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2017 IHSPA Experience

2017 IHSPA Experience

By Abby Davidson Twenty three Mount Vernon journalism students traveled to the University of Iowa Oct. 26, joining over 900 students at the Iowa High School Press Association Fall Conference. The event is attended by high school journalists where awards are presented and educational sessions are attended. “It was really exciting to meet other journalism […]

People and their Pets: Dario’s Parrot, Rosie

People and their Pets: Dario’s Parrot, Rosie

By Antonio Cabrera A majority of people have some sort of pet. Some choose cats and dogs while others get more exotic pets. For example, junior Dario Kristic has a yellow headed amazon parrot named Rosie. The parrot is an endangered species in Mexico, and is a popular choice for people looking for a pet […]

Mount Vernon Football Game Photos Against Williamsburg Nov. 3

Mount Vernon Football Game Photos Against Williamsburg Nov. 3

Photo story by Paige Zaruba and Catherine Yeoman.

Diversity Conference

Diversity Conference

By Abby Davidson This year students took a trip to Cedar Falls at UNI for the Diversity Conference with Mrs. Erickson. The students listened to keynote speaker Jason Sole, who is the leader of the Minneapolis branch of NAACP, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Sole spoke on social justice issues, police […]

People and their pets ‘A bunny named Smore’

People and their pets ‘A bunny named Smore’

By Jillian McGuire Freshman Lauren Kephart has a pet, unlike most people’s pet. Her pet is a bunny named S’more whom she nicknamed Snuggle Bunny. Kephart and her two sisters, Mckenna and Halie, begged their parents for months almost every day starting three years ago January for a little bunny. “I remember every day when […]

Singing The Blues Away

By Elijah Dorn-Recalde   Mat Zobac has been interested in music ever since he was a kid. His music career has taken him from the classrooms at MVHS all the way to streets of Mount Vernon. His musical career really started to take off, when he was in eighth grade. Thought out his career he […]

District Cross Country Photos

District Cross Country Photos

The Mount Vernon-Lisbon boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed at Solon on Thurs. Oct. 19 in the state-qualifying meet. The girls’ team placed eighth overall with sophomore Aubrey Frey punching her ticket to state as an individual runner. Frey finished 15th in the class 3A girls meet with a time of 20:26. The boys’ […]

Homecoming Coronation

Homecoming Coronation

By Elijah Recalde “There are a lot of great things about this school and just being nominated to the homecoming court was just an honor and a privilege,” said senior Brian Harris. The annual high school Homecoming Coronation and Powder Puff game took place Sept. 20. Seniors Grace Pettinger and Clayton Lloyd were elected to […]

JV Football Beats Mid-Prairie

JV Football Beats Mid-Prairie

By Coy Martin “Let’s go Mustangs” “Come on Stangs” If you were at the JV football game when they were playing Mid-Prairie these are just some of the cheers coming from the home crowd as they cheered on their Mustangs Monday night. The Mustangs played a tough game against the Golden Hawks, going back and […]

Surfers Beat the Bikers

Surfers Beat the Bikers

By Connor Bilden   The flag football powder puff game was played at the old middle school field in Mount Vernon on Thursday, Sept. 21. When the game started around 8 p.m. it was 78 degrees with a breeze. The game was played between the Bikers (freshman and junior girls) and the Surfers (sophomore and […]