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First homecoming dance is a hit

Students at the first homecoming dance

Allison Yoder, MVC Social Media Manager

September 10, 2018

A popular high school tradition is school dances, whether it be for winter formal or prom, or even celebrating a homecoming at the beginning of the year. Here at Mt. Vernon, for years there has been a casual dance directly following the homecoming football game. However, there has never been a sem...

Phantom Regiment at MV

Phantom Regiment practicing on Mt. Vernon grounds.

Emme Longman, MVC Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2018

Mt. Vernon housed Phantom Regiment, a professional drum corps that is a part of Drum Corps International, from August 7-11. The band members stayed and slept in the auxiliary gym, and the drivers of the buses stayed in the choir and band practice rooms. The members practiced in the parking lot, an...

Upcoming London trip over fall break

Allison Yoder, MVC Social Media Manager

August 7, 2018

To travel the world is generally a popular goal on bucket lists. However, at a high school age, however, for many, this seems very unlikely, especially traveling with friends. At Mt. Vernon High School, this hope has already become a possibility for a handful of students that traveled to England and S...

New royal baby: Prince Louis

Joan Lee, MVC News Editor

May 22, 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third child into the world on April 23. Kate Middleton bore a healthy boy, who was publicly introduced to the world on the steps of the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital, west London. Prince William and Kate Middleton waited four days before reveal...

Potential Supreme Court Justice retirement

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Reporter

May 21, 2018

Speculation of conservative Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has been the focus of recent discussion in the political sphere, as his departure would have a significant impact on the federal government. Anthony Kennedy himself has given no indication that he will retire soon, but ...

Korean peace?

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018

The Korean Peninsula has experienced conflict ever since its division into North and South Korea after 1945. This strife between the two countries got worse when the Korean War broke out in 1950 and ended with an armistice agreement. While the fighting eventually stopped in 1953, the war has never offi...

Mrs. Terrell and voting primaries

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018

The primaries are now over, and not very many people at Mt. Vernon High were aware of them, but Mrs. Terrell, who teaches AP Government, AP European History, and Modern World Civics Honors, wanted to change that. Through GenerationOn.org, she was able to receive a grant. GenerationOn.org is a progr...

New: Mt. Vernon Academy

Poster about STEM at MV

Emma Clifton, MVC Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018

Mt. Vernon is starting something new. As the town of Fortville expands, integrating with Fishers, Mt. Vernon is challenged to meet the need with a few expansions of its own. What started out as an idea to better the school system, developed into an idea to create Mt. Vernon Academy. Nyjia Thompson Pri...

Ribbons for Columbine

Maggie Brown, MVC Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

April 20, 2018, marked the 19th anniversary of the school shooting at Columbine High School. This day was designated as a day that students all across America could walk out of class in protest of gun laws, but, more importantly, in remembrance of the lives lost at and since the Columbine shooting. ...

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