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  • Are “Hardening” Locks Necessary?
    Editorial/Opinion

    Are “Hardening” Locks Necessary?

    Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

    November 8, 2018

    Student safety and school security have always been a big concern, but most security companies began with slow sales towards schools. This changed back in February, after a former student shot and killed 15 students at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This outrage caused a new surge...

    The front of North Forsyth High School is a largely populated high school with a few set protocols to protect students and faculty.

  • Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team
    Sports

    Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

    Luke Miller, Staff Writer

    November 8, 2018

    On Friday, October 19, an amazing game broke out between the South Forsyth War Eagles and the North Forsyth Raiders. With the Raiders winning the coin toss, their kickoff led to the game starting on the twenty yard line, and the ball in the hands of the War Eagles. Beginning on the defensive side, North ha...

    Raider running back is tackled by two South lineman at the varsity game on October 19.

  • A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team
    Sports

    A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team

    Ella McCook, Staff Writer

    November 5, 2018

    Mr. Josh Montesinos, a teacher at North Forsyth High School, has recently started the “most exclusive” and “most secretive” club at NFHS: men’s volleyball. Montesinos decided to start this club in hopes of breaking gender barriers in high school sports. However, this club only “reinforces ...

    Montesinos and the men’s volleyball team are a new club at NFHS that is very secretive and exclusive. The club is one of many clubs that Monte has sponsored and was started in hopes of breaking gender barriers in high school sports.

  • Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season
    Local, News, School, Sports

    Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

    Ella McCook, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2018

    North Forsyth High School’s varsity volleyball team has shown  constant growth and has made continual progress throughout the 2018-2019 season. After losing nine seniors the previous year, the past players were at a loss as to who would fill these positions. This decision was crucial to the season and w...

    The NFHS varsity volleyball team worked together to grow and rebuild their team after losing nine seniors the previous season. The team did not have the stats they wanted; however, they worked well together and bonded more than ever before. [Photo by maxpreps.com]

  • Important Economic Changes of 2018
    News

    Important Economic Changes of 2018

    Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

    November 2, 2018

    There is no denying that the world is changing at a fast pace. Technological innovations, among other things, push us into a new era of modernity, where not even the oldest and most traditional of industries are left untouched. Technology has an impact on everything, from the social to the cultural to t...

    Chick-fil-a’s decision to experiment with meal kits is one example of how technological innovation has begun to shift economic activity and how stores interact with the world. These meal kits are being sold at certain locations in the Atlanta area until November 17.

  • PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It
    Local, News, School

    PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

    Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

    November 2, 2018

    Every year when October comes around, students begin preparing and studying for the PSAT. Freshman, sophomores, and juniors are all able to take it; however, sophomores are the only grade required to take it. It is a great way to prepare and know what to expect on the actual SAT. When preparing ...

    The PSAT is a great way to prep for the real SAT, so here are some tips and advice for preparing!

  • “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” – College Visits, Yes or No?
    Editorial/Opinion

    “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” – College Visits, Yes or No?

    Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

    November 2, 2018

    The children’s book “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss is a popular gift to those who are graduating from high school. It talks about many different opportunities for a person’s future. After graduating high school, a young adult can begin a career, obtain technical training or head to c...

    Students should look at a variety of colleges to figure out what they like about them: size, available majors and minors, diversity,, distance from home and much more.

  • iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Ready to Sweep the World
    Features

    iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Ready to Sweep the World

    Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2018

    The new Iphones have been released and many people are going crazy over them. The Iphone XS and Iphone XS Max were released on September 21, and since then many stores are selling out. The Iphone XS is priced at $999 and the Iphone X max is priced at $1,100. What makes these Iphones superior to previ...

    Both the iPhone XS and the XS Max are ready to release in all electronic stores.

  • We Are the Lost Generation
    Editorial/Opinion

    We Are the Lost Generation

    Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

    November 2, 2018

    Why is it that we all feel like we need to post about our problems or complain about our lives to get the slightest bit of attention? Personally, the last couple of weeks have been extremely difficult for me, but you won’t see me post anything about my problems on social media. Why? Because all it does...

    Who are we? Students from the present generation ask this question together. Students search for their identities in each other and in their phones rather than in themselves.

Raiders Run Away With a Win
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