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13 Things to Do This Summer

13 Things to Do This Summer

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017 • 73 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

1. Go berry picking- The closest place to North Forsyth High School to pick berries is the Orchards of Brannon Oak Farms at 1005 Creek Vista Dr, Cumming, GA 30041. There are so many reasons of going berry picking! Not only do you have fresh fruit, you also have a good time and gain some memories. Get...

Warmth

Warmth

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor
March 7, 2017 • 99 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

During the brief period of time between summer and winter, when the sun began to fade, and the first flurries of snow fell from the clouds, I stepped through the threshold of some mysterious place.   I can’t tell you exactly what day it was, or who led me there, but I can...

USA Places Fourth at Paralympics

USA Places Fourth at Paralympics

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
October 5, 2016 • 132 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

At the end of September, the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games winded down in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Over 160 countries participated in 528 medal events for 23 different sports- all competed by athletes with a large range of disabilities. Some disabilities include impaired muscle power, vision, range of...

Summer in Snapshots

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer
May 18, 2015 • 504 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Summer is a wonderful time of year for students. It’s a time to unwinds, relax, and take a well needed break from the stressful life of school. With summer being a saving grace for nearly everyone, no wonder we all count down the days until our escape from everyday life.

Memories Come In Waves

Memories Come In Waves

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer
May 12, 2015 • 405 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

In the first few hours of the morning, I'm haunted most by memories of dying summer days that transitioned to scorching black nights. Nights spent burning up raw emotion, taking in my desires that are love, through the lips of a stranger.   I can't look at the stars anymore-- not...

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

JoAnn Ahn and Jade Flack
May 7, 2015 • 277 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

This school year is quickly coming to an end. As the lengthy break approaches, we may find ourselves indulging in all the wrong treats. For those who are wishing to find delicious, yet healthy, desserts, we found the perfect treat for you. And no, this does not involve any sugar. A tremendous amount...

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor
December 11, 2014 • 459 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Sure, tubing with friends in Helen is totally rad. Yes, boating on a summer’s day is a blast. However, if these common activities only leave a longing for a new way to hit the waters, only a paddle and a life jacket are needed - it is time to load up a car full of friends and kayak it out. Kayaking...

Adventures in Summertime

Adventures in Summertime

Sam Perryman, Short Story Editor
September 30, 2014 • 670 views
Filed under Features, Photo Essay

Summer is a time to be savored and cherished while it lasts, and as we move deeper and deeper into the clutches of the school year, the burning memory of the summer sun will stay with us in the back of our minds.

Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Chase Samples, Staff Writer
May 16, 2014 • 1,730 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

School is coming to an end, not only for us, but for the seniors too. They are going to graduate and some are going off to college. Summer is near, and the heat is right there with it. The pools are starting to open, and that is one awesome way to beat the summer heat. Going to the lake is another great...

Summer Coffee

Summer Coffee

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer
May 15, 2014 • 616 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

With summer just around the corner, students begin preparations for travel, outings, and even just to stay around the house. In America today, coffee is one of the top five most purchased and consumed beverages. Every two of four high school students openly admitted to drinking coffee on a regular basis....

Tips for Beach Trips

Tips for Beach Trips

Maddie Highland, Staff Writer
May 15, 2014 • 569 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Summer is rapidly approaching and students are itching to head out on the beach and conquer the fierce, salty waves. But first…here are some awesome tips for conquering effortless beauty on the beach. Hair: Don’t over-style your hair before stepping out on the beach. The humidity, heat, and salty...

Roll Your Windows Down

Roll Your Windows Down

Sydney Gage, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014 • 707 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

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