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Pedersen’s Enthusiasm Attracts Students

Pedersen’s Enthusiasm Attracts Students

By Coy Martin When he first visited the small town of Mount Vernon, Preston Pedersen knew that he was going to enjoy working here for a long time. With the success Mount Vernon has with not only athletics but with academics, Pedersen, a physical education teacher now in his second year at MVHS, knew that […]

Sewing up a Storm

Sewing up a Storm

By Maddie Naeve Walking down the halls of school, most likely one will see a wave of scrunchies. The scrunchie trend has taken over the school. It began by students simply purchasing them from a store and has advanced to asking a friend in a sewing class to make one. Junior Becky Edwards has made […]

Donate to the Penny War by Friday

Donate to the Penny War by Friday

By Jillian McGuire and Oliver Crocker Do you have cash, or coins just lying around? If so, donating to the Penny War is the perfect opportunity for you. The purpose of the Penny War is to help hurricane victims struggling with the aftermath of recent natural disasters. It’s also a competition between other grades. Each […]

MVHS Kicks off the School Year

MVHS Kicks off the School Year

Junior Connor Myers practices ceramics in the art room during fifth hour on Aug. 29. Photo by Josh Jordan.      

Dawa Journeys into Art for Inspiration

Dawa Journeys into Art for Inspiration

By Blaine Schumacher It was missing something. The proportions, structure, and detail was all there, but something was still off about it. No one in the room could quite get what it needed but after some thought the creator did. He grabbed a few oil colors and started mixing. After 10 minutes the solution was […]

Influential Teachers at Mount Vernon High School

Influential Teachers at Mount Vernon High School

By Grace Pisarik The routine for high school students is the same cycle for four years. Wake up at around six, climb out of bed, maybe grab breakfast (if you’re feeling it), and put on clothes that you hope you didn’t wear within the past couple of days. Finally, you carry your 50 pound backpack […]

New Schedule Is Good for Students

New Schedule Is Good for Students

Opinion by Austin Ash Block schedule has been a valuable asset to this school. Walking through the halls of MVHS I hear people talking about how helpful it is to have time to catch up on homework, make up quizzes or get help from a teacher. With our new block schedule, there are four 85-minute […]

Exploring Industrial Technology For Girls Only

Exploring Industrial Technology For Girls Only

By Grace Pisarik It’s that time of year again when the students have to register for their classes for the upcoming year. Mount Vernon High School offers a wide variety of classes to meet their students’ interests. Industrial Technology teacher Shawn Voigt created a new class to be offered only to females next year called […]