Second class of inductees named for SHS Hall of Fame

BOONVILLE — Created in the 50th year as a way to honor and recognize individuals who have contributed so much to make Starmount the standard of ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


2017 Forbush High School homecoming court announced

2017 Forbush High School homecoming court announced

The Forbush High School homecoming game will take place Friday at 7:30 p.m. in East Bend. During halftime, the 2017 homecoming queen will be crowned. ...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Starmount holds 2017 Homecoming

Starmount holds 2017 Homecoming

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Rams football team took on the East Wilkes Cardinals on Friday night in Boonville in front of a packed crowd. East Wil...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings announced

Wells Fargo, along with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, has announced the final standings in the Wells Fargo Conference Cup compe...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Yearbook dedicated to McKnight

Yearbook dedicated to McKnight

Every year the Forbush yearbook staff dedicates the yearbook to a deserving individual who has had an important role at Forbush High School. They care...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Forbush baseball fired up

Forbush baseball fired up

Forbush High School — As the school year is coming to a close, the Forbush Falcons baseball team is just getting fired up. The Falcons stand str...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Behind the Scenes: Graduation

Behind the Scenes: Graduation

The season of graduation is such a wonderlust time! You’re finally done with your high school education and you’re moving on in your life,...

May 25th, 2017 |  


All in the name of graduation

Graduation can come with a wide variety of emotion ranging from happiness to sadness, and from excitement to relief. Some students are as ready as it ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


A note from the faculty editor

This edition of YCS News features some of our best senior writers on staff. I am honored to have worked with these amazing, talented writers and photo...

May 17th, 2017 |  


FHS: a senior’s retrospection and prospection

FHS: a senior’s retrospection and prospection

We seniors at Forbush High School are in the midst of our last two weeks of free, public education. Each period brings us an hour and one half closer ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


A note from the student editor: a senior year perspective

We made it. Well, almost.At the beginning of this year, I felt the excitement that only a senior could feel. In the past, I simply experienced the sam...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Pucker up, Petree!

Pucker up, Petree!

Everyone knows that Christmas time is the season of giving, but this spring weather didn’t stop the Starmount students from giving their hearts ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


SHS Prom Fashion: 50th Year Edition

SHS Prom Fashion: 50th Year Edition

Over the decades, prom fashion has drastically altered. From hoop-skirts, to princess-like dresses, to the modern day “two pieces,” the fa...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Starmount High School yearbook dedicated to Principal Cody Soots and the late Kim Spillman

Starmount High School yearbook dedicated to Principal Cody Soots and the late Kim Spillman

On May 2, the Starmount High School Yearbook Staff, Assistant Editor Mick Moxley, and Editor Claire Maske dedicated the 50th Special Edition yearbook ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Signing for the future

Signing for the future

There have been many great athletes who have come through Forbush High School. Many of them have gone on to college to play the sport they succeeded i...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Men’s tennis sees success

Men’s tennis sees success

The men’s tennis team at Forbush has been nothing but successful so far this season. The team was 10-5 in the regular season. The team as a whol...

May 11th, 2017 |  


FFA banquet honors members

FFA banquet honors members

The upcoming Forbush High School Future Farmers of America annual end-of-year banquet was held on May 9. All members were invited to the event which w...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Forbush hosts 2017 spring blood drive

Forbush hosts 2017 spring blood drive

Every semester of each year, Forbush High School organizes a blood drive with the American Red Cross. The Forbush Health Occupations Students of Ameri...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Students travel during spring break

Students travel during spring break

Paris, France, mostly known as the City of Love, is one of the world’s biggest tourist destination spots. Many people would give a lot for a tri...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Impact Yadkin making a difference

Impact Yadkin making a difference

Many people have probably heard of Impact Yadkin but you might not know what it is. Impact Yadkin is a week-long event where several hundred students ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Forbush’s senior trip to Dash

Forbush’s senior trip to Dash

For the past two years, seniors at Forbush High School have taken a trip to the BB&T Ballpark to watch the Winston-Salem Dash baseball team. This ...

