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Operations Manager John Duvall, at left,  updates school board members about information he had gathered concerning the replacement of the track at Don Meredith Stadium.Operations Manager John Duvall, at left,  updates school board members about information he had gathered concerning the replacement of the track at Don Meredith Stadium.

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New district calendar for 2016-17 reflects changes in state law

The Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 2016-17 District Calendar during their regular meeting on Monday, March 14. It was the first board meeting for new Superintendent Greg Weiss.

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Elementary raises $14,800 for American Heart Association

Connor Richard smears a whipped cream pie all over teacher Bridgett Shrader.Connor Richard smears a whipped cream pie all over teacher Bridgett Shrader. Students at Mount Vernon Elementary School celebrated raising $14,800 for the American Heart Association

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Super welcome

Staff and citizens stopped by the Mount Vernon ISD campus to welcome new Superintendent Gregory Weiss, and his wife, Melisia, and their daughter, Sydney.Staff and citizens stopped by the Mount Vernon ISD campus to welcome new Superintendent Gregory Weiss, and his wife, Melisia, and their daughter, Sydney. The reception was in the high school library on Friday, March 4.

Academic UIL at Sulphur Springs

The Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team recently competed at an event at Sulphur Springs High school. The Computer Science team and the Accounting team earned first place.

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Students earn high ratings at VASE

Mount Vernon High School students competed in the Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE) on Saturday, February 27. Students earning the highest rating were Kellee Cannon, and Shelby Reed,

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Reception set for Gregg Weiss

A reception to welcome new Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Gregg Weiss has been scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 4 in the Mount Vernon High School Library.

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Nominations sought for School League of Honor

Nominations are being sought for the 2016 Franklin County Schools League of Honor. The deadline for submission is April 1. This is the 14th year for the program, which honors outstanding graduates

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Cosmetology team earns first place in district competition

Cosmetology students at Mount Vernon High SchoolCosmetology students at Mount Vernon High School won first place at the SkillsUSA District 5 competition on Friday and Saturday, February 19-20 at Texas State Technical College in Waco.

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