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 |  


Virtual reality comes to Yadkin Early College

Virtual reality comes to Yadkin Early College

Yadkin Early College students now have virtual access to the world. The early college has been awarded a $4,400 grant by The Foundation for Rural Serv...

January 12th, 2018 |  


The heart and soul of Yadkin basketball

The heart and soul of Yadkin basketball

Everyone knows that when our community thinks of Starmount vs. Forbush, we always refer to the Unifi Bowl, yet what happens after that adrenaline-pump...

December 27th, 2017 |  


SHS Senior Night 2017 held

SHS Senior Night 2017 held

At Starmount High School, senior night is used as a way for the graduating class to recollect their memories and enjoy their last football game as a s...

December 27th, 2017 |  


The Starmount angels

It’s December, meaning it’s that most wonderful time of year again, Christmas time. People are rummaging around to find the perfect gift w...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Computer, technology classes starting in January in Surry, Yadkin counties

DOBSON — Several computer and technology classes will be starting soon at various Surry Community College locations throughout Surry and Yadkin ...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Yadkinville Elementary SchoolSecond GradeRachel Friel’s classChristmas is Jesus’s birthday and it is a time to remember him. Christmas is ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


SCC’s technology services division donates toys, canned goods

SCC’s technology services division donates toys, canned goods

DOBSON — The holiday season is often synonymous with a time for giving, and at Surry Community College, the spirit of generosity is thriving.Stu...

December 21st, 2017 |  


SCC Machining Club buys five children Christmas gifts

SCC Machining Club buys five children Christmas gifts

DOBSON — The Surry Community College Machining Club is making Christmas a little brighter for five area children.The club is composed of student...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Boonville Elementary SchoolThird GradeRosanna Laws’ classChristmas is important to me because that was the day that Jesus Christ was born. Also,...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Courtney Elementary SchoolThird GradeBrittany McDaniel’s classI love to do lots of things on Christmas, from presents to holiday dinner. I love ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


SCC nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

SCC nurse aide students celebrate completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide students have completed recent classes in December.SCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certificatio...

December 20th, 2017 |  


SCC medical assisting grads recognized by WFBMC

SCC medical assisting grads recognized by WFBMC

DOBSON — Two graduates of Surry Community College’s Medical Assisting program were recently recognized by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Cent...

December 20th, 2017 |  


FHS goes to Wonderland in most recent theater production

FHS goes to Wonderland in most recent theater production

On Nov. 16, the theater students at Forbush High School put on a play during first period for the rest of the school to come enjoy. They performed ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Junior Civitan hosts annual coat drive

Junior Civitan hosts annual coat drive

The Forbush High School Junior Civitan Club is hosting its annual coat drive for the second year in a row. It’s becoming a tradition for people ...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Starmount FFA students compete in Raleigh

Starmount FFA students compete in Raleigh

The Starmount FFA livestock team recently competed in Raleigh at the State Future Farmers of America livestock evaluation event.Each team evaluates si...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Grants available through CenturyLink Teachers and Technology Grant Program

Educators in North Carolina have the opportunity to apply for a grant funded by CenturyLink’s Clarke M. Williams. The Teachers and Technology pr...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Grant awards from Surry-Yadkin EMC make days bright for local teachers

Grant awards from Surry-Yadkin EMC make days bright for local teachers

DOBSON — Surry-Yadkin Electric Membership Corporation is honoring teachers and celebrating innovation in the classroom this month by awarding 10...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Writing contest brings out chilling suspense

Writing contest brings out chilling suspense

The ghost story contest at Starmount High is a writing contest that has become an annual tradition, created and hosted by one of the English teachers,...

November 27th, 2017 |  


Coloring our education

Every student and staff member is unique, especially in a high school setting, like Starmount. What if you could walk onto our campus and see all the ...

November 27th, 2017 |