Student given JROTC award

Student given JROTC award

The Battle of Shallow Ford, NSDAR, presented the JROTC award to Jaedan Gage at Forbush High School on May 16. This award is given to a student who dem...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Fred C. Hobson Scholarship presented to three students

Fred C. Hobson Scholarship presented to three students

The Yadkin County Retired School Personnel has given the Fred C. Hobson Scholarship to three students in the Yadkin County School System. Hobson was t...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Steelman Scholarship awarded

The H. Frank Steelman Scholarship is awarded annually by A.T. Williams Oil Company in memory of Steelman, a Yadkin County native. The scholarships are...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


WCC holds 21st annual student awards reception

WILKESBORO — Wilkes Community College held its 21st annual Student Awards Reception on April 11. The program was hosted in the John A. Walker Co...

May 17th, 2018 |  


All around conference champs at Forbush High School

As students enter the homestretch for this school year, several sports teams are heading to playoff games. Forbush High School’s baseball, softb...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Senior night held at Forbush High School

Senior night held at Forbush High School

EAST BEND — One of the most memorable moments during one’s senior year as an athlete is senior night. Stepping out onto the field for the ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Coming to a close

Coming to a close

EAST BEND — A bittersweet day was shared before graduation. This year Forbush High School did things a little differently than years past.Chris ...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Teaching sorority presents scholarship

Teaching sorority presents scholarship

Gracee Shore, right, seen with her sister Chloe, is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Gamma Nu Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa. The local ch...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Tale as old as time, 2018 SHS prom

Tale as old as time, 2018 SHS prom

Prom is a very significant moment in the lives of juniors and seniors. From the anticipation of getting dressed up in beautiful dresses and debonair t...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Charles aided many students at Starmount

Charles aided many students at Starmount

The quiet man of Starmount, John Charles, has been at the high school since 1998. Underneath that quiet demeanor, Charles has a passion to help studen...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Recognizing the service of Rebecca Bryant

Recognizing the service of Rebecca Bryant

In my time at Starmount High School, I have had many teachers. However, none have had as large an impact as Rebecca Bryant. She is a perfect example o...

May 16th, 2018 |  


SCC Technology Club members learn valuable lessons during second spring PC repair day

SCC Technology Club members learn valuable lessons during second spring PC repair day

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Technology Club hosted a second PC Repair Day in April when club members worked on computers and device...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Starmount students named SkillsUSA North Carolina state officers

Starmount students named SkillsUSA North Carolina state officers

GREENSBORO — Starmount students Jacob Craver and Tyler Reinhardt were recently chosen as two of seven high school students selected to serve as ...

May 9th, 2018 |  


College gear day celebrated

College gear day celebrated

Many students know that college is an important step for their future. While in high school, seniors strive to make good grades and get involved, not ...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Women’s soccer honors the military, gives back to the community

Women’s soccer honors the military, gives back to the community

Forbush women’s soccer team has a tradition of recognizing the military and veterans during a home game. This year the Military Appreciation gam...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Forbush takes on March of Dimes

Forbush High School has been raising money for the March of Dimes organization. The March Of Dimes is a nonprofit organization. The purpose of this or...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Forbush blood drive surpasses goal

On April 20, Forbush High School hosted the annual blood drive. Yearly, the school has a blood drive in the fall semester as well as in the spring sem...

May 3rd, 2018 |  


Dickerson initiated to Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, La. — Belinda Dickerson of East Bend was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and ...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Alderman named to Fayetteville State University chancellor’s list

FAYETTEVILLE — Ashley Alderman was recognized on April 17 at the chancellor’s list of students program of recognition held at the J.W. Sea...

April 27th, 2018 |  


Drop the cool, stay safe in school

Here at Forbush High School, Laura Papsun’s English 2 class decided to take it upon themselves to make the school a safer environment everyone c...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Saying goodbye

Now that prom is done and over with, it’s time to get our heads wrapped around graduating from high school, and getting prepped for college.Ever...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Tiny house, big expectations

When you hear the phrase “less is more,” what do you think of? For the carpentry students at Forbush High School, a tiny house is what com...

April 26th, 2018 |  


An Enchanted Forest

After the six-week process of getting the Forbush High School 2018 Prom together, it was a huge success.On April 14, Bermuda Run Country Club was pack...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Prom 2018 ‘enchanted’ night

Prom 2018 ‘enchanted’ night

Prom is such an exciting time at Forbush High School. This year’s theme was “Enchanted Forest” and staff coordinator Jennifer Helton...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Three teams ranked in top 15

Boomer Kennedy, principal of Forbush High School, recently informed students, staff and residents in the community about the 2018 spring sports season...

