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Officer Hit by Truck While Directing Traffic

Officer Hit by Truck While Directing Traffic

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer
November 3, 2014 • 415 views
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On the morning of Monday, October 27 Anthony Hodgkins, the NFHS school resource officer, was struck by a truck as he was directing traffic in front of Coal Mountain Elementary School. The early morning traffic was hectic, but thanks to the wonderful faculty of the high school, the morning and the traffic...

NFHS Robotics Steals the Win in the Vex Championship Tournament

NFHS Robotics Steals the Win in the Vex Championship Tournament

Austin Gray, Staff Writer
November 3, 2014 • 283 views
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On October 1st, North Forsyth’s Vex Robotics members Nick Fornack, Jacob Buffkin and Jessie Gearino brawled it out and crushed Central Forsyth and South Forsyth on the field, coming home with by 1st place. Pete Kirby explained that Mrs. Marshall, sponsor for Technology Student Association and Vex, ...

The Band Is Marching On

The Band Is Marching On

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014 • 790 views
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The North Forsyth Raider Marching Band recently performed in two competitions on October 11 and October 18, in which they gave excellent performances. The band’s show, “Curtain Call”, has three movements or songs, each based off a different genre of music. Movement one was based on opera, movement...

Seniors Achieve Semifinalist Status

Seniors Achieve Semifinalist Status

Eden Dunford, Poetry Editor
October 31, 2014 • 716 views
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Every year, 16,000 students nationwide qualify as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) gives grants to commendable high school students based on academic accomplishment and other abilities and skills. To become a semifinalist, one...

NFHS Staff Parade in Pink

NFHS Staff Parade in Pink

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014 • 550 views
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October is breast cancer awareness month, and four NFHS staff members are tickled pink. Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Dykes, Mrs. Younghouse, and NFHS principal Dr. Hebert showed their support at the Atlanta Two-Day Walk for Breast Cancer on Saturday, October 11th and Sunday, October 12th. During the two-day course, o...

Kudlas Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Kudlas Wins Teacher of the Year Award

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014 • 373 views
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On September 25, 2014 this year’s Teacher of the Year was announced: Brad Kudlas. Mr. Kudlas is a compassionate teacher who has high expectations of his students. He has been educating students at North Forsyth High School for the past 14 years. In those years, he taught Chemistry and Marketing Principles....

A Freshmen’s Passion Leads to an Innovative Club

A Freshmen’s Passion Leads to an Innovative Club

Morgan Champion, Staff Writer
October 21, 2014 • 346 views
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A select group of freshmen have taken on a huge responsibility: bringing an old club back to our school; The American Sign Language(ASL) Club's main goal is to teach teenagers a language in which every person in the United States can use, no matter who they are. "I was disappointed when I heard that...

NFHS Chorus at Cumming First United Methodist Church

NFHS Chorus at Cumming First United Methodist Church

Jack Kern, Staff Writer
October 20, 2014 • 319 views
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"Contemporary Masters" is the title of the third in the NFHS chorus’s series of Bi-Annual Masterwork Concerts. This year's performances feature the pieces "Gloria" by Randol Bass and "Requiem" by Raymond Torres-Santos.  Mr. Bass composed "Gloria" in 1990 and currently directs and composes in the...

NFHS Blood Drive

NFHS Blood Drive

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
October 14, 2014 • 376 views
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Every year the Y-club, A Christian based service club puts together a blood drive. Mrs Burrus, the Y-club sponsor and main organizer of the blood drive, said, “We want promote community awareness and promote our club members to get involved in their community” The blood drive is very important to...

NFHS’ 2014 Homecoming Court

NFHS’ 2014 Homecoming Court

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer
August 26, 2014 • 547 views
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It is that time of year again. It is time to vote for NFHS’ homecoming court. The nominees for 9th grade princess are Jade Flack, Luz Hererra, Amber Jones, and Sarah Ward. Also, running for 10th grade princess, are Angelina Coleman, Sarah Hubbard, Kendall Sosbee, and Julia White. 11th grade nominees are Ni...

NFHS Raider Marching Band Goes to The Big Apple!

NFHS Raider Marching Band Goes to The Big Apple!

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014 • 1,419 views
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The North Forsyth High School marching band left Georgia on Wednesday April 9, and headed to New York City. On their second day there, they performed in Central Park!  Besides performing in the park, they also went to and toured many other places on the trip, including: The Radio City Music Hall, The...

Raider Chorus District Performances

Raider Chorus District Performances

Morgan Franklin, Staff Writer
March 21, 2014 • 2,878 views
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North Forsyth’s Chorus had a very successful performance in their district’s Large Group Performance on Friday, March 14th. The Raider Chorale (non-auditioned group) received an overall Excellent Rating in performance with a Superior in sight reading. The Advanced Women’s Chorale received an overall...

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