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Black, Ramsay to be inducted into school’s League of Honor

A group of five former students and employees make up the 2013 class of inductees into the Franklin County League of Honor. Mathus Black, Landon Ramsay, Kennith Swinford, and Dorothy and Charles Winfield will be honored during ceremonies on Friday, October 4.

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Homecoming Parade Monday, September 30

The annual Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally in downtown Mount Vernon is scheduled for Monday, September 30. Anyone interested in entering a float in the parade should contact Jenna Baker

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Mount Vernon Junior High and High School Open house Monday

Mount Vernon Junior High and High School have set an Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, September 23 on their respective campuses. During the event, parents

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School bus wreck anniversary Sunday

The 54th anniversary of the Mount Vernon school bus wreck will be Sunday, September 29. The bus, carrying students and faculty to a football game in Cooper, was hit head on by a salt transport truck at the intersection of Hwy. 154 and FM 54 near Cooper.

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Yearbooks are here

The 2013 Mount Vernon High School yearbooks have arrived. Last year’s senior students and those in school should visit the high school commons area between the times of 9:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. to obtain their copies of the yearbook. For more information, see the September 19 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Duke Talent Search qualfiers announced

Seventeen junior high students qualify for the Duke Talent SearchSeventeen Mount Vernon Junior High students qualified for Duke TIPS Seventh Grade Talent Search for the 2013-2014 school year. This search identifies academically talented seventh graders based on standardized test scores.

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Uniforms debuted, tailgating party set

Mighty Tiger Marching BandMembers of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band proudly debuted their new band uniforms during halftime of Tigers vs Bulldogs game. They will be hosts for a tailgating party Friday evening prior to the start of the Mount Vernon versus Winnsboro football game.

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D.C. trip in the works

A meeting to discuss the 2014 trip to Washington D.C. for junior high students will be conducted after Open House at 7 p.m. Monday, September 23 in the High School Library.

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Open house September 23

Mount Vernon Junior High and High School have set an Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, September 23 on their respective campuses. For more information, see the Sept. 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.