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‘The Little Mermaid’ Sells Out Seats for Final Performances

‘The Little Mermaid’ Sells Out Seats for Final Performances

Although it’s too late to get tickets to The Little Mermaid, you can see some teasers in this slideshow! Photos by Catherine Yeoman and Sydney Hauser

State Science Olympiad

State Science Olympiad

The Science Olympiad Team had a highly successful season this year. The team ranked 2nd place as a whole on Saturday April 7th at Coe College. In a total of 23 events, the team got 1st place in 4 events,”It was a accomplishing  season, and I’m proud of all the progress we have made” said […]

Athletes’ First Steps on Stage

Athletes’ First Steps on Stage

The Little Mermaid Draws Players to New Field By Maddie Naeve Whether they are performing in football, wrestling, track, or baseball, juniors Paul Ryan, Andrew Louwagie, and Mitchell Louwagie could have been classified as “jocks”.  However, when they auditioned for ensemble in the school musical Feb. 6, they broke the theoretical wall between the arts […]

Watch Our Musicians Perform at Java Jazz

Watch Our Musicians Perform at Java Jazz

See a slideshow of images created by Maggie Dale from the Java Jazz concert held in the high school gym on March 29. Also listen to the music in the videos captured by Paige Zaruba. Java Jazz is a fundraiser for the music department.

Two Mount Vernon Students Attend “March For Our Lives”

Two Mount Vernon Students Attend “March For Our Lives”

By Ben McGuire In wake of the tragic shooting at Parkland High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were murdered, the shooting has reignited a nationwide conversation about gun control, violence and the safety of American schools. Millions of people all over the country have joined the conversation, but the most overwhelming voice […]

Robotics Recap By Jillian McGuire

Robotics Recap By Jillian McGuire

By Jillian McGuire Mount Vernon High School’s robotics team had a very successful season. The kids involved were separated into three teams. Each team had a different name and a different focus. The team Percussive Maintenance qualified for the Vex 2018 Heartland Regional Robotics Championship in Stromsburg, Nebraska. The team was invited to regionals but […]

Perspectives in Speech from a Senior and a Freshman

Perspectives in Speech from a Senior and a Freshman

By Maggie Dale Exhilarating. Nerve-wracking. Magical. Awesome. These are all words senior Zach Vig and freshman Emrys Yamanishi use to describe speech competitions. Vig is on his way out, finishing his fourth year by being nominated to the All-State Festival, while Yamanishi is just starting out.   “I first joined speech because I was excited […]

34 Students Inducted Into MVHS National Honor Society

34 Students Inducted Into MVHS National Honor Society

Story and photo by Ben McGuire On Tuesday, 32 juniors and 2 seniors were inducted into the Mount Vernon National Honor Society. The ceremony was capped off with Principal Steve Brand speaking about the accomplishments of the inductees, and how they represent the “Four Pillars of Mustang Nation.” In order to be inducted the students […]

The Science Olympiad Team’s Preparation for State

The Science Olympiad Team’s Preparation for State

By Lauren McCollum  The Science Olympiad team has gone to two practice competitions so far this season in preparation for state on April 7. After winning state last year the team has been working extremely hard and has been more focused than ever to meet their goal of winning it all again for the second […]

Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer

Snow may still be on the ground outside, but soccer players are preparing for the season with some indoor play. Photos by Reese Panos: