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Winterguard claims first place trophy

Mount Vernon WinterguardThe Mount Vernon Winterguard won first place at the North Texas Colorguard Association competition in Red Oak, Texas last week.

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UIL team competes at North Lamar

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team competed at the North Lamar meet Saturday, February 29.

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FFA officers join school board members at monthly meeting

Members of the Mount Vernon School Board invited the Mount Vernon High School FFA officers to share the dais during the Feb. 17 board meeting.Members of the Mount Vernon School Board invited the Mount Vernon High School FFA officers to share the dais during the February 17 board meeting.

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Academic UIL members compete in area meets

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Academic UIL team have been competing at area meets.

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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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Teachers of the month

From left to right, are Superintendent Jason McCullough, Christina Featherston for high school, Laurel Norwood for elementary, Isabel Garcia for auxiliary personnel, and Deanne Sewell for middle school.Teachers of the month were honored during the February 17 school board meeting. From left to right, are Superintendent Jason McCullough, Christina Featherston for high school, Laurel Norwood for elementary, Isabel Garcia for auxiliary personnel, and Deanne Sewell for middle school.

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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Academic All-state

clockwise from bottom left, are Taylor Copeland, Garrett Greenberg, Luis Verduzco, and Abrianna Cardenas.Four Mount Vernon High School Cheerleaders were selected for the Academic All-state team by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

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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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