superintendent Dr. Jason McCullough told board members.

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FFA students join in at the school board meeting

The Mount Vernon High School FFA officers sat at the dais with school board members in recognition of FFA week. The Mount Vernon High School FFA officers sat at the dais with school board members in recognition of FFA week.

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Saltillo FFA members volunteer, compete

Saltillo FFAMembers of the Saltillo FFA have been busy with meetings, competitions and volunteering during the fall and have many activities planned in the coming months.

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“Come One, Come All” is theme for Sulphur Bluff FCCLA

Sulphur Bluff FCCLA chapterThe 25 members of the Sulphur Bluff FCCLA chapter chose the state adopted theme “Come One, Come All” for the 2018-19 school year.

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Mount Vernon FCCLA stays active with events, projects

Mount Vernon Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, FCCLAThe Mount Vernon Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, FCCLA, has 61 student members in its organization, who keep busy with special activities and events throughout the year.

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TAFE chapter forms at Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Texas Association of Future Educators, TAFE membersA new student group was organized at Mount Vernon High School this year. The local chapter of the Texas Association of Future Educators, TAFE, began.

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Sulphur Bluff FFA members keep busy with events, competitions

Sulphur Bluff FFASulphur Bluff FFA has had a very productive 2018-2019 year. They started the year off with Harrison Fite and Karlie Self receiving their Lone Star Degree at the State Convention in Fort Worth in July.

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Beta Club members are “Fueling the Future”

Saltillo Beta ClubThe National BETA theme this year is Fueling the Future. Members attended the State BETA Convention in Grapevine, Texas on February 1 and 2.

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Mount Vernon FFA teams prepare for competitions

Mount Vernon FFA membersThere are 257 members of the Mount Vernon FFA. Many are currently working on the five projects they will be exhibiting at the Houston Ag Mechanics Show on March 15-17.

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