Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

The Mount Vernon Marching Mustangs performed a halftime show “Moonwalk” featuring Michael Jackson music, including a dance within the song “Thriller.” The band is directed by Scott Weber. Thriller: Beat It: Billie Jean:

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Homecoming King and Queen Are Revealed Homecoming King and Queen Are Revealed

Homecoming King and Queen Are Revealed

Photo Story by Paige Zaruba. Video of Coronation:

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Surfers Defeat Bikers Surfers Defeat Bikers

Surfers Defeat Bikers

Story by Lauren Hauser. The Surfers defeated the Bikers on Sept. 21 at the annual powderpuff game to advance their record to 4-0. The senior-sophomore team pulled off a 7-0 win which allowed the seniors to accomplish something no other class has, an undefeated high school career in powderpuff. Going into their final game, the […]

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Harris the Judge Harris the Judge

Harris the Judge

Brian Harris By Elijah Dorn-Recalde If you’re ever looking for Senior Brian Harris you could of course find him in Mrs. Allen’s class working on a physics worksheet or quiz, or at Gary’s where he works. But 9 times out of 10 you’ll be able to locate him at a table in a store in […]

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Spotlight

Student Auditions for All-State on Piano

Student Auditions for All-State on Piano

By Lauren McCollum  Persistent is the best word to describe junior Jeremy Ferguson. Every day he spends hours perfecting the pieces of music he intends on performing at All-State this year. “I decided to audition on the piano for All-State instead of choir because I wanted to expand my horizons and try something new,” Ferguson […]

Sep 22, 2017 14:20

Video

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

The Mount Vernon Marching Mustangs performed a halftime show “Moonwalk” featuring Michael Jackson music, including a dance within the song “Thriller.” The band is directed by Scott Weber. Thriller: Beat It: Billie Jean:

Sep 23, 2017 14:46

Opinion

MTSS: Academics Should Be a Priority

MTSS: Academics Should Be a Priority

Opinion by Catherine Yeoman Mount Vernon High School has created a designated time every Friday for students to improve on their academics called MTSS. During this time, students are able to go to their classes to receive extra help, retake assignments, and work on homework. Some students need to have the whole MTSS time to […]

Apr 18, 2017 10:43

Creative Corner

Student sings his heart out

Student sings his heart out

By Brian Harris As you get closer to the choir room you can hear the rising roar of the voices of all the talented singers. Among the rumble of voices is Tenor I Elijah Dorn-Recalde in concert choir. “I really enjoy choir because it allows a bunch of people with tons of talent to get […]

Sep 14, 2017 9:24

Recent Articles

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

The Mount Vernon Marching Mustangs performed a halftime show “Moonwalk” featuring Michael Jackson music, including a dance within the song “Thriller.” The band is directed by Scott Weber. Thriller: Beat It: Billie Jean:

Homecoming King and Queen Are Revealed

Homecoming King and Queen Are Revealed

Photo Story by Paige Zaruba. Video of Coronation:

Student Auditions for All-State on Piano

Student Auditions for All-State on Piano

By Lauren McCollum  Persistent is the best word to describe junior Jeremy Ferguson. Every day he spends hours perfecting the pieces of music he intends on performing at All-State this year. “I decided to audition on the piano for All-State instead of choir because I wanted to expand my horizons and try something new,” Ferguson […]

Surfers Defeat Bikers

Surfers Defeat Bikers

Story by Lauren Hauser. The Surfers defeated the Bikers on Sept. 21 at the annual powderpuff game to advance their record to 4-0. The senior-sophomore team pulled off a 7-0 win which allowed the seniors to accomplish something no other class has, an undefeated high school career in powderpuff. Going into their final game, the […]

Harris the Judge

Harris the Judge

Brian Harris By Elijah Dorn-Recalde If you’re ever looking for Senior Brian Harris you could of course find him in Mrs. Allen’s class working on a physics worksheet or quiz, or at Gary’s where he works. But 9 times out of 10 you’ll be able to locate him at a table in a store in […]

Mustang Volleyball Defeats Anamosa   

Mustang Volleyball Defeats Anamosa   

Story By Kendra Streicher The Mustangs won in 3 sets over the Anamosa Raiders on Tuesday, Sept 19. The Raiders were 5-5 and the Mustangs were 3-1, so odds were in the Mustangs favor at this away game. The sets ended up 25-13, 25-18, 25-18, with junior Rory Light leading the team with 11 kills. […]

Committed to Cheer

Committed to Cheer

By Abby Davidson Last year 11 out of the 12 cheerleaders all graduated, leaving one returning member this current school year. That would be junior Abigail Patten. Of course the graduating cheerleaders couldn’t come back and continue to cheer for their high school. Patten knew she could handle it, even with trying to start fresh. […]

Attending A Concert

Attending A Concert

By Cameron Ling It was a warm June night. The lights were super bright from the crowd. The music was loud and the crowd was screaming. Sophomore Kendra Streicher, went to the Ed Sheeran concert in Des Moines with her mother and her friend Caroline Voss. “It was an amazing experience,” Streicher said, and recommended […]

The Ultimate Superfan Guide

The Ultimate Superfan Guide

Story By Preston Shultz. While walking around the halls on a fall Friday in Mount Vernon, you may notice football players in their jerseys or dress clothes. You will also notice a herd of people wearing a blue shirt, glittery, with a last name and a number- the superfan shirts. It is a tradition for […]

Mustangs Defeat Mid-Prairie

Mustangs Defeat Mid-Prairie

Photo Story by Catherine Yeoman.