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Deal class takes Best in Show Award

Beth Deal’s third grade class took the Best in Show award at the Franklin County Historical Association’s fourth annual Paper Quilt Show.Beth Deal’s third grade class took the Best in Show award at the Franklin County Historical Association’s fourth annual Paper Quilt Show. FCHA is working with the school to determine a viable reward for members of the class.

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Christenberry class takes People’s Choice Award

The third grade class of Lynn Christenberry was voted by viewers to receive the People’s Choice Award at the Franklin County Historical Association’s fourth annual Paper Quilt Show.The third grade class of Lynn Christenberry was voted by viewers to receive the People’s Choice Award at the Franklin County Historical Association’s fourth annual Paper Quilt Show.

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Buddies not bullies

Mount Vernon Elementary SchoolOctober is National Bullying Prevention Month.  Mount Vernon Elementary School partnered with the national organization, Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights to Become a Champion Against Bullying .

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Construction plans, fund balance limit, excess spending approved

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board made several decisions at their twice postponed October meeting that culminated months and months of discussions.

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Senior participants to be honored Friday

Senior participants in fall activities will be honored during the school’s pep rally and at the final home football game of the 2014 season on Friday, October 31.

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Mendez, Nguyen named band beau and sweetheart

Jose Mendez and Stephanie NguyenJose Mendez and Stephanie Nguyen were named as the 2014 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and Sweetheart during half time ceremonies at Don Meredith Stadium on Friday, October 31.

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Cox is National Merit commended student

Mount Vernon High School Assistant Principal Karl Whitehurst presents Madelyn Cox with her Commended Student certificateMount Vernon High School principal Kelly Baird recently announced that Madelyn Cox has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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School receives complaint from Freedom From Religion Foundation

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has a lodged a formal complaint with Mount Vernon ISD over religious postings, crosses and Bible verses in some classrooms, and quotes on the walls that reference religion.

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Pink Out the stadium planned for Friday

Pink Out the Meredith Stadium has been planned for the Mount Vernon Tigers versus Daingerfield game on Friday, October 24. Game time will be at 7:30 p.m.

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