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NTCC announces honors for fall semester

Northeast Texas Community College announced their honors lists for the Fall 2012 semester.

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Williams wins spelling bee

Brandon WilliamsBrandon Williams, an eight grade student at Mount Vernon Junior High School, is the school champion spelling bee winner for Franklin County.

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Marie Latortue appointed to fill unexpired term on school board

Marie Latortue Marie Latortue was appointed to fill the unexpired school board seat of Tony Clayton at the January meeting of the Mount Vernon School Board.

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Elementary students release excuses on balloons into sky

The balloons carried away the student’s excuses for why they might not pass the STAAR testFourth grade students at Mount Vernon Elementary School released 100 balloons last week.

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Junior high UIL teams places second

Members of the Mount Vernon Junior High University Interscholastic League team, sixth through eight grade students, placed second overall at district competition

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School to host financial aid workshop

Mount Vernon High School will be hosts for a Financial Aid Night for seniors and their parents on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at 6 p.m.

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School board members honored

Mount Vernon School Board members and their spouses Mount Vernon School Board members and their spouses were honored by the school principals with a steak dinner at Our Place Restaurant

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Haley, Velazquez selected to honor band

Jessica Velazquez and J. R. HaleyTwo Mount Vernon High School Tiger Band students, J. R. Haley and Jessica Velazquez, were selected as members of the Four States Bandmasters Association Honor Band.

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Intermediate students participate at UIL

Members of the fifth grade University Interscholastic League teams competed at district competition before the Christmas holiday. For more information, see the Jan. 17 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.