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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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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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Tiger band sweeps ratings at Four States Marching Festival

The Mount Vernon High School Tiger BandThe Mount Vernon High School Tiger Band swept the ratings at the Four States Marching Festival in Texarkana on Saturday, October 1.

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VanDeavers named schools’ Ambassadors of the Year

School superintendent-turned-legislator Gary VanDeaver and his wife, Pamela, have been named as the 2016 Texas Public Schools Ambassador of the Year by Friends of Texas Public Schools (FTPS).

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Bobby Maples to be honored Friday

Bobby MaplesBobby Maples will be honored for his 14 year professional football career on Friday, October 7 prior to the Mount Vernon and Winnsboro football game and then during half time for his career in the National Football League (NFL).

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Super football

Sue Cody Maples Adam presents a gold football in honor of Bobby Maples to Mount Vernon ISD superintendent Greg Weiss during halftime ceremonies Friday, October 7.Sue Cody Maples Adam presents a gold football in honor of Bobby Maples to Mount Vernon ISD superintendent Greg Weiss during halftime ceremonies Friday, October 7.

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School district Backs the Blue

Sheriff Ricky Jones, center, and members of his staff accepts letters,  banners, and luncheon items from Mount Vernon ISD students.Staff and students from Mount Vernon ISD showed their support for local law enforcement with letters, banners, and a luncheon on Friday, September 16.

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Funds appropriated to repair high school roof, new business manager introduced

Barbara ShurbetMembers of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board voted to appropriate funds from the capital projects fund to repair the roof of the high school and were introduced to Barbara Shurbet, the district’s new business manager.

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Patrick, Williams crowned 2016 queen, king

McKay Patrick and Brandon Williams were crowned the 2016 homecoming queen and king during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 16McKay Patrick and Brandon Williams were crowned the 2016 homecoming queen and king during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 16 at Don Meredith Stadium.

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