Showing posts from 2017

Road Safety column by Avery Meyer

   Tis the season for presents and nearly 76,000 road accidents involving ice and sleet every year according to  

The Grinch by Abby Cox

The Holiday classic “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” plays several times during the holiday season. Live action and the animated version of the movies make their way to our T.V.s. Some pick the Live action well others stick to the classic animated version.

New Year, New You: Five Steps To Staying On Track by Peighton Noel

 The New Year has always been a time of change. The year is changing, and so is everyone else.

Finals Intervention by Megan Copeland

During the season of finals, students often find themselves swimming in study guides, late night crying, and asking oneself why they took that class in the first place.

A Day in the Life of a Senior Swimmer by Lacey Watt

As the bell rings at 2:40 p.m., senior Sydney Heitmann rushes to the girl’s locker room to be able to change and be out by the pool before practice starts. This is what she is used to, always being on the go.

One With Nature by Peighton Noel

On Oct. 27, 2017, the two American Studies classes went on a field trip to Brown County State Park. They studied poetry from poets who follow a Transcendental concept. The transcendental concept is the ideology that was followed by poets in the 1800’s. They were heavily influenced by nature.   Transcendentalism is the idea of being self-reliant, valuing intuition over scientific knowledge, and not conforming to society.    Junior Katelyn Piche prepares to present her chosen poem to the class. Piche’s quote was “The only way to have a friend is to be one,”   by Ralph Waldo Emerson. “[This field trip] taught me to look at the better things in life, and look at nature more appreciatively,” Piche said. Junior Faith Faber reads her poem to her class. Faber read the quote “There is no wholly masculine man, no fully feminine female,” by Margaret Fuller. “This trip benefitted me because I got to be one with nature,” Faber said. Juniors Grace Pollard, Evan Brill, Sam Gerc

Wagon Trails Rehearsal


Meet the Teachers by Avery Myer

Mrs. Kelly Cartwright is Phys Ed teacher here at MHS. She was inspired by her parents who were also teachers. She spends her summers in michigan. She would like to go on a caribbean cruise. “ I like to go to Michigan to see the lakes, they are really cool.” Mrs. Karen Hall is a explorers teacher here at MHS. She was inspired by her 3rd grade teacher because she was her favorite teacher. She went to Ball State University and became a cheerleader there. She wants to go to Maui, Hawaii. “I've never been to the Hawaii Islands.”

Fact or Fiction Answers by Peighton Noel

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Meet the Teachers: Shaffer and Bradley by Avery Meyer

Mr. Daniel Bradley was inspired by Jimmi Hendrix, who got him playing guitar. He was the senior class president here at MHS in 1998. “I would like to go to Wittenberg Castle, where Martin Luther posted his 95 theses,” Bradley said. Mrs. Skylee Shaffer owns an albino corn snake which are native to Indiana. Her 3rd grade teacher inspired her by seeing the potential in her. “ I want to visit all 7 continents, including Antarctica,” Shaffer said.

Mooresville’s Period for Success by Megan Copeland

As the school year kicks off, administrators are changing the schedules and making room for a new, unorthodox class.

Meet the Teachers: Flater and Bell by Avery Meyer

English 10 teacher Mr. Flater wants to go to all of the Disney Worlds with his wife. He was inspired by his teachers. “... I had a science teacher that was really excited to talk about rocks,” Flater said. Special Ed-Life skills teacher Mrs. Melissa Bell graduated from MHS in 1999. She was inspired by mother Theresa. ”She dedicated her life to helping others, and that is what I would like to do as well,” Bell said.

Freshmen on Varsity by Abby Cox

Davison Wagner makes the game breaking stop at the Martinsville vs. Mooresville game.


On the most current issue of The Pulse, there was an accidental mistake made within the Top 20 article on page three. It was later brought to attention that senior Nicole DeSotel is a part of the Top 20 but was not mentioned. The Pulse staff would like to apologize for this omission.

Welcome to The Nutt Family by Ashley Cox, Lacey Watt, and Jenna Briere

A few weeks ago, MHS hosted the annual spring play. Students from all grade levels came together to put on a show for fellow students, friends, and family members. Many in the play agreed that it went a little nuts, so welcome to The Nutt Family!

College Life by Kierstyn Murley

As she was walking into school on her first day of her senior year, she wondered how she was going to get through this short amount of time, and plan out the rest of her life.

Positive Vibes Only by Megan Copeland

In the halls of Mooresville High School, negativity spreads like a wildfire in the warm deserts of the Sahara. Except one boy from Brazil who spreads happiness and positivity everywhere he goes.