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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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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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Lopez, Fountain named band beau and sweetheart

T.K. Fountain, Isaac LopezIsaac Lopez and T.K. Fountain were named as the 2016 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and Sweetheart during half time ceremonies at Don Meredith Stadium on Friday, October 21.

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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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Football beau and sweetheart named

Michaela Hollingsworth, Cameron GreenbergCameron Greenberg and Michaela Hollingsworth were named the 2016 Mount Vernon High School Football Beau and Sweetheart during Senior ceremonies at the pep rally prior to the Tigers and Quitman Bulldogs game.

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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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Gregg Weiss earns doctorate degree

Greg WeissMount Vernon ISD Superintendent Greg Weiss successfully defended his dissertation last week to obtain a doctorate of education degree.

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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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Duke Talent qualifiers announced

Duke Talent Search qualifiersStudents from Mount Vernon Junior High qualified for Duke University’s Seventh Grade Talent Search for the 2016-2017 school year.

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