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MI/MO Class Gives Back for Christmas

MI/MO Class Gives Back for Christmas

Lacy Hamilton, Editorial Editor
December 19, 2013 • 465 views
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North’s Mildy and Moderatly Intellectually Disabled class is collecting canned goods, toiletries, and toys for charity this Christmas season. MI/MO focuses on a mix of academics and life skills, and the instructors have decided to give back to North Forsyth as a lesson on compassion for their students....

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Emily Starling, Editor-in-Chief
December 18, 2013 • 737 views
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Congratulations to the following North Forsyth band students who have advanced to the second round of the Georgia All-State Band auditions: Jacob Ambrose - Trumpet Patrick Collins - Trumpet Nick D'Amico - Alto Sax & Tenor Sax Cheylin Dutra - Tenor Sax Zach Flynn - Trumpet Zach Miller - Tuba Aaro...

North Forsyth to Participate in Thescon

North Forsyth to Participate in Thescon

Emily Starling, Editor-in-Chief
December 16, 2013 • 569 views
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The North Forsyth theatre department recently received an invitation to perform the one act play The Actor’s Nightmare at the 2014 Georgia Thespian Conference. The Conference will be held at Columbus State University, where four out of the 17 shows at the conference will be performed by a Forsyth countr...

The Raiders Ride the Waves of Victory

The Raiders Ride the Waves of Victory

Lisa Clouts, Guest Writer
December 13, 2013 • 863 views
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The swimming Raiders caught a wave again at the Cumming Aquatic Center.  The boys topped the wave in 1st while the girls came in 3rd for a combined team placing of 2nd behind West Forsyth. Coach Kris Hunt is very pleased with how her team is performing, “The swimmers are really putting in the effort...

North’s Swim Team Kicks Up Waves

North’s Swim Team Kicks Up Waves

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer
December 13, 2013 • 3,559 views
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The Swimming Raiders plunged into the Riverside Military Academy pool on Wednesday November 20th. The waves were kicked up when the girls 400 Freestyle Relay (Kaylyn Thomas SR, Elly Wagner SR, NicoleSullivan JR, and Rachel Sullivan FR) swam their hearts out in 3:32.60. This swift race gave the relay...

First Winter Guard in Years!

First Winter Guard in Years!

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer
December 2, 2013 • 577 views
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Color guard is a sport in which someone performs with a flag, rifle or saber. During football season, they perform with the marching band. Now that the marching season has ended, many sections in the marching band, such as the percussion and guard, have moved on to their winter season. Winter guard...

North Approves Leggings

North Approves Leggings

Raider Wire Staff
November 22, 2013 • 1,735 views
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North Forsyth's administration department has approved leggings as an offical clothing item allowed under the protocols of the student handbook. Yoga pants or leggings may be worn at NFHS, as long as they are accompanied by a fingertip-length shirt or skirt that provides sufficient coverage. Yoga pants...

North Hosts November 16 Robotics Competition

North Hosts November 16 Robotics Competition

Natalie Wilson, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013 • 2,406 views
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It is 7:00 am and five teams of the Raider Robotics are running through the door and stampeding their robots with eager hands. Having spent hours upon hours of their after-school lives, toying with these far-from-toy robots, no one can wait to show off their work at North Forsyth’s VEXNet Robotics...

North Forsyth Gives Back

North Forsyth Gives Back

Andrea Martin, Photography Editor
November 20, 2013 • 417 views
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The holiday season tends to remind us how fortunate we are, and North Forsyth is no exception. Most people are unaware of the various ways North helps support its students and their families in times of economic difficulty. The counseling department is continually taking donations for its food pantry....

Life-Changing Shoe Box

Life-Changing Shoe Box

Kasey Jo Reed, Staff Writer
November 18, 2013 • 457 views
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In its 20 years, Operation Christmas Child (OCC) has donated over 100 million shoe-box gifts to over 150 countries worldwide whether it’s by bike, bus, train, plane, ship, or even by elephant or dog sled. By using these gift filled shoe boxes, Operation Christmas Child hopes to demonstrate God’s...

NFHS Hosts Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

NFHS Hosts Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

Aleigh Guerndt, Staff Writer
November 15, 2013 • 428 views
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For the fourth year , Ms. Hiltbrand guided members of the National Honor Society in a student-led event to encourage and thank teachers, the teacher appreciation breakfast.  Before the event could be conducted, Ms.Hiltbrand arranged a specific date and place to hold the event, while being sure...

The Little Mermaid: Sea It Before It Washes Away

The Little Mermaid: Sea It Before It Washes Away

David John Torrento, Guest Writer
November 15, 2013 • 1,464 views
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The opening performance of the show was magical as the NFHS Raider Drama Cast Members, outfittedin a colorful array of costumes, took to the stage of the School’s Performing Arts Center to the delight of an appreciated audience full of adults and children. The costumes of the mermaids and various sea...

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