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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 • 86 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...

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
May 10, 2017 • 63 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...

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 • 103 views
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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...

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 92 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 • 86 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...

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor
January 24, 2017 • 235 views
Filed under Columns, News, School, Showcase

  In addition to the recently completed construction, North Forsyth High School has set aside a part of its yearly budget to improve its up and coming healthcare pathway. Inspired by the growth of other schools in the district, North is preparing to unveil a completely facilitated training ...

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 250 views
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This year, the North Forsyth High School Winter Guard will not participate in any competitions. Instead, they will work on perfecting technique and teaching newcomers, including 8th grade students who are interested in doing fall and winter guard, how to do everything so that they will be prepared for...

North Forsyth Robotics “Bets the Farm” and Takes 5th Place

North Forsyth Robotics “Bets the Farm” and Takes 5th Place

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016 • 214 views
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The North Forsyth High School Robotics team recently competed at the Georgia BEST robotics competition. The BEST robotics competition is an annual competition that happens in the fall, and the North robotics team is always ready to compete. Each competition is based on a game that relates to a real world...

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 260 views
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North Forsyth High School welcomed a myriad of new faces to our campus this year, and among those hundred faces is a new assistant principal named Dr. Brown. Although not originally from Georgia, he seems to be enjoying life here. He is originally from New Jersey. He has been in the teaching business...

Amanda Swafford Honored with Teacher of the Year Award

Amanda Swafford Honored with Teacher of the Year Award

Abbey Ingram, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016 • 242 views
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Raider Nation is proud to present math teacher Amanda Swafford with the “Teacher of the Year” Award. Mrs. Swafford is a hard-working, dedicated, and loving teacher. She shows just how humble she is by sending out an email not only saying thank you for the nomination but easing the focus from her...

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 229 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...

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 • 269 views
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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...

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