Yadkin bike share, to bring travel and fitness to the valley

Bike share programs allow people to pay small amounts in order to rent a bike for a certain amount of time. This is very popular in a variety of places: the mountains for beautiful scenery, the beaches for mellow atmospheres, even a relaxing ride through the countryside. It is a program for families to get together…

SHS Prom Fashion: 50th Year Edition

Over the decades prom fashion has drastically changed. From hoop-skirts, to princess-like dress, to the modern day “two pieces,” the fashion that can be seen at prom is ever-changing. While getting down on the dance floor, it was very simple to spot the top prom fashion trends of 2017. Top designer dresses by Sherri Hill were…

Heroism through HOSA

Everyone wants the chance to play the hero in someone else’s life. Whether the thought has only crossed their minds once whether that thought is the focus of their world, it’s an aspiration most people share. However, what some people haven’t thought of is the way to accomplish this universal desire. Some people believe the…

Gearing for fall weather? Try a blanket scarf.

Boonville — When asking Starmount student, Laura Dimmette, what her favorite accessory was she instantly responded with “definitely my blanket scarf.” Laura explains that “it is a light brown scarf with red, green, and white plaid patterns woven into it.” It’s more than just an accessory. Laura says that she likes to pair her scarf with…

Chacos versus Birkenstocks

CHACOS REVIEW Savannah’s answer: Chacos for the win! Founded in 1989, the Chaco company has been a reliable shoe source as its products are built to last. From their boot collection to their strappy sandals, there is some form of shoe that they carry for every taste. Birkenstocks, however, will not last as long as…

Move over pedometer: Fitbit is the new black

How were we even able to track our activity and tell time easily before Fitbits came along? These sleek watches are sweeping schools and businesses all over the nation, coming in a slew of colors and styles. Their flexibility allows you to be able to move seamlessly from work to the gym, while still maintaining…

Lemon juice, nature’s hair treatment

Yes, you can use lemon to lighten your hair! There are plenty of online beauty blogs such as “Almost Exactly Blog” by Alex Raye, “Passion For Savings,” and “Free People” that have recipes for lemon highlighting mixtures that usually include lemon juice, water, and coconut oil. These methods are tried and true, but from personal experience I…

Masquerade ball held for Starmount

Imagine traveling back in time to 18th century France. Envision the sights and sounds of the beautiful and elaborate masquerade balls of the era. This past Saturday, Starmount High School transformed Cedarbrook Country Club by taking a modern twist on this classic theme. Upon entrance, students were provided with their own masks to disguise themselves…

HOSA competes at Koury center

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School is preparing the future medical leaders of America through its HOSA program. The club stands for Health Occupation Student of America. This past March, Starmount HOSA competed in the 40th annual State Leadership Competition at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. They competed in a variety of competitive HOSA contests….