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Student ID Cards

Student ID Cards

Taylor Jones, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

The new ID cards are no secret. All Mt. Vernon students are to wear them in a visible place all throughout the school day, and could potentially get a detention if they do not. “The ID cards are kind of an inconvenience, but I understand that there are some safety reasons involved,” said Abby...

Lunch Changes

Graci Watson, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Since last year, there have been some small, noticeable changes to the prices of school lunches. This school year, school lunch prices have increased and students are using ID cards to purchase food.  Lunch price last year was $2.95, but this year prices have increased. It may be a small difference...

Jeffrey Epstein

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein, a former financer for his own firm, J. Epstein & Co., ended his life while on suicide watch on August 10 in the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York.  Epstein was in jail on two felony charges. The problem though is when his body was found and the news broke, it was r...

Birds of Passage review

Grant Hess, MVC staff writer

May 23, 2019

“Birds of Passage” is an indie film featuring a diverse cast of colorful characters. The film centers around the Wayuu community in central Mexico, and their adventure into the drug market. The film is definitely a foreign film, with no English at all. All dialogue is in Spanish instead. While th...

Venezuelan coup

Rex Snow, MVC news editor

May 20, 2019

The opposition party of the Venezuelan government led by Juan Guaidó had tired to start a rebellion. Protesting soldiers and national guardsmen stood by his side against the president Nicolás Maduro. Many of Maduro’s commanders and high ranking soldiers aided the opposition against the president. The ...

New emperor of Japan

Rex Snow, MVC news editor

May 17, 2019

There is a new Emperor in Japan. Emperor Naruhito ascended the throne on April 30, 2019, making him Japan’s 126th Emperor. This is the mark of a new era since Naruthito’s father, Emeritus Akihito, took the throne 30 years ago. Akihito had resigned from the thrown due to health reasons. The resignat...

Toxic squishies

Toxic squishies

Zyaria Hatcher, MVC staff writer

May 14, 2019

Squishies are everywhere and you have probably seen them. Squishies are the soft squishable new toys out in the market and are  the toy craze for preschoolers and elementary students. They have the texture and the softness that is perfect for a stress reliever, but besides that, they are just very fu...

Band ISSMA earns a gold

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Saturday, April 13th, Mt. Vernon’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble traveled to Pendleton Heights High School to perform at the Indiana State Student Music Association (ISSMA) contest. The bands had been working vigorously since December to perfect every detail of their selected music. Their hard  wo...

A capella concert

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

May 7, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, the Mt. Vernon A Capella group, Locked Out, performed at the Alumni Center at 7pm. Tickets were $5 for adults and $2 for students The group sang songs such as “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder, “Say Something,” and “No Roots.” There were also featured solos or duets in between...

Taraji P. Henson creates mental health foundation

Zy Hatcher, MVC staff writer

April 30, 2019

Taraji P. Henson has hopes to remove the stigma surrounding mental health issues in the African-American community. She has recently created a mental health institution in memory of her late father, who suffered from mental health issues. On September 22, the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, named a...