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Speech Forensics: North Forsyth’s Newest Core Elective

Speech Forensics: North Forsyth’s Newest Core Elective

Natalie Wilson, Associative Editor
August 31, 2015 • 302 views
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Along with the many additions (good and bad) to North Forsyth this year, Mrs. McConnell introduces Speech Forensics, a class focused on turning students into better public speakers. Interested in her intentions for the course, Mrs. McConnell and I discussed how she plans to turn her students into great...

Introducing New Assistant Principal, Ms. Oliver

Introducing New Assistant Principal, Ms. Oliver

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
August 31, 2015 • 260 views
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With many new attributes introduced at NFHS so comes our new assistant principal, Ms. Oliver. After being interviewed, she expressed her life story and voiced how excited she is about this upcoming year and many to come. Starting as an English teacher, working twelve years in Mississippi and eight...

NFHS Nurses receive dual enrollment awards

NFHS Nurses receive dual enrollment awards

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
May 11, 2015 • 294 views
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This week we congratulate those who have worked hard towards a very honorable career choice. NFHS Nursing Assistants, who are dual enrolled with Lanier Tech, just received their pins and certificates this week after a year of hard, grueling work.  We look forward to seeing these young women shine in...

Science Ambassadors

Science Ambassadors

Hailey Yarbrough, Sports Editor
May 8, 2015 • 451 views
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Along with the school year, many clubs are going out with a grand finale. One in particular is the Science Ambassadors where students learn leadership and other skills from their passion for science. From fall to spring, Science Ambassadors host events such as science fairs and family nights at elementary...

Congrats to the Chorus

Congrats to the Chorus

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015 • 367 views
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The last few weeks have been very successful for the NFHS Chorus as they competed and placed in many events and competitions, taking home many high-honor awards. On April 16-20, the Raider choirs competed in a national competition in Anaheim, California. The Raider Chorale received a 2nd Place Gold Award...

Forsyth County Schools To Host Summer Math Academy

Forsyth County Schools To Host Summer Math Academy

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015 • 350 views
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Any high school student enrolled in Forsyth County from grade who did not pass his or her math course during the school year must retake the school year. They are recommended to do so by attending the Forsyth County Summer Math Academy. Many benefits come from signing up for the program such as, recei...

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
May 4, 2015 • 306 views
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While many students spent Spring Break vacationing or sleeping, the NFHS Robotics Team traveled to Iowa to compete in the US Open Robotics Championship. They were invited, along with about 200 other teams, to attend, based on past performance and results. In preparation for the event, each of the three...

Journalism Program Awarded and Recognized

Journalism Program Awarded and Recognized

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015 • 495 views
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The North Forsyth High School Journalism program and many of its students have been awarded and recognized by many associations and contests. The NFHS Raider Wire newspaper and the Threshold literary magazine have both been recognized by the Georgia Scholastic Press Association (GSPA), and have both...

NFHS Plant Sale

NFHS Plant Sale

Austin Gray, Staff Writer
April 12, 2015 • 440 views
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The NFHS Plant Sale will be held from April 14-18. Tue-Fri April 14th – 17th from 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Please avoid the 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM window. There will be no access to the greenhouse during that time due to school dismissal traffic.) On Saturday April 18th the hours of service are 8:00 AM - 12:...

Construction Q&A

Construction Q&A

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
March 31, 2015 • 817 views
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North Forsyth was founded in 1994, and since then has seen thousands of students walk its halls. Now, more than 20 years later, it is severely overcrowded and a tad outdated. In wake of this, a plan for a massive face lift has been devised. Starting the summer after of the 2014-2015 school year, crews...

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015 • 329 views
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Sophomore Savannah Keith has been recognized for a regional and national award for Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program began in 1923 and recognizes the talents, dreams, and creativity of America’s youth today. A few authors and artists, who are a celebrated...

North Students Place in FBLA Competition

North Students Place in FBLA Competition

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015 • 275 views
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Congratulations to Ethan Davis and Cameron Wright for placing at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 21. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national career student association for students in grades 7-12, who are interested in business or education careers. Davis placed...

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