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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...

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 86 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

North Forsyth DECA Takes Home 13 Awards at District Competition

North Forsyth DECA Takes Home 13 Awards at District Competition

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor
February 10, 2017 • 123 views
Filed under News, Showcase

The members of DECA, a club that prepares emerging leaders in marketing, finance and hospitality in today’s society, represented North Forsyth exceptionally well during its Region 8A competition at First Baptist Church on December 1. The event marked an important milestone for every student involved,...

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
December 19, 2016 • 354 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The NFHS Raider Team is operated under the JROTC program at North Forsyth High School. Gunny Snook supervises the group as they compete as a military-style physical fitness team. They compete against other JROTC schools in upper body strength and endurance. There is an all-male team, an all-female team...

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 251 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

This year, the North Forsyth High School Winter Guard will not participate in any competitions. Instead, they will work on perfecting technique and teaching newcomers, including 8th grade students who are interested in doing fall and winter guard, how to do everything so that they will be prepared for...

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 • 153 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...

Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields Steals the Show and Crown for Miss America

Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields Steals the Show and Crown for Miss America

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016 • 112 views
Filed under News, Showcase

On Sept. 11, 2016 in Atlantic City, NJ 52 contestants came together to compete for the ultimate crown at the Miss America Pageant. Savvy Shields from Arkansas impressed the crowd by performing a jazz dance to a song from the show “Smash” for the talent portion. She had previously used this act to...

The Indoor Drumline: Medusa’s Transformation

The Indoor Drumline: Medusa’s Transformation

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016 • 300 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth Indoor Drumline is preparing for their 2015-2016 show based on Medusa’s transformation from beauty to the image we know her as, with snakes for hair and the ability to turn innocent lives to stone. To pull off this wonderful idea, they have combined with West for the second time;...

NFHS Cheer Goes to State

NFHS Cheer Goes to State

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015 • 427 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Our competition cheerleading team went to sectionals on Saturday November 7 and placed 5th out of 34 teams. They came in as the underdogs because it was their first time in the coed division. However, they walked away with a total score of 259 and a spot reserved for them in the state competition. They were ...

NFHS’ First Marching Band Competition

NFHS’ First Marching Band Competition

Noelle Walker, Arts and Entertainment Editor
November 10, 2015 • 291 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School preformed their show, Latin Fantasy, at their first competition on October 3rd. The band, drum majors, drumline, and colorguard all received superior ratings in their division, AAAA. The drumline was awarded 1st place in the division, as well as 1st place overall. The band and drum...

Congrats to the Chorus

Congrats to the Chorus

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015 • 367 views
Filed under School, Showcase

The last few weeks have been very successful for the NFHS Chorus as they competed and placed in many events and competitions, taking home many high-honor awards. On April 16-20, the Raider choirs competed in a national competition in Anaheim, California. The Raider Chorale received a 2nd Place Gold Award...

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015 • 330 views
Filed under News, School

Sophomore Savannah Keith has been recognized for a regional and national award for Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program began in 1923 and recognizes the talents, dreams, and creativity of America’s youth today. A few authors and artists, who are a celebrated...

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