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School board meeting abuzz with talk about Briles

Gale Galloway, a former Chairman of the Baylor Board of Regents, speaks to members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board.Gale Galloway, a former Chairman of the Baylor Board of Regents, speaks to members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board.

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Chandra White named assistant superintendent

Chandra WhiteChandra White has been named as Mount Vernon ISD’s assistant superintendent. She will begin full time work with the district in July.

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Summer Feed ongoing at MVISD

The summer feeding program at Mount Vernon ISD begins June 3 in conjunction with the annual summer school and will continue through Thursday, June 26.

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Cheerleaders earn awards at cheer camp

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD varsity, junior varsity, and middle school cheer squads.Mount Vernon ISD Cheerleaders attended Cheer Camp May 27 to 30 and returned with a number of awards, including 12 students being name All-American Cheerleaders, which is the highest honor.

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Retiring staff

left to right, Woodrow Thomas, Gail McIntyre, Sharilyn Tullis, Connie Wafford, and Janice Newsome.Teachers and staff retiring from Mount Vernon ISD were honored with a reception in the high school media center on Tuesday, May 21. Those celebrated were, left to right, Woodrow Thomas, Gail McIntyre, Sharilyn Tullis, Connie Wafford, and Janice Newsome.

Payne named middle school principal

Dr. James PayneDr. James Payne has been hired by Mount Vernon ISD to serve as the middle school principal.

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Senior class members entertain at slide show

Hadley Sears, Nathan Smith, Heather Brown, and Erick Minter  were poster winners at the annual Senior Slide Show.The 37th annual Senior Slide Show sponsored by Alliance Bank entertained more than 250 people in the Mary Jennings Hall at the First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 21.

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Destination Imagination

Mount Vernon ISD seniors Brian Baird, Kristina King, and Shelby ReedMount Vernon ISD seniors Brian Baird, Kristina King, and Shelby Reed placed seventh at the Destination Imagination Global competition last week in Kansas City.

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Graduation ceremonies

Members of the 2019 Mount Vernon High School senior class toss their hats into the air at the end of commencement exercises at Meredith StadiumMembers of the 2019 Mount Vernon High School senior class toss their hats into the air at the end of commencement exercises at Meredith Stadium on Friday, May 24.

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