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  • Journalism students take New York City

    Journalism students take New York City

    Grace Stermer, News Writer

    May 8, 2017

    With the help of a $1,000 grant from the Shelby County Education Foundation, Montevallo’s broadcast journalism team traveled to Columbia University in New York City to attend a journalism convention, Wednesday, March 15th through Sunday, March 19th. “We take this trip every other year and it truly...

    Broadcast journalism students gather together for a picture in front of the sculpture of the goddess Athena at Columbia University's Low Library. The picture in front of the sculpture is a broadcast journalism tradition.

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  • Boy’s relay team takes second place at State Track Meet

    Boy’s relay team takes second place at State Track Meet

    Madison Childress, News Writer

    May 8, 2017

    With a time of 44.62 seconds, the 4 x 100 meter relay time took home the silver 3A medal behind Weaver High School with a time of 44.59. "This was a great accomplishment for us, but we feel like we still came up short," junior Daqwan Bryant said.  "However, we will be back next year to try again...

    Just .03 seconds behind Weaver, Montevallo's 4 x 100 relay team takes second place at the state championship meet.

    Madison Childress

  • FFA holds annual Farm Day

    FFA holds annual Farm Day

    Mikayla Cardwell, News Writer

    May 4, 2017

    Future Farmers of America celebrated the thirteenth annual Farm Day, February 27-28 where students from Montevallo Elementary visited the high school to learn the wonders of agriculture. “Farm Day is a great way for the ag program to give back to the Montevallo community,”  FFA sponsor Blake Ray s...

    Student from Montevallo Elementary pet a mini pig at Farm Day.

    Mikayla Cardwell

  • Jackson proclaims unity to Montevallo students

    Jackson proclaims unity to Montevallo students

    Grace Stermer, News Writer

    March 9, 2017

    Montevallo High School students gained fresh insight into the history of their community and nation when notable civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. spoke at an assembly Friday, March 3, as part of his visit to Alabama commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the Selma march known as Bloody Sunday. As...

    Reverend Jesse Jackson gets all 18 year old students who have not registered to vote to come up to the stage to register on site.

    Madison Childress

  • Pierson recognized for years of teaching and coaching

    Pierson recognized for years of teaching and coaching

    Maya Zeigler, News Writer

    March 8, 2017

    Before the varsity boys’ basketball games against Briarwood Christian, coach Bobby Pierson was recognized for his multiple years of teaching and coaching at MHS, Friday, Feb. 3. “It was fantastic to see the old players, managers, statisticians, and coworkers,” Pierson said.  “It gave me great j...

    Coach Bobby Pierson (r) accepts a plaque from principal Brandon Turner (l) for 34 year of teaching and coaching at MHS.

    Jayden Givens

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Sports

Boy’s relay team takes second place at State Track Meet

Boy’s relay team takes second place at State Track Meet

Madison Childress, News Writer

With a time of 44.62 seconds, the 4 x 100 meter relay time took home the silver 3A medal behind Weaver High School with a time of 44.59. "This was a great accomplishment...

May 8, 2017

Soccer season kicks off with several wins

Soccer season kicks off with several wins

Mikayla Cardwell, News Writer

With several wins under their belt, both the boys and girls soccer teams continue to improve as the season progresses. Coach Tena Niven’s boys are currently 5-4 for the season and 2...

March 9, 2017

Wrestling team finishes second season strong

Wrestling team finishes second season strong

Price Alexander and Riley Key

Montevallo’s wrestling team, split matches in their final home game, Thursday, Feb 2 at Montevallo Middle School. The team first competed against the Alabama Institute for the De...

March 8, 2017

Lady Dogs prepare for first game

Lady Dogs prepare for first game

Abby Smith, New Writer

Coach Jessica Gothard’s softball team is getting ready to begin the new 2017 season. They have been practicing every day after school to prepare for their first home ga...

February 21, 2017

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News

Students inducted into national honor societies

Students inducted into national honor societies

Abby Smith, News Writer

Thirty-five students were inducted into the National Honor and Mu Alpha Theta Societies, Thursday, March 23, in the Performing Arts Center. “I was very honored to be inducted into both NHS and Mu Alpha Theta,” junio...

May 5, 2017

FEA holds Parent’s Night Out

FEA holds Parent’s Night Out

Abby Smith, Sydney Selman, and News Writer

Future Educators of America held a Parents’ Night Out, Friday, Dec. 2 in the cafeteria from 6-9 p.m.  The event was $20 per child to allow parents to finalize their Christmas shopping or just have a night for themselve...

December 16, 2016

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Student Life

Journalism students take New York City

Journalism students take New York City

Grace Stermer, News Writer

With the help of a $1,000 grant from the Shelby County Education Foundation, Montevallo’s broadcast journalism team traveled to Columbia University in New York City to ...

May 8, 2017

Auxiliary squad announced for next year

Auxiliary squad announced for next year

Karla Diaz, News Writer

Fifteen girls will perform during the Marching Troubadours half-time show next fall after being selected during auxiliary tryouts, Friday, March 10. “I think this ye...

May 3, 2017

Students fill shoe boxes with gifts for children around the world

Students fill shoe boxes with gifts for children around the world

Karla Diaz and Danielle Douglas

FEA held their annual Operation Christmas child, Monday, Nov. 28  The group met and filled 28 shoe boxes with toys for boys and girls across the world. “It’s fun gi...

December 14, 2016

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