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Low Literacy Rates are Taking Over Schools

Isaiah Weir, MVC Writer May 22, 2024

Teachers and parents have noticed that their kids and students can not read properly and proficiently. They are right too. According to Bright Futures, as of October 2023, a shocking 64% of fourth graders...

Books that Deserve Movies

Megan Jones, MVC writer March 7, 2024

There are many books today that have had a movie adaptation, but even more books that deserve to be on the big screen. Here are some recent books that deserve to have movies made of them.    “Vespertine”...

What is the Better Book Retailer?

Delainey Root, MVC editor-in-chief November 17, 2023

When people think of places to buy books, the first that come to mind are often Books-a-Million or Barnes and Noble. My goal is to find out which of these two popular retailers is the best.  First...

Why Students Should Read the Scarlet Letter

Delainey Root, MVC Editor in Chief October 27, 2023

“The Scarlet Letter” is a well-known book by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It is the story of a woman named Hester Prynne, who is forced to wear a scarlet letter A because of her status as both an adulterer...

A collection of banned books that are currently available in the Mount Vernon High School library.

Banned Books

Duncan Schiller, MVC Photography Editor October 23, 2023

Banning books, along with censorship in general, is a topic that is often argued about in modern society. Books can be challenged by anyone, for any reason. Most commonly, these reasons include LGBTQ+...

Out of Print

Delainey Root, MVC Editor in Chief September 28, 2023

Out of Print is a brand that sells a variety of bookish items. They have everything from clothes to tote bags and school supplies based on pieces of literature.  The brand was founded in 2010 to “spread...

Movies vs Books

Yasmin Sustaita, MVC writer October 20, 2022

Whenever a new book brought to life via film comes out, there's usually a debate whether the original book is better, or the new movie. I personally prefer books over movies because books tend to have...

Number eight is “Turtles All The Way Down,” written by John Green. This is a character that deals with OCD and tries to solve a local mystery.

Top 15 Most Checked Out Books

Bri'An Ashley, MVC photographer October 17, 2022


“They Both Die At The End” review

Presley Luther, MVC Writer May 17, 2022

“People have their time stamps on how long you should know someone before earning the right to say it, but I wouldn't lie to you no matter how little time we have. People waste time and wait for the...

Best book series to read over the summer

Gabe Rentfrow, MVC Writer May 16, 2022

The summer is the best time to read, since people have hours of free time during long trips in the car, home, or on vacation. I believe that the best type of books to read are trilogies or series. By reading...

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