Solon Keeps Winning Streak Alive Solon Keeps Winning Streak Alive

Solon Keeps Winning Streak Alive

By Bailey Priborsky Button up Hawaiian shirts, sloppily applied sunscreen and floppy bucket hats were the attire for the night as Mount Vernon students traveled to Solon Aug. 26 for the toughest rivalry game of the season. In the stadium the tension between schools was palpable, the stomping and shouts of elated students echoed across […]

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Talents in Mount Vernon Talents in Mount Vernon

Talents in Mount Vernon

By Zach Krogmann There are many talented people at Mount Vernon High School. Whether it’s sports, fine arts, or even something completely unique, everyone does something different. Three Mount Vernon students were generous enough to show us what talents they have. Senior Bryce Cox has been involved in many different activities in his four year […]

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Kindergarten Circus Video Kindergarten Circus Video

Kindergarten Circus Video

By Bailey Priborsky and Grace Pelley Starting with the menagerie of animals parading through the big top on Friday the 13th the Kindergarten Circus kicked off in a marvelous way. The vendors appeared and offered the audience freshly popped popcorn. The ringmasters then entered the arena and announced the beginning act. Walking in a line […]

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Boys’ Soccer Video: Root on the Mustangs at Substate Today Boys’ Soccer Video: Root on the Mustangs at Substate Today

Boys’ Soccer Video: Root on the Mustangs at Substate Today

In this video by Nick Lengwin, Trevor Wright, and Morgan Reilly we take a look at the Mount Vernon boys’ soccer team and there soon to be historic season. We have an interview with the Head coach Kevin Murray and the goalie Ian Bootsmiller and their take on the 2016 soccer season. We show highlights […]

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Spotlight

Sleepless In Mount Vernon

Sleepless In Mount Vernon

By Rachel Bell  Click. She begins to nod off. Click…click… The sounds of her computer keyboard become further and further apart. Click… She finally gives up on the never ending fight to keep her eyes open and drifts away to sleep. Whip! She flings her head up as soon as she realizes what’s happening. Deadline, […]

Apr 27, 2016 11:46

Featured Activities

The Show of a Lifetime

The Show of a Lifetime

By Rachel Bell  The clock struck ten. The stage was as bright as the high noon sun, but outside it was miserably cold and dark. Exhaustion had hit. Not one bright eye shone on the stage. They were half asleep–their feet dragging behind them, acting as a broom, sweeping up the dust and splinters as […]

May 26, 2016 12:49

Opinion

Block Schedules Less Busy

Block Schedules Less Busy

Opinion by Bailey Priborsky Every day teachers explain new information and by the time they finish the basics the class has ended. The short class periods do not allow for any explanation of the new material. New topics are packed into your head without anytime to ask questions or get help. A normal seven period […]

Apr 28, 2016 12:11

Video

Video highlights of 2015-2016

Video highlights of 2015-2016

View highlights of our 2015-2016 year at Mount Vernon High School in this video created for the yearbook DVD by Jenna Brannaman. Yearbooks will be distributed after school Aug. 23.

Aug 22, 2016 10:18

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Solon Keeps Winning Streak Alive

Solon Keeps Winning Streak Alive

By Bailey Priborsky Button up Hawaiian shirts, sloppily applied sunscreen and floppy bucket hats were the attire for the night as Mount Vernon students traveled to Solon Aug. 26 for the toughest rivalry game of the season. In the stadium the tension between schools was palpable, the stomping and shouts of elated students echoed across […]

Video highlights of 2015-2016

Video highlights of 2015-2016

View highlights of our 2015-2016 year at Mount Vernon High School in this video created for the yearbook DVD by Jenna Brannaman. Yearbooks will be distributed after school Aug. 23.

Talents in Mount Vernon

Talents in Mount Vernon

By Zach Krogmann There are many talented people at Mount Vernon High School. Whether it’s sports, fine arts, or even something completely unique, everyone does something different. Three Mount Vernon students were generous enough to show us what talents they have. Senior Bryce Cox has been involved in many different activities in his four year […]

Kindergarten Circus Video

Kindergarten Circus Video

By Bailey Priborsky and Grace Pelley Starting with the menagerie of animals parading through the big top on Friday the 13th the Kindergarten Circus kicked off in a marvelous way. The vendors appeared and offered the audience freshly popped popcorn. The ringmasters then entered the arena and announced the beginning act. Walking in a line […]

Boys’ Soccer Video: Root on the Mustangs at Substate Today

Boys’ Soccer Video: Root on the Mustangs at Substate Today

In this video by Nick Lengwin, Trevor Wright, and Morgan Reilly we take a look at the Mount Vernon boys’ soccer team and there soon to be historic season. We have an interview with the Head coach Kevin Murray and the goalie Ian Bootsmiller and their take on the 2016 soccer season. We show highlights […]

The Show of a Lifetime

The Show of a Lifetime

By Rachel Bell  The clock struck ten. The stage was as bright as the high noon sun, but outside it was miserably cold and dark. Exhaustion had hit. Not one bright eye shone on the stage. They were half asleep–their feet dragging behind them, acting as a broom, sweeping up the dust and splinters as […]

Mount Vernon Competes in Archery Nationals; Middle School Student Named National Champ

Mount Vernon Competes in Archery Nationals; Middle School Student Named National Champ

Mount Vernon Archery competed in the NASP National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, May 12-14. The Mustangs brought 62 archers and competed in 3 bullseye divisions and a 3D Challenge. Mount Vernon qualified 4 teams which is more than any other Iowa school. There were 39 schools teams from Iowa in both archery disciplines in the […]

Looking to the Future

Looking to the Future

By Bailey Priborsky All students are asked the same question at some point in high school. What are you going to do after you graduate? Over the years the answers may have varied. It may have started out as “I am going to become a rocket scientist” and changed to “I am going to become […]

Block Schedules Less Busy

Block Schedules Less Busy

Opinion by Bailey Priborsky Every day teachers explain new information and by the time they finish the basics the class has ended. The short class periods do not allow for any explanation of the new material. New topics are packed into your head without anytime to ask questions or get help. A normal seven period […]

Sleepless In Mount Vernon

Sleepless In Mount Vernon

By Rachel Bell  Click. She begins to nod off. Click…click… The sounds of her computer keyboard become further and further apart. Click… She finally gives up on the never ending fight to keep her eyes open and drifts away to sleep. Whip! She flings her head up as soon as she realizes what’s happening. Deadline, […]