Sat09202014

Last updateFri, 19 Sep 2014 11pm

Back You are here: Home News School News

School News

School resumes Aug. 25, Meet the Teacher set

Classes will resume at area schools including Mount Vernon, Saltillo, Sulphur Bluff, and Winfield on Monday, August 25. Each school has set their own schedules for preparing their teachers and new staff, and Meet the Teacher dates have been set.

Read more: School resumes Aug. 25, Meet the Teacher set

Mount Vernon ISD campuses prepare for the first day of school

Staff at the various campuses of Mount Vernon ISD are hard at work preparing for the first day of school on Monday, August 25. Anyone with children who will be attending classes at Mount Vernon for the first time is urged to register their children early.

Read more: Mount Vernon ISD campuses prepare for the first day of school

School board approves $477,000 deficit budget

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board agreed to set a $477,638 deficit budget for the 2014-15 school year during a special meeting on Thursday, July 31.

Read more: School board approves $477,000 deficit budget

Storage building almost complete

maintenance storage facility on the east side of the schoolThe maintenance storage facility on the east side of the school is almost complete. The $50,000 building will house janitorial and miscellaneous supplies needed during the school year.

Read more: Storage building almost complete

Kindergarten enrollment open

Mount Vernon Elementary School is still accepting registration for kindergarten students. Parents who were unable to attend the Kindergarten Roundup in April may register their child from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting Monday, Aug. 4

Read more: Kindergarten enrollment open

Tiger band rehearsals underway

Band Camp for the Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band began Monday, August 4 with a total of 70 students were present.Band Camp for the Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band began Monday, August 4 with a total of 70 students were present.

Read more: Tiger band rehearsals underway

School board members consider deficit budget

Mount Vernon ISD school board members began the budget process for the 2014-15 school year in a special meeting on Tuesday, July 22 and are considering voting for a deficit budget.

Read more: School board members consider deficit budget

Intermediate school leads in recycling of lunch packaging

Harley Hood, Lauryn Dunlap and Keitron Fountain take a break from sorting recyclable items to be sent to TerraCycle.Harley Hood, Lauryn Dunlap and Keitron Fountain take a break from sorting recyclable items to be sent to TerraCycle.

Read more: Intermediate school leads in recycling of lunch packaging

MVISD releases STAAR, end of course exam results

Mount Vernon ISD Curriculum Director Carolyn Newsom released the 2013-14 STAAR testing results this week. When compared to the STAAR test scores from the 2012-2013 school year,

Read more: MVISD releases STAAR, end of course exam results