Breaking Blue

Emily Crabb, president of the club, cuts plastic bags into sections for mats.

Mats For the Homeless

Emily Crabb, Writer March 12, 2020

The new Crochet and Knitting Club is doing a plastic bag drive and will make mats out of the bags collected! When finished, the mats will go to the homeless citizens of Martinsville.  The drive started...

Mrs. Clodfelter stands at her beloved Purdue podium as she teaches the class.

One of the Greats

Maryn Frazier, Writer March 12, 2020

Mrs. Judy Clodfelter is more than just a teacher; she is a role model and a well-respected member of this community. She has impacted many MHS students for the better, but, sadly, her teaching career is...

A student shot a basketball into the hoop at the Martinsville High School gym.

The March Madness Bracket

Levi Suter, Writer March 10, 2020

Not only is March the beginning of Spring, but it is also an important month for college basketball fans as well!  March Madness, the college basketball tournament, is an event that captivates a national...

A girl votes at her polling place in her hometown.

How to Vote and Why

Alyssa McGauley, Writer March 10, 2020

Voting can be seen as complicated, stressful, and even tedious. Many Americans feel that they don’t have enough time to vote or that voting isn’t even worth it. Others do not even know how to register...

Photo of rewind 4k camera and IASB rules and regulations form

Rewind Competing in IASB

Ash Olson, Writer March 6, 2020

The MHS Radio and Television (RTV) students are competing in the annual Indiana Association of School Broadcasters (IASB) contest on Monday, March 9th. The MHS Rewind class is one of fifty-two high schools...

Photo of The Scoop ice cream shop in Maritinsville, Indiana

The Scoop Opens

February 27, 2020

March 1st, at 1 P.M., the Inside Scoop will be officially open for business! They will be serving all the favorites with some new monthly additions from 1-9 P.M. Tonight, the “Scoop” will open at...

Australia Is Burning

Australia Is Burning

Abby Salak, Writer February 25, 2020

For six months, Australia has burned. Hundreds of thousands of families have been forced out of their homes. On New Year’s Eve, many sought refuge on beaches to escape the raging fires. Starting in...

Pictured above is a stack of yearbooks from over the years.

Senior Quotes

Macie Crawmer and Macey Staley, Editor February 11, 2020

Despite what many may think, the reasons for taking senior quotes out of the yearbook go deeper than the surface. In the past, students have tried to incorporate inappropriate quips in their senior quotes....

Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi, watch an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and Atlanta Hawks on December 21, 2019 at Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Kobe Bryant Dead In Tragic Accident

Peyton Smith, Writer January 28, 2020

January 26th, in Calabasas, California, basketball legend and two-time Olympic gold medalist Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash along with his thirteen-year-old daughter- Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant-...

President Trump

How Far Will it Go?

Ken Casey, Writer December 19, 2019

On December 19th, 2019 the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump. He was accused of “abuse of power” and “obstruction of Congress.” Contrary to what many might believe,...

Plasma donation can save the lives of many, including those with immune system deficiencies.

Plasma Donation: Is It Safe?

Alice Pickering, Writer December 17, 2019

What is plasma? Plasma is a straw-colored liquid in everyone’s blood that can be extracted after removing the other components of blood (red and white blood cells, platelets, and other cellular things)....

Red For Ed poster

A Sea of Red

Ken Casey, Writer December 9, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, 20,000 teachers, students, and parents rallied together at the statehouse for the Red for Ed movement. As people flooded towards the statehouse, the view above looked like...

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