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The MV Current

The MV Current

Pumpkinheads Review

Sophia Dewael, MvCurrent Writer

October 20, 2020

“Pumpkinheads” is a graphic novel that was written by Rainbow Rowell and illustrated by Faith Erin Hicks. Rowell is most known for her novels “Eleanor and Park” and “Carry On.” Hicks is most known for the “Nameless City” trilogy, but has illustrated several other works.    The...

In Person vs Virtual School

Hallways, all students have masks on and walk in one direction.

Sophia Dewael, MVcurrent Writier

October 1, 2020

Throughout the state, different schools have different plans about how to handle the 2020-2021 school year. Some schools are all virtual while some are all in person. Mt. Vernon has opted to employ a hybrid system. This is only being employed in the high school at this point since it has the greatest...

Fall Sports COVID Sports

Sophia Dewael, MVcurrent Writer

September 2, 2020

COVID-19 has resulted in a lot of changes in 2020. An example of one of these changes is how fall sports will work. Some schools across Indiana have actually had cases affect their players, while others are fortunate enough to not have anyone test positive at this time.   One thing that the MVHS teams are doing is t...

Women’s 100yrs Suffrage

Sophia Dewael, MVcurrent writer

August 31, 2020

The 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote, was not ratified until August 18, 1920. Women of the late 19th and early 20th centuries campaigned hard for this amendment. Two of the major leaders of this movement in the United States were Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton who toge...

An Uninterrupted View of the Sky

Sophia Dewael, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

“An Uninterrupted View of the Sky” is a book written by Melanie Crowder about life in Bolivia in 1999. It follows the story of Francisco, a seventeen-year-old boy, and his family who have to live in prison after Francisco’s father gets arrested. The prison is in bad shape and it is unsafe, esp...

Military Club

Sgt. Gabbard showing student (Elijah Burch) the trucks controls

Sophia Dewael, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Military Club is a Mt.Vernon club that was recently started by Mr. Larkins and Sgt. Gabbard. The club meets every Wednesday from 4-6 pm after school and teaches about things like military information, nutrition, finance, and fitness. In an average meeting, an hour is spent doing physical exercise, and th...

Foreign Exchange Students

Sophia Dewael, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Mt. Vernon High School gives students from other countries the opportunity to become exchange students at our school. It gives these students the chance to explore and learn about the schools and culture of the United States while also improving their English. There are also different clubs and spo...

“Maniac” Halsey Album Review

Sophie DeWael, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Halsey is a pop musician who is known for her indie style and writing her own songs. She has released three albums including her newest one, “Maniac.” She is most known for her songs “Without Me,” “Bad At Love,” and her feature in “Closer” which is co-sung by the Chainsmokers.   ...

“The Sun and Her Flowers” Book Review

Cover of the book

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...

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