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POV of a Pub Student

POV of a Pub Student

Millie Foley, Writer

November 11, 2019

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a publications student looks like? Are you curious about whether or not you would enjoy the class? Day to day events vary every now and then, but here is a peek inside room 301A from 1:35-2:40.  The bell rings and fifth period begins. Mr. Perry calls the clas...

Students and Trick-Or-Treating

Students and Trick-Or-Treating

Alice Pickering and Ken Casey

November 5, 2019

To some, trick-or-treating is for children. In movies such as Monster House, there always seems to be an ever-present worry that one is “too old” to trick-or-treat, but at what age are you supposed to stop? Believe it or not, many high school students across the country still go trick-or-treating...

A New Start

A New Start

Anna Foley, Writer

October 29, 2019

This 2019-2020 school year has been a year full of changes for the MHS staff and students. Below are some of the many new additions:  Three years ago, the MSD of Martinsville decided it was time to go tech, so students and teachers received Chromebooks. This year, the contract for the Chromebo...

State Bound!

State Bound!

Ash Olson, Author

October 25, 2019

The MHS Marching Artesians have marched their way to ISSMA state finals for the first time in four years! Their show, “The Deadline,” is about a journalist who is procrastinating, but has a deadline to meet for the latest newspaper issue. The setting is a 1960’s newsroom; during the show, the ...

Football Injuries

Football Injuries

Olivia Ostler, Author

October 22, 2019

Friday night football games are some of the most popular events to go to in Martinsville during the first months of the school year. The MHS football team has worked extremely hard this season and have had to make several adjustments due to injuries. This year has been one for the books when it comes...

Part 1: The Root Problem

Part 1: The Root Problem

Styel Mechling, writer

October 9, 2019

Hair is an interesting thing. It can be curled, straightened, crimped, braided, twisted, and even shaved in the most peculiar ways. But, there is a certain type of hair that constantly gets questioned, pushed to the side, and treated unfairly. Well, for those who have any questions about their crazy...

How To Apply For FAFSA

How To Apply For FAFSA

Abby Salak, Author

October 7, 2019

Worried about how to pay for college? Don’t be. You can get free money from the government that applies to every household, no matter your income, from a program called FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). You fill a form out along with your tax returns and the government decides how much...

Getting into the Swing of Things

Getting into the Swing of Things

Anna Foley, Author

October 1, 2019

This season, the volleyball team has started off strong. The girls easily accomplished a win during their home opener against Indian Creek. Shortly after that game, the team took down Columbus North, Mooresville, and Greenwood. So far, varsity’s record is 8-2! This is the girls’ second year with Coach ...

New Drum Major in Town!

New Drum Major in Town!

Ken Casey, Writer

September 25, 2019

The Martinsville Marching Artesians’ new season is well underway as their new drum major, Annabelle Lambert, takes charge.  For the past two years, the Drum Major was Julia Rito, a 2019 graduate. Being the first time in two years that the drum major has changed, there is a whole new vibe withi...

New and Improved

New and Improved

Alice Pickering, Writer

September 25, 2019

At the end of last school year, rumors of new Chromebooks floated around. Fast forward to the first day of the 2019-2020 school year: rumors were confirmed! According to Artie Intel director Will Miers, there are a lot of improvements in the new Chromebooks. “[The screen resolution] is better. If you h...

9.17.19 Bridget Night

9.17.19 Bridget Night

Macie Crawmer and Macey Staley, Authors

September 16, 2019

In support of Bridget Balcerak, an MHS senior, Martinsville will be hosting “Bridget Night” for the third year in a row. During tomorrow night’s junior varsity and varsity volleyball games, t-shirts will be sold for $20 each, with the proceeds going to a charity in support of those with lympho...

Operation Football Sunrise!

Operation Football Sunrise!

Ken Casey, Writer

September 5, 2019

With football season underway, Channel 13 News will be visiting Martinsville High School on September 6th, 2019, for their weekly Operation Football Sunrise. Students will meet on the football field at 5 A.M. along with the marching band, cheerleaders and JV football players. The event will be broadcast on ...

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