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Mount Rushmore Elected President

Mount Rushmore Elected President

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
January 5, 2017 • 279 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

In a surprise electoral upset, the American electorate seemingly became confused on Nov. 8 and voted en masse for Mount Rushmore. The mountain beat Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump by a large margin, winning 296 electoral votes to Trump’s 170 and Clinton’s 72. Rushmore did especially well in South...

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 235 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

In light of the numerous anti-Trump protests across America, both the Senate and the House of Representatives have unanimously voted to ignore the results of the recent election and make Hillary Clinton the new president –elect of the United States. When Donald Trump was voted the president-elect...

Can Your Rumba Take Over the World?

Can Your Rumba Take Over the World?

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
October 25, 2016 • 151 views
Filed under Columns, Features

If someone were to ask if a Rumba could take over the world, it would be a common place to laugh back in their face, but in this day and age, we are approaching the things of science fiction nightmares-appliances communicating among each other. With new aged “smart” appliances being introduced your...

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 200 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Parents are in an uproar over the newest addition to the North Forsyth High School staff, school dentist Dr. Amanda Spear, after Spear inquired multiple groups of students about their habits concerning the practice of brushing and flossing their teeth on a daily basis. Spear had been interrogating the...

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 277 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Construction on the pool underneath the newest gym is wrapping up on schedule and Barton Malow is preparing to open it up to the public after fall break. However, not all is well in the world of North Forsyth construction. Continued delays and mismanagement have set back progress on the underground nuclear...

The Friday Jinx: Adventures in Africa

The Friday Jinx: Adventures in Africa

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 377 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Documents recovered from the wreck of Sir Benedict Worcestershire Bloomingdales III, esquire’s ship, the HMS Dinghy, found in April gave readers and historians new insight into the Age of Exploration. The journal left by this previously unknown explorer portrayed Nubia as a landscape eerily similar ...

Disaster Plagues World Due to Starbucks Holiday Cups

Disaster Plagues World Due to Starbucks Holiday Cups

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 418 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

For the past month, the world has seen disaster strike every country imaginable.  Citizens of the world live in fear of when the next catastrophe will hit their country, their city, or their home.  In the span of five weeks, monsoons have flooded Cambodia, Madagascar has floated away from Africa and...

Megalodon Sighted at North Forsyth

Megalodon Sighted at North Forsyth

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015 • 387 views
Filed under Features, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Torrential rains in Forsyth County over the past few weeks have certainly dampened shoes, attitudes, and the backpacks of anyone trying to walk outside between classes, but few people are aware of the menace these rains have created. Massive lakes have begun forming around North Forsyth High School,...

Barack Obama Announces 2016 Campaign Run

Barack Obama Announces 2016 Campaign Run

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 21, 2015 • 483 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

President Barack Obama announced on September 18th that he will be running for another term as president in 2016. During a 2 hour long speech, President Obama declared “I am officially in the race, not as a Democrat, but as an Independent. For eight years, I have been constrained and defined by my part...

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
September 2, 2015 • 428 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

North Forsyth’s Raider Swim Team is receiving some sweet new upgrades this year. Thanks to generous funding from the Forsyth County Board of Education, North Forsyth High School decided to undertake an ambitious project: to finally give the Raider Swim Team its own facility. Rumors have been flying...

Friday Lynx: Rock the Casbah

Friday Lynx: Rock the Casbah

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
May 7, 2015 • 368 views
Filed under Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Rocks may be the most fascinating entities ever seen on the planet. 100% of the people that the Friday Lynx interviewed revealed that they took an interest in rocks, pebbles, and other geologic entities. One of the interviewees expressed an interest that was not any basic, mundane interest in rocks....

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