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Veggie-ism

Veggie-ism

Autumn Maurice, Writer

September 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

When the words “vegetarian” and “vegan” cross your mind, you instantly think of weird, animal-loving hippies who worship at the altar of PETA and tell everyone that meat is murder. While the desire not to harm animals may be a major motive for cutting animal products out of a diet, many people choo...

On Coming Out

On Coming Out

Mya Freed

May 9, 2016


Filed under Seniors, Showcase, Student Life

Right from when we are babies, we are raised with heteronormativity pressed against our tiny shoulders. From seemingly insignificant comments such as referencing a male baby and saying, “He’s such a ladies man! Already looking at girls!” to more major things like to telling your ten year old gi...

A Night They Won’t Forget

A Night They Won’t Forget

Kaci Alvarez, Writer

May 3, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Prom, to some students, is the highlight of their high school career. It is a night of glam and grace, and many students look forward to this night. However, for some students, it can be a struggle to find the money for tickets and dresses. That is where Rita Davis comes in. Rita Davis, an aide in t...

Patio Debut

Patio Debut

Isaiah Sherfick, Print Editor

April 29, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

The newest addition to the Artie’s Cafe, MHS’s new patio, will be replacing The Well on May 2, 2016. The construction of the patio can be seen from the cafeteria and the breezeway. The patio will be another location for students to sit and enjoy their lunch. Principal Dr. Nick Sears says the patio w...

Are YOU Addicted?

Are YOU Addicted?

Lydia Rector, Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The world is addicted to a new drug. This drug is powerful and has the potential to totally consume you. This drug is called social media, and you have not even begun to notice your addiction and its effects.   Social media is a portal to an entirely different world - a world where infinite ...

Senioritis

Senioritis

Anastasiya Fadyeyeva, Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Student Life

  Nearing the end of thirteen years of being at school, students get to the point when it seems like it is not necessary to study anymore. “What for?” students think. We’ve been working on our diplomas for most of our lifetime. Isn’t it time to relax and have a little bit of fun at sch...

Advice to Juniors

Advice to Juniors

Emily Krulik, Writer

April 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Dear Juniors, So, your last year until your senior year is slowly coming to an end. I bet many of you are looking forward to it...I know I was. Despite senior year being a lot of fun and full of memories, there are a few less fun things that I think you need to know. First of all, try to take your...

Facing Harsh Facts

Facing Harsh Facts

Delaney Nunn, Writer

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Life, The Bucket

Whether you have slept with multiple partners, or have made a commitment to stay a virgin until marriage, nobody is oblivious to the amount of promiscuity during our high school years. Teenage pregnancy rates have shot up dramatically throughout the past decade, and sexual activity has became more popul...

What it’s like to be a foreign exchange student

What it’s like to be a foreign exchange student

Anastasiya Fadyeyeva, Writer

March 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

What's it like to be a foreign exchange student? This question has been on my mind for a while. I have been watching vlogs of other students who speak about their exchange year. I have made friends with them and have even met up with them in different cities. I was so excited to find out what to exp...

Sunshine and Chicken Shakers

Sunshine and Chicken Shakers

A.J. Ryan, Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

It’s a beautiful day outside. The sun is shining, and the people of Martinsville are out and about. Or at least that’s what you can tell from the window of your Algebra class. You wish you could be outside taking in the fresh air and sunshine, but you instead find yourself sitting, bored beyond ...

Why We Broke Up

Why We Broke Up

Jianni Adams, Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Olivia Clunie, junior “When I was in third grade my boyfriend of three days broke up with me because I told him I didn’t like ham and he said we didn’t have enough in common.” Mr. Marr, staff “In high school I went out with this girl for a few months. I’d been kind of distant and s...

Riley Skojac

Riley Skojac

Emily Hankins, Writer

February 9, 2016


Filed under Student Life

To have dedication, you must have motivation. To have motivation, you must have something to strive for. We all have motivation to do something, whether it’s studying for a test or beating your personal best in weight lifting class. Senior Riley Skojac has done what it takes to keep himself motivate...

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