Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

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.

Homecoming Parade Creates Memories for Participants and Spectators

Homecoming Parade Creates Memories for Participants and Spectators

By Tyson Dew The parade Thursday Sept. 21 started at the Mount Vernon Elementary and worked its way up to the First Street Building. Some in the parade walked, rode on floats, and some even rode in Corvettes. Senior homecoming court representative Brian Harris was one of the lucky to ride in the Corvettes. “It […]

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

Marching Band ‘Thrills’ Crowd with Halftime Show

The Mount Vernon Marching Mustangs performed a halftime show “Moonwalk” featuring Michael Jackson music, including a dance within the song “Thriller.” The band is directed by Scott Weber. Thriller: Beat It: Billie Jean:

Homecoming King and Queen Are Revealed

Homecoming King and Queen Are Revealed

Photo Story by Paige Zaruba. Video of Coronation:

Spring sports 2017

Spring sports 2017

Spring sports video created by Sam Kringlen, John Butz, Preston Shultz, Catherine Yeoman, Tristan Wirfs, and Austin Ash:

Chalk the Walk 2017

Chalk the Walk 2017

Chalk the Walk is an event that takes place the first weekend in May in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Children, students, and adults take the time to create their own piece or add to the community project every year. Many people see Chalk the Walk as a way to express themselves through art while others simply […]

Mount Vernon Students Collaborate on Art Wall

Mount Vernon Students Collaborate on Art Wall

In May 2017, Strider Patten, a 2003 Mount Vernon High School alumnus, returned to Mount Vernon to lead a group of students and community members with the creation of the art wall. Each section of the art wall shows a different piece of the community of Mount Vernon. Creators of the video: Grace Pisarik, Grace McCollum, […]

Tristan Wirfs Ranks 2nd in Iowa Shot Put History

Tristan Wirfs Ranks 2nd in Iowa Shot Put History

By Mason Reilly He steps into the circle and walks up to the toe board looking into the throwing area. He turns around and kicks the board, at this time he is going through the form of the glide for his throw. As he walks to the back of the throwing circle he tosses up […]

Cold War Spy Speaks to Students

Cold War Spy Speaks to Students

Story and Video by Lexi Flockhart On April 10, former Cold War Spy Werner Juretzko spoke to Mount Vernon about his experiences. He went into detail about being a prisoner, how the war affected him, and told us what a spy is and what they do. As a child, he lived in Poland learning Polish,German, […]

Hepker Racks Up Hundreds of Views on YouTube Cover

Hepker Racks Up Hundreds of Views on YouTube Cover

By Abby Davidson She did it. She posted her first cover on YouTube after seven takes that she used to compare. Next was sharing the video on social media. The coming hours resulted in an over pouring of support from friends, family, and fellow students that she doesn’t always talk to. Now she’s letting her […]