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  • Food and Nutrition Room Renovations and FCCLA Leadership Training
    News

    Food and Nutrition Room Renovations and FCCLA Leadership Training

    Ramya Raja, News and Sports Editor

    November 13, 2017

    The food and nutrition room has recently have moved back to their previous home with an upgrade and renovation of their facilities. Prior to renovation, the food and nutrition program had a limited amount of ovens and sinks, greatly limiting their ability to function well and to bake in bulk. Patrick...

    In the photo above, food and nutrition students are able to reap the benefits of using an oven without restrictions.

  • Raider Representation in the Governor’s Honors Program
    News

    Raider Representation in the Governor’s Honors Program

    Holley Murray, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2017

    Out of all Forsyth County School students, 14 students from the Raider Nation have been selected to represent our county and advance to the state level of the Governor’s Honors Program. This is a prestigious summer instructional program for only a select group of especially gifted nominees from all...

    The students accepted into the Governor’s Honors Program as finalists will be invited to a summer instructional program at Berry College. They will be supplied with opportunities to grow and learn more in their fields of interest.

  • North Recognizes October Students of the Month
    News

    North Recognizes October Students of the Month

    Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

    November 13, 2017

    On Wednesday October 25, 2017 during IF, the students of the month were announced during an awards ceremony. These students are chosen by their teachers for specific subjects as students who express academic achievement and excel in their courses. The students recognized were Anna Hollis for Health...

    Jack Kern, a recipient of the student of the month award, poses just outside the Performing Arts Center. He was recognized for his work within the drama department for the month of October.

  • North Ranks First Overall At Robotics Competition
    News

    North Ranks First Overall At Robotics Competition

    Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2017

    On Saturday, Nov. 4, North Forsyth High School’s BEST Robotics Team ranked first overall in the Georgia BEST 2017-2018 competition! The team scored well in the qualifying matches with an average score of approximately 350 points per match and were among the top four to enter the finals before becoming...

    In the photo above, both North and South Forsyth High School show off their high scoring robots and awards. North Forsyth High School Students (featured on the left), (bottom left) Eric Laurin, Logan Swafford, Camden Roe, Chase Frye, (top left) Micah Davis, Jacob Nickles, Angel Mercado, Brandon Payne, Timothy Davis, Maria DeSouza, Joey Reynolds, Ramya Raja and Coach Jodie Marshall, are all ecstatic to have performed so well in the competition.

  • I Remember.
    Literature

    I Remember.

    Anna Anglin, Staff Writer

    November 9, 2017

    Monday. She remembers his face so clearly Like a swift breath of air Except the air was not fresh No, it was a breath of cigarette smoke Life threatening, cloudy, yet she kept coming back for more   Tuesday. She remembers when they spoke The words flowed out of his mouth...

    “Now she can handle the pain. It is the little voice in her head that reminds her of how long she’s handled it that haunts her.” - JmStorm

  • Tackle, Pass, Run and Repeat
    Sports

    Tackle, Pass, Run and Repeat

    Grace Wood, Staff Writer

    November 7, 2017

    The North Forsyth football team has significantly done better this season than they have in a few years. Last year, the team only won five games in the whole season. The biggest surprise was North’s win against Lambert, 45-21. In the entire school’s history, the football team has never beat them....

    Photo by Ben Hendren. North Forsyth makes another touchdown to put them further ahead of Lambert.

  • North Forsyth’s Y-Club Hosts Las-Vegas Benefit Night
    News

    North Forsyth’s Y-Club Hosts Las-Vegas Benefit Night

    Abby Marks, Staff Writer

    November 7, 2017

    In response to the horrific Las Vegas Shooting, the NFHS Y-Club will be hosting an event to raise money to help two individuals pay hospital bills. It will take place Nov. 14 from 6:30 to 8 in the learning commons and will most likely be 10 dollars at the door to get in. The price has not been finalized....

    The Las Vegas Benefit Night was designed by students in Y-Club to help two deserving people with hospital bills to come. It will be night full of fun probability games and prizes.

  • Introducing Assistant Administrator Lori Waddell
    Features

    Introducing Assistant Administrator Lori Waddell

    Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

    November 7, 2017

    North Forsyth High School is lucky to have gained several new staff members this school year, including Lori Waddell, who is our new assistant administrator.  This is Waddell’s first year working at NFHS, but she has been working in the field of education for fifteen years.  Before becoming an assistant...

    NFHS is proud to have added Lori Waddell to its staff. Waddell is a first-year assistant administrator here at North, but she has been working in the field of education for much longer.

  • Unsolvable Mysteries: Tao’s Hum, Hitler’s Death and the Hope Diamond
    Features

    Unsolvable Mysteries: Tao’s Hum, Hitler’s Death and the Hope Diamond

    Grace Wood, Staff Writer

    November 7, 2017

    Over the course of human existence, stories have been created-some are true and others are lies, but what about the stories that were never finished or left in utter mystery? There are some parts in history that just do not add up; for instance, if Hitler died in 1945, why was his body was never found?...

    Here is a picture of the infamous Hope Diamond in its case at the Museum of Natural History. The necklace has not been touched or cursed anyone since being at the Museum.

  • Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia
    Features

    Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

    Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor

    November 7, 2017

    The term “haunted” has different meanings to different people, like small children may perceive carved pumpkins and corn mazes as scary while teenagers crave a larger scare factor in their pursuit of a haunted experience. This ranges from dark scenarios to special effects and beyond. In the following...

    The perfect way to get into the spooky season of Halloween is to go to a haunted attraction!

Lady Raider Volleyball Experiences Best Season Yet

Lady Raider Volleyball Experiences Best Season Yet

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017

North Forsyth High School’s Lady Raider Volleyball team is on a steep incline as they win competitions...

North Forsyth Swim & Dive: Diving in with Ainslee Silverthorne

North Forsyth Swim & Dive: Diving in with Ainslee Silverthorne

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

November 2, 2017

The North Forsyth Swim and Dive team is underrated sports teams at the school--and wrongfully so! The...

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