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…

Battle of the Rivals

At Starmount High School, Senior night is used as a way for the graduating class to recollect their memories and enjoy their last football game as a senior. For many, the night is filled with excitement and enthusiasm at being recognized for their last performance in the band, the field, or another sport. Teens get…

The Starmount Angels

It’s December, meaning it’s that most wonderful time of year again: Christmas time. People are rummaging around to find the perfect gift while others in our community aren’t sure if they will be receiving or buying any gifts for Christmas this year. As I got to talk to the person overseeing Starmount High School’s division…

The Heart and Soul of Yadkin Basketball

Everyone knows that when our community thinks of Starmount vs. Forbush, we always refer to the Unifi Bowl, yet what happens after that adrenaline-pumping game? We don’t have a Unifi Bowl for basketball, so does that mean that the rivalry is not the same? On many aspects of the sport of basketball, one could argue…

The end of a season for seniors and beloved coach

At Starmount High School, Senior night is used as a way for the graduating class to recollect their memories and enjoy their last football game as a senior. For many, the night is filled with excitement and enthusiasm at being recognized for their last performance in the band, the field, or another sport. Teens get…

Holiday favorites: pie, stuffing, and fish?

Everyone knows what holiday is coming up, but do we ever consider what Starmount, as a collective whole, thinks are our favorite foods for Thanksgiving? I know that for me, nothing beats my grandma’s pecan pie or the way that my cousin has to bring a chocolate pound cake every year. (Yes, Jeff, I’m talking…