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Memorial bench

The Mount Vernon High School class of 1983 erected a granite memorial bench in memory of their classmates who have died.The Mount Vernon High School class of 1983 erected a granite memorial bench in memory of their classmates who have died. The names of classmates will be added as warranted every five years.

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Kelly Brizuela and Daniel Hassell Rotary Students for April

Daniel Hassell, Kelly BrizuelaKelly Brizuela and Daniel Hassell were named Rotary Students of the Month for April at Mount Vernon High School. For more details about these outstanding students, see the April 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Mentor teacher honored

Saltillo Elementary Principal Tim Lane congratulates Tammie WhiteSaltillo Elementary Principal Tim Lane congratulates Tammie White as she is honored by Region 8 for her service as a mentor teacher with the Texas Regional Collaborative for math and science teachers.

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Mentor teacher honored

Mount Vernon Elementary teacher Jamie KingMount Vernon Elementary teacher Jamie King was honored by Region 8 for her service as a mentor teacher with the Texas Regional Collaborative for math and science teachers.

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Open Forum

During an Open Forum about the proposed $14 million bond that will be on MVISD’s ballot in May, Daryl Burton asked if the proposed construction would adequately meet the needs of the school.During an Open Forum about the proposed $14 million bond that will be on MVISD’s ballot in May, Daryl Burton asked if the proposed construction would adequately meet the needs of the school.

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UIL District ChampionsUIL District Champions

The Mount Vernon High School students won first place for the second year in a row at the District UIL competitionThe Mount Vernon High School students won first place for the second year in a row at the District UIL competition last week. For a listing of events and how MVISD students placed, see the April 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

One Act Play advances to Area

Mount Vernon High School One Act Play members Nathan Johnson, Kathlene Gekiere, McKay Patrick, Rebekah Reeves, and Braden McQueen portray a scene of the play.Mount Vernon High School One Act Play members Nathan Johnson, Kathlene Gekiere, McKay Patrick, Rebekah Reeves, and Braden McQueen portray a scene of the play.

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All Region team

Paula Boekhorst, Kendall Bain and Hayley Clover Paula Boekhorst, Kendall Bain and Hayley Clover were named to the All Region team by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches. Miss Bain was also named to the All State team.

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High School UIL team claims District Championship

The Mount Vernon High School UIL team won the District Championship at the district meet at Paris Junior College on Friday, March 28. The team accumulated 443 points and

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