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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 ...

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...

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