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Military Club

Military Club

Sophia Dewael, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Military Club is a Mt.Vernon club that was recently started by Mr. Larkins and Sgt. Gabbard. The club meets every Wednesday from 4-6 pm after school and teaches about things like military information, nutrition, finance, and fitness. In an average meeting, an hour is spent doing physical exercise, and th...

Oscars Recap

Gabe Thomas, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

On February 9, 2020 Hollywood’s biggest stars all gathered for the 92nd Academy Awards, and it was a historical night. Since there was not a host this year, singer Janelle Monae performed a song that celebrated all the movies that came out this year. She received a standing ovation.  Other a...

Boy Scouts Bankruptcy

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

On February 18, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy. The Boy Scouts of America declared their bankruptcy just after their 110th anniversary. The nonprofit organization is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States and has an estimated two million active members and over...

Sociology Field Trip 2020

Taylor Jones, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18th, I went on Mr. Clarkson's Sociology field trip to visit the Hancock County Courthouse and Jail. We were dismissed from our 1st block classes and congregated by the athletic entrance so Mr. Clarkson could take attendance before we got on the bus. The bus ride in itself was pret...

The Royals have Left

Piper Todd, Staff Photographer/Writer

March 2, 2020

The royals have left behind the royal family. Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, have decided to resign from the royal life. The announcement came after months of speculation from followers of the royal family who believed the couple would make the decision. Uproar has not be...

Auschwitz 75th Anniversary

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

The liberation of Auschwitz, an infamous concentration camp in Poland was a camp liberated by the Soviet Union in 1945. Auschwitz-Birkenau began operations in 1940 and initially served as a detention center for political prisoners. It became the largest of the extermination centers when the Nazi’s e...

Grammys 2020 Recap

Gabe Thomas, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

The 2020 Grammys occurred on January 26, 2020 and here is the recap of the award ceremony.  The Grammys opened with Lizzo singing her hits “Cuz I Love You” and “Truth Hurts.” Then host, Alicia Keys, came out to speak about the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, since they were in the stadium that ...

Coronavirus Outbreak

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

An outbreak of a virus known as the coronavirus has broken out in Wuhan, China. A coronavirus is a group of viruses that forms into a disease.  Nearly 60 million people are on lockdown in mainland China, including almost all the major cities. There have been over 40,000 cases reported globally, and...

The Grammys

Piper Todd, Staff Photographer/Writer

February 13, 2020

Here come the Grammys. Hosted on January 26, 2020 the Grammys were broadcast to people around the country. Many people excitedly attended in hopes of seeing their favorite actors and music artists. With the excitement and the fun, some fans had the times of their lives. Many musical artists went home that night wi...

11 Year Old Opening Fire on School

Zyaria Hatcher, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

On January 6th, in Coahuila, Mexico, a teacher and six other students were injured at a private school, Cervantes de Torreon School when an 11 year old student opened fire. The student who opened fire was later killed.  Students said that he warned some classmates and said, “today is the day.” ...