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Homecoming parade next week, court nominees announced

Mount Vernon ISD 2019 Homecoming CourtA parade will kickoff Homecoming week for Mount Vernon ISD. The parade will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, September 9.

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Mount Vernon ISD 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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Attendance at MVISD decreases for fifth year

Attendance for the first day of school at Mount Vernon ISD has gradually fallen over the past five years, with 1,533 reported Monday, August 19, down from 1,628 reported in 2014.

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School board sets tax rate at $1.2189

The Mount Vernon School Board adopted a total tax ordinance of $1.2189 for 2019 in a meeting on Monday, August 27.

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Meet the teacher

Emma Miller and her mom, Jessica, carry supplies into her new classroom to meet her new kindergarten teacher, Heather ClintonEmma Miller and her mom, Jessica, carry supplies into her new classroom to meet her new kindergarten teacher, Heather Clinton, Thursday, August 15.

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Three staffers join Saltillo ISD

Brad Myers, Dalton Herndon, Karen PotterThree new staff members were welcomed at the Saltillo ISD for the 2019-20 school year.

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Back to school

Alex Hollingsworth clings to his mom, Angie, as they arrive for the first day of prekindergarten in Jenny Whitworth’s classroomAlex Hollingsworth clings to his mom, Angie, as they arrive for the first day of prekindergarten in Jenny Whitworth’s classroom Monday, August 19 at Mount Vernon Elementary.

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Meet the Tigers

Superintendent Jason McCollough encourages the crowd to respond to the Mount Vernon cheerleaders at the Meet the Tigers eventSuperintendent Jason McCollough encourages the crowd to respond to the Mount Vernon cheerleaders at the Meet the Tigers event Thursday, August 15.

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Safety is stressed for drivers and pedestrians

Classes begin at area schools on Monday, August 19, and parents, drivers, and students are cautioned to be extra cautious in school zones and parking lots.

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