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NFHS Seniors Awarded as National Merit Scholarship Finalists

NFHS Seniors Awarded as National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Austin Gray, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015 • 277 views
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This year North Forsyth High School Seniors Emma Browning and Brian Grasso have both proudly Finalists are then considered for National Merit Scholarships which will be offered in been named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists.  

NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara Honored as a University of Georgia Foundation Fellow

NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara Honored as a University of Georgia Foundation Fellow

Austin Gray, Staff Writer
February 27, 2015 • 297 views
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NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara has been named a 2015-2016 University of Georgia Foundation Fellow. The Foundation Fellowship was founded in 1972 by The University of Georgia Foundation’s trustees. It is UGA’s most distinguished undergraduate scholarship, which offers a stipend that approximates the...

Academic Champs Strike Again

Academic Champs Strike Again

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer
February 13, 2015 • 325 views
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On Saturday, February 7, The Varsity Academic Team battled to keep their State Championship title. At the start of the competition day, North was struggling in 8th place when they qualified into the finals, but for the third consecutive year, the team managed to pull through for the win. Coach Amy Dykes ...

Artisan Writers Reap Reward

Artisan Writers Reap Reward

Ethan Simmons, Staff writer
February 13, 2015 • 296 views
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Recently, Staff of The Raider Wire, North’s online newspaper had work entered in the 92nd Scholastic Art and Writing completion, an annual competition held by the Scholastic Art and Writing association as well as SCAD to give young writers and artists a change to be recognized for their work. I...

North Forsyth Chamber Singers Invited to Perform at GMEA Conference

North Forsyth Chamber Singers Invited to Perform at GMEA Conference

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer
February 12, 2015 • 335 views
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The Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) holds a yearly conference for musical directors in Georgia to discuss techniques, gain exposure to newly published music, and watch a few of the most select choirs in the state perform. Music educators from all across the state of Georgia gather in Savannah...

GAPPS Arrives at NFHS

GAPPS Arrives at NFHS

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015 • 298 views
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Georgia Assessment of Performance on School Standards (GAPPS) came to North Forsyth High School on Thursday January 29th. GAPPS organization evaluated the facilities of North Forsyth High School and the involvement of every teacher and professional in the school. The immense GAPPS observations take place...

Poems for Charity

Poems for Charity

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer
January 28, 2015 • 350 views
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Attention poetry fans! Simple Charity is holding an open mic poetry reading event Thursday, February 5 at 7:00 P.M. Simple Charity is a Christian organization with a goal of raising $100,000 to fight global poverty in Jesus’ name this school year. So far, by God’s grace, they have raised about $30,000...

The Shows Must Go On

The Shows Must Go On

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer
January 21, 2015 • 296 views
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The NFHS drama department is opening the second semester curtain by juggling multiple productions. Filling the theatre with entertainment and laughs for all ages, the drama program will be putting on Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, and Peter Pan Jr. The three children’s shows are opening on Wedne...

NFHS Food Science Class Wins Cook-Off

NFHS Food Science Class Wins Cook-Off

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
December 12, 2014 • 326 views
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One of North Forsyth High’s very own food science classes recently won a title involving a classic dish, chili. North Forsyth, West Forsyth, Forsyth Central, and Lambert high schools participated in a chili cook-off on November 20th. Students from Food and Nutrition pathway classes learned about the ...

Harry Potter Club Completes First Successful Campaign

Harry Potter Club Completes First Successful Campaign

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer
December 12, 2014 • 326 views
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The clothing drive “Clothe Our House Elves”, hosted by North’s Harry Potter Club, took place from October 27 to November 7. The uprising club collected approximately 12 bags of clothing over this period of time. The Slytherin House took the overall lead, and all organizations benefitting this campaign...

“Catch Me If You Can” the Musical

“Catch Me If You Can” the Musical

David Torrento, Community Contributor
December 11, 2014 • 508 views
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The North Forsyth Drama Department concluded their 2014 Fall stage production of "Catch Me If You Can" the musical. The show is based on the Dream Works Motion picture of the same name and from the book by Terrance McNally.  The NFHS stage production was under the direction of Ms. Mary Hayes Ernst...

Dinner Raises Over 7,000 for Local Officer

Dinner Raises Over 7,000 for Local Officer

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
December 5, 2014 • 328 views
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On Tuesday, November 11, North Forsyth hosted a heartwarming event for school resource officer, Tony Hodgkins. Often referred to as “Mr. Incredible,” Deputy Hodgkins is well known and loved in the North Forsyth Community. Just four days before Halloween, the officer was hit by a vehicle while directing...

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