Prepare for Homecoming Week Prepare for Homecoming Week

Prepare for Homecoming Week

Our court has been selected and dress-up days have been set. Here’s what you need to know for homecoming week. Dress up Days By Abby Davidson Monday- Twin Day Tuesday- Country vs Country Club Day Wednesday- Generation Day Freshmen- Babies, Sophomores- Toddlers, Juniors- Parents, Seniors- Senior Citizens Thursday- Powderpuff Day Friday- Spirit Day Every year […]

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New Teacher Q & A New Teacher Q & A

New Teacher Q & A

By Maggie Dale Mrs. Caitlin Bienemann: Q: What do you like about Mount Vernon? A: The students are so nice. I love the town and how welcoming it’s been.  I graduated from Mount Vernon in ’04, so I’m happy to be back. Q: Tell us something we don’t know about you? A: I’m good at […]

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Mount Vernon’s Future Cheer Squad Mount Vernon’s Future Cheer Squad

Mount Vernon’s Future Cheer Squad

By Jessika Brokel Many little boys and girls have a dream to be just like the high school students. Some want to be the star football player on the team, and others want to be out on the field just like the cheerleaders. Many children achieved this dream on Friday, Sept. 16, during Mini Mustangs […]

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Featured Activities

Marching Band Places Third in Competition

Marching Band Places Third in Competition

By Paige Zaruba The Marching Mustangs placed third out of eight Class 3A bands Saturday at Mount Pleasant. The 97 members of the band performed four songs at competition. Drum majors Chelsea Wallace, Tori Steiner, and Quinnie Rodman conduct and lead the band through performances on Friday nights and some Saturdays. Wallace, a senior, has […]

Sep 20, 2016 10:54

Opinion

Greater Than Ourselves

Greater Than Ourselves

   By Alyssa Maddocks    Walking out of the dimly lit lobby, I feel a small tug on the back of my sweat-soaked T-shirt. Standing behind me is a young girl wearing a chalk-stained dress, peering up at me with large brown eyes. I drop to my knees to level our gaze and she quickly […]

Sep 21, 2016 13:01

Video

Mount Vernon’s Future Cheer Squad

Mount Vernon’s Future Cheer Squad

By Jessika Brokel Many little boys and girls have a dream to be just like the high school students. Some want to be the star football player on the team, and others want to be out on the field just like the cheerleaders. Many children achieved this dream on Friday, Sept. 16, during Mini Mustangs […]

Sep 22, 2016 8:56

Recent Articles

Prepare for Homecoming Week

Prepare for Homecoming Week

Our court has been selected and dress-up days have been set. Here’s what you need to know for homecoming week. Dress up Days By Abby Davidson Monday- Twin Day Tuesday- Country vs Country Club Day Wednesday- Generation Day Freshmen- Babies, Sophomores- Toddlers, Juniors- Parents, Seniors- Senior Citizens Thursday- Powderpuff Day Friday- Spirit Day Every year […]

Meet Our Foreign Exchange Students

Meet Our Foreign Exchange Students

New Teacher Q & A

New Teacher Q & A

By Maggie Dale Mrs. Caitlin Bienemann: Q: What do you like about Mount Vernon? A: The students are so nice. I love the town and how welcoming it’s been.  I graduated from Mount Vernon in ’04, so I’m happy to be back. Q: Tell us something we don’t know about you? A: I’m good at […]

Mount Vernon’s Future Cheer Squad

Mount Vernon’s Future Cheer Squad

By Jessika Brokel Many little boys and girls have a dream to be just like the high school students. Some want to be the star football player on the team, and others want to be out on the field just like the cheerleaders. Many children achieved this dream on Friday, Sept. 16, during Mini Mustangs […]

School Bond Does Not Pass

School Bond Does Not Pass

By Blaise Anton Mount Vernon’s proposed school bond vote resulted in an overwhelming “no”. The community members voted on Tuesday, Sept. 13, regarding a $15.9 million bond. The proposal included providing funds to many remodeling, construction, and additions to the high school. Voters were asked to simply vote yes, or no. Sixty-three percent of voters […]

Greater Than Ourselves

Greater Than Ourselves

   By Alyssa Maddocks    Walking out of the dimly lit lobby, I feel a small tug on the back of my sweat-soaked T-shirt. Standing behind me is a young girl wearing a chalk-stained dress, peering up at me with large brown eyes. I drop to my knees to level our gaze and she quickly […]

Nutrition Struggles

Nutrition Struggles

By Joshua Jordan You work hard to get through your first day of school. Then all of a sudden the bell rings, signifying the time for lunch. You and your friends rush down the hallway to be the first in line. Then you noticed it: the milk is a different brand, the cheese on your […]

Hammer Time

Hammer Time

By Cale Snedden The varsity volleyball team took on a fierce Dyersville Beckman Tuesday, but had no problem sweeping them in three sets. Coming into the season, the Mustangs were ranked second in Class 3A. The team didn’t have the ending they wanted last year so this year they are on a mission: to win […]

Marching Band Places Third in Competition

Marching Band Places Third in Competition

By Paige Zaruba The Marching Mustangs placed third out of eight Class 3A bands Saturday at Mount Pleasant. The 97 members of the band performed four songs at competition. Drum majors Chelsea Wallace, Tori Steiner, and Quinnie Rodman conduct and lead the band through performances on Friday nights and some Saturdays. Wallace, a senior, has […]

The Competitive Side of Art

The Competitive Side of Art

  By Maggie Dale He narrows his eyes, concentrating first on the photograph in front of him, then on the crisp sheet of paper laid out on the table. As he carefully sketches the lines, the shape of a hand begins to appear. Senior Journey Dawa bases his drawing, depicting a pair of weathered hands […]