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The Student Voice of Statesville High School

The Greyhound Howl

The Greyhound Howl

The Greyhound Howl

Do Teachers Do Enough?

Do Teachers Do Enough?

Tyshiyah Dye, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

Yes, I believe teachers do enough because they help us out a lot. Although, some students do a lot of complaining instead of actually appreciating what teachers do. They are here to make sure students...

Why Arent Students Being Prioritized?

Why Aren’t Students Being Prioritized?

Shaniya Craig, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

The seniors that attend Statesville High School this year do not have any senior privileges, which isn’t fair. In the past, 12th-graders were allowed to leave 5 minutes before class change and 5 minutes...

Suicide Prevention Must Become a Top Priority!

Suicide Prevention Must Become a Top Priority!

Tyshiyah Dye, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

Suicide is a tragedy that has hit our high schools especially hard. Recently, a local high school student ended his life. This is the 8th known suicide of a high school student in Iredell County since...

Dont Blow Smoke

Don’t Blow Smoke

November 22, 2021

Vapes have become a main and dangerous part of many students here at Statesville High School. With many flavors and easy access from other students and friends, it has become very easy to get one and even...

Whats Wrong With My Outfit?

Whats Wrong With My Outfit?

Alise Morgan, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

There has been a problem at school lately; it involves the amount of dress codes that have been given in a matter of weeks. A lot of people have gotten dress coded for following the rules, and with that...

The Lights are Still Bright in the Hollow

The Lights are Still Bright in the Hollow

Erwin Melendez Bonilla, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

Fans and players from Enka High, just outside of Asheville, made the nearly two-hour trip east for a taste of the Greyhounds in the first round of the playoffs. Even with a chill in the air, Greyhound...

Teen Deaths Due to Drug Use Make Testing More Necessary

Teen Deaths Due to Drug Use Make Testing More Necessary

Tiffanie Little, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Student athletes are among the many who have used or feel pressured to use illegal drugs. Most schools conduct random drug tests for student athletes in an attempt to prevent or lessen the use of drugs...

Teens in Troubled Times

Teens in Troubled Times

Gloria Olmedo, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

High school life can be the best of times. It can also be filled with frustration and anxiety. Take rules like school dress codes. Trends come. Trends go. Teens follow the trends. Some even set the trends....

The Mask Pandemic

The Mask Pandemic

Erwin Melendez Bonilla, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

UPDATE: THE SCHOOL BOARD VOTED 4 TO 3 TO MAKE MASKS OPTIONAL BEGINNING ON NOVEMBER 8TH. THEY WILL ONCE AGAIN VOTE AT THE NEXT BOARD MEETING.    Since early 2020 we’ve had a big problem world...

Senior Night in the Hollow

Senior Night in the Hollow

Erwin Melendez Bonilla, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

  Senior night in the hollow was originally scheduled for Friday, October 29th, however, with rain in the forecast, the game was moved up to Wednesday, October 27th. The crowd was much thinner...

FIELD OF FLAGS

FIELD OF FLAGS

Erwin Melendez Bonilla, Staff Photographer October 20, 2021

FI/Y ANNUAL EVENT FIELD OF FLAGS VETERANS DAY NOV. 11, 2021 Support our Veterans by purchasing a flag! For a SMALL SIZE (11" x 16"): $5.00 For LARGE SIZE (3' x 5'): $15.00 3'x5' Contact Emma Watts...

Soul Food Fundraiser for SHS Cheer!

Soul Food Fundraiser for SHS Cheer!

Shaniya Craig, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

Each year, there are new additions to the SHS Cheer team but lately, there has been a decrease in how many people try out for the cheer squad. Perhaps this is due to the costs students are faced with if...

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