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School supply lists online

The first day of school is fast approaching and parents are urged to begin school supply shopping.

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School board sets budget, tax rate

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board heard a report on accountability ratings and proposed a budget and tax rate for the coming school year at their regular monthly meeting on August 13. For details from the meeting, see the Aug. 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

MVISD athletes pass anabolic steroid testing

There were 10 male and four female MVISD athletes tested as a part the UIL’s Anabolic Steroid Testing program for the 2011-12 school year.

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Velazquez graduates from NTCC

Laurencio Velazquez, Jr.Laurencio Velazquez, Jr., recently graduated from Northeast Texas Community College.

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Freshman report to band camp

Nicholas Poe demonstrates several different marching steps to members of the Tiger Marching Band.Nicholas Poe demonstrates several different marching steps to members of the Tiger Marching Band.

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Mount Vernon Tigers Band camp

Allie Deal and Kathleen Gekiere stay in step as part of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band.Allie Deal and Kathleen Gekiere stay in step as part of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band.

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School discusses stipends or raises

To stipend or to raise? That was the question that dominated several hours of discussion at the Mount Vernon School Board’s budget workshop

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Schedules available for pick up

Mount Vernon High school students began picking up schedules yesterday.

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Band uniforms - How does it fit

Allie Deal looks down at her feet as Mount Vernon High School Band Booster President Tina Carter measures the length of her marching pantsAllie Deal looks down at her feet as Mount Vernon High School Band Booster President Tina Carter measures the length of her marching pants.

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