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Mount Vernon FCCLA stays active with events, projects

Mount Vernon Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, FCCLAThere are 55 members in the Mount Vernon Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, FCCLA.

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Band scholarship signing

front row, left to right, Karen Alonso, Melanie Barajas, Audra Larsen, Daniel Vargas, and Zane Holland, back row, Mount Vernon Band Director Paul Stivitts, UAM Director of Bands Gary Meggs, and Mount Vernon Band Director Barry TaggFive students from Mount Vernon High School signed letters of intent for full ride scholarships with the University of Arkansas Monticello Friday, February 7.

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School district works to create strategies for 2030 Vision plan

A group of administrators, teachers, parents, and community members have been meeting for the past year to develop a set of goals for Vision 2030 to shape the future of Mount Vernon ISD.

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TAFE members advance to State competition

Texas Association of Future EducatorsThe Texas Association of Future Educators is in their second year as a student group organization at Mount Vernon High School.

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Holland selected for 2020 All-State Band

Zane HollandMount Vernon High School band student Zane Holland has been selected to participate in the 2020  Association of Texas Small Schools All-State Band.

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Mount Vernon FFA teams prepare for competitions

Mount Vernon FFA membersThere are 298 members of the Mount Vernon FFA. Many are currently working on the four projects they will be exhibiting at the Houston Ag Mechanics Show on March 20-22.

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Teachers of the month

From left to right, Becky Cook - high school, Jason Baxter - middle school, Kara Walters - elementary, and Donna Tranthma - auxillary.Teachers of the month were honored during the Jan. 14 school board meeting. From left to right, Becky Cook - high school, Jason Baxter - middle school, Kara Walters - elementary, and Donna Tranthma - auxillary.

Advancing to State

front row, left to right, Jarrett Case, Collin Sewell, Tanner McCoy, Kevin Martinez, America Juarez, Zane Holland, Karen Alonso, Mikenna Cupit, second row, Krieg Stevens, Landon Skeen, Vincent Reyes, Lisa van Dieden, Emma van Dieden, Hugo Castanon, and Jacqueline Riley. Not shown are Audra Larsen and Devon Gray.Seventeen members of the Mount Vernon High School Mighty Tiger Band have earned the right to advance to the State UIL Solo and Ensemble competition in May.

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School board extends superintendent’s contract

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees voted to extend by one year the contract for Superintendent Jason McCullough during the January 14 meeting of the board.

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