The MV Current

The MV Current

Guns in school

Caty McGovern, MVC Opinions Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Since the Parkland shooting there has been a topic that has been on people’s minds. That topic is gun control. There are many different arguments happening about the prevention of school shootings. One argument that people have really been pushing for the prevention or lessening of the tragedy of ...

Colors for protest

Colors for protest

Emme Longman, MVC Sports Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The National Walkout Day for high schools takes place on April 20th at 10:00 am. Some students at Mt. Vernon wants to wear shirts instead of walking out. Many students are afraid of walking out of the school and getting in trouble. “If I wouldn’t get in trouble, I would do it,” said Isabella Garza, 10. Th...

Guns vs. Mental health

Joan Lee, MVC News Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Back in February, a tragic shooting occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing seventeen students. I send my condolences to those affected by this horrible incident and applaud the young men and women who chose to stand up to advocate for safety. My heart is with you. However, I have...

Aca-awesome trip

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

The a capella trip took place from March 3rd and March 4th in Kentucky. The Mt. Vernon two a capella groups, Formation and Locked out, participated in a showcase, met many other a cappella groups, and took classes to learn more about music. This was my second and unfortunately last year doing the trip. C...

AP Prep

Hannah Warfel, MVC Reviews Editor

April 9, 2018


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AP tests may seem like they are far away, but they are closer than you think, so get ready for it now. “When I get ready for the AP tests, first I cry then I study somehow by watching Crash Course videos and such,” said Nikki Schreiner, 12. For the upcoming tests, make sure you study the mate...

Promposals- over the top?

Promposals- over the top?

Emme Longman, MVC Sports Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Looking around at all of these intricate promposals, I have to ask myself, are promposals worth the hype? I don’t think that they are really something important. Personally, I believe they are sweet and a good way to ask people to go to prom with them, but I don’t see them as being something tha...

Horoscopes

Maggie Brown, MVC Editor-In-Chief

March 29, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Aries- The clacking is so great that it seems it may overwhelm you. You look up, and are blinded by your love. “Daddy?” you ask innocently. The figure above you snorts. “Do I look like-” but time takes away the rest of the sentence. Taurus -It is clear that you only want a girl who is committed t...

Snapchat Update

Snapchat Update

Allison Yoder, MVC Staff Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Popular social media outlets these days include Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitter. Some are more used than others, but one social media app that is used frequently and is highly praised is Snapchat. Back in seventh grade or so, when all middle schoolers began to download Snapchat, times were happier. T...

A letter to the student body

Caty McGovern, MVC Opinions Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Opinions

I’m standing in the lunch line just waiting patiently to get my food, and then I hear it. I hear one of the words that I consider to be the worst of the worst.

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Super Bowl Commercials

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Opinions

To me, the Super Bowl seems to be more about the commercials than the actual game. Many commercials are talked about as they air and are viewed millions of times on Youtube after the game. While I do hear about the game, I do not care about it as much as the commercials. This is for a multitude of reas...

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