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The MV Current

The MV Current

Exchange Program

Exchange Program

Katelynn Hexamer, Staff Photographer/Writer

January 21, 2020

Mt Vernon has had an international student exchange program for years. The current program started in the 2016-17 school year. As part of this program, international students come to the United States, for as little as months and as long as two years. Current students are from Spain, Vietnam, German...

Unified Champions Game

Unified Champions Game

Katelynn Hexamer, Staff Photographer/Writer

January 17, 2020

On December 12, 2019, Mt Vernon Middle School hosted a Unified Champions basketball game. Many people showed up to the game to cheer the teams on. Students from the middle and high school Essential Skills classes as well as members of the 8th grade boys' basketball team and the 7th and 8th grade cheer...

Decorating for Christmas

Decorating for Christmas

Graci Watson, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Many people who celebrate the holidays decorate. Some decorate by  just putting a christmas tree up. Others go all out and cover the whole house with Christmas lights. Despite this, even people who don't decorate often have opinions about the best time to start decorating. “ I don’t think it’s...

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

The cast of Shrek the Musical took their final bows on Sunday, November 24th. For the last 4 months, the crew, cast, and creative team have been working to put on an unforgettable performance. Shrek received a lot of positive feedback from several audiences, and was nearly sold out for the last three perform...

Halloween 2019

Halloween 2019

Graci Watson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Halloween is a popular holiday throughout the world. This year, Halloween was on a Thursday; however, the weather was frigid. The weather was in the 20’s with chill winds, snow and possible rain. Despite the freezing temperatures, people still went out and got their candy, carved pumpkins, and had...

Best Buddies

Best Buddies

Katelynn Hexamer, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Since September 26, 2019, Best Buddies has had two meetings.They have gotten to know the Co-Presidents Grace Marchal and Katelynn Hexamer,both juniors, meet with Mrs. Manship, and of course, meet with all of the kids. They also worked on t-shirt designs, watched a video about EKS day, and played with ...

Kammy’s Kause

Kammy’s Kause

Katelynn Hexamer, Staff Photographer

September 24, 2019

On September 14, 2019, there was an event held in downtown Fortville called Kammy’s Kause. Jared Hiner, father, founder, and president of the cause, has a daughter at Mt Vernon named Kamdyn Hiner. He started this fundraiser in 2004 because she was diagnosed 4p-, also known as Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndro...

The Auditions

The Auditions

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

For some, auditions can be one of the most daunting experiences. Standing in front of 20 pairs of eyes and a focused director can be intimidating, but it is all part of the process that makes a show happen.  August 6th, the Mount Vernon Theatre Department hosted auditions for the fall show, Shrek Th...

No Backpack Rule

No Backpack Rule

Zyaria Hatcher, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Welcome to "Word on the Street,” a new monthly segment where I will get the run-down on the low-down of what's happening at MV.  This month’s topic will cover the new backpack rule that was introduced at the beginning of this school year.  During summer break, the school sent out a revised list of rules...

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