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The MV Current

The MV Current

May Horoscopes

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

May 6, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...


Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

April 9, 2019

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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

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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

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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...

Third parties in the 2020 race

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

March 25, 2019

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Howard Schultz, a billionaire and former Starbucks CEO, has announced that he may run for presidency in 2020. Schultz claims that he would run as centrist independent. Schultz’s declaration has stirred up quite the response from Democrats, who think that Shultz’s run would damage the Democratic par...

Climate change

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Wrtier

March 5, 2019

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According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the World Meteorological Organization, and NASA, 2018 has been the fourth warmest year on record. It appears that the climate keeps getting worse with no foreseeable hope of being able to tackle anthropogenic global warming. As of 2019, the...