• Congratulations on Top 5 at Finals, Band of Marauders!
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The MV Current

The MV Current

Flu Season Approaching

Flu Season Approaching

Zyaria Hatcher, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

It is finally that time of the year where a large number of the flu cases start popping up. The United States might be headed towards the worst flu in recent history. Already more than 19 million cases of the flu have been reported in the United States.  Flu activity was low in late December, but n...

“The Sun and Her Flowers” Book Review

“The Sun and Her Flowers” Book Review

Sophie DeWael, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

“The Sun and Her Flowers” is a collection of poetry that was published in 2017 and was written by Raupi Kaur, who also wrote the best-selling poetry collection “Milk and Honey.” Both books include an assortment of poems along with illustrations. Raupi Kaur makes both the poems and the pictures...

The Grammys

Piper Todd, Staff Photographer/Writer

February 13, 2020

Here come the Grammys. Hosted on January 26, 2020 the Grammys were broadcast to people around the country. Many people excitedly attended in hopes of seeing their favorite actors and music artists. With the excitement and the fun, some fans had the times of their lives. Many musical artists went home that night wi...

Dogs in Halloween Costumes

Dogs in Halloween Costumes

Taylor Jones, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Hey Marauders, welcome back to another “Taylor Talk.” This month’s topic is dogs in Halloween costumes. These costumes range from being adorable to looking absolutely ridiculous on the dogs. From mail carriers to baskets, the costume companies truly make them all.  “I got my dog, Lola, a Halloween costume t...

The Band of Marauders State Finals

The Band of Marauders State Finals

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

On October 26th, 2019, the Band of Marauders traveled to Lawrence Central  High School where they competed in ISSMA Scholastic Finals. Due to the rain and high winds, the competition was pushed inside; however, that did not stop them from making history.  “I am so incredibly proud of these kids’...

DCI

DCI

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

At the beginning of August, the world class marching band Phantom Regiment utilized Mt. Vernon High School’s facilities as they prepared to compete at the DCI World Championships.  The acronym “DCI” stands for Drum Corps International, which is a professional marching band league composed o...

Indoor percussion gets the gold

Indoor percussion gets the gold

Piper Todd, MVC Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The Mt. Vernon Indoor Percussion competed Saturday, February 23 at Greenfield-Central High School. The group performed two-thirds of their show “Prelude to Paradise.” The show consists of violent and difficult musical components, including a fast beginning and a slow march. After their performa...

Athlete of the month

Piper Todd, MVC staff writer

February 22, 2019

As spring approaches, so does the start of many sports. It has sparked much excitement for many players, fans, and coaches. But with the start of the season comes hard work and dedication for many players. This applies to junior baseball player Jake Stadler. Stadler began playing baseball when he was a...

Indoor Percussion begins

Indoor Percussion begins

Piper Todd, MVC Staff Reporter and Photographer

January 28, 2019

On November 13, 2018, Mt. Vernon Indoor Percussion began. Over 21 students went to the open call to participate in learning their show. The group ensemble consists of mallet instruments and racks filled with many instruments. Many of the students participating are extremely excited to perform their show a...

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