Students inducted into Beta Club, 2017

Starmount High School had the opportunity to include a select few of their freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors in an honors organization for students across the nation. The ceremony began at 6pm and took place in the gym. “The National Beta Club is the largest, independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America,” it says on…

Spring break anticipation 

As the weather begins to warm, all students can think about is what they are doing after school, and so students begin to lose their focus in the classroom… which is no surprise to their teachers. It’s a reoccurring theme each school year. Mr. Stephen Brown, a Starmount math teacher, put this type of anticipation into…

Starmount’s production of Oklahoma!

Starmount High School is hosting a well known musical by the name of Oklahoma! This popular musical is produced by schools from all over the nation each year. Oklahoma! Is an original broadway production, written by composer Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. This award winning broadway musical has always been an obvious choice for…

SHS installation of butterfly garden

On March 6th, Starmount High’s Beta Club decided to “make their mark” for National Beta Week. As a service project, the club worked together to construct a butterfly garden due to the decline of the monarch butterfly in this region. Starmount’s construction students, lead by Mr. Allen, were kind enough to build the frame of…

The evolution of prom at FHS

When students are caught up in the excitement of making dinner reservations and shopping for dresses and tuxedos, they often forget the long history of prom itself, a history that has touched many generations and can be appreciated for its social and economic roles. In the nineteenth century, American universities began to host co-ed banquets…

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…

Beta state conference: fun or fail?

The NC State Beta Convention a statewide conference for Beta Clubs all over North Carolina. These clubs get together to celebrate the importance of Beta, including its four pillars on which it is established: achievement, character, leadership, and service. Furthermore, according to its tenants, “the National Beta Club is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth…

Marriage Vows Make the Cut

Although poetry has always been linked to Valentine’s Day, why is it so important to that day of love? People use poetry as a way to express how they feel or what they see around them, making their hearts warm. People use poetry in all sorts of ways.  For Starmount, Mrs. Hughes holds an annual…

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…