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  • Submissions for the Threshold Literary Magazine are Due December 14
    Local, News, School

    Submissions for the Threshold Literary Magazine are Due December 14

    Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

    December 6, 2018

    Students who are interested in being featured in North Forsyth High School’s Threshold Literary Magazine may submit original pieces of art and literature until Dec. 14. Students should pick up a cover sheet from their English teachers, from the bulletin board by the library or from Mrs. Smith in r...

    Submit your best literature and art to be featured in North Forsyth High School’s Threshold magazine!

  • North’s 2018 December Donations!
    Local, News, School

    North’s 2018 December Donations!

    Ramya Raja, News Editor

    December 6, 2018

    It is that time of year, when everyone is interested in spreading holiday cheer! North Forsyth High School is collecting donations for several different local charities and fundraising to help those in need during the holidays! Students are encouraged to donate and collect donations for these good causes...

    North is spreading holiday cheer! Several NFHS clubs are fundraising this holiday season and/or are sponsoring local charities! (Photo credit: Luke Miller.)

  • NFHS Booming Agricultural Program
    Local, News, School

    NFHS Booming Agricultural Program

    Ramya Raja, News Editor

    December 6, 2018

    North Forsyth High School has several pathways, many of which focus on the agricultural industry. The agricultural program at North continues to grow and change as the years progress. For example, North’s farming program has a new animal breeding program. Other changes, such as greenhouse improvements...

    North Forsyth High School’s agriculture program continues to grow and expand! (Photo Credit: Austin Gray.)

  • Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020
    News, School

    Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

    Ramya Raja, News Editor

    December 4, 2018

    On Tuesday, Oct. 30, North Forsyth High School hosted a dual enrollment night for parents and students, in order to showcase the various opportunities local colleges provide for juniors and seniors seeking to get a kick start on their college education.   The two local colleges that North allows stu...

    Students from all Forsyth County high schools are given the opportunity to earn college credit through dual enrollment opportunities at Lanier Technical College and the University of North Georgia.

  • Grassroots: A Growing Demand for Stringed Instruments in Forsyth County
    Features

    Grassroots: A Growing Demand for Stringed Instruments in Forsyth County

    Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

    December 4, 2018

    “Grassroots” is a term used to describe a movement which starts from the ground--with ordinary citizens and people banding together to work toward a common interest--and works its way up until change is affected upon the entire community, or even upon society itself. In Forsyth County, the people h...

    Nearly every high school in Forsyth County now has an orchestra program, allowing students to learn how to play stringed instruments such as the violin. The recent trend of creating orchestra programs in schools is a direct result of a grassroots movement, in which people in the community pushed for greater emphasis on strings in addition to other musical instruments.

  • Sleep Is Not For The Weak, I Promise
    Editorial/Opinion

    Sleep Is Not For The Weak, I Promise

    Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

    December 4, 2018

    Research shows that a teenager needs nine to ten hours of sleep every night. Yet, most teens only get roughly seven to eight hours on average. About seven out of ten high schoolers do not get the right amount of sleep. Chronic sleep deprivation can lead to reduced concentration and alertness, poor a...

    It can be hard to get sleep in high school when you have so much work to do. However, you will surely appreciate getting those eight hours I promise.

  • The Food Allergy Paradox
    Editorial/Opinion

    The Food Allergy Paradox

    Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

    December 3, 2018

    “I would die if I was allergic to dairy.” “That girl ordered soy milk, but she’s way too skinny. Obsessed over weight much? I put real milk in her coffee.” “Why don’t you just eat it and push through? That’s what I would do.” “Whatever man, I don’t care, let me enjoy ...

    Food allergies are not always taken seriously. Why? (Photo taken from Google Images.)

  • McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon
    Features, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

    McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

    Grace Wood, Sports Editor

    December 3, 2018

    McDonald’s, the beloved American fast food restaurant chain, has a total of 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations. In their new project, they are planning to build a McDonald’s on the moon. As if we have not destroyed our own planet e...

    “McDonald’s, the beloved fast food restaurant of many Americans, has a total 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations.”

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