WTHR Student Athlete of the Month by Payton Batchelor

WTHR chooses one student-athlete of the month who demonstrates “excellence in athletics, academics, or clubs/co-curricular school related hobbies”. This student-athlete is announced on WTHR’s station. Hannah Hopkins has received a Student Athlete of the Month award for her performance in Unified Flag Football. Hopkins was very surprised about the award
and had received messages of congratulations from her family members and coaches.  “I felt really honored that I was nominated for the award and was just very grateful and joyful to have received it,” Hopkins said. The Unified Flag Football team was able to work together and come home with a state championship this year. The school district and the team are very proud of their hard work and dedication to the game. “I think we had a better understanding of the game and we were ready to win at least one game,” Hopkins said, “Then with all of the new members this year that came, really contributed to our success and we were able to pull off a…

Area 31 Information by Maranda Flannery

Area 31 Area 31 is a program at Ben Davis High School that Mooresville High School students as well as other schools in surrounding areas can attend. Students at Mooresville get on a bus to travel to Ben Davis for their classes. Depending on whether students go in the afternoon or morning they must be able to work with the different times and be able to drive if late for the bus. Students get one class for three hours that will take all of their electives in most cases so they get to have real life experience with teachings and opportunities for future jobs. Many students have said there is a lot of work and dedication that goes into the classes and students need to be passionate to do it.  “You need to understand how serious these classes are. For example, EMS students can be a certified EMT’s by the end of their program,” senior Ariana Halstead who takes Criminal Justice class, said. Many students like senior Charles Moran who takes Automotive services, an Area 31 course, had a career p…

New Year, New MHS Students by Noah Justice

As the student body is introduced to the new decade and the new year continues on, the attempts at self-betterment are in no short supply. The tradition of New Year's resolution is very popular among the students at MHS. “There’s no point in starting off the decade on a bad note. Might as well try to be better,”  junior Blake Maher said. The following have agreed to have their goals and objectives shared for this new year.
Junior Blake Maher: “My goal is to grow a full 10 inches.”
Senior Jacob Vaughan: “I want to lose some weight this year, now that football is done.”
Junior Sydney Gercak: This year I really want to work on my organizational skills and time management.”
Senior Madison Smither: “This year my main goal is to find a job to work somewhere.”
Sophomore Brenner White: “This is the decade of the gamer. I owe it to myself to get better.”
Senior Emilie Reynolds: “I haven’t given out enough hugs. I’m gonna give out more hugs before everyone leaves.”
Junior Jaxon Crews: “I wanna get s…

Exam Schedule by Payton Batchelor

MHS Quarter 2 Exam Schedule

Hot Meals by Noah Justice

Hot Meals Around The Corner
Although Christmas time is inherently thought of as a period of luxury and joy, not everyone is fortunate enough to experience those comforts. A recent study conducted by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development has revealed that an estimated 5,258 citizens are experiencing some form of homelessness. A warm place to rest and a full stomach could mean the world to someone, but places to get it aren’t always well known. The following establishments are not only open to the public on December 25, but also places to volunteer if someone was interested in giving back to the community this season.

Polar Express Showing by Maranda Flannery

Polar Express showtimes at IMAX Theatre at the Indiana State Museum
December 11 at 6:45 pm December 12 at 10:00 am December 13 at 12:20 pm December 14 at 10:00 am and 12:20 pm December 15 at 10:00 am and 12:20 pm
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by Maranda Flannery

The Back Bone of Pioneer Pride by Noah Justus

This season’s student section has been the most energetic it has been for a while. A large portion of this Pioneer pride can be attributed to Student Section Leader Donavon DeVault. I recently interviewed him over what has made this season such a success in terms of student body participation. 
Q: What are your thoughts on this year’s turnout for all of the games? A: I’ve been extremely impressed with this year’s turnout. Everyone has really done their part to this season as fun as it can be so far.
Q: How early in advance do you tend to plan for Friday nights? How much have you spent? A: I usually plan for each game about two to three days ahead of time. It helps me to not stress out over whether I think I’m prepared or not. I have spent a little over 500 dollars on this season alone. You have to have the cash if you want to make sure everyone can participate.

Q: What has been your favorite theme overall this season? A: My favorite them is a toss-up between hick night and hawaiian night. T…