The MV Current

The MV Current

Special Counsel Investigation

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under News

A Special Counsel investigation is being led by former FBI Director, Robert Mueller, in order to examine possible Russian interference in the 2016 United States election, and coordination between the Russian government and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. George Papadopoulos and Michael Flynn were a...

MSD spirit day

MSD spirit day

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 20, Mt. Vernon High School will honor the lives of the Parkland school shooting victims through a schoolwide spirit day. MV students who wish to participate and show their support are to wear crimson and silver to school. These are the school colors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, w...

The memorable Oscars 2018

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under News

The Oscars took place on March 4, 2018. The awards show celebrated all the movies, soundtracks, and make-up and costumes, as well as the actors of the past year. The night was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. This was the 90th show. “The Shape of Water,” directed by Guillermo del Toro won four awards, inc...

After the Olympics

Joan Lee, MVC News Editor

April 10, 2018


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The Olympics in Pyeongchang has ended. During the 2018 Olympics, North and South Korea made an unprecedented move, forming a joint team. Despite the fact that the two Koreas are still technically at war, tensions eased with the shared ice hockey team. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met South K...

March for Our Lives

March for Our Lives

Emma Clifton, MVC Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


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The high school student survivors of Stoneman Douglas have reconvened after the senseless shooting that killed 17 people. Their purpose is to create change in American society. Along with their efforts for more gun control, the student survivors have appealed to politicians and started the March F...

Turn the page on the old you with these books

Turn the page on the old you with these books

Claire Dorsch, MVC Managing Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Out of the box comes that familiar new-book smell. The corners of the smooth hardcovers are sharp, and the covers glisten and shine. The “New Arrivals” shelf is filled. Mt. Vernon High School's media center receives new shipments all throughout the year, and a new one has just arrived. Some o...

Eighth grade is making an exit

Eighth grade is making an exit

Sydney Blankenship, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Next year, the eighth graders will no longer be at the high school. Instead, they will be moving back into the middle school. The eighth graders first moved to the high school over six years ago. It was supposed to be a temporary move but ended up lasting for multiple years. The eighth graders comin...

What is Elon Musk doing?

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under News

Shooting cars into space and selling flamethrowers online: Elon Musk has had an interesting start to 2018, to say the least. As the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Inc., and The Boring Company, Musk plays a vital role in the future of technological innovations. The Boring Company, which was founded in 2016, has its si...

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