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North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 89 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This year’s Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference (CDC) was held Feb. 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. This competition event brings students and advisors from all over the state to one location. North Forsyth High School’s DECA program sent 32 students to participate. These students...

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 113 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

When one thinks of Atlanta Sports, until recently you’d often only hear reference to the spectacular 14 straight division titles the Braves won in the 90’s to mid-2000’s. Now you hear about 28-3, and the epic collapses all Atlanta teams, not just the Falcons, seem to suffer. But if there’s one...

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

The Atlanta Hawks are a Perfect Blend of Mediocrity and Consistency

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
May 9, 2017 • 88 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

When one thinks of Atlanta Sports, until recently you’d often only hear reference to the spectacular 14 straight division titles the Braves won in the 90’s to mid-2000’s. Now you hear about 28-3, and the epic collapses all Atlanta teams, not just the Falcons, seem to suffer. But if there’s one...

Hockey from a Non-Fan’s Perspective

Hockey from a Non-Fan’s Perspective

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer
April 14, 2017 • 105 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As a person who avoids sports and exercise like the plague and has almost never watched any kind of game on TV, I did not know what to expect from the first real hockey match I’ve ever been to this past Saturday. The teams playing were the Atlanta Gladiators and the Cincinnati Cyclones. At the first...

What is Atlanta United FC?

What is Atlanta United FC?

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017 • 85 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Soccer (or football in other countries) is the most popular sport in the world. While it is difficult to find exact numbers for the amount of fans, the sport known officially as association football (as opposed to gridiron football, its American counterpart) is ubiquitous across continents; it is hard...

You Did Good, Kid: A Retrospective of Turner Field

You Did Good, Kid: A Retrospective of Turner Field

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016 • 164 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The temple is seen as a sacred ground, a place where people congregate for a common purpose. For 20 years, Atlanta’s temple, Turner Field, featured the Atlanta Braves. This is not a time to mourn a time to celebrate the good, the bad and the great moments that Turner Field and the Braves have given...

The Festival, the People, the Rain: Music Midtown

The Festival, the People, the Rain: Music Midtown

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
September 20, 2016 • 202 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

With muddy shoes and ponchos, the attendees of the 2016 Music Midtown festival were definitely in for a show as they conquered the heat and the rain to see a variety of artists. Music Midtown is an annual music festival that takes place in the 185 acres of Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Ga. This festival...

Braves Fans: Brace Yourselves for a Long Season

Braves Fans: Brace Yourselves for a Long Season

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016 • 315 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nobody expected anything special from the Braves this year. The 2016 season is definitely a rebuilding season for Atlanta. Over the summer, Braves fans checked the sports section of the news each week in despair as they read about yet another Braves superstar who was traded away. Players like Craig Kimbrel,...

Fifty Years in Atlanta: A History of the Braves and Falcons

Fifty Years in Atlanta: A History of the Braves and Falcons

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016 • 408 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

Fifty years ago, the Atlanta Braves became the first Professional Sports Franchise in the city of Atlanta. It was a huge step for the city, and it marked a huge step for the city. Besides finally being involved in professional sports, it was a huge step for African American civil rights in the south...

GA DECA State Winners

GA DECA State Winners

Allen Carter, Staff Writer
March 18, 2014 • 4,010 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, the NFHS DECA program participated at the GA DECA Career Development Conference.  This took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta.  Students had the opportunity to compete against the best in the competitive events program.  Leadership workshops and training were also offered. Many...

Snowpocalypse

Snowpocalypse

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer
February 10, 2014 • 1,839 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

The 28th of January sparked an utter fear of fluffy white powder in the North Atlanta area.  The day before, newscasters had pronounced that there was little to no chance of snow within the vicinity.  They may have been right, if the frozen storm hadn’t altered direction last minute.  Early Tuesday ...

Debate Team Places in Competition

Debate Team Places in Competition

Tara Bailey, Features Editor
January 21, 2014 • 959 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, co-leaders Mr. Yeager and Mrs. Yeager led North Forsyth’s debate team’s competition in the novice Lincoln-Douglass category at Grady High School in Atlanta, placing first place ( junior Casey Green), second place ( junior Emma Browning), and fifth place ( junior Justin Ebert)....

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