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Thirty-seven new faces join Mount Vernon ISD for 2019-20

Thirty-seven new faces will be seen around the Mount Vernon ISD campus for the 2019-20 school year.Thirty-seven new faces will be seen around the Mount Vernon ISD campus for the 2019-20 school year.

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Meet the Teacher dates set, area classes resume Aug. 19 or 20

Classes will resume at area schools with Mount Vernon and Saltillo on August 19 and at Sulphur Bluff on August 20.

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Band preparing to march into action

The Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band is preparing to march into action for the 2019 season.

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Back to School Fair planned

Mount Vernon ISD staff members will be hosts for a back to school fair at the main campus from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 8.

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Tiger football season tickets available for purchase

Season tickets for 2019 varsity Tiger football home games are now available for purchase at the Mount Vernon High School office.

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New marchers for band

Band Director Barry Tagg adjusts the posture of freshman Vincent Reyes during the first day of band campBand Director Barry Tagg adjusts the posture of freshman Vincent Reyes during the first day of band camp for new marchers Monday, July 29. New students and squad leaders practiced the proper way to march and stand in the back gym.

Legion donation

Commander Bill Germann and Adjutant David Allen of American Legion Post 243 present a $2,000 check to Mount Vernon High School science teacher Jenna Wilkins and Superintendent Jason McCulloughCommander Bill Germann and Adjutant David Allen of American Legion Post 243 present a $2,000 check to Mount Vernon High School science teacher Jenna Wilkins and Superintendent Jason McCullough at the school board meeting Monday, June 17.

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School board adds $2,500 per teacher to State mandated raises

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD school board voted to pay teachers an additional $2,500 above the State mandated salary increase outlined in House Bill 3 during their July 25 monthly meeting.

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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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