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GA DECA Reads

GA DECA Reads

Jade Flack, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014 • 382 views
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Georgia DECA community service project this year is the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Literacy Project. New or lightly used books are being collected to be donated to the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and other local charities. DECA originally set their goal to collect 100 books; however, they...

Visiting Principal comes to NFHS

Visiting Principal comes to NFHS

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
December 4, 2014 • 342 views
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Three years ago, the Cumming Forsyth Chamber created a program called “Visiting Principle for a Day.” On November 5, Ann Margaret Johnston, Chairman of the Cumming Forsyth Chamber, visited our school as a part of this program. The Chamber created “Visiting Principle for a Day” in order to catch...

Catch Me if You Can is “Live in Living Color!”

Catch Me if You Can is “Live in Living Color!”

Hannah Manikowski, EditorialsEditor
December 2, 2014 • 398 views
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The dates for North Forsyth theatre department’s first full-length musical of the year are quickly approaching. December 4th through 6th, Catch Me if You Can will appear “live in living color” on the NFHS stage, and, as a member of Troupe 5368, I can promise this is not a show to skip. Catc...

Midterm Exam Schedule Released

Midterm Exam Schedule Released

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
December 1, 2014 • 428 views
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The NFHS Staff has released the testing dates for the December midterm exams have been released by the NFHS staff. Exams will begin on Tuesday, December 16, and will last until Friday, December 19. Attendance rules have been altered for the week of December 15. Exams will not be given early, with no exc...

Holocaust Survivor Henry Freidman Shares His Experiences

Holocaust Survivor Henry Freidman Shares His Experiences

Jade Flack, Staff Writer
November 20, 2014 • 462 views
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Henry Friedman, a 91 year old Holocaust survivor, spoke to North Forsyth Freshmen on October 8. Mrs. Transue reached Mr. Friedman through the Breman Museum for North Forsyth’s 2nd year with having a Holocaust survivor speak. The Breman Museum is a Museum dedicated to Jewish history, specifically the ...

Testing and Scholarship Information for Seniors

Testing and Scholarship Information for Seniors

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
November 17, 2014 • 348 views
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At the “Getting Ready to Graduate” event held on September 30, North Forsyth High School counselors discussed important college and career information. Topics included the college application process, college admissions testing, financial aid/HOPE scholarship, local scholarships, college and career...

A Safe Alternative for Trick or Treating

A Safe Alternative for Trick or Treating

Julie Day, Staff Writer
November 7, 2014 • 484 views
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Trunk or treat is a community event that Mrs. Transu, Mrs. Vreeland, and the Student Council organizes. It provides a safe alternative for kids to trick or treat without going door to door. Instead, kids are allowed to trick or treat out of festively decorated car trunks. “Student Council offers a...

Mrs. Phipps Chosen as Georgia Assistant Principal of the Year Finalist

Mrs. Phipps Chosen as Georgia Assistant Principal of the Year Finalist

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer
November 7, 2014 • 283 views
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NFHS’s very own Mrs. Phipps was chosen as one of the Georgia Assistant Principal of the Year finalists. Over the weekend of November 1 and 2, Mrs. Phipps traveled to Savannah to deliver a speech, along with many other administrators from around the state. “The focus of my speech was to use a humorous...

NFHS Academic Teams Qualify for Regionals

NFHS Academic Teams Qualify for Regionals

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
November 7, 2014 • 566 views
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The NFHS Academic Bowl Team, sponsored by Amy Dykes, is shining again this year. Coming off an outstanding performance in 2014, when the team won state and competed in the national competition, the Academic Team is making another championship run. After a win on October 20th, both the JV and Varsity...

Drama Department Places Second in One Act

Drama Department Places Second in One Act

Ben Bramblett, Staff Writer
November 7, 2014 • 392 views
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North Forsyth’s drama department fought to win the 2nd place overall One Act trophy on October 18, 2014. The team preformed The Passage, placed highly thanks to their hard work and dedication to the program. The play consisted of 30 people, not including parents and staff that supported the performi...

Winter Guard Interest Meeting

Winter Guard Interest Meeting

Noelle Walker, Facebook Admin
November 5, 2014 • 419 views
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Winter Guard is a sport of the arts. During the season, guard members perform at many different competitions. There are different pieces of equipment used during the season: flags, sabers, rifles, and sometimes airblade. Winter Guard also involves dance. Each performer is passionate and involved deeply...

Raider Team: Swift, Silent, and Deadly

Raider Team: Swift, Silent, and Deadly

Ben Bramblett, Staff Writer
November 4, 2014 • 524 views
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Students who do any extracurricular activities outside of school on North Forsyth’s campus have definitely seen the Raider Team running countless miles around the school even if they don’t know what a Raider Team is. A Raider Team is when a JROTC (Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps) unit groups...

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