Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

We Must Teach Understanding

We Must Teach Understanding

Opinion by Alina Merlak Imagine the school playground. For some, this was place of good memories, laughing with friends over childish jokes, and enjoying the carefree nature of being a kid. But for others, the school grounds remind them of the times they didn’t fit in, the different ways they were picked on, or how […]

MTSS Check-in: The School’s Prison

MTSS Check-in: The School’s Prison

Opinion by Blaine Schumacher Mount Vernon has introduced a new 20-minute time period into the MTSS class period. During this time, all students must stay inside their assigned class unless they are claimed, or they have a pass. Students understand that this time was put in place to reduce the amount of distractions while also […]

New Schedule Is Good for Students

New Schedule Is Good for Students

Opinion by Austin Ash Block schedule has been a valuable asset to this school. Walking through the halls of MVHS I hear people talking about how helpful it is to have time to catch up on homework, make up quizzes or get help from a teacher. With our new block schedule, there are four 85-minute […]

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Movie Review

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Movie Review

The Beauty And The Beast: 7/10 roses Lowdown: Classic animation film unburied and brought to life. Rated: G Now Showing At: Bijou Movie Theater, Wehrenberg Galaxy 16 Cine, Carmike Wynnsong Theaters, and Marcus Coral Ridge Theaters. Review By Grace McCollum The March 17 release of the film Beauty And The Beast Starring Emma Watson and […]

Top 9 Books Checked Out at the MVHS Library

Top 9 Books Checked Out at the MVHS Library

By Clara Conroy Do you need a new book to read to fill your free time? Many students often have trouble finding what book is right for them to read. A good place to start is with books popular among your friends. Below are the top nine most popular reads at the Mount Vernon High […]

Survey Reveals Favorite Teachers at MVHS

Survey Reveals Favorite Teachers at MVHS

By Zach Kolker In an email survey conducted this semester, students at Mount Vernon High School voted on who their favorite teacher was. One hundred students responded to the survey. Though there are many amazing teachers at this school, these are the top five most liked: #4 Mr. Sotillo and Mrs. Henik (Tie) With six percent of […]

Parking Needs Improvement

Parking Needs Improvement

Opinion by Garrett Welch Students and visitors face problems with parking during school and at sporting events held in the Mount Vernon High School gym. Problems vary from no parking spots in the parking lots to cars being backed up all the way to Highway 30. The solution to this problem isn’t easy but the […]

No more PE for Student Athletes

No more PE for Student Athletes

Opinion by Zach Kolker Student athletes have it rough here at Mount Vernon High School. Athletes who have PE the same semester as their sport have to work at twice or more a day. The many sports that are offered here have practice after school for two or more hours every day. That’s more time […]

We Should Have Voted ‘Yes’ to the Bond

We Should Have Voted ‘Yes’ to the Bond

Opinion by Cale Snedden Recently our district has turned down the chance of a lifetime. We as a community refused to build a new complex for our athletes and a new auditorium for our musical programs. In a result of 64 to 36 percent, the bond issue for this new addition for the community was […]

Top 5 Netflix Shows at MVHS

Top 5 Netflix Shows at MVHS

By Jack Streicher
Do you ever find yourself drowning in free time with nothing to do? Or feel like you need something relaxing to do before you go to bed? Well now there is an answer to your problems. The answer is Netflix, an American entertainment company that provides online streaming of television series and movies. If you do not have access to a device that can stream Netflix then you may get what you want by DVD in the mail. Netflix is available for only $7.99 a month after recieving your first month free. The Mustang Moon sent out an survey via email in search of the top five favorite Netflix shows in MVHS.