Posts Tagged ‘academics’

Look Inside Mount Vernon’s First Day of Block

Look Inside Mount Vernon’s First Day of Block

On Thursdays and Fridays, MVHS will be on a four-period block schedule. Sept 1 was the first day students experienced this new schedule. The Publication and Design class captured some of what happened during the day in the photos below.    

Project Based Learning Explored Through J-Term Classes

Project Based Learning Explored Through J-Term Classes

Mount Vernon High School’s first J-term classes are past the half-way point. The 12-day term of all-day classes which are co-taught offer the flexibility and opportunities for field trips and projects. Below are photos taken by the Video Journalism J-term class, which is reporting on the coursework by creating videos and a book about the […]

Classes in Full Swing at MVHS

Classes in Full Swing at MVHS

High school journalism students captured images from around school of the first week of classes. Days are a bit longer this year with a new start time of 8:15 a.m. and release at 3:15.    

Top 6 Electives at MVHS

Top 6 Electives at MVHS

By Matt Banwart Math, Science, Social Studies, and English all are core classes–classes you have to take. They’re the classes that you go to school for. Electives, however, are the classes and courses that define you; they’re what make you different from the rest. What is the most popular elective at Mount Vernon High School? […]

Students Rate the Hardest Classes at MVHS

Students Rate the Hardest Classes at MVHS

By Riley Hauser There are many classes that are known to be hard. Some are mandatory, such as political science, and others may be electives, as is Honors Composition. But which of these classes help you the most? Should you take the Honors classes? Here is what Mount Vernon seniors say are the ten hardest […]

Students Learn Skills on the Job

Students Learn Skills on the Job

By Haleigh Ehmsen- On Friday, his work week almost over, sophomore Sonny Krob puts his hands on his hips, standing in aisle 6, sighs and then sits on the floor cross-legged to reach his hand behind the row of soups and bring them to the front of the shelf. “His favorite aisles are six and […]

Power Tool Pumpkin Carving Contest

Power Tool Pumpkin Carving Contest

Mr. White’s class ramped up pumpkin carving to a whole new level. Students carved pumpkins using power tools and got quite creative on Thursday. First place went to juniors Kyle Henik and Connor Welch. Kyle is in the featured photo taken by Hannah Wieditz. More photos can be seen if you click on the headline.

Life Skills Class Gives Presentations

Life Skills Class Gives Presentations

Students in Cindy Arnold’s Life Skills class entertained staff and students with presentations during lunch Oct. 28. The students had prepared posters about influential people in history. They discussed facts about the subjects’ lives and answered questions the audience asked. Students also made food to go along with the presentation for the audience to sample. […]

Math Lab Video

Math  Lab Video

Mrs. Miller’s Algebra I class made catapults which shot Skittles toward a target May 26. They had to predict where to place the target based on the height of the desk and the performance of their catapult. View video below:

Students celebrate the continents

Students celebrate the continents

Students in Cindy Arnold’s class put on a party today where the guests of honor were the continents. Pictured holding the posters they made of the continents are Brad Ford (Europe), Jared Clark (Australia), Jacob Steele (Asia), and Sonny Krob (North America). Hunter Ciha was absent from the party, but reported on South America and […]