Magical Night 2017 Magical Night 2017

Magical Night 2017

Every year in Mount Vernon, the town has a night celebrating the holiday season. This video, created by Brian Harris, Elijah Recalde, Lauren McCollum, Cian Meier-Gast, Cameron Ling, and Kendra Streicher, showcases the elementary art display, carols by the high school choir, and cookie decorating hosted by the student council.

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Waverly-Shell Rock Defeats Boys and Girls at Home Friday Waverly-Shell Rock Defeats Boys and Girls at Home Friday

Waverly-Shell Rock Defeats Boys and Girls at Home Friday

    Both the girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams lost at home Friday to Waverly-Shell Rock. The girls’ final score was 38-35, and the boys lost 56-45. The cheerleaders performed a halftime show during the boys’ game.

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Middle School Choirs Perform Middle School Choirs Perform

Middle School Choirs Perform

The sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choirs performed their holiday concert in the middle school gym on Tuesday, Dec. 19 under the direction of Kristin Anderson, Elise Rodenberg, and Thad Wilkins.

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Spotlight

It’s All About that Bass

It’s All About that Bass

By Elijah Recalde You know it, they know it, even he knows it. It can safely be said that everyone knows that Mount Vernon senior Martin Benesh is good at the bass. Like really good. “Probably too good,” junior Oliver Crocker says. This year at the independence All-State Auditions Martin Benesh got into the orchestra […]

Dec 12, 2017 12:52

Video

Magical Night 2017

Magical Night 2017

Every year in Mount Vernon, the town has a night celebrating the holiday season. This video, created by Brian Harris, Elijah Recalde, Lauren McCollum, Cian Meier-Gast, Cameron Ling, and Kendra Streicher, showcases the elementary art display, carols by the high school choir, and cookie decorating hosted by the student council.

Dec 22, 2017 13:17

Opinion

College is a Valuable and Accessible Experience

College is a Valuable and Accessible Experience

Opinion by Brandon Fishbein, MVHS Class of 2017 Many students ask themselves “What am I going to do after High School ends?” I myself asked the same thing my senior year of High School at MVHS. I decided that I would pursue higher education, so that I could achieve my dream and be successful later […]

Nov 28, 2017 15:19

Creative Corner

Mount Vernon Sends Seven to All State

Mount Vernon Sends Seven to All State

By Elijah Dorn-Recalde Two weeks ago the Iowa All-State concert of 2017 took place, and seven students were selected from Mount Vernon to participate. Martin Benesh, made 11th Chair for Bass after 3 years of getting into All-State, and Zach Vig made 9th chair for Viola. were selected for choir. Rehearsal at Ames began for […]

Nov 28, 2017 13:53

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Magical Night 2017

Magical Night 2017

Every year in Mount Vernon, the town has a night celebrating the holiday season. This video, created by Brian Harris, Elijah Recalde, Lauren McCollum, Cian Meier-Gast, Cameron Ling, and Kendra Streicher, showcases the elementary art display, carols by the high school choir, and cookie decorating hosted by the student council.

Waverly-Shell Rock Defeats Boys and Girls at Home Friday

Waverly-Shell Rock Defeats Boys and Girls at Home Friday

    Both the girls’ and boys’ varsity basketball teams lost at home Friday to Waverly-Shell Rock. The girls’ final score was 38-35, and the boys lost 56-45. The cheerleaders performed a halftime show during the boys’ game.

Middle School Choirs Perform

Middle School Choirs Perform

The sixth, seventh, and eighth grade choirs performed their holiday concert in the middle school gym on Tuesday, Dec. 19 under the direction of Kristin Anderson, Elise Rodenberg, and Thad Wilkins.

What Students are Doing This Winter Break

What Students are Doing This Winter Break

By Jake Panos During this year’s winter break, the students of Mount Vernon High School will be busy doing a lot of fun things. Some students will be spending the time with their family. “I’m going to be going to a lot of family gatherings,” said Sophomore Tyler Fall. Junior Adrienne Hill said “I’m going […]

Support the Girls’ Basketball Team Tonight

Support the Girls’ Basketball Team Tonight

The girls basketball team beat West Delaware Friday, 44- 31.  Tonight, the girls play Maquoketa at home, with the varsity team starting at 7:30.

Wrestling Photo

Wrestling Photo

Junior Garret Akers looks to the ref with intensity before he takes the win from his Lisbon opponent during the Monday night wrestling meet.

Mustangs Win in Nail-biter

Mustangs Win in Nail-biter

By Preston Shultz The Mount Vernon Boys Basketball team faced the Dyersville-Beckman Blazers. The two teams were closely matched going into the game. Neither of the two teams were able to pull away throughout the game. At the end of the third, they were tied, 43 to 43. The Mustangs trailed by three with 42 […]

Basketball Team Honors Teammate’s Loss of Father

Basketball Team Honors Teammate’s Loss of Father

Story by Paige Zaruba Ever since Cam Butterbaugh was a kid, he learned from his dad, Jeff, about how to be successful and have fun. Growing up, Jeff helped coach him and his friends throughout all of their activities, including basketball. “From when my friends and I were able to play up until about sixth […]