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Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 66 views
Filed under News, Showcase

The Forsyth County School System (along with emergency response agencies) reiterated the potential consequences of drunk driving on Saturday, March 18 at Lanier Technical College in an effort to educate teens about the effects of poor choices through a reenactment. In an annual event called Ghost Out, Forsyth...

The EOCs are Ineffective and Here’s Why

The EOCs are Ineffective and Here’s Why

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 713 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

It is the most stressful time of the year for students all over the United States: end of course (EOC) state testing. Since elementary school, all students have been forced to take a superfluously long test in order to prove to the state that they learned and met the standards taught throughout the school...

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017 • 92 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

The U.S. Naval Academy appointed seniors Bryan Garcia and Shaun Herock Jr. to attend college in Annapolis, Maryland next year and ultimately serve their country as officers in their branch of choice. As students, the two will receive full scholarships and a monthly allotment for other expenses. “I think I can get a tremendous amount of leaders...

NFHS Blocks Popular Social Media Networks from WiFi

NFHS Blocks Popular Social Media Networks from WiFi

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017 • 54 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

It is the 21st century, and social media is a friend of many along with cell phones. Popular apps like Snapchat and Instagram are necessities to teens and young adults. Students at NFHS want to be able to snap a selfie of their friends anytime without having to use their data. Everything was going great...

The Gifted Girl – Stereotypes in the School System

The Gifted Girl – Stereotypes in the School System

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017 • 179 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

We live in a world where prejudice based on gender is nothing outside of what is normal – from wage gaps to social beauty expectations, societal stereotypes influence the way women and men coexist. One place that few recognize as a breeding ground for gender stereotypes is the classroom; starting as...

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...

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 262 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School welcomed a myriad of new faces to our campus this year, and among those hundred faces is a new assistant principal named Dr. Brown. Although not originally from Georgia, he seems to be enjoying life here. He is originally from New Jersey. He has been in the teaching business...

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016 • 133 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the school year kicks in, students are beginning to slack on their own health due to all these tests and projects swarming in at once. Although school is very important, one’s health is extremely more vital to one’s life. Below are tips and need to know information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle:   Get active ...

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...

Why All These Classics?

Why All These Classics?

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
May 2, 2016 • 223 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

A topic that many teens talk about is what books are being required to read in school. Pretty much all of the books are classics. There are many high schoolers who despise reading, so they have a smaller chance of being successful in school. If a few young-adult novels were introduced to school reading...

What is Wrong With the Public School System?

What is Wrong With the Public School System?

Julie Day, Staff Writer
April 21, 2016 • 194 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Diversity is something highly stressed in the public school system and for good reason. Society is constructed with the hands of variety, and that does not stop at education. Classrooms are filled with individuals who learn in different ways, and their education should not be the same. School systems...

The Chains of Adolescence

The Chains of Adolescence

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016 • 284 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Freedom, an idea presented and yearned forever since the dawn of time by every human being. It is not free, it is not given, but it should be something that everyone can have no matter the circumstances. In today’s generation, the definition of freedom has become warped and stretched into something...

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