Posts Tagged ‘choir’

Rood’s Got Talent

Rood’s Got Talent

By Maggie Dale One could say that freshman Jasper Rood was born to act. His mom was from Iowa and his dad from Wisconsin, but they met in New York City, where they had each moved to pursue acting in the late ‘90s. His parents started dating when they were cast opposite each other in […]

Preparation for All-State Choir

Preparation for All-State Choir

By Lauren Hauser Junior Katheryn Opperman and Sophomores Quinnie Rodman and Ryan Clark make up a trio auditioning for All-State Choir. At Mount Vernon, vocalists are eligible to try out for All State their sophomore year. Fifteen students are auditioning. Opperman, Rodman, and Clark have been working on dynamics, perfecting mouth shapes, learning the music, […]

The Mount Vernon Basketball Experience

The Mount Vernon Basketball Experience

Video Created by Jack Young, Drew Wolfe, and Lucas Moran:

MVHS Choir Performs at U of I Hospital

MVHS Choir Performs at U of I Hospital

Jenna Brannaman, Anne Liberko, Isabella Logan, and Taylor Sherman produced a video about the Mount Vernon Choir for 21st Century Journalistic Writing class. The MVHS choir performed at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic on Dec. 15, 2014. The choir director is Thad Wilkins.  See the video below:

Area Choirs Join Their Voices

Area Choirs Join Their Voices

Mount Vernon choir students performed with Solon and Cornell choirs on Monday night in King Chapel. The choir is directed by Thad Wilkins. Video captured by junior Anne Liberko of three of the songs can be seen below: Ballade to the Moon words and music by Daniel Elder i carry your heart Gloria

MVHS Concert Choir

MVHS Concert Choir

The MVHS concert choir sings “May Your Roads Be Straight and Narrow” at commencement May 18, 2014. <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/dbueZRSx0MY” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

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? […]

View the Manthem

View the Manthem

Spotlight on Brooke Hartman: Singing for the Title in Chicago

Spotlight on Brooke Hartman: Singing for the Title in Chicago

By Abby Gross As the crowd cheers and the last performers bow, the Urbandale Choir is anxiously awaiting their turn to rush the on stage to take a chance at winning the title as the Midwest Regional Champs. Brooke Hartman, junior, was part of the Urbandale Show Choir her freshman year, where she was lucky […]

Concert Choir Sings at Graduation

Concert Choir Sings at Graduation

Listen to the choir’s performance at commencement: