The student news site of North Forsyth High School

The Raider Wire

A Close Up of One of Journalism’s Own: Snodgrass Edition

A Close Up of One of Journalism’s Own: Snodgrass Edition

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
February 1, 2017 • 157 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

It was seemingly another simple Tuesday on April 25, 2000; the weather was “not too hot, not too cold- all you needed was a light jacket.” –Miss Congeniality. As the light breeze picked up, a new, mysterious feeling was stirring in the spring air. What the world didn’t know at the time was that...

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 197 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

In a stunning display of ignorance, Jay Marois, a freshman in AP Human Geography class, pointed at the small northern European country of Denmark on Friday when asked to locate China on a map. “I just can’t believe it,” said a shocked and appalled onlooker who asked to remain anonymous. “Like,...

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
March 27, 2015 • 331 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...

Faith in Simple Charity

Faith in Simple Charity

Erin Dickman
October 10, 2014 • 737 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...

Experiencing Freedom

Experiencing Freedom

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer
April 14, 2014 • 549 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Fireworks bursting in the night sky Graduation caps soaring in the warm air Relief and bliss tenses in everyone’s vibe Oh, how great it is to finally taste freedom.   Packing boxes, leaving family behind Anxiety, and nerves built up inside No longer a lost kid But a soul...

What Not to Wear

What Not to Wear

Reilly Deckard, Staff Editor
April 7, 2014 • 1,496 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

North Forsyth has two major rule infractions committed by students: tardies and dress code. 83% of surveyed staff members at North Forsyth dress code a student at least one to three times a day. Giving a student dress code can be anything from simply giving someone a warning to sending them to ISS. Compared...

Ryder’s Discovery

Ryder’s Discovery

Beattie Hoyle, Staff Writer
March 24, 2014 • 8,263 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

“Be still, you stupid mutt,” Ryder begged. With a squirmy puppy in tow, Ryder sprinted across the street and headed towards Fifth Avenue. Glancing down at his silver Rolex, he let out an exasperated moan. It was barely noon and he’d already managed to lose Gwen’s expensive Stuart Weitzman’s...

Fighting for a Victory

Fighting for a Victory

Jack Fleming, Staff Writer
February 26, 2014 • 414 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The North Forsyth High School wrestling team now walks through the school with their heads held high as they bring home a victory from their recent Regional Competition. Placing Top 4 Regional Medalist the team also competed on February 7th and 8th at the GHSA Class AAAAAA East Sectional tournaments...

Uglies by Scott Westerfield Book Review

Uglies by Scott Westerfield Book Review

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014 • 5,020 views
Filed under Showcase

Imagine someone living in a world where they are raised to believe they are ugly. And they continue to believe it until they turn 16—in which they then go through an operation to become ‘pretty’. Tally Youngblood does. Ever since Tally could remember, she had been raised to think that everyone...

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Emily Starling, Editor-in-Chief
December 18, 2013 • 737 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

Congratulations to the following North Forsyth band students who have advanced to the second round of the Georgia All-State Band auditions: Jacob Ambrose - Trumpet Patrick Collins - Trumpet Nick D'Amico - Alto Sax & Tenor Sax Cheylin Dutra - Tenor Sax Zach Flynn - Trumpet Zach Miller - Tuba Aaro...

The Wonder of National Novel Writing Month

The Wonder of National Novel Writing Month

Caroline Duckworth, Short Story Editor
December 2, 2013 • 1,059 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine writing a novel in thirty days. Insane, right?  Absolutely. But every year during the month of November, hundreds of thousands of people across the nation attempt to do just that: write a novel in a month.  This phenomenon is known as National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. NaNoWri...

The Game of the Devil

The Game of the Devil

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer
November 18, 2013 • 447 views
Filed under Literature

The man sat at the table, alone except for the board game in front of him. He sat there for a while, staring at the board as if the people milling around him did not matter. He wore a hooded cloak, which covered most of his face, and all black shirt and pants. He could have been Death himself. I walked...

The student news site of North Forsyth High School
Student