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Trump Helps Save Carrier Jobs

Trump Helps Save Carrier Jobs

Maggie Foley, Writer

December 16, 2016


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On November 29th, Carrier publicly announced its deal with President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect and former Indiana Governor Mike Pence. The brokered deal is arranged to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indianapolis. The air conditioning and appliance manufacturer was confirmed to move internati...

Class Officers of 2017

Class Officers of 2017

Autumn Maurice, Writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Tuesday, December 13th held the showcase of the 2017 senior class office candidates. Presidential candidates are Joseph De Rossett, Alyssa Lahrman, and Mercedes Demoss. All three candidates had the opportunity to give a speech and attempt to convince the senior class to vote them for president. Vi...

Who was Castro?

Who was Castro?

Gary Baker, Editor

December 9, 2016


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Fidel Castro, one of the most influential world leaders of the 20th century, died at the age of 90 on Friday, November 26th, 2016. His name is one that many people instantly recognize all around the world, but who really is Fidel Castro? Castro started his rule by overthrowing Fulgencio Batista, the m...

The 45th President: Donald Trump

The 45th President: Donald Trump

Gary Baker, Online Editor

November 9, 2016


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With a surprise to just about everyone, the winner of the 2016 presidential election is Donald Trump. Almost everyone was under the assumption that his rival candidate, Hillary Clinton, was going to be the 45th president of the United States, so many woke with a shock to see that Trump had obtained ...

Guidance Department Not Changing Electives

Guidance Department Not Changing Electives

Isaiah Sherfick, Print Editor

November 4, 2016


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A reminder to the students of Martinsville High School: this year, the counseling department will not be making last-minute schedule changes for elective classes. They will happily edit your schedule if you are dropping an academic class or need to change a class in order to fulfill requirements. Howeve...

Color Run

Color Run

Kodey Williams, Writer

November 4, 2016


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This Saturday, November 5th, Martinsville High School will be holding its first ever color run. The run is being directed by the dance marathon team, and all proceeds will go to Riley Children’s Hospital at the end of the year. Registration will open at 9 AM and remain open until 11 AM. Runners will ...

Third Parties could be Your First Choice

Third Parties could be Your First Choice

Autumn Maurice, Writer

November 3, 2016


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With the presidential election coming up in less than one week, it seems appropriate that people should be aware of all of the potential presidential candidates, even if they already have their sights set on either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. Yes, you have probably heard the popular phrase “Vot...

Lucky Number 7

Lucky Number 7

Jaden Lester, Print Editor

November 2, 2016


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One hundred and eight. Not only is this the number of stitches laced onto a baseball, but it’s also the number of years the Chicago Cubs have gone without winning a World Series. That all could change come Wednesday night. The last time a team came back from a 3-1 loss was in 1985 with the Kansas Cit...

Security Doors

Security Doors

Autumn Maurice, Writer

October 31, 2016


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As many MHS students have probably noticed, there are new doors in the front entrance. The doors paralleling the athletic trophy case seem to have sprung out of nowhere without any previous announcement made, and most students are likely wondering why they are there. Mr. Jesse Burgess, the assistant principal, ...

Drug Epidemic Near Us?

Drug Epidemic Near Us?

Dylan Gregory and Kodey Williams

October 24, 2016


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Indiana residents reported higher rates of prescription pain medication misuse than the national averages this past year. It occurred across all age groups  with 8.2% of 12-17 year olds, 13.9% of 18-25 year olds, and 4.0% of 26 and older. National rates were 6.5%, 11.9%, and 3.4% respectively. Indiana...

New iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Release

New iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Release

Kaitlyn Bowles, Writer

October 14, 2016


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There has been quite the buzz for the newest iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus that were released on September 16 of this year. They were both revealed on September 7, 2016 in San Francisco, California. Rumours were swirling  about the style and features of the iPhone, with a great portion of them true. T...

Super Gonorrhea

Super Gonorrhea

Autumn Maurice, Writer

October 14, 2016


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Gonorrhea: a bacterial infection that can only be contracted through sexual contact and can cause anything from urinary discomfort to thick, yellow pelvic discharge constantly exiting the body. It is not exclusive to adults, either; gonorrhea can be passed to a child in pregnancy. There are many se...

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