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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 […]

Burning Food in Chemistry

Burning Food in Chemistry

Slideshow by Abby Davidson Chemistry students measure temperature of water to determine calorie content in foods.

Who Needs College Prep Math?

Who Needs College Prep Math?

By Brian Harris Everyone should at least think about taking college prep math. College prep math is a math class taught by Mary Young and the purpose of it is to help prepare kids for the type of math they will face in college. The biggest objective of this class is to be able to […]

Tablets in the Weight Room

Tablets in the Weight Room

By Jake Panos The physical education department at Mount Vernon High School is serious about helping students to not only get fit, but also to increase their speed, strength, and agility, as well as find activities they enjoy so they can continue to be active into their adult lives. This year, they added tablets with […]

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 […]

Geometry Class

Geometry Class

 

Students and Teachers Get Convenient Bond Voting Opportunity

Students and Teachers Get Convenient Bond Voting Opportunity

Story by Paige Zaruba. Voting for the bond at Mount Vernon now is even easier. This year, seniors who are 18 and teachers have a convenient location to share their opinion on the bond. Mount Vernon High School is offering an alternate satellite location, from the usual location of City Hall, for community members to […]

Steve Miller, a man of many talents

Steve Miller, a man of many talents

By Jillian McGuire We know him as the man who makes our day with his sense of humor and speaking in silly voices. He is someone who makes cakes for our birthdays and decorates the school for holidays. Steve Miller is much more to us than a custodian at our school. “I love talking to […]

Change is Coming to MVHS

Change is Coming to MVHS

By Josh Jordan Juniors, sophomores, and freshman are all curious about the new grading system for next year. The new system grading system is called, EBR otherwise known as Evidence-Based Reporting. But one big question for students is “what is EBR?”  Assistant Principal Matt Thede said EBR is ”where teachers collect and use a body […]