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Two Mount Vernon Students Attend “March For Our Lives”

Two Mount Vernon Students Attend “March For Our Lives”

By Ben McGuire In wake of the tragic shooting at Parkland High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were murdered, the shooting has reignited a nationwide conversation about gun control, violence and the safety of American schools. Millions of people all over the country have joined the conversation, but the most overwhelming voice […]

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.

Statistics Class Takes a Shot

Statistics Class Takes a Shot

Photos by Sydney Hauser Mount Vernon statistics students shot baskets in the classroom on Tues. March 27th. The students were collecting data to help them better understand sampling and populations.

Tennis Team Practices Before the Snow

Tennis Team Practices Before the Snow

Before the snowstorm over the weekend, the tennis team found it easier to practice. Slideshow by Jillian McGuire

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