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The MV Current

The MV Current



Erica Magee, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

IMPACT Group is a student-run Christian prayer group at Mt. Vernon. IMPACT stands for Inspirational Movement Prayer Advocates for Christian Teens. The group meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 8:00 to 8:25, in the 8th grade choir room. Freshman Grace Yantes had the idea to create it and is the presi...

Advil may do more harm than good

Advil may do more harm than good

Ashley Offenbach, News Editor

May 11, 2017

Advil is a common over-the-counter medicine that treats headaches, muscle pains, toothaches, cramps, and other minor injuries. It has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for a great deal of time, but that may not last much longer. Every over-the-counter and prescription drug has ...

Moving schools?

Moving schools?

Ashley Offenbach, News Editor

May 9, 2017

Mt. Vernon community school corporation consists of six schools: the preschool, McCordsville Elementary, Fortville Elementary, Mt. Comfort Elementary, Mt. Vernon Middle School, and Mt. Vernon High School. Until recently there has been plenty of room in each building for all the students to attend wi...

MV’s got more talent

MV's got more talent

Erica Magee, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

On April 20th, some of Mt. Vernon’s star students performed their special talents in the high school talent show. Some participants included Erica Lohman, Drake Borowicz, Dakota Fisher, and Maggie Brown. There was singing, dancing, instrumental performances, and even an interpretive monologue. Mr. Fal...

Gold rated performances

Emme Longman, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

ISSMA, or Indiana State School Music Association, took place for the choirs Expressions and Center Stage, on April 21, 2017. Both choirs left the school at 6:00 pm on the same bus, and arrived at Richmond High School to perform. ISSMA is a choir event that all the choirs have been training for for months...

This is bananas

Keiko Kreklau, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

“The Jungle Book:” a famous book treasured by many that tells the tale of a child raised by beasts in the forest far from human society. This is a famous story known and loved by many, but what if the story really happened? In northern India lies the Katarniaghat forest range. This is where a gro...

No room for ASL 3

Maggie Brown, Managing Editor

April 26, 2017

The foreign language department offers a variety of languages, including French, Spanish, and Mandarin. All three of these classes offer a 1 2 and 3 course, but there is one language where that is not an option. American Sign Language was added to the Mount Vernon curriculum last year, and is ex...

Take off: take two

Carly McWilliams, Reviews Editor

April 24, 2017

On March 30, 2017, SpaceX changed the future of space travel by successfully launching a previously used rocket. This was the first time in history that an orbital class rocket has flown on two separate missions. The rocket, a Falcon 9 model, first launched into space to deliver an inflatable hab...

Oscar recap

Katie Smith, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

The 2017 Academy Awards was one of the best Academy Awards in recent years. In my last story, I gave my predictions for each of the 24 categories and surprisingly got 16 of them correct. The biggest surprise of the night was the one that ended up having a lot of media coverage overnight: The Best P...

Conservative host not conservative enough according to critics

Sydney Blankenship, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Tomi Lahren, a 24 year old conservative commentator, reportedly had her show suspended for a week after she was seen on “The View” and stated she was pro-choice in terms of abortion. Her views also got her permanently banned from the “Blaze,”  the digital network that provides a platform for a ...