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An Attitude of Gratitude

An Attitude of Gratitude

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
December 19, 2016 • 116 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

The sound of leaves crunching, wind blowing The taste of freshly made pumpkin pie, and perfectly baked turkey - We all have something that excites us or makes our mouth water in anticipation During the season.   Greetings and thank you’s echo through each family room Excitement,...

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
November 18, 2016 • 171 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

All in all, there is a variety of traditions kept by the students and teachers of North.  Whether your family spends hours cooking a feast, goes out to a restaurant, or spends Thanksgiving in some other way, it is sure to be an enjoyable holiday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for most Americans,...

A Warm Welcome to The Gibson Co.

A Warm Welcome to The Gibson Co.

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
November 2, 2016 • 158 views
Filed under Columns, Features

Just a short six minute drive from the school, located next to Browns Bridge Church, is a little boutique called “The Gibson Co.”, a hidden treasure of North Forsyth. This home away from home is filled with adorable knick-knacks, soaps, and art for sale, all of which are made by people in the community....

Apply to the Journalism Program!

Mrs. Smith, Adviser
January 27, 2016 • 568 views
Filed under News, School

Click here to download the application! Due to Mrs. Smith by February 29th. See her in room T1107 for more information!

Stop Erasing Me

Stop Erasing Me

Emma Franklin, Senior Editor
April 28, 2015 • 394 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

My grandmother is from the Philippines. She was born there, raised there, and then married a white man: my grandfather. They had six children, and the children look Pilipino. One of them was my father, who married a Japanese girl, and then a ginger girl from Tennessee. I am pale but I am not white;...

It’s just as bad as the other times

It’s just as bad as the other times

Sam Perryman, Prose Editor
April 20, 2015 • 251 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Lisa cries in her room. She hides from her family. In the kitchen, a pot boils over, And the sauce bubbles and burns on the eye of the stove. John’s room is vacant; He sits outside where it is silent. The living room is on fire. The flames are loud and violent, and the smoke tastes...

The Importance of Home

The Importance of Home

Emma Franklin, Senior Editor
December 8, 2014 • 354 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Twelve: how many houses that I remember living in. Eight: how many schools I have attended. Four: how many states I lived in. Two: how many countries I lived in. 1: how many homes I have. By the time I was seven, I had been to nine countries. The Netherlands, Germany, France, England, Luxemburg, Belgium, A...

Cosplaying and Conventions

Cosplaying and Conventions

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014 • 364 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Cosplaying and conventions are head to head on my list of favorite things to do, Before getting further into things it is probably best to explain what exactly cosplaying is; cosplaying (also known as costume play) is where one dresses up as one’s favorite characters from comic books or anime. For...

Come Together: Finding the Light

Come Together: Finding the Light

Aleigh Guerndt, Staff Writer
May 15, 2014 • 1,412 views
Filed under Showcase

Family is where life begins and love never ends, and a home is where your heart belongs.  Even if all of your family isn’t family by blood, let’s be happy for what we have and reminisce on the memories we have made in our families no matter who they are and in our homes no matter where they may...

Playlist: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Playlist: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Beattie Hoyle, Staff Writer
December 18, 2013 • 369 views
Filed under Showcase

What’s Christmas without festive music? These songs will put you in the spirit for some holiday festivities like wrapping presents and helping others. These carols will also promote happiness and a merry Christmas for all.  What better way to spread Christmas cheer then singing these songs for all...

Life-Changing Shoe Box

Life-Changing Shoe Box

Kasey Jo Reed, Staff Writer
November 18, 2013 • 456 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

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...

Favors

Favors

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer
September 24, 2013 • 461 views
Filed under Literature

“You are picking up Joseph after school, correct?” my mother asked. “Because you know I have to be at work, and I won’t be back until late tonight.” Dark bags appeared under her light blue eyes that were once beautiful. You could tell she was completely exhausted. “I know, Mom. When do...

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