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Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015 • 372 views
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Grab some friends and follow the yellow brick road to the Performing Arts Center to see “The Wizard of Oz.” You will be absolutely blown away by the talent, music, children as Munchkins, and special flying effects. North Forsyth puts on “The Wizard of Oz” once every four years, so don not miss...

North Forsyth Senior Awarded a Cycling Scholarship

North Forsyth Senior Awarded a Cycling Scholarship

Lea DiMatteo, Art Editor
March 26, 2015 • 270 views
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Congratulations to NFHS Senior Kyle Ellis! Kyle—Georgia’s 2014 High School Mountain Biking Champion—was awarded a scholarship by King University in Bristol, TN, a NCAA Division II school. Kyle has signed with the university’s cycling program, where he will race cross county mountain bikes and...

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
March 23, 2015 • 349 views
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Calling all runners! Simple Charity and Just One: Africa, non-profit organizations for global poverty, are partnering up and hosting a 5k and Fun Run on the morning of Saturday, March 28 at North Forsyth Middle School. Simple Charity is a Christian club at NFHS that hopes to “punch poverty in the face,”...

The Monster Smash

The Monster Smash

Brandon Moss, Web Editor
March 23, 2015 • 270 views
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March 17th was an important date for those who enjoy fun and games, as the Latin Club is hosted its first Super Smash Bros. video game tournament. For those who haven’t heard of Smash Bros., there have been a series of games with that title on various game systems. They have caught the eyes and time o...

Winter Guard and Drumline Showcase

Winter Guard and Drumline Showcase

Raicheal Havins, News Editor/Advertisement
March 20, 2015 • 305 views
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This past weekend was a great success for both the winter guard and the drumline. The ladies of winter guard placed 3rd at the Indoor Ensemble Showcase, which was held at Alpharetta High School, and the drumline placed 5th at the Forsyth Central competition over the weekend. Sophomore Bryan Moss was perfor...

NFHS Named AP Honor School

NFHS Named AP Honor School

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015 • 311 views
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On February 18, the State School Superintendent, Richard Woods, named North Forsyth High School one of 609 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.  The Georgia Department of Education presented the award in six categories: AP Challenge Schools, AP Access and Support Schools, AP Merit Schools, AP Stem Schools,...

HOSA Competitor Makes National

HOSA Competitor Makes National

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015 • 349 views
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Last weekend the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club was well represented by junior Sarah Horne at a state wide competition. HOSA is a competition based club with more than 30 events ranging from writing to CPR, for students both in high school and college. Sarah competed against 42...

DECA goes international

DECA goes international

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
March 17, 2015 • 300 views
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Recently DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), a marketing and business club at North Forsyth, competed at the Georgia State Wide Competition. The club had several students qualify for an International Conference in Orlando this coming April. Club members competed in several events, (including...

From Behind the Glass

From Behind the Glass

Julie Day, Staff Writer
March 9, 2015 • 366 views
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The smell of fresh bread wafts down the suburban boulevard while the limitless atmosphere hoists cotton-like clouds in place overhead. Perhaps there are fluorescent street lights and late city nights. There are people dotting the globe, always on the move. Time is just a man-made concept; time is infinite. Unfortunately,...

Troupe 5368 Takes on Thescon

Troupe 5368 Takes on Thescon

Hannah Manikowski, Editorials Editor
March 9, 2015 • 418 views
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Drama students of NFHS Thespian Troupe #5368 were highly visible and recognized at this year’s State Thespian Conference, held February 5-7 at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA.  For one weekend a year, this conference provides over 4,000 high school drama students from across Georgia with...

Literary Winners

Literary Winners

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
March 2, 2015 • 250 views
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Congratulations to the following students for their performance at Literary on February 14: Sam Austin—2nd place in extemporaneous speaking, Emma Browning—2nd place in extemporaneous speaking, Jace Haney—4th place in dramatic interpretation, Hannah Manikowski—3rd place in dramatic interpretation,...

Celtic Club Returns from Vegas as Champions

Celtic Club Returns from Vegas as Champions

Jade Flack, Staff Writer
March 2, 2015 • 181 views
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Many Celtic Club members win awards in the Las Vegas CRN North American Championships on February 14th through the 16th. Caroline Laschinger takes 2nd place in U11 Reel and 4th in Slip Jig. Also in U11, Graysen Asher wins 1st in Single Jig and 5th in Bun Grad Award. Winning several single medals, Hunte...

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