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Alexander resignation accepted, food service consultant approved

Members of the Mount Vernon school board accepted the resignation of Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Mike Alexander during their Monday, April 13 meeting.

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Dual language program

Shannara Easley reads over literature about Mount Vernon Elementary School’s Dual Language Two Way programShannara Easley reads over literature about Mount Vernon Elementary School’s Dual Language Two Way program during an informational meeting on Thursday, April 2.

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Destination Imagination team headed for state this Saturday

team members are, clockwise, Case Oud,  Mason Lowery, Brian Baird, Kristina King, and Brian Baird.Mount Vernon’s Mid-Level Destination Imagination team is headed for the state competition at Dallas’ Skyline High School on Saturday, April 11. The team earned this honor after competing at the regional event at Mesquite High School on Feb. 28.

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Tiger band ends year on perfect note

The Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band finished their school year with an unprecedented number of awards and honors.The Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band finished their school year with an unprecedented number of awards and honors. The Tiger Band earned the Grand Sweepstakes award

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Horticulture class plant sale Saturday

Students Corbin Phillips, Cheyenne Mardis, Jocee Neal and Tyler Sharp move some of the vegetable plantsStudents Corbin Phillips, Cheyenne Mardis, Jocee Neal and Tyler Sharp move some of the vegetable plants into a newly finished section of the Mount Vernon ISD greenhouse.

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Renovations begin

Contractors began creating the frame work to extend the east wall of the Mount Vernon ISD band hall.Contractors began creating the frame work to extend the east wall of the Mount Vernon ISD band hall. The band department moved out of their space after Spring Break

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One-Act Play Bi-District contest at Mount Vernon ISD

The Bi-District round of competition for the UIL One-Act Play will be conducted in the auditorium on the Mount Vernon ISD main campus on Friday, April 10. The first play will be presented at 10 a.m., and they will run back-to-back.

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FFA brings home three blue ribbons

FFA members stand atop the 35 foot gooseneck  trailer they built and display the prizes they won at the contest.The Mount Vernon FFA brought home three blue ribbons from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Ag Mechanics Contest March 20-22. FFA members stand atop the 35 foot gooseneck

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MVHS One-Act Play advances to bi-district

The cast and crew of the Mount Vernon High School One-Act Play earned the right to advance after participating in the District 16-3A competition Tuesday, March 24.

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