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Blue Ribbon celebration

Barbara Cox accepts a quilted vest with the Blue Ribbon of Distinction logo from School Board Member Marie Latortue during a celebration dinner on Thursday, November 19.Barbara Cox accepts a quilted vest with the Blue Ribbon of Distinction logo from School Board Member Marie Latortue during a celebration dinner on Thursday, November 19.

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UIL releases 2016-18 cutoff numbers

Mount Vernon High School will remain in Conference 3A for University Interscholastic League (UIL) competitions for the 2016-2018 school years. The UIL released its reclassification and realignment

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School earns perfect FIRST score

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board heard a report that the district earned a perfect score of 30 possible points for a top rating under the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas.

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FFA Greenhand Skills team to advance to State

Case Oud,  Harlie Robertson, Maddie Hatch, and Cade HymanThe Greenhand Skills Demonstration Team was also second place at both Area and District. Members are Case Oud,  Harlie Robertson, Maddie Hatch, and Cade Hyman.

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Veterans program at school Wednesday

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Student Chamber and National Honor Society will be hosts for a Veteran’s Day program on Wednesday, November 11 at 9:30 a.m.

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FFA Advocacy team advances to State

Brandon Williams, Jocee Neal, Natalie Oud, and Hylke TalsmaThe Ag Advocacy Team finished in second place at Area at NTCC on November 14 and first at District. Team members are Brandon Williams, Jocee Neal, Natalie Oud, and Hylke Talsma.

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Social studies team has learning experience

Members of the fifth and sixth grade UIL Social Studies teamMembers of the fifth and sixth grade UIL Social Studies team are studying the Great Depression and WWII to prepare for this year’s competition. The group recently went to Mount Vernon

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Castanon, Cantrell named band beau and sweetheart

Endy Castanon and Alicia Cantrell were named as the 2015 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and SweetheartEndy Castanon and Alicia Cantrell were named as the 2015 Mount Vernon High School Band Beau and Sweetheart during half time ceremonies at Don Meredith Stadium on Friday, November 6.

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Public input requested on superintendent search

A community open meeting has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2 in the elementary cafeteria to gather input to help with Mount Vernon ISD’s superintendent search.

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