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Walk and Talk bond meeting Monday

Mount Vernon ISD is opening its doors for a Walk and Talk presentation for the upcoming bond election on Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. All interested parties should meet in front of the school’s auditorium.

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Turner speaks on desegregation

Black Onyx Club members Richard and Linda Barrett, Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, and Darlene Hatcher, joined Rosalie and Frank Turner, and Superintendent John KaufmanBlack Onyx Club members Richard and Linda Barrett, Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, and Darlene Hatcher, joined Rosalie and Frank Turner, and Superintendent John Kaufman for the program presented to Mount Vernon Intermediate School Students about the early days of desegregation in America.

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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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Destination Imagination team is going global

Members of the Destination Imagination team.The seventh and eighth grade Destination Imagination (DI) team is going global! The team finished in the top six at the state competition in Pflugerville on April 12.

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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.

School board votes to conduct employee opinion survey

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board voted 5-1 to contract with the Texas Association of School Boards to conduct an employee opinion survey during May.

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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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One Act Play advances to Region

One Act Paly cast & crewThe Mount Vernon High School One Act Play has advanced to the Regional Competition set for Thursday, May 1  at Tyler Junior College. “We are one of 24 teams left competing this year,” OAP director Terry McGonagill said.

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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.