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District plans to provide meals, distance learning for students

By the order of Gov. Greg Abbott, school districts across the State will be closed to students through Friday, April 3, due to the threat of COVID-19, and the staff at Mount Vernon ISD is learning to be flexible.

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Grab and Go

Mount Vernon ISD staff members hand off meals to students in the school’s “grab and go” line outside the Elementary gym.Mount Vernon ISD staff members hand off meals to students in the school’s “grab and go” line outside the Elementary gym.

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Board cancels election, orders technology

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees cancelled their May election and made arrangements to acquire technology equipment in recent board meetings.

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Teachers of the month

From left to right, Kyle Cooper for high school and Chelsey Jester for middle school were joined by Superintendent Jason McCullough and board members for the presentation.Teachers of the month were honored during the March 12 school board meeting.

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Tiger Trek attracts 40 runners

Tiger Trek winnersA total of 40 of the more than 70 people who registered for the Tiger Trek  braved the chilly, foggy weather Saturday, March 14, to make the 5K run.

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Destination Imagination

Mount Vernon Middle School students were honored during the March school board meeting.Mount Vernon Middle School students were honored during the March school board meeting.

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High school One-Act Play advances to Bi-District contest

The cast and crew of the Mount Vernon High School One-Act PlayThe cast and crew of the Mount Vernon High School One-Act Play earned the right to advance after competing at District competition Tuesday, March 10 in Sulphur Springs.

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Computer donation

Aaren Brashier, Raul Aguilar Leija, Gabriela Castanon, and Nathaly Morales accepted donated Chromebook laptops from Jason Frazier with Texas American Bank.Aaren Brashier, Raul Aguilar Leija, Gabriela Castanon, and Nathaly Morales accepted donated Chromebook laptops from Jason Frazier with Texas American Bank.

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FFA creates four projects, Houston show canceled

Jeffrey Hunnicutt, Cameron Foster, and Larry Chandler work on wiring for a trailer.Jeffrey Hunnicutt, Cameron Foster, and Larry Chandler work on wiring for a trailer.

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