Tale as old as time, 2018 SHS prom

Prom is a very significant moment in the lives of juniors and seniors. From the anticipation of getting dressed up in beautiful dresses and debonair tuxes, to the moments when a thousand pictures are taken, and even down to the the fabulous dinner,  prom is a night to be remembered by all, but our most…

The quiet man of Starmount, Mr. Charles

The quiet man of Starmount, Mr. Charles, has been at the high school since 1998. Underneath that quiet demeanor, Mr. Charles has a passion to help students in any way possible. First, he started out as an assistant coach, but he fully came on board in 2006 when he was hired on as a staff…

Retiring a Legacy, Becky Bryant

In my time at Starmount High School, I have had many teachers. However, none have had as large an impact as Mrs. Bryant. She is a perfect example  of a teacher and person. I, along with everyone else at Starmount High School, am lucky to have been her student. However, not all the students on…

A note from Starmount’s yearbook editor

This year I had the honor and privilege of being the Starmount High School Yearbook Editor. I decided over the summer that I would take on the responsibility as the editor, and I do not regret that decision one bit. Creating, designing, and capturing pictures as well as making sure the production is top notch…

Developing as a singer and person at Mars Hill choral festival

The Mars Hill Choral Festival is a choral festival that Mars Hill University puts on every year. Over 700 high school students audition in this festival, and only the top 350 achieve a spot in the choral program. Selected students of the Starmount High School Show Choir went to audition for the festival at Mount…

SHS March of Dimes looks to basketball to raise funds

Students and staff took to the basketball court in an attempt to raise funds for premature babies during the March of Dimes campaign. The entire campus came out to see the game, and cheers were loud for each Ram side. By half time, the game was tied 11-11. Regardless of the end score, 27-21, both teams…

New techno era arrives in Yadkin

When considering the new age of robotics and the projects that robotics teams create, most of us think of a robot, capable of walking and talking, a form of artificial intelligence, right? With the new robotics teams at all of the high schools in Yadkin County, things are definitely revving up here for the STEM…

Prom fashion show reminiscent of Disney

At the end of February, Starmount High School had a Fashion Show in order to raise funds for prom. This array of formal wear was sponsored by Southern Bride, with just over 100 people who attended the event. The theme for prom this year was “Tale as Old as Time” from the iconic classic Beauty…

Horton proclaimed SHS teacher of the year

As the school year winds down, the excitement for teacher of the year rose to the forefront, mainly due to the fact that Starmount High has recently named its new recipient of this honor, Rocky Horton, math teacher and coach. Elizabeth Pozo interviewed Coach Horton after the announcement was made. Below are his thoughts on…

Are Rain boots HOT or so NOT?

Rain boots are an essential in any wardrobe! However, have you ever questioned if they are fashion statement? Wonder no more since we have the answer. When questioning individuals on campus, we discovered that the big, tall rain boots aren’t a favorite anymore! Instead, duck boots are the new thing! Everyone seems to own a pair….

SHS students wish for warmer days

From the end of December into our new year, we have experienced some of the coldest days of the winter yet. The low hit 4 degrees, which was on the 7th of January. However, the most recent change in weather this month has went into the 70s. Our staff wondered what students thought of the…

White roses, cacti, and other forms of love

Valentine’s day is a day when loved ones spend time with each other and give each other gifts. Annually celebrated on the 14th of February, Valentine’s day goes back to the 5th century in Roman culture. But we wanted to know more about present perceptions of this day. So, in a survey at Starmount High…