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iPhone Updates to iOS 10

iPhone Updates to iOS 10

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 219 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase

On Tuesday, September 13, iOS 10 was released to several Apple products, from the iPhone 5 through the brand new iPhone 7, as well as numerous iPads and the iPod 6. iOS 10 brings numerous new exciting and useful features to these Apple devices. iMessage has an entirely different look to it and includes...

President Reagan’s Shooter Released After 35 Years

President Reagan’s Shooter Released After 35 Years

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 119 views
Filed under News, Showcase

2016 marks 35 years since John W. Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan outside of a Washington D.C hotel. He was shot in the chest and suffered from a punctured lung. 2016 also marks the year Reagan’s “would-be assasinator” is released. Hinckley’s judge allowed John...

Exclusive Albums: Tidal and Apple v. The People

Exclusive Albums: Tidal and Apple v. The People

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor
September 19, 2016 • 179 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Why should anyone care about exclusive album releases? Simply put, they are an important issue because the nature of these exclusive releases is to make more money. Greed is fueling the music industry and even Kanye West has stated, “I need Tim Cook, Jay Z, Dez, Jimmy, Larry, me and Drake Scooter on...

Gas Shortage in Southeast United States Puts People in a Panic

Gas Shortage in Southeast United States Puts People in a Panic

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 193 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

As of September 9, 2016 there was a gas leak found in a pipeline in Alabama. It has been over a week since the pipe was found broken and no one has been able to fix it yet. People are becoming more and more anxious while driving around and seeing gas stations closing their pumps. There is a limited amount...

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 231 views
Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

Eight hard-working Raiders were honored during Instructional Focus this Wednesday as the September students of the month! One student was nominated by teachers for each department. Criteria for selection varies from subject to subject, but the students chosen for student of the month are all-around...

Apple iPhone 7 in Stores Now

Apple iPhone 7 in Stores Now

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 122 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

The much-awaited iPhone 7 is in stores today. Since the Apple Keynote event, iPhone 7 pre-orders have surpassed expectations and even placed a waiting list on phone shipments. While fans anxiously awaited today’s release of the iPhone 7, camping outside of Apple Stores and stalking online order...

Giant Pandas No Longer Endangered

Giant Pandas No Longer Endangered

Grace Wood, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016 • 252 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase

On September 4, it was announced by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) that Giant Pandas are not endangered anymore and are now only vulnerable in a report. For many years, these animals have been struggling with the risk of extinction, and now studies show of the IUCN that the populat...

Hillary Clinton’s Health Concerns

Hillary Clinton’s Health Concerns

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016 • 232 views
Filed under News, Showcase

After leaving early from a 9/11 commemoration ceremony in New York City, democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton left voters with concerns regarding her health. Clinton has been noticeably coughing throughout her campaign, and left the ceremony on Sunday with reports of feeling “overheated....

Dancing with the Stars Season 23 Contestants Revealed

Dancing with the Stars Season 23 Contestants Revealed

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016 • 214 views
Filed under News, Showcase

The cast of Dancing with the Stars, season 23 has been revealed and this season’s contestants are ready to dance. The first contestants U.S Olympics star Laurie Hernandez and her partner Val Chmerkvskiy, rapper and house renovator Vanilla Ice and Whitney Carson, Orange is the New Black’s star...

Thunderstorms Cause Band Room to Flood Two Weeks in a Row

Thunderstorms Cause Band Room to Flood Two Weeks in a Row

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016 • 274 views
Filed under School, Showcase

On August 26 the band room flooded during the John’s Creek pep band game. The game was held at a two-hour delay due to a lightening threat, and the band did not return to campus until after midnight. Once the band arrived at the school, they entered the building to find the majority of the upstairs...

Second Annual Clubapalooza Brings Students Together

Second Annual Clubapalooza Brings Students Together

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
August 24, 2016 • 383 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, News, School, Showcase

      The second annual Clubapalooza event took place on the North Forsyth High School football field during Instructional Focus on Aug. 24. The event was created last year for the purpose of showcasing events, clubs, and sports teams to the freshmen and sophomores. Th...

Microsoft Unleashes Genocidal Robot on Twitter

Microsoft Unleashes Genocidal Robot on Twitter

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016 • 931 views
Filed under News, Showcase

At 8:23 AM, March 23 2016, Microsoft changed the internet forever. The software company released its “self learning chatbot” onto Twitter, under the handle TayTweets. Tay was designed to be a bot that spoke in the diction and mannerisms as a millennial teenage girl, and she was supposed to learn...

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