Archive for the ‘Band’ Category

Color Guard Sparkles in Performance

Color Guard Sparkles in Performance

By Summer Everhart “It took three shampoos and two conditioners just to get the tangle out, and 2 weeks later I still had glitter in my hair,” said sophomore, Erin Fencl, when talking about the sacrifices one makes if she is a Mount Vernon Color Guard member. Color Guard members struggle to get the perfect […]

Marching Band Places Third in Competition

Marching Band Places Third in Competition

By Paige Zaruba The Marching Mustangs placed third out of eight Class 3A bands Saturday at Mount Pleasant. The 97 members of the band performed four songs at competition. Drum majors Chelsea Wallace, Tori Steiner, and Quinnie Rodman conduct and lead the band through performances on Friday nights and some Saturdays. Wallace, a senior, has […]

Drumming Dreams

Drumming Dreams

By Nick Leopold If you walk through the fine arts hallway at Mount Vernon High School, you may be lucky enough to hear our band playing. Standing in the back would be a drummer, sophomore Beckett Christensen, working hard to maintain the speed and tempo. But Christensen puts much more time into drumming than just […]

Holiday Concert

Holiday Concert

The Mount Vernon High School Band and Orchestra performed a holiday concert Monday, Dec. 14 in the district auditorium. The bands are directed by Scott Weber, and the orchestra is directed by Tabitha Rasmussen. Watch videos posted below: “A Nasty Bit of Blues” Jazz Band “Swingin’ on the Housetop” Symphonic Band “Twenty Carols in Two […]

Band Marches out New Show

Band Marches out New Show

By Maggie Dale On Friday, September 11, the Mustang Marching Band trooped onto the football field under the direction of a new leader for the first time this year. Scott Weber, Mount Vernon’s new high school band director, started two weeks before school began. “So far he’s an amazing marching band teacher,” said sophomore clarinetist […]

Marching Band Celebrates the Magic of Harry Potter

Marching Band Celebrates the Magic of Harry Potter

Watch video of the halftime performance Oct. 24 of the Mustang Marching Band:

Mustangs Win Homecoming!

Mustangs Win Homecoming!

Coming from behind after an early field goal by Monticello, the Mustangs triumphed 10-3. Mickey Hines 75-yard punt return 4th quarter and the accompanying 2-point conversion turned the game around.

‘T’was the Night Before Christmas’ Band Video

‘T’was the Night Before Christmas’  Band Video

“T’was the Night Before Christmas” – Peter Blair Performed by the MVHS Symphonic Band Conducted by Bernie Moore Narrator: Joe Wallace

Band Halftime Show

Band Halftime Show

Watch the marching band’s homecoming halftime show of songs from “The Lion King.”  The band is directed by Bernie Moore.

All School Assembly

All School Assembly

Athletes, activities, and alumni were recognized at the all-school homecoming assembly today in the high school gym.  The cheering was deafening as the high school students packed the west side of the gym and the middle school students packed the east side.  The elementary students filled the gym floor–and many came prepared with hand-made signs […]