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The MV Current

The MV Current

Fall Ideas

Tuttles Orchard

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Fall is a favorite time of the year for many people. It marks the beginning of sweater season, pumpkin lattes, and haunted hayrides with friends. With fall break less than two weeks away, there seemed to be no better time than to release a short list of fun fall activities to do with friends, family, or ...

The Band of Marauders

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

After a long summer of work, The Band of Marauders finally kicked off their season on September 7th at Decatur Central. The band has already performed their 2019 program “Wheel’d” during half-time at home football games. For the first time at Decatur they were finally able to debut their show to a p...

The Auditions

Former student Emily Thomas showing Gabby Bruce and Natalie Marshal the tap dance

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

For some, auditions can be one of the most daunting experiences. Standing in front of 20 pairs of eyes and a focused director can be intimidating, but it is all part of the process that makes a show happen.  August 6th, the Mount Vernon Theatre Department hosted auditions for the fall show, Shrek Th...

No Backpack Rule

items in class

Zyaria Hatcher, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Welcome to "Word on the Street,” a new monthly segment where I will get the run-down on the low-down of what's happening at MV.  This month’s topic will cover the new backpack rule that was introduced at the beginning of this school year.  During summer break, the school sent out a revised list of rules...

State Fair

Zyaria Hatcher, Staff Writer

August 28, 2019

Come one, come all as the old saying goes. This year the Indiana State Fair returned for 17 days of fun from Aug. 2-18. I had the chance to go, and had a blast. From the hair-raising rides, to the delicious food, it was a great experience for my first time going.  I went with a friend and when we first arriv...

Lip-syncing taken to a whole new level

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Reporter

May 24, 2019

The 2019 Mt. Vernon Lip Dub took place on Friday, May 3rd during SRT. The whole school was able to participate and sing along to the songs such as Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X, “Hey Ya” by OutKast, and “Best Day Ever” by Mac Miller that was being played while the students walked through the...

Spring Sing 2019: The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Reporter

May 20, 2019

The Mt. Vernon choir Spring Sing was on Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th. The shows were held at 7 pm in the high school auditorium. “It brings everyone together to celebrate the final performance with the seniors,” said Abigail Tucker, 11. Spring Sing is the whole choir joining to...

DIY muscle tee

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

May 13, 2019

Since Indiana is finally beginning to get out of its winter-during-spring phrase, it is time to get out of long sleeves and sweaters. This is where muscle tees come in. However, if you do not own any muscle tees, it is very simple to create your own DIY muscle tee. The supplies needed are a T-shir...

Enchanting night at prom

Prom court 2019

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Opinions and Copy Editor

May 9, 2019

The Mt. Vernon 2019 prom took place at the Scottish Rite Cathedral on April 20, 2019. The theme for the dance was “Enchanted Evening Under the Stars,” and the venue was beautiful. Many students showed up and danced the night away from 7:30 to 10:30. Festivities took off with dance circles, ...

MV choirs earn Gold ratings at ISSMA

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

May 2, 2019

On April 13, Mt. Vernon High School choirs went to the Indiana State School Music Association’s Large Group Festival. At ISSMA, choral director Ms. Anderson and all MV choirs were evaluated on music performance activities. The choirs sang the choral music they have learned and were judged for the quality...