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Retirement reception to honor Newsom, Meeks

Mount Vernon ISD will honor Carolyn Newsome and Dickey Meeks during a retirement reception on Thursday, December 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the high school media center.

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Junior high students selected for All-Region Band

first row, Perla Gutierrez, Gabriela Castanon, Ashley Sierra, Gabriel Posey; second row, Jami Reed, Diego Torres, and Jake Balagtas. (not pictured) Zane Holland and Ashley Rodriguez.Mount Vernon Junior High (MVJH) Band students tried out for the All-Region Band on Thursday, November 17 in New Boston, and nine were selected.

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FFA teams advance to Area

Mount Vernon High School FFA team membersFour teams from Mount Vernon High School FFA have earned the right to advance to the Area contest today, Thursday, November 17 at Texas State Technical College in Marshall.

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Headed to state

Cynthia CastilloCynthia Castillo, a student at Mount Vernon Junior High, placed first at the District 12 Patriots Pen competition and earned the right for her essay to advance to the State competition sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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Veterans program at school Friday

Members of the the Student Council at Mount Vernon High School will be hosts for a Veterans Day program at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11 in the new gymnasium at the school.

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Turkey Trot winners announced

Winners in the annual Turkey Trot at Mount Vernon Elementary School.Students at Mount Vernon Elementary School participated in the sixh annual Turkey Trot at Don Meredith Stadium.

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Veterans program at school Nov. 11

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Student Council will be hosts for a Veterans Day program at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11 in the new gymnasium at the school.

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Cheerleaders to cheer in Macy’s parade

Those participating are front row, Jordan Chitsey, Elizabeth Stone, Michaela Hollingsworth, Gracee Damron; back row, coach Emily Hunt, McKlayne Cook, and coach Jenna Wilkins.Five Mount Vernon High School cheerleaders have been invited to perform in the 90th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City this week.

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Straight top ratings

Drum Major Bailey Burling directs the Mount Vernon High Mighty Tiger Band at the Northeast Texas Marching Festival earlier this month.Drum Major Bailey Burling directs the Mount Vernon High Mighty Tiger Band at the Northeast Texas Marching Festival earlier this month.

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