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What Did You Think of J-Term?

What Did You Think of J-Term?

Marissa Cranston, Grace McCollum, and Destiny Wood ask students about their experiences in Mount Vernon’s first ever J-Term in the video below. They also conducted a survey and share the results of the survey of the sophomores, juniors, and seniors (Who were allowed to choose their classes.) Results were very positive. Out of 252 students […]

The Turf Field We Need

The Turf Field We Need

By Mitchell Kragenbrink In 2013, Cornell College upgraded their field to have turf instead of grass. To many in our high school who were associated with the football team, this was a blessing. A lot of students wanted administration to make a deal with Cornell as a turf field is better in many aspects to […]

‘Footloose’ Premieres Tonight

‘Footloose’ Premieres Tonight

The MVHS theater department is putting on the musical “Footloose” this weekend and next in the district auditorium. The show is about a teenager who moves to a small town that doesn’t allow dancing. Ren McCormack, played by junior Bryce Cox, tries to get the town to have a rock ‘n’ roll prom, against the […]

Our Favorite Substitute Teachers

Our Favorite Substitute Teachers

The Top Five Subs  By Bryce Cox For the typical student at Mount Vernon High School, a full day of taking notes, quizzes, and tests can be extremely stressful. Most people would agree that on some days it can get to be too much. Often times there is no better way to relieve the anxieties […]

Homecoming Court Announced

Homecoming Court Announced

Our 2013 Homecoming Court was announced on Wednesday. Coronation will be after the parade Thursday, Oct. 3, on the football field. The parade starts at 6:30 at the elementary school. The evening ends with the powderpuff football game. Teams are Monsters and Minions.

Mustangs fall to Spartans in first home game

Mustangs fall to Spartans in first home game

Twelve years. We’ll have to wait another one to try to take down Solon, which has won the last 11 match-ups. Mount Vernon lost, 31-8 in the first game this year, in non-district play. The sole Mustang touchdown was made by sophomore Connor Herrmann off a 40-yard pass play by quarterback Jake Pisarik, a senior. […]

Senior Class Takes Group Photo

Senior Class Takes Group Photo

The senior class took their annual group photo today in front of Mount Vernon High School.  Although the sun may have caused some serious squinting, the weather was nice, and the group had fun together.

Many Changes Welcomed at Prom

Many Changes Welcomed at Prom

By Hannah Wieditz- With a grand march and a new venue, prom this year wasn’t like the past proms hosted by the high school. For the past four years, the dance has been held at the African American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids. In the year 2013, the Prom Committee pushed to have the […]

Prom Slideshow

Prom Slideshow

Slideshow of photos from prom, held April 27, 2013 at the Celebrations Barn in Solon.

Prom Grand March

Prom Grand March

Parents and community members gathered in the gym at 5:15 Saturday to see prom attendees show off their gowns and tuxedos. It was the first grand march since 2010, and the event was well-attended. It was emceed by activities director Joe Wallace and organized by prom chair Trista Lynner. See video of the march in […]