Articles By: MVHS Staff

Finding a New Home

Finding a New Home

By Josh Jordan Bonnie Ahrens has been teaching students for 11 years and counting. She first started teaching art during college at a Catholic school, because they could not afford licensed teachers. She eventually made her way until she finally started teaching at Mount Vernon High School. Before teaching at Mount Vernon, she taught at […]

Paul Ryan Reaches 100 Wins Milestone

Paul Ryan Reaches 100 Wins Milestone

Story by Paige Zaruba. After a short week of competing, another Mustang wrestler has reached 100 wins. This time, it’s junior Paul Ryan, competing at 170 pounds for his postseason run. During an eventful day at districts, Ryan and his coaches didn’t even realize that he reached this milestone. Just a few short days later, […]

Successful Year for Student Council

Successful Year for Student Council

By Sydney Hauser The Mount Vernon Student Council is taking a more visible role in serving students and the community. Representatives of the 2017-2018 council chose to primarily focus on the student body along with various small community service projects. “This year student council is much more organized and focused,”  said adviser Margo Massey. “They […]

Launching Tennis Balls

Launching Tennis Balls

By Brian Harris Trebuchets marked a huge historic moment for the science of physics. In physics class, which is taught by Heather Allen, students are tasked with building trebuchets. The trebuchets are supposed to be smaller than one meter in length, width and height so that the trebuchets aren’t capable of breaking. With the trebuchets, […]

Are You Proud to be a Mustang?

Are You Proud to be a Mustang?

Opinion By Maddie Naeve Being a high school student means letting go and having fun with your classmates. This could mean going all out for dress up days, supporting the student athletes at a game, or attending school dances in order to have the best time you can while being stuck in high school. I […]

What to look forward to in 2018 activities

What to look forward to in 2018 activities

By Josh Jordan In Spring 2018 there are so many things to look forward to whether that is in sports, clubs, or even classes. In archery Senior Brandon Lockner feels this upcoming season has potential. Lockner said,“They show potential. We have several good shooters, who are willing to work hard, but to win a state […]

A Look into Classrooms in February

                                               

CARE Conference Turns MLK Holiday into an Opportunity for Understanding

CARE Conference Turns MLK Holiday into an Opportunity for Understanding

By Abby Davidson C.A.R.E. Connect. Absorb. Respond. Empower. Those were the words repeated on Jan 15 the day we celebrated MLK Day here at Mount Vernon High School. Students started the day in the gym, listening to the opening ceremony lead by Principal Steve Brand, English teacher Leigh Ann Erickson, and keynote speaker Stacey Walker, […]

Mustangs Defeat the Sabers

Mustangs Defeat the Sabers

Photos by Lauren Hauser    

Rhomberg Joins the Mount Vernon High School Family

Rhomberg Joins the Mount Vernon High School Family

By Lauren McCollum It took over four years to unite a family from Mount Vernon with brothers from Haiti. The Rhombergs began the adoption process in 2013, and now this year one of their sons, Nelson, joined the Mount Vernon High School family. “The adoption process was a little over four years long, so as […]