The Vernois News

MV’s Omari Jackson places 3rd at Speech and Acting State Competition

Kaylee Lemons, Managing Editor | March 18, 2020

Omari Jackson, ‘21, had a successful Speech and Acting season with a concluding victory of ranking top 3 in the state of Illinois.  Jackson competed in various competitions in order to advance to the state level. “I had to compete in two competitions prior to state, first I had to compete in regionals where I placed 1st, then I moved on to sectionals where I placed 2nd,” said Jackson. After...

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Max Zinzilieta, MV senior, wins 100k in college sweepstakes

Althea Stachyra, Editor-in-Chief | February 27, 2020

Max Zinzilieta, ‘20, recently won the Michelin “A Penny for a Free Ride” scholarship, in which he was given $100,000 towards college.  “When entering, I didn’t have confidence for a second that I would win,” said Max Zinzilieta, ‘20. “It’s a national scholarship out of thousands of entrants… [I thought] there’s no way I would win.” However, Zinzilieta was shocked when...

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Cariens reminisces on previous year
Donoho reflects on holiday family traditions

Donoho reflects on holiday family traditions

December 16, 2019

Highlights of the holidays make season special

Highlights of the holidays make season special

December 16, 2019

How to overcome the adversities of social media

How to overcome the adversities of social media

October 28, 2019

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Seniors: give yourself a break
There’s always tomorrow – don’t give up

There’s always tomorrow – don’t give up

February 10, 2020

Have curse words become so common they’ve lost their shock value?

Have curse words become so common they’ve lost their shock value?

November 18, 2019

Invest into your happiness

Invest into your happiness

October 17, 2019

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