Martinsville High School (Indiana)
|Martinsville High School|
|1360 East Gray Street
Martinsville, Indiana, Morgan County 46151
|Type||Public high school|
|School district||Metropolitan School District of Martinsville|
|Accreditation||Indiana Department of Education|
|Feeder schools||John.R Wooden middle School|
Martinsville High School is the only high school located in Martinsville, Indiana. It is part of the Metropolitan School District of Martinsville. Students from John.R.Wooden middle School transfer to Martinsville High School after the end of the 8th grade school year.
The Martinsville Administration as of the 2016–17 school year.
- Dr. Nick Sears, Principal
- Jesse Burgess , Assistant Principal
- Kip Staggs, Athletic Director
- Lori Lund, Director of Guidance
- Ryan Wagner, Dean
- Megan Warren, Head Counselor
Martinsville High School has many classrooms-which is to be expected from a high school- a large library-media center called the I.M.C, and a large area dedicated to the performing arts which adjoins the auditorium. There is a driving range located on school grounds as well.
MHS features a vocational school, a separate but attached building. Vocational classes allow students to learn trades in real world environments. There are classes for welding, woodworking, electricity, and auto repair. Building trades students actually construct a house.
Martinsville High School has several athletic rooms and buildings. Inside the school there is a large main gymnasium, an auxiliary gymnasium, a second floor pool, wrestling room, weight room, and several locker rooms. Outside, the school has a softball, baseball, tennis, soccer, track, and football field. The football field was named Siderwicz Field in honor of retired coach Bill Siderwicz. The football field also contains a separate building for locker rooms and coaching offices.
As of March 22nd 2017, MHS is undergoing a change in appearance. The principal, Dr. Nick Sears, autorized the change, and now the high school will have a beige colored siding with a blue stripe instead of the solid white siding previously known to martinsville's residents
Martinsville has many academic clubs. The school has a broadcast television class that produces news for the school and sports for local cable and has won many awards, one of which was the 2007 TV High School of the Year by IASB. The school's Business Professionals of America (BPA) club participates in state competitions. The school has a class that produces the school newspaper called the Artesian Herald.
At the beginning of the 2016-17 school year MHS implemented a 1:1 digital education program through the use of chromebooks and to head this program up a elite team of students, known as Artie Intel was formed. MHS is a official GAFE (Google Apps For Education) school, and is a digital citizenship certified school through common sense media.
Martinsville High School is a member of the Mid-State Conference. They have recently switched from Conference Indiana to Mid-State Conference for location reasons. All schools in Mid-State Conference are located within 25 miles of Martinsville. Most of the schools are also one school communities like Martinsville which will help to establish community rivalries.
Martinsville High School offers many sports for both men and women. They offer for men: Basketball, Tennis, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Track, Golf, and Baseball. For women the school offers: Basketball, Tennis, Cross Country, Soccer, Swimming, Track, Golf, and Softball. They also offer Wrestling, Football, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, and a variety of musical programs such as The Martinsville Marching Artesians,The MHS Symphonic string orchestra,the Madrigal Singers, and a show choir group called Flashin' Fascination. As well as a variety of theater production groups such as MHS Drama Club and a thespian troop.
Indiana High School Athletic Association State Champions
Indiana Mr. and Miss
|1995||Earl Haniford||Mr. Football|
|1996||Israel Thomspon||Mr. Football|
|2006||Jessica Breeden||Miss Softball|
- John R. Wooden - Former Indiana State Sycamores men's basketball (1946-1948) and UCLA Bruins men's basketball head coach (1948–1975), for whom the UCLA arena court is named. Wooden was also a Purdue University alumni and was a member of the Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team (1929–1932). Wooden is a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
- Glenn M. Curtis - Former Indiana State Sycamores men's basketball head coach (1938-1947); Former Detroit Falcons (1946-1947)
- Jerry Sichting - Former assistant head coach for the NBA's Phoenix Suns (2013-2015), Washington Wizards (2012–2013), Minnesota Timberwolves (2010–2011; 1995–2005) and Golden State Warriors (2008–2010). Former NBA player for the Indiana Pacers ((1980–1985), Boston Celtics (1985–1988), Portland Trail Blazers (1988–1989), Charlotte Hornets (1989–1990) and Milwaukee Bucks (1990). Sichting is a Purdue University alumni and former Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball player (1975–1979).
- George Pearcy - Former Basketball Association of America for the Detroit Falcons. Pearcy also was an Indiana State Sycamores men's basketball player (1939–1942). Older brother of Henry Pearcy.
- Henry Pearcy - Former Basketball Association of America for the Detroit Falcons. Pearcy also was an Indiana State Sycamores men's basketball player (1939–1943). Younger brother of George Pearcy.
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