May 4th, 2017 |  


SASI completes a kindness project

Forbush High School has many, many clubs to offer to its very involved students. “SASI” is one of those clubs, but it’s much more th...

May 4th, 2017 |  


Graduation prepping

Graduation prepping

The preparation for graduation can be very time consuming and stressful for many seniors. The stress hits not only seniors but others such as the peop...

May 4th, 2017 |  


FCCLA competes in state competition

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, most commonly known by students as FCCLA, is a non profit student led organization that focuses on Fa...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Parking lot discussions ongoing

Parking lot discussions ongoing

This year at Forbush High School, there has been some talk about rearranging the student parking lots. The general idea is that there should be a sepa...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Forbush celebrates the running of the bulls

Forbush celebrates the running of the bulls

The Running of the Bulls, also known as San Fermín, is a huge Spanish tradition. This event takes place every year in Pamplona, Spain, on July 7 ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Students inducted into Beta Club at ceremony

Students inducted into Beta Club at ceremony

This past Monday, Starmount High School had the opportunity to include a select few of their freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors in an honors or...

April 19th, 2017 |  


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 clas...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Tiny house takeover

Tiny house takeover

This year the Forbush High school carpentry classes have started a new project. This year Forbush decided to build a tiny house.Many of you may have s...

April 13th, 2017 |  


FHS HOSA competes

FHS HOSA competes

Forbush High School — HOSA. The acronym stands for Health Occupation Students of America, but for some students it stands for much more than tha...

April 13th, 2017 |  


The golden year

This year is a very significant year for Forbush High School. Forbush is celebrating its 50th anniversary.Forbush was first built due to a fire at Eas...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Vintage Hollywood — FHS prom

Vintage Hollywood — FHS prom

The 2017 Forbush High School prom was themed “Vintage Hollywood” and took place on April 1. The venue, Bermuda Run Country Club, sported a...

April 13th, 2017 |  


Hunter Safety: Tradition of winning

Hunter Safety: Tradition of winning

The Forbush Hunter Safety team is on its way to the state competition. After winning its district competition, team members took a brief hiatus and ar...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Men’s tennis off to a good start

Men’s tennis off to a good start

The Forbush High School men’s tennis team led by head coach Matthew Tuck is off to a decent start with a record of 3-2 so far. The team is compo...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Forbush raising money for March of Dimes

The March of Dimes organization was founded by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938 with a dream to cure polio. It originated as the National Foundation for ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Class pets join Forbush

Class pets join Forbush

This year the agriculture department at Forbush High School has gained a few new class members. They don’t quite look like normal students.These...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Teachers kissing pigs

Teachers kissing pigs

Forbush High School is always trying to find ways to help out any good cause that it can. The students participate in many fundraisers throughout the ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


The evolution of prom at FHS

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 o...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SHS Beta installs butterfly garden

SHS Beta installs butterfly garden

On March 6, Starmount High’s Beta Club decided to “make their mark” for National Beta Week. As a service project, the club worked to...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Starmount’s production of ‘Oklahoma!’

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 acro...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Heroism through HOSA

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 or whether that thought...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Marriage vows make the cut

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...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Skimming through school

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 ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Nicks serves as SHS representative

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...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Rams Regiment provides for library

BOONVILLE — At Starmount High School, the Ram Regiment is renowned for its impeccable musical abilities. It’s won countless awards for its...

December 28th, 2016 |  


High-schoolers bring international flair to younger students

High-schoolers bring international flair to younger students

BOONVILLE — The International Festival is a fun and creative way to teach elementary school kids about different countries and various cultures....

December 28th, 2016 |  


Preventing thefts on campus

EAST BEND — When one hears about a robbery, he typically thinks of a home or business robbery. But does anyone ever wonder what would happen if ...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Students support community needs

Students support community needs

EAST BEND — As the last colorful leaves fall to the ground and temperatures begin to dip under freezing at night, many people in the community y...

December 28th, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving traditions of Yadkin County

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...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Turkey or Tinsel?

BOONVILLE — From watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to sharing hot chocolate around the Christmas tree, this time of year seems t...

December 1st, 2016 |