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Toys 4 Tots

Brittany Downey, Editor

December 9, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

From Monday, December 5th through Friday, December 10th Mount Vernon is holding a school wide fundraiser. The ‘Toys 4 Tots” fundraiser encourages donating toys to children of less fortunate families during the holidays. By...

Why Donald Trump Won’t Make America Great Again

Lizzy Noble

December 7, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

Donald Trump will not make America great again. Frankly, I don’t believe America has ever achieved a greatness to return to; I think that as a nation, we’re constantly progressing, and our past is not “great.” Our past is...

Community Service Requirements Hours and Ideas for Service

Noorjahan Sheikh, Editor

December 7, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Student Life

Looking for community service? Sometimes it is hard to find service hour opportunities. I, myself, am in fifteen different clubs and organizations this year. That sounds like a lot, but I actually put a lot of effort into each...

Division under the new President-elect

Rihana Sarwar, Staff Writer

November 23, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive

The new President-elect is in training, and citizens are divided. The nation’s unity is under immense tension and stress since the elections. Yes, it IS true: Trump will be POTUS. Now, many are outraged and many are rejoicing...

Islamophobia: Trump Supporters Ruin the Lives of Many Muslims


November 21, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Editorals

Imagine being terrified to express who you really are. I feel this way sometimes when I go out now, and it is not because I am afraid of what other people think; It is because I am afraid for my safety. Why should I be afraid? I’m...

Winners of the 12th Grade National Writing Day Contest

November 15, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Creative Minds

The Top 5 winners of the 12th Grade National Writing Day Contest: Note: some winners have opted to remain anonymous and are referred to be their initials.   1: C.Y. Prompt: Write a passenger safety instruction card for...

Los Latinos de MV

Katerin Lopez and Janelis Velazquez

November 15, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Una Raza Unida

Una Raza Unida les presenta a la comunidad hispana de Mount Vernon High School. Translated: Una Raza Unida presents the Hispanic community of Mount Vernon High School.

Mrs.Harris Wins the October Vote for Teacher of the Month

Rania Jones, Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under 2016-2017 Archive, Teacher of the Month

In early October, votes were taken and calculated on who were the student’s favorite teacher this month, Mrs.Harris was voted the most favored. “I feel loved, appreciated, and honored to have been nominated and chosen...

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