District plans for 100 percent graduation rate

Mount Vernon High School graduate Jose Chavez-Ibanez flashes the peace sign after receiving his diploma during the school’s graduation ceremony June 10, 2016. The district is aiming to increase its high school graduation rate to 100 percent.

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon School District has its sights set on a new goal, one it hopes will affect not only its students, but the entire community.

At a community event held Thursday evening on Skagit Valley College’s Mount Vernon campus, Mount Vernon School District Superintendent Carl Bruner officially announced the district’s goal of having 100 percent of its students graduate high school.

— Reporter Kera Wanielista: 360-416-2141, kwanielista@skagitpublishing.com, Twitter: @Kera_SVH, facebook.com/KeraReports

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