Breaking Blue

A new home away from home

A new home away from home

Steven Johnson and Naomi Robinson May 25, 2022

Every year students are leaving high school, and new ones come in. MHS “Student Publications” team had a plethora of students that came in and out of the program. Each of them left their mark on the...

Thank You MHS

Thank You MHS

Madelyn Stantz, Writer May 24, 2022

Four years ago, I walked into the front doors at Martinsville High School for the first time as a high school student. Passing through the lobby and heading to my first class, I thought to myself, “this...

First Time Voting Expierience

First Time Voting Expierience

Kaycee Littel, Writer May 24, 2022

My 18th birthday brought me a load of new experiences, one of them being the ability to vote. I had been waiting for this opportunity for a long time, as I saw the major effect that voting has on a community....

Fun Summer Ideas

Fun Summer Ideas

Demaree Publow, Writer May 24, 2022

The end of the school year is right around the corner and that means summer! Children and teens get a break from working on homework and projects, to relaxing in the sun and hanging out with friends. A...

Anime Club on the bus ride back from a fantastic anime.

Trip to the Movies

Noel Dickinson April 15, 2022

On Sunday, April 3rd, the Anime Club went on a field trip to watch Princess Mononoke. I was able to interview the other people who went on this trip to get their opinion on the movie.    The...

JAG Mock interviews

JAG Mock interviews

Addy Berry and Steven Johnson April 15, 2022

On Tuesday, March 29, 2022, Jobs for American Graduates (JAG) held a mock interview session for the current juniors and seniors at Martinsville High School. JAG mock interviews are held in 38 states and...

Oliver Deakin proudly holds transgender flag.

Good Allies 101

Cameron Gee and Steven Johnson March 31, 2022

“My name’s Simon, and I am just like you, except I have one massive secret. Nobody knows I am gay,” states Simon, from the movie Love Simon. Not everyone has a safe and accessible place when coming...

Photo credit: Matt Giesting

Kids Can’t Wait

Charity Shepherd, Writer January 11, 2022

Dance Marathon, created in 1991 by students who attended Indiana University, is a movement that was created due to the tragic death of Ryan White. Dance Marathon consists of year-round fundraising to help...

Ali Burnett poses with baked goods from her business.

Bake It ‘Till You Make It

Madelyn Stantz and Ava Hess, Writers January 5, 2022

Being an entrepreneur at any age can be difficult as you have to take on a lot of responsibilities and risks in order to make your dreams come true. The hard work and dedication that business owners put...

Stressed teenager lays his head down.

Share and Seek Help

Piper Henson, Author September 28, 2021

Mental illness in teens has increased significantly throughout the years. It is caused by many different factors, from home life to school life. Recent events like the coronavirus pandemic have contributed...

Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Quincee Collier, Writer September 16, 2021

This fall, designers are trying to create the “new” roaring 20’s. Fashion has changed forever and so have the consumers. While being apart and alone they have tapped into their own style. With the...

Full band shot of the 2021-2022 Marching Artesians.

Marching Into A New Season

Vincentia Thatcher, Writer August 27, 2021

COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the Martinsville Marching Artesians this past year. With limited practice times, having to mask up in 90-degree heat, and no competitions, everyone wondered if there would even...

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