Ram Regiment gives back to SHS library

At Starmount High School the Ram Regiment is renowned for their impeccable musical abilities. They’ve won countless awards for their talent in sound and song, and are always expected to bring some extra energy for the fans at every Friday night football game. This year, the SHS Band exceeded just their musical genius. Erin Haley,…

Skimming through school

Homework is something everyone has had to deal with at least once in life. For many students, homework is their lives, especially if that homework is the time-consuming hassle of assigned reading. Recent Campbell graduate and Starmount alum, Jacob Rucker, recounted his past years at college and all the work he had. “There wasn’t a…

Nicks serves as SHS representative

Do you ever wonder who controls exam periods, field trips, and school improvements? The Yadkin County Board of Education is in control of all of these and more, but sometimes the students in Yadkin County have misconceptions of who makes up the board and what those members really do. Starmount High School’s Principal, Cody Hemric,…

Student volunteers work hard during festival

|The International Festival is a fun and creative way to teach elementary school kids about different countries and various cultures. “They started getting more excited once they realized that they were going to have a good time,” said art teacher and coordinator of the event, Andrea Raines. As the day progressed, one could see the…

Preventing a school heist

When you hear about a robbery, you typically think of a home or business robbery. But do you ever wonder what would happen if someone broke into your school? Or if someone stole your Chromebook on the bus? It sounds like it would never happen, but it always helps to have a plan. As for breaking into the school,…

FHS Junior Civitan Club: united to serve

As the last colorful leaves fall to the ground and temperatures begin to dip under freezing at night, many people in our community yearn for warm blankets, food, and personal hygiene supplies. This past Thanksgiving, most Americans took a moment or two to appreciate the plenitude of blessings that make our lives more comfortable; words…

Thanksgiving traditions of Yadkin

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for families to comes together, eat amazing food, and simply be around family and enjoy their company. This is an amazing time of the year that is dedicated to being with friends and family and giving thanks for what the world has given. With…

Tinsel or Turkey?

From watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to sharing hot chocolate around the Christmas tree, this time of year seems to put everyone in a more merry state of mind. However, when it comes to the timing of decorations, a group of thirty juniors at Starmount High School had opinions on this topic; their responses…

Starmount to unveil Hall of Fame

This year, Starmount High School will introduce an honor like none seen before at the high school level. To celebrate, commemorate, and remember the past 50 years of this high school, the new Hall of Fame will recognize the individuals who have contributed their time, love, and dedication. Individuals selected by the Hall of Fame…

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…

Beta club joins Halloween festivities

Halloween is an exciting day for adults and kids alike. Dressing up, doing fun make-up, and showing off costumes, all while getting free candy is what makes Halloween such a great day. The Starmount High School Beta Club was happy to take part in making this day special for the town of Yadkinville. In downtown…

Tired of Christmas break studying?

Are you tired of having to study through your Christmas break? Well, you don’t have to worry about that anymore. A group of honors students made a website to persuade administration that exams should come before Christmas break, and the group was very excited about the opportunity to voice student opinions. “I think it turned out…