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Dad’s night planned at elementary school

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be hosts for a special night for dads and their students starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16. A free hot dog meal will be served in the cafetorium.

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All-Region Jazz honors

Audra Larsen , Jerod Pitts and Cole BurlingThree students from the Mount Vernon High School band made the ATSSB All-Region Jazz band.

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Hughes, Rodriguez crowned queen, king

Riley Hughes and Adolfo Rodriguez were crowned as the 2018 homecoming queen and king during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 7.Riley Hughes and Adolfo Rodriguez were crowned as the 2018 homecoming queen and king during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 7.

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School bus wreck anniversary Saturday

The 59th anniversary of the Mount Vernon school bus wreck will be Saturday, 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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Carter blood center grant

The HOSA student group at Mount Vernon High School received a $500 grant from Carter Blood Center.The HOSA student group at Mount Vernon High School received a $500 grant from Carter Blood Center.

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Lone Star degrees earned

Principal Jason Glover and FFA Advisor Brad Ingram stand with Cade Hyman and Harlie RobertsonPrincipal Jason Glover and FFA Advisor Brad Ingram stand with Cade Hyman and Harlie Robertson as they are honored by member of the Mount Vernon ISD School Board.

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Homecoming game and tailgating Friday, public and student dances Saturday

Homecoming will be observed during the Mount Vernon Tigers and Farmersville Farmers football game on Friday, September 7 and two Homecoming dances will be Saturday night.

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School contracts for athletic field mowing

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees unanimously accepted the proposal from East Texas Sports Field Maintenance to mow all of the district’s athletic fields.

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MVISD receives a “B” from TEA

The Texas Education Agency has given Mount Vernon ISD an overall grade of “B” in accountability ratings under a new system rolled out this year.

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