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The MV Current

The MV Current

Cardi B

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Cardi B, a female rap artist, recently released her debut album. The album, titled “Invasion of Privacy,” was released on April, 6. The album has thirteen tracks, including the hit song “Bodak Yellow.” It also features multiple artists such as Chance the Rapper and Migos. Each of the songs...

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...

The memorable Oscars 2018

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

The Oscars took place on March 4, 2018. The awards show celebrated all the movies, soundtracks, and make-up and costumes, as well as the actors of the past year. The night was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. This was the 90th show. “The Shape of Water,” directed by Guillermo del Toro won four awards, inc...

The 75th Golden Globes

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

The 75th Golden Globes were held Sunday, January 7th. The awards show honors film and television. The nominees and winners are below. Best Motion Picture - Drama "Call Me by Your Name" "Dunkirk" "The Post" "The Shape of Water" "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" *WINNER &nbs...


Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Writter

February 1, 2018

“Black” is a Korean drama Netflix series that originally aired on OCN. The show is about a Grim Reaper, a detective, and a woman who foresees death. The characters get ensnared in matters of life and death -- and the dark mysteries of twenty years past. I am a huge fan of Korean dramas. They are in...

Varsity Guard

Varsity Guard

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Writer

December 20, 2017

Varsity guard practice officially started on November 7th. Tryouts were held on November 1st and 2nd to decide who would be put on varsity and who would be put in junior varsity. This season is jammed pack with practices to ensure the varsity guard makes the most out of their show. “This season is going to be different because the members of the...

Reflecting on the years

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

November 21, 2017

On Saturday, October 28th, the marching band had a banquet to celebrate the end of the season. It was also to reminisce on the good memories with the seniors. It was an emotional, yet fun night, filled with laughter, tears, and good vibes. It was my last time going to the banquet as a member of the marc...

Donald Glover made history at the Emmy’s

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

On September 17, 2017, Donald Glover made history at the Primetime Emmy Awards. This awards show highlights the best shows and the people who make the shows possible. Donald Glover is an award- winning American actor, singer, songwriter, and director. Glover has won Golden Globes, Writers Guild of America A...

Tokyo Ghoul

Sydney Blankenship, MVC Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

“Tokyo Ghoul” is a live action movie based on the anime. It was released for a short time in the U.S. from October 16-22. I had the great chance to go and catch the movie. Live action movies based off anime shows have never really gotten good reviews. There are some things an animated show can...

Attacks in Charlottesville unacceptable

Sydney Blankenship, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

When I heard the news of the Charlottesville riots, I felt that all of common sense had gone out the window. What most people do not know about me, is that I am multi-racial. Hearing the news of white supremacists clashing with counter protesters was just absolutely heartbreaking. A person does not have to b...

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