April 26th, 2018 |  


Shore awarded scholarship by NGU

TIGERVILLE, S.C. — Madisun Shore, a senior at Forbush High School, has been awarded the Trustee Scholarship by North Greenville University. She ...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Developing as a singer and person at Mars Hill choral festival

Developing as a singer and person at Mars Hill choral festival

The Mars Hill Choral Festival is a choral festival that Mars Hill University puts on every year. More than 700 high school students audition in this f...

April 25th, 2018 |  


SHS March of Dimes looks to basketball to raise funds

SHS March of Dimes looks to basketball to raise funds

Students and staff at Starmount High School took to the basketball court in an attempt to raise funds for premature babies during the March of Dimes c...

April 25th, 2018 |  


A note from Starmount’s yearbook editor

A note from Starmount’s yearbook editor

This year I had the honor and privilege of being the Starmount High School yearbook editor. I decided over the summer that I would take on the respons...

April 25th, 2018 |  


Poster contest winners

Poster contest winners

Starmount High School students in the Honors Earth Science classes competed in the district and regional Soil and Water Digital Poster Contest this ye...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Forbush HOSA attends State Leadership Conference

Forbush HOSA attends State Leadership Conference

After school on March 21, the Forbush High School Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) team left for the State Leadership Conference in Greens...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Starmount HOSA named ‘Gold Star’ chapter

Starmount HOSA named ‘Gold Star’ chapter

For the fifth consecutive year, Starmount High School HOSA has been awarded the North Carolina HOSA Gold Star Chapter. This award signifies that the c...

April 19th, 2018 |  


East Bend resident inducted to Phi Kappa Phi

BATON ROUGE, LA — Katherine Juras of East Bend, North Carolina, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’...

April 4th, 2018 |  


Forbush Elementary honor roll announced

EAST BEND — Forbush Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year.Third-grade A: Makenzie Bake...

March 31st, 2018 |  


Prom fashion show reminiscent of Disney

Prom fashion show reminiscent of Disney

At the end of February, Starmount High School had a fashion show in order to raise funds for prom. This array of formal wear was sponsored by Southern...

March 28th, 2018 |  


The new techno era arrives in Yadkin

When considering the new age of robotics and the projects that robotics teams create, most of people think of a robot, capable of walking and talking,...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Horton proclaimed SHS teacher of the year

As the school year winds down, the excitement for teacher of the year rose to the forefront, mainly due to the fact that Starmount High School has rec...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Jonesville mayor honors Beta Club

Jonesville mayor honors Beta Club

JONESVILLE — This week marks National Beta Week for hundreds of clubs nationwide. Starmount High School is one such club that knows the importan...

March 17th, 2018 |  


Competition strong at second annual Winter Early College Cup Competition

Early colleges in northwestern North Carolina began competing in athletic and academic competitions last year to earn the Early College Cup for their ...

March 1st, 2018 |  


Edwards named to University of Findlay dean’s list

FINDLAY, Ohio — Taylor Edwards, of East Bend, was named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at the University of Findlay. To earn this achievemen...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Trivette named to Greensboro College Dean’s List

GREENSBORO — Paris DeeAnn Trivette, of Yadkinville, is among 225 students to be named to the dean’s list at Greensboro College for the fal...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Appalachian State University announces fall 2017 honors and degrees awarded

BOONE — Appalachian State University has released the dean’s and chancellor’s lists for the fall 2017 semester as well as the list o...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Boonville Elementary School recognized at the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium Signature School Awards

BOONVILLE — At its annual meeting on Dec. 8, 2017, the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium honored Signature Schools that have demonstrated sign...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Explore N.C. geology in new Surry CC course

DOBSON — Surry Community College will offer a new, two-part personal enrichment course focused on the geology of North Carolina starting in Febr...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Schools celebrate Career and Technical Education Month

This month, Yadkin County Schools is celebrating Career and Technical Education. Career and Technical Education (CTE), is a program that supports stud...

February 9th, 2018 |  


SCC truck driver training orientation to be held Feb. 28

DOBSON — Surry Community College will soon be starting a new session of classes for people wanting to start a career in truck driving. Orientati...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Surry Community achieves 96 percent NCLEX pass rate

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program recently achieved an outstanding three-year average National Cou...

February 7th, 2018 |  


UT Martin names Yadkin County student to fall semester Chancellor’s honor roll

MARTIN, Tenn. — The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at martin have been honored with ...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Fall 2017 president’s list and dean’s list recipients announced

BANNER ELK — Of the 921 students enrolled in the fall 2017 semester at Lees-McRae College, 475 students — over half of enrolled students a...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Forbush Elementary Honor Roll

Forbush Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2017-2018 school year.Third Grade “A” Honor Roll: Mak...

January 13th, 2018 |