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Vedette: Literary Arts Magazine saved

Vedette: Literary Arts Magazine

Recent Vedette Covers:

About us:

Vedette is MVHS's literary arts magazine, first formed in 1960.  We publish student writing and art annually in the spring.  Many of our past issues are available for purchase.  Contact advisor, Kari Krabill, if interested ([email protected]).
What does "vedette" mean?  This is best explained by the forward of the original issue of Vedette:

In an attempt to provide a wider opportunity for students to express themselves creatively and be heard, VEDETTE has come into being.

VEDETTE is a scout, in one sense, ever on the lookout for original, accurate, and interesting literary material. It is to be hoped that much enjoyment may be derived from the following pages which the editors feel show a variety of talent.

Issue One, 1961



Join:  Interested in art, writing, or publishing?  Join Vedette!  The full staff meets every Thursday of each month except the first one in Mrs. Krabill's room (253 by cafeteria).  

Vedette Showcases. We will provide opportunities to display and celebrate the creative output and projects of the MVHS community. 

Current and Upcoming Vedette Showcases:  
We will have three during the 2023-2024 school year. The first one in the fall will have a FOOD theme. 
(See emails from Mrs. Krabill for details any current Showcases.)

Magazine Status:
The 2022-2023 issue has been distributed to all who ordered a copy. Thank you to both those who contributed to the content and those who purchased a copy!

Any questions, contact Kari Krabill.


Would you like to support Mount Vernon's students in their creative endeavors?  Click HERE.

Magazine Submissions

This year Vedette will hold one contest to get its material.  Students submit their art and writing.  Without knowing who created each piece, the Vedette staff then decides which pieces will be published in the magazine and decides a winner for each contest category (art, poetry, fiction, misc. writing).  Winners receive $20 Paragraphs Bookstore gift cards.
You can download the submission forms for ART and WRITING here or pick them up at Mrs. Krabill's room (253).
Contest Schedule for 2023-2024:
 November 1 — November 30