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Behind the Scenes: Mr. Foster’s Engineering and Robotics

Ryan Bendersky, Editorial Staff | May 12, 2022

While exploring MV’s D-wing, students may have stumbled across the unique and fun scenery inside of D105: the classroom of Mr. Dustin Foster.  Mr. Foster spends his days teaching the PLTW (Project Lead The Way) Engineering courses and the Robotics Class. Mr. Foster, a passionate teacher in all respects, shared his favorite part of teaching these topics at MV. “I get to watch students grow...

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Students join 50 Yard Challenge

Blaze Baird, Bradden Davis, and William White | April 26, 2022

What if these everyday chores could be turned into work with a non-profit organization to help the community and give the kids a great experience into the world?

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Locked up in the Kage: The story of MV’s student section
Dr. Dre and company deliver a stunning Halftime performance at the 2022 Super Bowl

Dr. Dre and company deliver a stunning Halftime performance at the 2022 Super Bowl

February 22, 2022

For 2022, the halftime show featured a highly-anticipated lineup of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, as well as a surprise performance from 50 Cent, and they did everything but disappoint. Performing in the brand-new Sofi stadium provided the artists with the opportunity to treat their performance more like a music video and less like a concert, due to the 360° screens surrounding the stadium highlighted by the 70 thousand square foot scoreboard. The stage was unique, set up like a row of houses with each artist performing atop their respective house. The artists seemed relaxed as if performing on one of the biggest stages in the world was just another gig. 

Time to scrap the Pro Bowl?

Time to scrap the Pro Bowl?

February 16, 2022

Fans are getting tired of watching players play patty cake in the Pro Bowl and are begging for some competitiveness in the game.

Barry Bonds is a Hall of Famer, maybe

Barry Bonds is a Hall of Famer, maybe

January 18, 2022

For reference, here are are just a few of Bonds’s feats: 40+ stolen bases and 40+ home runs in a season, 73 home runs in a season (a record that still stands), 762 career home runs, which is the most ever, and finally, as a testament to his intimidation as well as his discipline at the plate, he is the all-time leader in career walks, 2558 in 9847 at-bats.

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Dual Credit vs AP Opportunities at MV
Where have all the masks gone?

Where have all the masks gone?

March 8, 2022

At MV and throughout Illinois, masks have disappeared.

MV introduces metal detector checks

MV introduces metal detector checks

February 10, 2022

The idea behind these security devices is great.  Safety is and should be a huge priority for the school given the rise in school violence in the last decade.  But just because the safety precaution is justifiable, does not mean the execution is too.

COVID-19 stole indoor pep rallies, now it’s time to take them back

COVID-19 stole indoor pep rallies, now it’s time to take them back

December 13, 2021

Some of the most cherished and memorable events at the high school are the school wide pep-rallies in Changnon. The pep rallies are cornerstone events because of the intense games among the classes and the all-out competition for the Spirit Banner. The pep-rallies add needed excitement to a rather bland and long school year.

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MV Rams Track and Field capture South 7 title

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