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Corona Virus Closes Schools

Corona Virus Closes Schools

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

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

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 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

The Life of a Teen Mom

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

New Classes Bring New Opportunities

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

Holiday Tips and Tricks

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

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

Blizzard Blitz

Blizzard Blitz

Macie Crawmer, Editor

December 6, 2019

Ready to run?! Saturday, December 7th, MHS is holding its first annual Blizzard Blitz event. The entry fee is $20, and all proceeds go towards the school’s student fund. If you don’t feel like running, walking is always an option! First and second-place finishers of both genders will receive a med...

How To Stay Safe When Walking Alone

How To Stay Safe When Walking Alone

Dylan Archer, Writer

December 3, 2019

Walking by yourself, especially at night, can be frightening and even dangerous. It is almost inevitable that at some point, most people will have to walk by themselves. Here are a few tips that will help you be safe when you’re walking alone...  First and foremost, walk with confidence and p...

Gift Giving for Happier Holidays

Gift Giving for Happier Holidays

Maggie Coffey, Writer

December 2, 2019

Some children wake up on Christmas morning to dozens of gifts, while others wake up to grumbling bellies and frozen fingers. There are millions of homeless people in the United States who struggle to provide for their everyday needs. In the harsh, unforgiving climate of the holidays, they must combat ...

Red For Ed at the Indiana State House

Red For Ed at the Indiana State House

Ken Casey, Writer

November 18, 2019

Tomorrow, November 19th, over 14,000 teachers and concerned community members from Indiana will meet at the statehouse to stand up for the #RedForEd movement. Over 80 teachers in the Martinsville school district will be attending this major event. Many schools in surrounding areas have closed for the event...

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