Yadkin students: worry over exams

Yadkin students: worry over exams

BOONVILLE — Students are tired and frustrated over studying through their Christmas break. Well, now they don’t have to worry about that a...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Beta club joins Halloween festivities downtown

Beta club joins Halloween festivities downtown

YADKINVILLE — Halloween is an exciting day for adults and kids alike. Dressing up, doing fun make-up, and showing off costumes, all while gettin...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SHS artists lend a hand

SHS artists lend a hand

Starmount High School students Sarah Dowell, Efrain Salazar and Alexis Whitaker are giving back to the community by sharing their love of art. Each of...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Homecoming: 50 years of Ram tradition

Homecoming: 50 years of Ram tradition

Every little girl is born a princess, but only one little girl can grow up to become her school’s homecoming queen. It’s a moment like no ...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Forbush Homecoming: 50th Anniversary

Forbush Homecoming: 50th Anniversary

For many girls, the dream of royalty begins the first time they see Cinderella. The ballgowns, the dancing, the love, the magic: all are included in m...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Forbush High School to celebrate 50 years

Forbush High School to celebrate 50 years

EAST BEND — Forbush High School will celebrate its 50th year on Friday. The Forbush Falcons football team will take on the East Wilkes Cardinals...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Recycled Reading, a book drive

HAMPTONVILLE — As a member of Troop 696 of Hamptonville and seeking to gain his final rank of Eagle Scout, Gavin Adams came up with the “R...

June 7th, 2016 |  


ACC Barnstorming Tour visits East Wilkes

BOONVILLE — Throughout the month of April, the ACC All-Stars have been participating in the ACC’s 38th annual Barnstorming Tour, and on Ap...

April 27th, 2016 |  


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 Occupa...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Nine games, winning streak

Nine games, winning streak

BOONVILLE — Starmount isn’t only known for its rigorous and extensive course of academics; it is also renowned for the incredible athletic...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Recital prepares students for college

Recital prepares students for college

Musical talent is a gift. With this gift, musicians strive to show the world their passion and their successful work. These talented people are drawn ...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Stone, state vice president of Skills USA, to speak

Stone, state vice president of Skills USA, to speak

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School’s very own Lauren Stone, a senior, has received the honor of speaking at the NCDPI conference in Greensb...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Valentine’s Poetry Contest winners named

Jaclyn Hughes, an English teacher at Starmount High School, hosted and judged the 2016 Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest. After the January snow da...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Christian fellowship motivates its members

Christian fellowship motivates its members

BOONVILLE — The FCA at Starmount High School stands for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. It is an organization which presents challenge and...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Band uniform need unites community

BOONVILLE — The Starmount High School Ram Regiment recently finished its second fundraiser for this school year. The band has plans in raising m...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


After School app causing problems

BOONVILLE — A new app is increasing in popularity on the app store faster than any app has before. It has come to the forefront of Starmount app...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Ninth annual International Festival held

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School recently held its ninth annual International Festival. The International Festival gives students the opportuni...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Beta tutor initiative

BOONVILLE — Starmount has always strived for success and the bettering of students’ futures. The Starmount Beta Club has been lending a he...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Arts council grant funds pottery venture by

Arts council grant funds pottery venture by

BOONVILLE — In recent events at Starmount High School, the art program has received a grant for clay and glazing materials.The art teacher, Andr...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Ram alumna continues theater arts program

BOONVILLE — Only months ago, Starmount bid a bittersweet farewell to a loyal teacher of many years. Nanette Bennett retired this year from her p...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Starmount High beginnings

Starmount High beginnings

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School is a small, rural school in Yadkin County. One of three high schools in Yadkin County, this one is special. No...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Starmount High School’s scary story contest held

Starmount High School’s scary story contest held

BOONVILLE — In the month of October, what is more festive than a scary story? Students at Starmount High got involved in this tradition by parti...

November 25th, 2015 |  


FCCLA aims at family, community

FCCLA aims at family, community

BOONVILLE — The Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a career and technical student organization which provides personal growth, ...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Martin and his race car

Martin and his race car

BOONVILLE — Automotive teacher at Starmount High School Sandy Martin holds a passion close that some teachers can’t say they have. Startin...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Starmount marketing class helps out chamber of commerce

BOONVILLE — Marketing teacher Melanie Matthews describes what’s going on in her Sports Marketing class as a “team-up with the chambe...

October 28th, 2015 |  


The importance of song

BOONVILLE — The Starmount Show Choir is one of the high-arts classes available at the high school, along with the marching and concert band.As a...

October 28th, 2015 updated: October 28th, 2015. |  


Ram Regiment Band working hard

BOONVILLE — This year at Starmount High, the Ram Regiment Band has planned an awesome show entitled “Space: Planet Earth, Our Home.”...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Bonding through tennis

Bonding through tennis

BOONVILLE — Every team should act like a family, and Starmount High School’s women’s tennis team is no exception to this.Coach Ryan ...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Military backbone at SHS

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School is no stranger to the military. There are frequent visits from recruiters to answer any questions which may ar...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Work continues on old school house

Work continues on old school house

BOONVILLE — Starmount High School’s Agriculture Department has undertaken a recent project: the restoration of the old schoolhouse located...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Launching a new project, encouraging the next generation

Launching a new project, encouraging the next generation

For many years while still a staff reporter, my main beat was covering area schools and board of education from prekindergarten programs up through co...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Elkin, Forbush atop Conference Cup

The final Wells Fargo Conference Cup standings came out this past weekend, and Elkin and Forbush came out on top in their conferences.Elkin won the Mo...

June 25th, 2015 |