Breaking Blue

Martinsville High School’s New Principal

Mrs. Ndiritu with students

Dylan Archer and Lexy Bryant

October 8, 2020

For the 2020-2021 school year, Martinsville High School welcomed a new principal, Misty Ndiritu (DAY-REE-TOE). Ms. Ndiritu has come a long way to be in the position she is now.  When Ndiritu was a highschool student herself, she participated in many clubs and sports. She played volleyball and socce...

Colleges Combating Corona

This is a students dorm from Purdue university.

Nellie Dunscombe and Brayden Hall

October 2, 2020

When Coronavirus struck the nation, nobody knew what to think. Should we have been scared, in shock, sad, angry, or in love with the fact that we didn’t have to go back to school? No matter what we were feeling, the fact of the matter was that we would eventually have to adapt to a new world. A worl...

Knowing No Limits

MHS sophomore Clare McGuire in the breezeway at the high school.

Sasha Brown, Writer

April 28, 2020

What a blessing it is to be able to walk, talk, read, and experience the wonders of life. Some children develop these privileges during their childhood, but, for some, they might be difficult, maybe even impossible, to obtain.  Clare McGuire is a sophomore at Martinsville high school; she is an average ...

Why Aren’t Teens Staying Inside?

Two teens walk around during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Ken Casey, Writer

April 28, 2020

The whole world has been consumed by the Coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of all of this chaos, there is one group of people who are acting different than everyone else: teenagers.  During this crisis, it has come to many people’s attention that many teenagers feel that they do not need to self isola...

Corona Virus Closes Schools

A person holds their hand out, trying to keep from getting the Coronavirus.

Shelby Craig, Writer

March 13, 2020

Corona is headed our way, and the students and teachers at Martinsville High School are doing their best to prepare for the worst. In these last few days, the sickness has been getting progressively worse, making Martinsville families very worried. Dr. Jay Arthur sent out an announcement on the even...

Miles Anderson

Miles Anderson is holding his Athlete of the Month Award.

Maggie Coffey, Writer

March 12, 2020

Miles Anderson is a current senior at MHS with a passion for swimming. He started swimming about seven years ago and has loved the sport ever since. Last summer, when Anderson was at his peak, he had an accident in the middle of July while diving into the pool. When he hit his head on the bottom of the...

High School Then vs Now

High School Then vs Now

Ken Casey, Writer

March 12, 2020

Everyone’s life moves at an outrageously fast pace. But, even as life progresses, everyone remembers their high school experience. When looking back at MHS and the change it has undergone over the years, some may not recognize it when reminiscing. Let’s jump all the way back to 1960. The high school was locat...

The Scoop Opens

Photo of The Scoop ice cream shop in Maritinsville, Indiana

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 6 p.m. for a “test and taste.” Soft serve, flurries, shakes, and hand-dipped ice cream will all be fr...

The Life of a Teen Mom

Senior Trinity Smith posing with her baby bump.

Ken Casey, Writer

February 18, 2020

MHS senior Trinity Smith realized that she would have to grow up a lot sooner than expected after she looked down at a positive pregnancy test. Finding out you are pregnant can be scary for anyone...especially if you’re still in high school. No matter how much you think you are prepared, children do n...

New Classes Bring New Opportunities

Students enjoy a fun hands-on lab activity in Mrs. Adam's new Principles of Biomedical Sciences course.

Maggie Coffey, Writer

January 22, 2020

With about ninety certified faculty members and over seventy-five rooms devoted to the education of students, Martinsville High School offers many academic opportunities to its student body of just under 1,400 students.  Several new courses have been added at Martinsville High School, bringing the ...

Holiday Tips and Tricks

Christmas Lights

Peyton Smith, Writer

December 9, 2019

It’s December and you know what that means...the temperatures go down and the green and red decorations go up! It’s the holiday season and ‘tis the season to be stressed. Shopping, family, cooking, and decorating all happening at once. Do not worry though, here are some tricks and tactics to get ...

A Sea of Red

Red For Ed poster

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 “The Red Sea” with a swarm of protesters speaking out on behalf of students and teachers. ...

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