Squishmallow craze helps students cope, relieve stress

By Gabe Jamison, contributing writer For the past few years, Squishmallows have dominated the stuffed animal market and sparked a Beanie Baby-like craze for people of all ages. The craze has begun making waves in SHS as well. The bulbous and cutesy plushies typically cost around $40, which leads many to wonder, are these adorable […]

Scott 2 pilots early childhood education at East Wing

By Makenzie Marsh, contributing writer One year ago, the dream of offering early childhood education at Scott County School District 2 seemed nearly impossible. For at least the last decade, Scott 2 offered preschool at Johnson Elementary and then in the last five years, the district added preschool classrooms at each of its other elementary […]

Spam Instagram accounts grow in popularity

By Riley Wright, contributing writer Spam Instagram accounts have grown in popularity at SHS. These accounts have become one of the most talked about, social media-related topics around the school. They stretch from bad parking pictures to fight videos. Even with pictures circling around on Snapchat or TikTok, these Instagram accounts stand out the most.  […]

SHS senior receives Lilly scholarship

By Ashley Mihalik, contributing writer A surprise of flowers and of a congratulatory letter came to the door of the 2022 Lilly Endowment Scholarship winner, Lara McGlothlin, on a Monday evening in December. “I have always known that I have wanted to become a pediatrician, but reaching that goal requires a large amount of time, […]

The Booster wins state’s top award

Scottsburg High School’s student newspaper, The Booster, won the state’s top award, The Hoosier Star. The Indiana High School Press Association made the announcement on Monday, Nov. 1. All student media outlets achieving a “superior” or “excellent” ranking based on these guidebooks are considered finalists in the newspaper, website and yearbook competitions. Winners of the […]

SHS supports mental health by adding social worker to counseling staff

To help support mental health education and support students and their families, Scott County School District 2 added two social work positions at Scottsburg High School and Scottsburg Middle School. The initial funding for the social work positions comes from grant funding left behind after COVID-19 shut down schools and life during the spring of […]

Track moves forward as freshmen, sophomores start their first season

With more COVID-19 mandates being lifted, spring sports have prompted student-athletes to resume regular practices and games or meets. As of 2020, the track team had an entire year to condition as a result of the high school locking down a week before spring break. The team, especially freshmen and sophomores, regard the introduction of […]

SHS to leave New Tech Network next year

After a decade of being part of the New Tech Network, Scottsburg High School will sever ties with the national organization based in Napa, Calif., but will keep the key tenets — project-based learning, community service, and school culture — that New Tech has ingrained into the Scottsburg High School community. “We decided we did […]

Softball team slides into winning record

Sliding into softball season, the Warriorettes move right along with a standing record of 11-2 at press time. Now that the season is underway, the girls have become very close with each other.  ”The season is going well, the team is great! The goal for the team is to go to state. A team bonding […]

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