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Tristan Wirfs: Mustang to Hawkeye Football Player

Tristan Wirfs: Mustang to Hawkeye Football Player

Video by Drew Adams, Nick Leopold, Casey Noska, Max Siders, and Garrett Welch Tristan Wirfs (Mount Vernon High School Class of 2017) was an extremely successful athlete in high school, becoming an offensive lineman at the University of Iowa. In wrestling, Wirfs was a state qualifier his sophomore and junior years and finished his career […]

J-Term Day 2

J-Term Day 2

As the video journalism class learns to use cameras, explore the other J-term classes with them through their practice photos:

J-Term Enters Third Year

J-Term Enters Third Year

 

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.

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 […]

MVHS Choir Performs at Hospital

MVHS Choir Performs at Hospital

The Mount Vernon High School choir performed at University of Iowa Hospital on Dec. 11, 2017 under the direction of Thad Wilkins. Video by Matt Thede.

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 […]

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 […]