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Mustangs Defeat the Sabers

Mustangs Defeat the Sabers

Photos by Lauren Hauser    

Rhomberg Joins the Mount Vernon High School Family

Rhomberg Joins the Mount Vernon High School Family

By Lauren McCollum It took over four years to unite a family from Mount Vernon with brothers from Haiti. The Rhombergs began the adoption process in 2013, and now this year one of their sons, Nelson, joined the Mount Vernon High School family. “The adoption process was a little over four years long, so as […]

Jack Streicher Reaches 100 Career Wins

Jack Streicher Reaches 100 Career Wins

Story by Paige Zaruba Last Saturday at the sectionals wrestling tournament in Solon, Jack Streicher accomplished a goal and reached his 100th win of his high school wrestling career. “It’s very satisfying and comforting knowing I finally reached 100 wins with only three years of varsity. It’s a big accomplishment for me and it’s something […]

Coach Vance Light: Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

Coach Vance Light: Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame

Video created by Caitlin Babcock, Mattie Hansen, Lauren Hauser, Reagan Light, Kendra Streicher, and Caroline Voss: Vance Light is the head wrestling coach at Mount Vernon High School. He was inducted into the wrestling hall of fame in 2016. He has coached 60 state qualifiers,  three state-qualifying dual teams, six WAMAC conference championships, and five […]

Students Experience Internships

Students Experience Internships

By Reese Panos A new opportunity during J-term this year was to experience internships. Students were able to go off campus to spend 11 days encountering a number of job fields, including professions like dentistry, architecture, and medicine. Senior Ben McGuire interned as a journalist for the Mt. Vernon-Lisbon Sun.There he worked on editing, uploading […]

Academic Decathlon Team to Compete at State

Academic Decathlon Team to Compete at State

By Jake Panos Academic Decathlon, also known as Acadeca, is a competition team that goes to a different school to partake in three events that have to be set around one general topic. The main goal of Acadeca is to score well enough in an interview, taking tests, and giving a two minute improv speech. […]

Students Hear Author Bryan Stevenson

Students Hear Author Bryan Stevenson

Story by Catherine Yeoman On Monday, Jan. 29, a group of Mount Vernon High School students traveled to Iowa State University to hear Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, speak. Stevenson told his story; about his life, his family, becoming a lawyer, and he shared some stories of people who weren’t treated unjustly by the […]

Sophomores March For Unity

Sophomores March For Unity

By Maddie Naeve The Iowa City Ped Mall was flooded by a sea of pink and rainbow on Saturday, Jan. 20. Women from all kinds of backgrounds joined together to profess their unity. Among these women were sophomores Annie Leopold, Megan Zobac, and Caroline Voss. “We started the march with a speaker then we began […]

The End of a Journey

The End of a Journey

By Lauren Hauser For most teams moving towards the end of a sports season, seniors reminisce about the last four years playing with their fellow classmates. But for the Mount Vernon girls’ basketball team, it is much more than that.    This unique group of girls have been playing basketball with each other competitively for […]

Logan Kelly: Champion Archer

Logan Kelly: Champion Archer

Video created by Cooper Bechtold, Nolan Brand, Garrett Hormann, and Thomas Meineke Logan Kelly is a Mount Vernon High School archer. Logan excelled in the sport as he broke almost all of the MVHS male archery records. Also, Logan is the only archer in the world to shoot a perfect 300 in 3D. Logan won […]