Breaking Blue

Martinsville Winter Guard’s Community Performance

Tara Cunningham, Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under News

On March 18th, all of the Martinsville Colorguard groups will be having a free community performance (donations accepted) on what they have been working on this season. Come out and see all the hard work they have put in at West Middle School at 6:30pm. All three groups will perform consecutively, beg...

Eighteen

Eighteen

Lydia Rector and Jaden Lester, Writers

March 16, 2016


Filed under News

Two Super Bowl victories, 18 seasons, and millions of fans worldwide. Former Denver quarterback Peyton Manning took the sport of football and gave it a whole new meaning. His passion and love for the game captivated fans.   For the first 14 seasons of his career, Manning played for the Indianapo...

Freed By Demand

Freed By Demand

Delaney Nunn, Writer

March 16, 2016


Filed under News

After numerous protests and rallies against Sony Records for not letting Kesha out of a contract with Lukasz Gottwald, Sony finally decided to release Gottwald from his career at Sony.   Sony refused to let him go after Kesha lost her court trial, claiming Gottwald had an excellent relationship ...

One Book, Two Book, Red Book, Blue Book

One Book, Two Book, Red Book, Blue Book

Shayla Morgan, Writer

March 11, 2016


Filed under News

With each new day comes a new opportunity for students and staff alike to come together. The Dr. Seuss Read In was set up to bring students of Martinsville High School together to meet and get to know each other better as well as to meet some of their favorite authors. The Read In consisted of every...

#FreeKesha

#FreeKesha

Delaney Nunn, Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under News

Kesha has been a huge pop sensation for the past decade, so when breaking news was released that she had been mentally and physically abused for many of the past few years of her career, the story captured the hearts of millions of people. Not only have her fans been reacting by making #freekesha a trending...

Donut Dash: FTK Fundraiser 2K16

Donut Dash: FTK Fundraiser 2K16

Lydia Rector, Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

  Donuts, delicious and deep fried, possess the power to make anyone happy. Not only do you have the opportunity to make yourself happy by consuming some delectable donuts, but you also have the opportunity to contribute to an influential cause. This year, NHS will be hosting the first eve...

Should the San Bernardino iPhone be unlocked?

Should the San Bernardino iPhone be unlocked?

Autumn Maurice, Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Editorial, News

On February 16th, a judge in California requested Apple to provide a “back door” to unlock their products. This has been an issue for a while, but what sprung their immediate need for bypassing Apple security was the discovery of the primary suspect’s iPhone in the San Bernardino shooting.The F...

Safety built on a foundation of gunpowder

Shayla Morgan

February 17, 2016


Filed under News

Gun violence has recently become a major problem within the United States. Last year alone, there were over 52,000 gun-related incidents, resulting in over 13,000 deaths. These incidents could be anything from mass shootings, accidental shootings, or someone using a gun for defense. After the sud...

Strictly Business

Strictly Business

Piper Nesbit, Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News

    First Row (left to right): Jade Schubert, Karlee Arthur, Emily Hankins, Heidi Silver, Kayla Hatfield, and Madison Meiring. Second Row: Korinne Littell, Makayla Murray, Paige Carter, Emily Seger, Alyssa Lahrman, Sarah Smith, Brooke Verhey, and Garrett Marietta. Third Row: Stephanie Eggers, B...

Basketball

Ethan Kidwell, Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Basketball You hear the roar of the crowd around you, you smell the sweaty athletes on the court, or is that the cheerleaders? It does not matter, because you are at a Martinsville basketball game and you are having the time of your life. The Artesian basketball team team started this year off ...

Google Expeditions

Google Expeditions

Jaden Lester

February 8, 2016


Filed under News

You’re scuba diving in the Galapagos. All around you fish and various sea creatures are swimming below and beneath you. You turn your head to the left and in the distance you realize a great white shark is swimming right towards you. You notice your palms are sweating, and your adrenaline is pumping ...

Through a Mother’s Eyes

Through a Mother’s Eyes

Ally Staley, Online Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase, The Bucket

“Looking back, I never imagined that I would become one of those parents. You always hear people say, ‘I had no idea’; well, that was me. I truly had no clue,” said English teacher Mrs. Carri Randall. Drugs are deadly monsters that become so addictive that they can completely dictate someone’s ...

Student News - For Students, By Students
News