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Ramsay reading for 2x2 Reading Committee

Diane Ramsay is surrounded by the books she is reading.While teachers are instructing from home, Diane Ramsay, the Mount Vernon ISD District Media Specialist and Instructional Technologist, is also reading lots of books.

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District to save $40,000 annually on utility bills

Board members for Mount Vernon ISD unanimously approved a contract with Ideal Impact that should save the district $40,000 annually on utility bills during an unusual midday meeting on Monday, April 20.

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Distance learning begins

Malek Stephens pulls a packet of documents, from an old newsstand the Optic-Herald loaned to Mount Vernon ISD. Malek Stephens pulls a packet of documents, from an old newsstand the Optic-Herald loaned to Mount Vernon ISD. 

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Board meeting

front left to right, Robert Taylor, Aaron Sanders, Dr. Jason McCullough, and Scott Newsome were seated in the district’s board room. Brook Bussell and Josh Jordan can be seen in the background joining the meeting by Zoom video call.Members of the Mount Vernon ISD attended a midday meeting on Monday, April 20. Board members,

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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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Project Show Best Records awards given by Young Farmers

With the cancellation of the Mount Vernon -Saltillo Young Farmers Project Show due to the COVID-19 pandemic, judges were not afforded the opportunity to rate and select the various animals for awards.

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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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School to pay all active employees, meals and distance learning begin

A special called meeting of the Mount Vernon ISD school board was called Thursday, March 26, to delegate authority to Superintendent Dr. Jason McCullough during the COVID-19 emergency, especially to pay employees.

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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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