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Senior reflection 2019

Joan Lee, MVC Features editor

May 24, 2019

Four years of high school seemed to have passed by in a blink of an eye. It feels like yesterday when I walked into the high school building as a freshman, having a glimpse of it during eighth grade. I do not regret much of my high school experience. I believe that I enjoyed it to the extent that...

Senior year reflection

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

May 21, 2019

Newspaper has been such a big part of my life ever since freshman year. I joined newspaper class because my choir friend, Dakota Fisher, dragged me in. She told me that newspaper was fun, and I would make close friends in there. I am forever grateful that she forced me to be in the club. When I j...

May Horoscopes

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

May 6, 2019

Aries: Tell your mom about your plans ahead of time, don’t spring them on her. Taurus: AP season is alive and real, and oversnacking will not make you feel better. Gemini: Get more educated on a topic before you preach about it. Cancer: Enjoy what is left of your classes. Leo: When ...

“High School Musical” at Mt. Vernon

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

This year's spring production is “High School Musical.” It’s a very popular show that most of the kids at MVHS have grown up with. The perfect story of high school life helps the people watching fall in love with every character. “I can’t wait to see the show, because ‘High School Musica...

Balancing work & school

Allison Yoder, MVC Staff Wrtier

April 26, 2019

What comes to mind when thinking about high school in movies? It might be football games, school dances, or maybe extracurricular activities. What does not often come to mind though is the number of students who have to go to school for eight hours a day and then immediately go to an after school job for a...

Shield Hero Controversy

Grant Hess, MVC Staff Wrtier

April 23, 2019

A few months ago, an anime called”The Rising of The Shield Hero,” appeared out of the blue. This one was another isekai; an isekai is a genre of show in which the main character is transported to another world. Many watchers were underwhelmed, “who would want another isekai?” and “when will...

Mike Lee mocks the Green New Deal

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Copy Editor

April 16, 2019

On February 14, 2019, The Green New Deal was introduced in Congress by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts. The proposed program details processes by which the US could reduce its carbon emissions and help the environment in great strides. T...

Horoscopes

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

April 9, 2019

Aries: The sky is on fire, and you are upset, but so is everyone else. Taurus: The longer you procrastinate graduation, the faster it will catch up with you. Gemini: Quit throwing pens at people. Cancer: Don’t worry, it is still acceptable to wear long sleeves. Leo: Putting your work ...

Istep testing

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Wrtier

April 5, 2019

Part one of ISTEP has come and gone for Mt. Vernon’s sophomores, as well as a few juniors and seniors. Whether or not it is necessary is a question that has lingered. Teachers and students alike can agree that the amount of testing students go through is definitely annoying.   Standardized testin...

Dogs v. cats

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Wrtier

April 1, 2019

Dogs and cats are America’s most common household pets. People have preferences on which animal they would rather have in their home. “I prefer dogs because they are loving, caring, and playful,” said Maddie Moore, 10. According to a recent poll, dogs are preferred over cats at Mt. Vernon. “Cats...

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