Principal’s Message

Welcome, students, family, friends, community members and guests to Martinsville High  School. On behalf of the students, staff and MHS school community, we extend our best wishes.  We strive to live up to Martinsville’s favorite son, Coach John R. Wooden’s words, “Make each day your masterpiece.”

Our goal in this human endeavor is to work together and to improve daily embracing the growth mindset.  We try to INSPIRE, COLLABORATE and ENGAGE with each other in an effort to prepare our students for their college and career futures while helping each other grow from our experiences together.

We offer a diverse curriculum and numerous career pathways to meet the needs of each student. Our academics are driven by our amazing educators in person following the State’s academic standards.  We will continue to engage in extracurricular and co-curricular activities and competitions that represent our student body. Through hard work and collaboration, we will continue building the legacy of Martinsville High School.

Furthermore, we feel our biggest strength is our positive atmosphere. We have great people focusing on building strong relationships. We believe the old adage, “students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

If you are a current member of our school family, welcome to our website. Please feel free to send us your thoughts, suggestions and recommendations.

Your opinion matters to us.  If you are a guest and are searching for a school that focuses on growth and building strong relationships, welcome and please allow us the opportunity to meet with you and introduce ourselves while answering any questions you might have.


Eric Bowlen
Martinsville High School