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College Visits: My Journey So Far

April 4, 2017

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Many of us, juniors and seniors, are starting to look at colleges. When selecting a college, it is a good idea to go and see the college before making a choice. Visiting colleges help many students pick “the one.” I have ...

Divide: Album to Listen To

March 31, 2017

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After a lengthy sabbatical, Ed Sheeran is back and better than ever with his new album Divide (stylized ÷) . The already chart-topping, record-breaking album was released on March 3rd, and is admittedly one of his best works yet. Wi...

Cancer Awareness

Cancer Awareness

March 29, 2017

Leadership of Juniors: Mr. Stroud

Ayana Nunn, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

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The class of 2018 is lead by administrator Lawrence Stroud, and his position is of the utmost importance to eleventh grade teachers. He has been at Mount Vernon since October of last year and also oversees the mathematics and...

New Words Brighten Dreary 2017!

Lizzy Noble

March 10, 2017

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This past February, Merriam-Webster added a thousand new words to the dictionary! By tracking word usage, what words are used most often and how they are used, Merriam-Webster reflects the constant changes our modern language und...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Heartfelt Little Novel

Jasmin Dominguez, writer

March 10, 2017

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    The Perks of Being a Wallflower, a relatable coming-of-age story focusing on the struggles faced in high school, was written by Stephen Chbosky and published on February 1, 1999.   In brief, the protagon...

Why FLEX Doesn’t Work

March 8, 2017

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At the start of the school year, Mount Vernon High School began to utilize a FLEX schedule for Major Time. For the first 30 minutes of Major Time, students would remain in their Major Time class, then, after the bell, they would m...

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