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“Brigadoon” Brings Down the Stage

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor April 30, 2019

Triple Threat, the highest level of North’s theater  program, put on the renowned musical “Brigadoon” from April 11 through April 13. After months of hard work and preparation, the students...

The NFHS percussion group went to Dayton, Ohio on April 9 for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They are dressed in Hawaiian attire to support their theme, “A Taste of Summer.” (Picture is from Andrea Escobar.)

NFHS’ Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer April 29, 2019

On April 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio, for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They left the high school at 3 p.m. that afternoon to embark on an eight-hour...

The sun sets over Raider Valley as Seniors experience their last football season and  school year.

Goodbye North, Love Seniors

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer April 22, 2019

Students file in tiredly after a week of late nights, traveling and adventure. They greet one another with “How was your break?”-wishing it was still ongoing. Dragging feet take them to class as they...

The Notre Dame Cathedral in France caught fire on Apr. 15. France mourns the loss of the heart of the country, a beloved piece of gothic art and a symbol of the Catholic Church. (Photo by www.axios.com.)

An Ode to Notre Dame

Abby Marks, Features Editor April 22, 2019

With a broken heart, France mourns the architectural beauty that was once the Notre Dame Cathedral, first built in the 11th century. The fire started on April 15 and raged on throughout the day, burning...

Standing at about two to three feet tall, the Irish leprechaun is a mysterious creature that people often do not know much about. They are a well-known figure to represent the holiday St. Patrick’s Day, and they are also devious and rude.

A Brief History of the St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer March 15, 2019

When thinking of a leprechaun, most people will picture the tiny, smiling, green man on the front of a Lucky Charms cereal box. Leprechauns are actually not all smiles and rosy cheeks like Lucky Leprechaun,...

“Pajama Game” Proves to be Yet Another Success for NFHS Theatre Department

Abby Marks, Features Editor February 21, 2019

North Forsyth’s theatre kids always seem to show a whole other level of talent when it comes to putting on productions, most recently being “The Pajama Game.” From tech to choreography to vocals,...

Georgia governor candidates Stacey Abrams (left) and Brian Kemp (right) (Photo credits: Atlanta Magazine).

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor November 26, 2018

As of November 9th, the results for the Georgia governor election state that Republican candidate Brian Kemp has won with 50.3 percent of votes, with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams having 48.7 percent...

Three Mario Kart Tournament racers, Cara Cobb, 11th (left), Jonah Wagner, 10th (left middle), and JD Nieman, 9th (far right), compete in the final race to determine the winner of the tournament.

NFHS Latin Club Put the Pedal to the Metal in Mario Kart Tournament

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer November 26, 2018

On Nov. 7, the North Forsyth High School Latin Club held their second Mario Kart Tournament in the library from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to raise money and support for future events. And, of course, have fun. Last...

Mackenzie Foy, who plays Clara, goes on a journey to find a key that will open the gift her late mother left her for Christmas, leading her to a world of four realms that she never knew existed. Photo from comicbook.com.

“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” Enchants Theaters Across America

Abby Marks, Features Editor November 16, 2018

Disney’s “Nutcracker and the Four Realms” took on the big screen on Nov. 2, acquiring a surprising mix of both positive and negative reviews. The movie captures the story of Clara and her journey...

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