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The MV Current

The MV Current

Superintendent moves on

Maggie Brown, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2018

In a statement released late on the night of Thursday, May 17, it was announced that Dr. Shane Robbins would become the superintendent of the Kershaw County School district. He will be replacing Dr. Frank Morgan, who is retiring after over a decade of holding the seat. Dr. Robbins has been the su...

New royal baby: Prince Louis

Joan Lee, MVC News Editor

May 22, 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third child into the world on April 23. Kate Middleton bore a healthy boy, who was publicly introduced to the world on the steps of the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, west London. Prince William and Kate Middleton waited four days before reveal...

Potential Supreme Court Justice retirement

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Reporter

May 21, 2018

Speculation of conservative Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has been the focus of recent discussion in the political sphere, as his departure would have a significant impact on the federal government. Anthony Kennedy himself has given no indication that he will retire soon, but ...

Korean peace?

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018

The Korean Peninsula has experienced conflict ever since its division into North and South Korea after 1945. This strife between the two countries got worse when the Korean War broke out in 1950 and ended with an armistice agreement. While the fighting eventually stopped in 1953, the war has never offi...

New: Mt. Vernon Academy

New: Mt. Vernon Academy

Emma Clifton, MVC Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018

Mt. Vernon is starting something new. As the town of Fortville expands, integrating with Fishers, Mt. Vernon is challenged to meet the need with a few expansions of its own. What started out as an idea to better the school system, developed into an idea to create Mt. Vernon Academy. Nyjia Thompson Pri...

AP prep and stress

AP prep and stress

Emme Longman, MVC Sports Editor

May 11, 2018

Beware: AP tests are coming soon. When AP tests are around the corner, many students get very stressed and start preparing in a variety of ways. “We do a lot of preparation for AP test in class,” said Emily Thomas, 11. “Especially in my AP Lit class, we do a lot of review.” Advanced s...

Ribbons for Columbine

Maggie Brown, MVC Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

April 20, 2018, marked the 19th anniversary of the school shooting at Columbine High School. This day was designated as a day that students all across America could walk out of class in protest of gun laws, but, more importantly, in remembrance of the lives lost at and since the Columbine shooting. ...

Indiana primary candidates

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

May 4, 2018

Indiana holds its primary elections on May 8, 2018. At the primaries, voters choose their preferred candidates from a political party, Democrat or Republican, to run as the official candidate for a variety of offices in November. This year, Hoosiers can vote for positions from United States Senator to l...

James Webb Telescope delayed under 2020

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018

The James Webb Telescope is a next generation telescope that will surpass the Hubble in size, resolution, and sensitivity. NASA, the Canadian Space Agency, and the European Space Agency, have joined together for research and development for the telescope. Unlike its predecessor, the Hubble, the Jame...

Bill Cosby on trial

Joan Lee, MVC News Editor

April 27, 2018

“America’s Dad,” Bill Cosby, well-known for his role in the television show, “I Spy,” and his own sitcom, “The Bill Cosby Show,” is on retrial for sexual assault in Pennsylvania. Cosby has been in the public eye since 2014 for more than 50 sexual assault allegations. The timeline for the...