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The MV Current

The MV Current

Oil Diffusers

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

May 18, 2018

I recently bought a travel-size oil diffuser from Meijer, and so far my experience using the diffuser has proved well worth the purchase. This diffuser costs around $15, a low price for the product due to its smaller size. However, I enjoy the travel-size style since it makes the diffuser easier to mo...

Indiana primary candidates

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

May 4, 2018

Indiana holds its primary elections on May 8, 2018. At the primaries, voters choose their preferred candidates from a political party, Democrat or Republican, to run as the official candidate for a variety of offices in November. This year, Hoosiers can vote for positions from United States Senator to l...

MSD spirit day

Empty hallway at MVHS

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

April 17, 2018

On April 20, Mt. Vernon High School will honor the lives of the Parkland school shooting victims through a schoolwide spirit day. MV students who wish to participate and show their support are to wear crimson and silver to school. These are the school colors of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, w...

Melodrama World Tour

Melodrama World Tour

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

April 16, 2018

On March 1, 2018, the Grammy award-winning pop artist Lorde set out on the North American leg of her Melodrama World Tour. While Lorde did not make a stop in Indiana during this tour, I attended her show in Columbus, Ohio, on March 31. As an avid listener of Lorde’s music, especially her most rece...

What is Elon Musk doing?

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

March 5, 2018

Shooting cars into space and selling flamethrowers online: Elon Musk has had an interesting start to 2018, to say the least. As the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, Inc., and The Boring Company, Musk plays a vital role in the future of technological innovations. The Boring Company, which was founded in 2016, has its si...

The history of Black History Month

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

February 15, 2018

Black History Month is an important educational tradition that the United States celebrates annually, designating the month of February as a time for learning about and honoring the achievements of African Americans throughout history. While the meaning behind the holiday is recognized nationwide, t...

eLearning evaluations

AP US History page on Canvas for eLearning Day

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

February 13, 2018

The 2017-2018 school year marks the third year that Mt. Vernon High School has implemented the 1:1 technology program, which enables students to complete school work at home on their Chromebook on days in which school is cancelled. The first of these eLearning days took place on Friday, January ...

Wednesday: Quote of the day

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

February 7, 2018

"History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again." -Maya Angelou

Hot tea is better than coffee

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

January 11, 2018

Snowflakes are falling, ice sheets are beginning to cover the roads, and Christmas is coming closer into view. With the drops in temperature and unpleasant conditions outdoors, a warm cup of some sort of hot beverage is vital to many. Coffee is popular choice during the winter months, meaning drink...

Taiwan’s record-breaking rainbow

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

December 22, 2017

On November 30, 2017, a rainbow shone above Taiwan for a record-breaking nine hours. This shattered the previous world record of six hours, set in England in 1994. Regardless of its new status in the Guinness Book, Taiwan’s rainbow broke the expectations of a typical rainbow’s lifetime. Most rainbow...

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