The cinch on spirit

The cinch on spirit

Emma Clifton, MVC Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

How do you feel about school spirit? Do you dress up for spirit days, cheer at the rallies, promote Mt. Vernon events on social media? Or do you prefer to keep your head down, focusing on academics and eventually getting out of here forever?

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Overfilled classes

Emma Clifton, MVC Reporter

October 5, 2017


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It is no secret that Mt. Vernon’s school body is filling and developing constantly to accommodate new students and new administration. As the McCordsville/Fortville area merges with some areas in Fishers, Greenfield, Lawrence, Pendleton, and Mt. Comfort, our school continually expands to fit such extraordinary growth. But at what cost?

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Horoscopes

Maggie Brown, MVC Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017


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Aries~ Anyone who tells you that your dreams aren’t worth following is probably correct. Dreams are rarely valuable in capitalist societies. Taurus~ Open some tabs and use some more emojis, people think you’re boring. Gemini~ Oh, dear sweet baby gorilla. Oh mystery of life, oh lackaday. Cancer~ Cl...

New lunch codes, hit or miss?

New lunch codes, hit or miss?

September 19, 2017


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One of the many changes this year was a new lunch code for every student in the district. Now that the school year is well underway, what are your thoughts on the new codes? Reply to this article with your comments. One responder will be picked at random for a prize.

Attacks in Charlottesville unacceptable

Sydney Blankenship, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


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When I heard the news of the Charlottesville riots, I felt that all of common sense had gone out the window. What most people do not know about me, is that I am multi-racial. Hearing the news of white supremacists clashing with counter protesters was just absolutely heartbreaking. A person does not have to b...

Horoscopes

Maggie Brown, MVC Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


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Aries-This month’s theme is garbage peach. Taurus- There is a very large difference between geckos and faeries, but you don’t need to be told that now, do you? Gemini-You can’t make up your own nicknames, but you can do something so ridiculous that other people have no choice but to give yo...

Auditions: worth it?

Maggie Brown, MVC Editor-in-Chief`

August 31, 2017


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Public speaking is a fear that many have. From speeches to presentations to auditions, very few genuinely enjoy being in front of crowds. One way to overcome this is by participating in theatre. “Performing in a theatre production allowed me to open myself up to more opportunities to learn and grow w...

SAT Prep

SAT Prep

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

August 28, 2017


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With school back in session and college applications sending students into a frenzy, there has never been a better time to take standardized tests. Many students have found themselves signing up for the SAT or ACT, either to squeeze in a score before college deadlines roll around, to try to improve a p...

ACP vs. AP

ACP vs. AP

Joan Lee, MVC News Editor

August 22, 2017


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Several AP classes have been changed to ACP, and others have remained AP classes. However, a question that is a repeat from last year─What is the difference between ACP and AP?─continues to confuse people. AP stands for Advanced Placement, and the College Board offers these classes, which help stud...

August horoscopes

Maggie Brown, MVC Editor-in-Chief

August 17, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Aries- It's neither who nor whom. Nobody is there. Are you feeling okay? Taurus-Fasten your seatbelts gentlemen, the captain has just turned on the”Bigfoot Sighting” sign. Things could get nasty. Gemini- How much more fun would we all be having if the color was called peritinkle instead o...

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