The “Pride of Vernon” Band receives Overall Superior at the 46th annual Southeastern States Marching Band Competition …….

The Vernon High School “Pride of Vernon” Marching Band participated in the 46th annual Southeastern States Marching Band Competition this past Saturday, October 24th in Troy, Alabama which has concluded their last competition of this season.   The Vernon Band performed their 2015 half-time show “Turn it Up” to their largest audience of the season. […]

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Roulhac Middle School Honor Rolls for 1st nine weeks ……

Roulhac Middle School A Honor Roll- 1st 9 Weeks 5th Grade Seth Abbott Matthew Bush Angel Canipe Rebekah Futch Emma Jeffries Juan Morado Diaz Riley Nelson Parker Smelcer 6th Grade Nathanael Banta Mason Barnes Nikiyah Brown Abigail Chomos Jaiden Clenney James Thomas Cook Davis Corbin Meredith Deal Kaitlyn Hildebrand Audrey Holley Ashtyn Miller Chloe Odom […]

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Honor Roll from Vernon Elementary School …….

Vernon Elementary School 2015-2016 A Honor Roll Student – Grade Allen, Amber Lynn 02 Boyett, Derek Thomas 02 Brown, Thomas Franklin 02 Broxton, Harmony Grace 02 Christensen, Gavin Joseph 02 Coatney, Madison Shyenne 02 Coltrane, Caiden Chace 02 Cook, Ayden James 02 Cunningham, Tanner Keith 02 Day, Spencer Isaac 02 Deas, Ashton James 02 Flick, […]

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VMS students celebrate National Poetry Day ……

VMS students celebrate National Poetry Day ……

October 8th was National Poetry Day, and Vernon Middle School celebrated this holiday with a poetry recitation contest.   Mrs. Rackley’s eighth grade Language Arts students memorized poems to recite in front of their classmates. Students were judged based upon physical presence, voice, dramatic appropriateness, level of difficulty, and the overall impact of their performance. […]

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VHS Marching Band takes top honors for second year in a row ……..

VHS Marching Band takes top honors for second year in a row ……..

The Vernon High School “Pride of Vernon” Marching Band participated at the Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) District Marching Band Assessment in Panama City on Saturday,  October 17th.   The Vernon Band presented their halftime show “Turn It Up” to a packed stadium. At the conclusion of the evaluation it was announced that The Pride of Vernon […]

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Vernon Council adopts Millage and Final Budget ………

Vernon’s City Council led off their Sept. 28th meeting by adopting the millage and final budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16.   by Kathy Foster   Millage The FY 2015-16 Operating Millage Rate is 2.4141 mills The voted Debt Service Millage Rate  is 2.4141. Budget For FY 2015-16  Budget in the amount of $3,241,419.07 Council members […]

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VES 6th graders visit Vernon Historical Society Museum ………

VES 6th graders visit Vernon Historical Society Museum ………

Sixth grades students from Vernon Elementary School were greeted by members of the Vernon Historical Society Sept. 24th when two bus loads of youngsters made a visit to the Historical Society Museum located at the Vernon City Hall.     Carolyn Cook, president of the historical society,  and her assistants were on hand to help the […]

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Vernon approved millage and tentative budget …….

After conducting a Public Hearing  Sept. 14th, members of the Vernon City Council  votes 4-0, Councilwoman Narvel Armstrong was absent, to adopt  2015-2016 operating millage rate of 2.4141 millsm and a tentative budget of $3,241,419.   Then moving into their regular meeting council members took the following action:    Approved an amendment to the City’s […]

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Vernon Council honors Lara Stucki ……

Vernon Council honors Lara Stucki ……

Stucki served eight  years with the literacy program in Vernon.   by Kathy Foster   In her letter to the community Stucki said her last day with the Vernon Literacy Center will be July 29th, but she hopes the Center will reopen in the future under the direction of another coordinator and instructor.   “I […]

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Vernon Council promises to support volunteers and coaches ……..

Vernon Council promises to support volunteers and coaches ……..

Vernon Town Council members were still dealing with upset volunteers and coaches at their Monday night workshop when they responded to volunteers and coaches who turned out in force to find out about the insurance that was supposed to provide them coverage while performing their duties.   by Kathy Foster    Brian Brock, a 15 […]

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Vernon celebrates 4th of July with a parade …….

Vernon celebrates 4th of July with a parade …….

The streets were lined with spectators as the 2015 4th of July parade passed by.   Photo Highlights                      

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New Campground planned for Vernon area ……..

New Campground planned for Vernon area ……..

by Kathy Foster   Paul Williams and his wife  met with Vernon City Council members Monday night to discuss plans for a proposed private campground that would include four cabins and yurts, along with a primitive camping area, fishing opportunities and water activities.       Williams said he is working with County Planner Mike […]

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Heisman Trophy Winner visits Vernon High School ……

On May 25, 2015 Vernon High School’s (VHS) Fellowship of Christian Athletes huddle hosted Heisman Trophy Winner Charlie Ward. Ward won a National Championship and the Heisman Trophy as the best college football player in the country in 1993. He went to play basketball in the NBA. Ward is currently the head football coach at […]

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VES students visit Marianna Caverns ….

VES students visit Marianna Caverns ….

On Thursday, May 28, Mrs. Ledet’s 3rd, 4th and 5th grade Language Arts classes at Vernon Elementary School paid a visit to Florida Caverns State Park in Marianna. The students enjoyed awesome cave formations, checked out the gift shop and made souvenir pennies in the visitor’s center. A great time was had by all.   […]

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Washington County School District participating in Summer Food Service Program …..

The Washington County School District will be participating in the Summer Food Service Program for 35 days starting in the month of June.   Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children regardless of race, sex, disability, age, or national origin during summer vacation when school lunches are not available. All children 18 years […]

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Vernon High School (VHS) Student Signs Scholarship with Faulkner University ………

Vernon High School (VHS) Student Signs Scholarship with Faulkner University ………

Surrounded by his family, friends, coaches and VHS faculty members, VHS Senior linebacker Traice Adams signed a $10,000 a year scholarship with Faulkner University.   Principal Brian Riviere stated “Traice exemplified hard work in the classroom and on the field, he boast a 3.7 GPA and scored a 23 on ACT”.   VHS Athletic Director […]

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