Posts Tagged ‘2013’

Jacob’s Match Is Senior Night Highlight

Jacob’s Match Is Senior Night Highlight

By Ashley Ruden Mount Vernon took on the Solon Spartans and the Benton Bobcats Jan. 30 in the senior’s last home team dual. Eleven seniors will be leaving this year. Not only was it senior night, but it was a night to remember. Senior Jacob Steele, the student assistant coach, wrestled his last match against […]

MVHS Archery Team Places 2nd in NASP Tourney

The Mount Vernon Archery Club proudly welcomed school teams from Iowa and surrounding states to Iowa’s Largest and Best NASP Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 4, to Cornell College’s Small Indoor Sports Arena. Twenty-seven schools, over 800 archers and about 2,500 spectators witnessed a spectacular scene of 60 targets and over 100 archers spread in a […]

‘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

Both Robotics Teams Qualify for State

Both Robotics Teams Qualify for State

The two robotics teams from Mount Vernon High School competed Saturday, Nov. 16, in an FTC-Iowa qualifying tournament held in Mount Vernon. Out of the 24 teams competing, only 4 earned a spot at the upcoming state tournament. Two of those spots went to Mount Vernon’s teams and each received a major award from a […]

Volleyball Team Moves on to Semifinals

Volleyball Team Moves on to Semifinals

The Mustangs beat the Sheldon Orabs in three sets Tuesday night at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids 25-17, 25-16, and 25-21. The 3A semifinal match is at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. Tickets will be sold starting at 7:45 a.m. in the Mount Vernon High School entrance or during the day in the […]

Senior Team Wins Shaving Cream Classic

Senior Team Wins Shaving Cream Classic

By Maggie Rechkemmer The eighth annual Shaving Cream Classic boys volleyball tournament was held on Friday, Nov. 8. This event was held to raise money for the high school yearbook team, and ended up raising a total of $450.00 through T-shirt sales and admission. Yearbook adviser JoAnn Gage said that the proceeds will be just […]

‘Aida’ cast: auditions are worth the risk

‘Aida’ cast: auditions are worth the risk

By Hannah Wieditz Judgment. It’s what many humans are afraid of, yet it is routine for the Mount Vernon High School students who audition for plays and musicals every year. For all theater productions, students must prove their acting abilities in front of the judges to win the part they desire. And musicals require a […]

Volleyball Team to Play Mediapolis in 3A Regionals

Volleyball Team to Play Mediapolis in 3A Regionals

The Mustangs are set to play the Mediapolis Bulldogs 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at West Liberty High School. Mount Vernon beat Camanche in three straight sets on Halloween night to a crowd of costumed students.

“Just Killing Time” written and performed by class

“Just Killing Time” written and performed by class

During the last week of October, classes squeezed into Mrs. Richardson’s room to see the play written and produced by her Dramatic Interpretation of Literature class.  The play is about Sophomore Ben Alger, who plays himself, studying for a history test.  In doing so, he meets some famous figures in history. View it at the […]

Young Teams Worked Hard for Chance at State

Young Teams Worked Hard for Chance at State

By Maggie Rechkemmer– Running across the finish line no matter what race is always an amazing feeling, but an even better feeling is knowing you’ve made it to the top. Mount Vernon-Lisbon Cross Country runners experienced this on Oct. 24 in Solon at the District meet when both teams found out they qualified for the […]