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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.

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.

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.

Choir at King Chapel

Choir at King Chapel

Story by Preston Shultz The Mount Vernon Choir put on a concert along with the Cornell College and Solon High School Oct. 15. The concert took place in King Chapel, as it has in past years. The choirs performed songs together and on their own. “We had a day where we went over to Solon […]

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 […]

Band members proud of halftime show

Band members proud of halftime show

By Brian Harris Boom! Boom! The drum rumbles, bodies jerk in unnatural ways like the undead yet, together in sync as the Mount Vernon marching band performs “Thriller” for the halftime show. The Mount Vernon marching band prepares for their half time performance extensively because they want it to be almost perfect when they perform. […]

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 […]