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Student Section Themes 2019-2020

Student Section Themes 2019-2020

September 3, 2019

Check out these theme nights and make sure to come out to the games to support the school and our community.

Applying To College: A Guide

Applying To College: A Guide

Abby Salak, Author

September 3, 2019

Applying to college can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be if you have the right tools and resources available. With local as well as online options, there are more ways than ever to get a college degree. The SSC has information guides and pamphlets, scholarship websites, and tips for picking the c...

Tik Tok Uprise

Tik Tok Uprise

Anna Foley, Writer

September 3, 2019

You are walking through the halls of MHS. Two teenage girls add the phrase “and I oop” to their conversation. You are astonished by the language they are speaking. What could those words mean? Where did they come from? I have one answer for you: Tik Tok. Tik Tok is a lip sync app that allows you to...

How to Deal with Stress and Anxiety

How to Deal with Stress and Anxiety

Ken Casey, Writer

August 27, 2019

Anxiety and stress are things that every high schooler comes to face at least once in their high school career. There are many ways that one can cope with these feelings, some of which include: Let your mind take breaks Allowing yourself to take time to relax after the school day is very important....

Behind The Play

Behind The Play

Styel Mechling, Writer

April 4, 2019

High school basketball, soccer, football, and volleyball players all have one thing in common: they are students before they are athletes. This idea is something that continues to rattle through many student-athletes as they face the ultimate hardship of balancing the two major parts of their lives....

When One Part Becomes Two

When One Part Becomes Two

Ken Casey, Writer

March 5, 2019

Mrs. Casey’s Human and Social Services class is getting a new look for next school year. Instead of offering one trimester and making the second optional, the class will now consist of two parts; part one of the class will be two mandatory trimesters, and part two will be an optional one trimester. T...

Martinsville Chess Competition

Martinsville Chess Competition

Ken Casey, Writer

February 7, 2019

Martinsville High School is known for many different things. Chess, however, is not one you usually hear. On March 23rd, 2019, the National Chess Competition will be held in the MHS gymnasium. “We currently estimate that there will be around 600 players and 1,200 parents and coaches, but we expect a li...

Cancer Awareness Week

Cancer Awareness Week

Ken Casey, Writer

December 19, 2018

The Martinsville High School student body had their annual Cancer Awareness Week in October. Teacher Kristi Casey has been putting together this week for the past two years. Her class is used to encourage students to go out and change the world, treat others with kindness, and to all around be a great pe...

10 Ways To Keep On Track This Tri

10 Ways To Keep On Track This Tri

Styel Mechling and Makayla Capilla

December 10, 2018

Sports, tests, friends, family, multiple hours of homework, and even outside-of-school work are all factors in making a high school student tense. Sometimes it can feel as though we can’t even conjure up the time to care for ourselves and overall just relax. Here are ten ways to make sure you don...

Internet Sensation

Internet Sensation

Makayla Capilla, Writer

December 10, 2018

Most kids and teenagers nowadays can’t remember a time without having a cell phone. They are in our hands almost every moment of every day. If they aren’t in our hands, they are right by our side. While many can see this as a bad thing, others feel it has its perks. Tons of teens all over the...

Thoughts On: Mamma Mia

Thoughts On: Mamma Mia

Alexa Shrake, Writer

December 7, 2018

Almost every seat filled with peers, loved ones, and fans of Mamma Mia, it was a full house. On Friday November 16th, the show did not start on time due to the line being out the doors. A huge crowd gathered to watch one of the first high schools in the country perform the well-known musical. Work...

A Work In Progress

A Work In Progress

Alice Pickering, Writer

November 27, 2018

Books and writing from authors surround us every day. They are in classes, stores, and homes. Here, at Martinsville High School, we do our fair share of writing in class. Four people in particular are going beyond that and being authors of more than just poems for English class. Sophia Jackson is our...

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