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Successful Year for Student Council

Successful Year for Student Council

By Sydney Hauser The Mount Vernon Student Council is taking a more visible role in serving students and the community. Representatives of the 2017-2018 council chose to primarily focus on the student body along with various small community service projects. “This year student council is much more organized and focused,”  said adviser Margo Massey. “They […]

Magical Night 2017

Magical Night 2017

Every year in Mount Vernon, the town has a night celebrating the holiday season. This video, created by Brian Harris, Elijah Recalde, Lauren McCollum, Cian Meier-Gast, Cameron Ling, and Kendra Streicher, showcases the elementary art display, carols by the high school choir, and cookie decorating hosted by the student council.

Fundraising Fail

Fundraising Fail

By Maggie Dale When the MVHS Student Council needed to raise some funds, they decided to try a different kind of fundraiser that wouldn’t cost them anything to hold – an “annoying noises” fundraiser. Each day during the passing periods, they would play a different noise or song over the intercom. These noises ranged from […]

Students to DJ Homecoming Dance

Students to DJ Homecoming Dance

By Cody Connolly On Saturday, Sept. 19, th e Mount Vernon High School will hold its annual homecoming dance from 9 p.m. to midnight in the high school commons. Photos will be taken from 9:00 to 10:30 p.m. This year, instead of paying for a DJ, senior Matt HermsenWhite will be playing the music at […]

Student Council Decides on New Apparel

By MeLynn Lewis- “Hand in your man card,” is what history teacher and student council adviser Ed Timm said to senior Greyson Snyder when talking about student council apparel. Greyson decided to show his knowledge on the latest fashion trends by using the word “heather.” “It’s like a dark shade of one color mixed with […]

Water Bottle Fountain on Student Council’s Wish List

By Matt Banwart New water fountains, Mr. MVHS, important conferences, and holiday decor, were all topics discussed at the Jan. 24 Student Council meeting. The meeting was originally planned for the 23rd but got backed up a day due to a two hour delay. President Cory Brannaman and many other members of the council have […]

YUDA Bands Sold to Fund Education

YUDA Bands Sold to Fund Education

By Hannah Wieditz The student council and a few select Spanish 4 students have been providing the community with a chance to give back by selling YUDA bands. YUDA is derived from “ayuda” which means “help” in Spanish. This name is fitting because for each 175 bracelets sold, a selected underpriveleged student from a developing […]

And the winner is…Zak Moran

And the winner is…Zak Moran

Our new Mr. MVHS has been crowned, metaphorically speaking. (Student council needs to work on getting a symbol for the reigning royalty.) Senior Zak Moran won the most points from the judges, and also won the coveted People’s Choice Award for getting the popular vote. Other awards presented were Cody Burgin 2nd Place overall; Paul […]

Student Council Puts up Mustang Tree

Student Council Puts up Mustang Tree

By Haleigh Ehmsen- Introducing the first Mustang Tree! The idea was brought up in a student council meeting, by a few members who thought it would be a fun way to spread winter spirit in the school. Zehra Khan, a senior and co-president of the student council said that the council decided to call it […]

Student Council Update – October 28

Student Council Update – October 28

By Cory Brannaman (Freshman Representative) – Meeting Date: October 28, 2010 The student council had a meeting during 1st Hour today. We discussed a possible fundraiser called Pennies for Peace in the Elementary School. These pennies raised would benefit students in poor and war-torn countries. Also, the MVHS Student Council now has a Facebook page! […]