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Let there be shade

A crew from Heartland Playground worked to secure sail shades above the Elementary school’s playgroundsA crew from Heartland Playground worked to secure sail shades above the Elementary school’s playgrounds on Saturday, April 13.

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Aggie Muster Sunday, April 21

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster.

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Kindergarten Round-up set Thursday, April 11

Mount Vernon Elementary School’s Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up for the 2013-2014 school year is set for Thursday, April 11

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Family Field Day May 2

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be hosts for a Family Olympics at the Tiger Track on Thursday, May 2.

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Sam Alston shows top Ag Mechanics project

Lyndi Starr and Sam Alston display their champion and  reserve projectsSam Alston, son of Jim and Marsha Alston, showed the first place project at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show

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Annual Aggie Muster planned for April 21

Muster is a time-honored tradition held by all Aggies.

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Jones on Dean’s List

Lynisha M. JonesLynisha M. Jones was listed on the Dean’s List at Texas Tech University for the Fall 2012 semester. For more information, see the March 14 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Class of ‘51 plans reunion

The Mount Vernon High School Class of 1951 has set their annual class gathering for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4

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Jump Rope for Heart

Jump Rope for HeartSadie Jo Hamrick shows her skills at jumping rope to her classmates during the annual Jump Rope for Heart event

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