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MVHS In the Know Team competes in two leagues for the 2023-2024 season

Mount Vernon’s In the Know Teams Shine at Mid-Ohio Tournament: Join the In the Know Team on April 10 at the Public Library

Olivia Schemrich and Amaris Middelton April 2, 2024

Mount Vernon’s In The Know team competed at the Mid-Ohio Academic Challenge Tournament. The Varsity team scored 206 points, which means they answered 100 questions correctly. The JV team scored 184 points,...

Alex Sheen talks with MVHS students about his because I said I would program

The Actions of One Person Can Make a Difference

Logan Eggert March 21, 2024

On March 20, 2024, Mount Vernon High School was honored to host Alex Sheen as a guest speaker. Sheen, the visionary behind "because I said I would.", a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering character...

1926 Football Team

Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets: A Legacy Unveiled in 1926-27, From Mounts to Yellow Jackets

Staff February 23, 2024

In the 1926-1927 school year, the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets underwent an official transformation, adopting the Yellow Jacket that has since become synonymous with our school pride. The  moment is documented...

Jacket Journal receives the SNO Award

Jacket Journal Secures Digital Dominance: Clinches Prestigious Site Excellence Award

Staff February 21, 2024

In just a little over a year since our online paper went live, the Jacket Journal website has not only flourished but has now emerged as the epitome of online excellence, proudly securing the prestigious...

MVHS reveals their new golf room

Turning a Dream into Reality – The Joe and Krys Mortellaro Golf Room Opens

Additional photos will be posted from Natalie Boggs on the story. Stay tuned
Natalie Boggs and Photographer February 16, 2024

     Five years ago, the idea of having a dedicated golf room equipped with indoor golf simulators at the high school seemed like a distant dream. Fast forward to today, and the dream has become...

MVHS Celebrates School Counselors Week

Celebrating the Dedication of Mrs. Wihl, Mrs. Kennerly, Mrs. Fawcett and Mrs. Luckey

Jack Marhefka February 9, 2024

Happy School Counselors Week to Mrs. Wihl, Mrs. Kennerly, Mrs. Fawcett, and Mrs. Luckey! Your dedication and hard work do not go unnoticed. Thank you for everything you do to support our students and teachers....

Students in Mr. Vanderhoofs physical science class learn about velocity through robots.

Students Dive into the World of Velocity Through Hands-On Robot Learning in Science Class

Carly Tracey and Evelyn Martinez February 1, 2024

In Mr. In Vanderhoof's physical science class, students delved into a hands-on exploration of velocity during second period this week. Harnessing the power of experiential learning, they  carefully measured...

Fredericktown High School students meet up with our Jacket Journal staff to learn about our journalism program

Jacket Journal Class Equips Fredericktown High: Unleashing the Power of Journalism Tools and Innovation

Natalie Boggs January 24, 2024

In the Jacket Journal class, students had the opportunity to display our resources within our paper to their counterparts at Fredericktown High School about the essence of our newspaper. Mount Vernon journalism...

The 2024 Forum Show announces their tryouts dates

Secure Your Spot: Annual Mount Vernon High School Forum Show Sign-Ups Have Begun.

Quinn Hoffman January 22, 2024

Get ready for the much-anticipated 2024 Forum Show, just around the corner! Do you have a remarkable talent waiting to be showcased? Whether you're a singer, dancer, comedian, musician, part of a band,...

Holiday Pep Rally was a hit with students and staff

Mount Vernon High School Rings in the Festive Season with a Holiday Pep Rally

Hannah Snow and Logan Eggert December 19, 2023

 Mount Vernon High School hosted an exuberant pep rally, transforming the school gymnasium into a lively hub of holiday spirit and celebration. Wrapping paper, marshmallow shooting, a captivating teacher...

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