Extra-Ordinary: Achievements beyond school
Uncovering feats of MVHS community members
In the lab
MVHS student selected for the Regeneron Science Talent Search
Back from Mount Vernon
On Dec. 11, 2018, social studies department lead Bonnie Belshe successfully published a five-part lesson plan on the George Washington’s Mount Vernon website after a year of research and months of editing. During her stay at Mount Vernon, Belshe and a total of eight other teacher fellows lived in a house built specifically for people who were selected to be a part of the Life Guard Teacher Fel...
On the Field
What was once a passionate hobby has now become senior Cheto Vasquez’s world, playing quarterback for the varsity football team. Upholding his district title of Player of the Year and the 49ers Player of the Week in Sep. 2018 and Oct. 2017 respectively, Vasquez’s passion and dedication for the sport is unwavering. His fondness for the game piqued when he began watching football games on TV in fou...
Behind the camera
Confusion. This was the initial reaction that physics teacher Jim Birdsong had when two students approached him with the idea of making a movie about his life. Birdsong has been teaching at MVHS for 24 years. He would describe his life as fairly stable, but seniors Sarah Feng and Anika Cheerla saw it as an opportunity to create something out-of-the-ordinary. Feng and Cheerla had always planned ...