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Latin Club Schedules Tie-Dye Fundraiser to Raise Money for Chariot Race

Latin Club Schedules Tie-Dye Fundraiser to Raise Money for Chariot Race

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
November 18, 2016 • 154 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

After a shipping disruption and an angry phone call on Latin Club adviser Mr. Hodges’ behalf, Latin Club officially rescheduled its tie-dye fundraiser from Nov. 16 to the first Wednesday returning from Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 30. Latin Club organized the fundraiser as a way to earn money for the...

Is participation in extracurricular activities linked to success?

Is participation in extracurricular activities linked to success?

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016 • 144 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Often, a person’s ability to succeed is judged based upon the amount of extracurriculars they participate in. Those who are not involved in activities outside of school are often shamed and stereotypically thought to be less successful in life. These views have become a natural thought for many, and...

GSA Creates Safe Community; Parents Shouldn’t Object

GSA Creates Safe Community; Parents Shouldn’t Object

Jennifer Arena, Staff Writer
October 5, 2016 • 158 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In every school, there is a population of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, etc.) students. Many of these students feel unloved, unaccepted, or isolated by their peers. Often times, this lack of acceptance from their peers can lead to very negative consequences.   Let’s...

Taking A Deeper Look Into North Forsyth’s HOSA Club

Taking A Deeper Look Into North Forsyth’s HOSA Club

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016 • 181 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

HOSA held their first club meeting the morning of August 31, gathering the largest group of students to date. Standing for “Healthcare Occupations for Students of America,” HOSA is a club that helps students “start a road to their dream health career”. This year, HOSA will overlook the blood...

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
May 4, 2015 • 306 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

While many students spent Spring Break vacationing or sleeping, the NFHS Robotics Team traveled to Iowa to compete in the US Open Robotics Championship. They were invited, along with about 200 other teams, to attend, based on past performance and results. In preparation for the event, each of the three...

HOSA Competitor Makes National

HOSA Competitor Makes National

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015 • 348 views
Filed under School, Showcase

Last weekend the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club was well represented by junior Sarah Horne at a state wide competition. HOSA is a competition based club with more than 30 events ranging from writing to CPR, for students both in high school and college. Sarah competed against 42...

DECA goes international

DECA goes international

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
March 17, 2015 • 299 views
Filed under School, Showcase

Recently DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), a marketing and business club at North Forsyth, competed at the Georgia State Wide Competition. The club had several students qualify for an International Conference in Orlando this coming April. Club members competed in several events, (including...

Grasso Punches Global Poverty in the Face

Grasso Punches Global Poverty in the Face

Erin Dickman, Social Media and Promotion Manager
December 8, 2014 • 650 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The idea of Simple Charity was formed on a February night when Senior Brian Grasso demanded for a solution for global poverty. Now, he is living the dream with his booming student-led organization and talented team supporting the $100,000 goal “to combat hunger in Jesus’ name.” Since Simple Charity...

Did You Say ‘Slam Poetry’?!

Did You Say ‘Slam Poetry’?!

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor
November 14, 2014 • 669 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Yes, poetry is for somewhat emotionally-challenged nerds who lovingly embrace said characteristics, but what is slam poetry? What could even be so “slam’ about it? When we talk about poetry, we think of melodic rhymes and tear-jerking metaphors, but slam poetry is packed with hardcore, straight-up feelings...

Faith in Simple Charity

Faith in Simple Charity

Erin Dickman
October 10, 2014 • 736 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Simple Charity began with a dream for a solution. Senior Brian Grasso, the founder of Simple Charity, saw the potential in North Forsyth to raise $100,000 before the end of the school year for the poverty-stricken delivered through Christian-based organizations. The group has hosted several events to...

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