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The MV Current

The MV Current

Tips Before Applying to College

 Things to know before applying to big schools.

Madalyn Cottrell, MVcurrent Writer

September 25, 2020

Applying for colleges can be a stressful time of the year, especially for seniors and graduating juniors. As deadlines for application submissions approach, here are a few things to take into consideration when applying for different schools.   Apply for Any Scholarship Possible: Academic merit, tal...

Mulan Boycotts

Madalyn Cottrell, MVcurrent Writer

September 25, 2020

Disney’s reimagined, live action Mulan, starring American-Chinese actress Liu Yifei, has finally been released. The film is now available to stream for $29.99 on Disney+, but some members will not be watching because of the controversies surrounding it. “I support the Hong Kong police. You can all ...

Singin in the Rain Auditions

Madalyn Cottrell, MVcurrent Writer

September 8, 2020

Though Mt. Vernon’s school year was pushed back to August 17th, that did not stop MV Theatre from pushing through and pursuing auditions for the fall musical “Singin’ in the Rain.” However, due to the inability to host auditions in person, virtual auditions served as a substitute.  In previo...

Navigating Changed Hallways

Madalyn Cottrell, MVcurrent Writer

September 7, 2020

Starting March 13th, 2020, a state-wide school shut down classes resulted in Mt. Vernon going completely virtual. Though, as of August 17th, Mt. Vernon has been able to reopen its buildings to staff and students returning for the 2020-2021 school year.  The sudden outbreak of COVID-19 forced many ...

Online AP Testing

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College Board has been forced to approach the AP test differently. Most students can’t test in schools due to the buildings being shut down, so all testing will take place online this year.  It is something many students will have to adapt to, but for weeks, AP te...

Indiana Reopening

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

The state of Indiana has begun the process of slowly reopening local facilities. Starting May 1st, Governor Holcomb initiated the phase that will lead the state of Indiana into the stages of slowly reopening local businesses.  Since the COVID-19 virus has stricken Indiana, for about two months, school ...

Game of Thrones

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

I finally got on the Game of Thrones bandwagon near the end of March as the stay at home order was called, and finished all 8 seasons into the first weekend of April. Although the show ended over a year ago, fans are still commonly frustrated over the rushed and poorly written end of the final season...


Bring Change to mind Zoom call

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

As of March 12th, MVCSC buildings have been shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and social distancing has prevented many people from communicating with their friends and family. Many schools across the nation have shut down physical classrooms for the remainder of the school year. This has resul...

Ways To Stay Healthy During Quarantine

 Hand Sanitizer

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, is a deadly flu-like disease that originated from wildlife in China. The virus has spread worldwide, finally being declared as an international pandemic. Governments around the world are calling upon the people to stay inside in order to prevent the virus f...

The Play That Goes Wrong

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

April 9, 2020

Apologies to the hundreds of people who thought they were seeing “Hamilton,” and sadly, these are not my words,  but those of the director, Chris Bean, in “The Play that Goes Wrong.” The Broadway comedy is on tour, and is currently a part of the 2020-2021 Broadway Across America touring season. ...

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