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North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 108 views
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This year’s Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference (CDC) was held Feb. 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. This competition event brings students and advisors from all over the state to one location. North Forsyth High School’s DECA program sent 32 students to participate. These students...

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 81 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, The United States military dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on the terrorist organization, ISIS, in Afghanistan. The 21,000 lbs bomb struck what United States intelligence revealed to be a network of tunnels where ISIS fighters were hiding out with the intention to continue...

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
May 10, 2017 • 80 views
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In the middle of February, Junior Brendan Floody became a winner for the Ninth District American Legion Oratorical Contest with his speech, “Constitutional Apathy.” Brendan was awarded with many scholarships, winning a total of $750 from his wins at the American Legion Post level, American Legion...

Forsyth Grows; Schools Continue to Overcrowd

Forsyth Grows; Schools Continue to Overcrowd

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 104 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Over the past six months, nearly one thousand homes have been proposed in Forsyth County, and more than half of them are either currently being built or are in the process. Neighborhoods are popping up everywhere, unfinished communities are being completed, and new stores and shopping complexes are appearing...

Three of North’s Finest to Attend Governor’s Honors Program

Three of North’s Finest to Attend Governor’s Honors Program

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
April 26, 2017 • 128 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

It had been a month since the last of the interviews occurred. Sitting through the Atlanta traffic, MaryKate Schwaemmle’s mother reminded her daughter to check to see if she had been chosen to attend the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) for her most favorite subject, history. Though hesitant at first...

Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 84 views
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The Forsyth County School System (along with emergency response agencies) reiterated the potential consequences of drunk driving on Saturday, March 18 at Lanier Technical College in an effort to educate teens about the effects of poor choices through a reenactment. In an annual event called Ghost Out, Forsyth...

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 81 views
Filed under News, Showcase

You may have noticed that the Media Center was closed March 14, 15 and 16. You may have also noticed that there were many well-dressed visitors coming and going, as well as North students dressed like business professionals. The reason for this was the Career Technical Agriculture Education (CTAE) Mo...

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 113 views
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The U.S. Naval Academy appointed seniors Bryan Garcia and Shaun Herock Jr. to attend college in Annapolis, Maryland next year and ultimately serve their country as officers in their branch of choice. As students, the two will receive full scholarships and a monthly allotment for other expenses. “I think I can get a tremendous amount of leaders...

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 101 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

School Shooting Training Drill Carried out at West Forsyth

School Shooting Training Drill Carried out at West Forsyth

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017 • 82 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, Forsyth County law enforcement went to West Forsyth to practice for a school shooting scenario. The drill involved over 100 police officers and firefighters as well as over 200 students, teachers and other adults, each with varying roles. Because few West Forsyth students volunteered...

How Barack Obama Renewed America

How Barack Obama Renewed America

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017 • 76 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

The past eight years have bore many changes in the United States of America. Whether it be good or bad, Barack Obama contributed to many of these transformations in our country. It was a period of freedom, controversy, happiness, pain, but most of all- change. Our country is divided between those who...

New Year’s Eve Attack is aa Devastating Transition into 2017

New Year’s Eve Attack is aa Devastating Transition into 2017

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
April 12, 2017 • 94 views
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As Istanbul citizens were trying to escape the sorrow of 2016 and dance their way into 2017 at a Turkish nightclub, they unknowingly became the first mass shooting victims of the new year. Very shortly after the massacre inside of the night club, ISIS claimed credit for the attack that left 39 people...

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