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UIL team competes at State

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team participated in the State UIL competition last Friday and Saturday.

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FCCLA officers named for coming year

FCCLA officers and council members  for the 2017-2018 school year.Officers for the 2017-2018 school year were announced during the annual FCCLA Banquet on Monday, April 24.

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DI team advancing to Globals

Brian Baird, Kristina King, and Brent BairdThe Mount Vernon ISD Destination Imagination (DI) team will be advancing to the Global competition May 24-27 in Knoxville, Tenn.

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Williams accepted to Air Force Academy

Mount Vernon High School senior Brandon Williams was presented with a letter of acceptance to attend the United States Air Force Academy by U.S. Representative John RatcliffeMount Vernon High School senior Brandon Williams was presented with a letter of acceptance to attend the United States Air Force Academy by U.S. Representative John Ratcliffe during ceremonies on Wednesday, April 19.

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Nominations still being accepted

Nominations are still being accepted for the 2017 Franklin County Schools League of Honor. The deadline for submission is May 15.

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Kindergarten, pre-k students need to pre-register for school

Parents are urged to pre-register their kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students now for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Saltillo UIL team members headed for regional competition

Members of the Saltillo High school Academic UIL team Members of the Saltillo High school Academic UIL team have qualified for the Regional event. They competed at the Conference 1A, District 23 meet. For results from the meet and a listing of those advancing to State, see the April 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

School board convenes for special meeting

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board of Trustees convened for a special called meeting on Tuesday, April 18 at 8 a.m. to officially hire Carley Hunt as the district’s theatre teacher.

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State UIL

Mount Vernon High School UIL Accounting teamThe Mount Vernon High School UIL Accounting team won first place at the regional competition and has earned the right to advance to the state competition.

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