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Raiders Learn Comic Book Writing Tips from Local Author

Students spend their Wellness Wednesday learning about comic book writing from a local comic book author Robert Venditti

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On Oct. 30, Robert Venditti, a local comic book writer, came to our school and spoke to students about his comics, his personal writing process, the comic book industry in general, and more. Mr. Venditti wrote The Surrogates, which was late adapted into a major motion picture starring Bruce Willis. He also writes ...

2018 Journalism Application

January 19, 2018

2018 Journalism Application

Bassett Hits the Big Time: 2017 Teacher of the Year

English teacher James Bassett (affectionately known as JBass by students) won the school-wide award for 2017 Teacher of the Year. After this level, he will go on to be considered for the county title.

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

On Sept. 5, Ninth grade English teacher James Bassett was announced as 2017 North Forsyth High School teacher of the year. It is an honor that came as a surprise to none of his former students; eyewitnesses from Mrs. Transue’s 10th grade English class, next door to Bassett, can confirm that the room...

What Should You Wear for Spirit Week?

Posters of the Spirit Week themes have been posted all over North by the student council. Previously, Monday was Senior Citizen day, but out of respect, it was changed.

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

One of the most exciting weeks of every student’s high school career is here: homecoming spirit week. Every year, NFHS hosts a week where students can dress up as a certain theme as a way to excite students for the upcoming game. Although, many students dress up and go all out, some people are uns...

Former NFMS Teacher McCall Hoyle Releases Debut Novel

McCall Hoyle (left) prepares for her event at Decatur Book Festival by bringing in a box of books, setting up a poster outside the entrance to the Auditorium and catching up with her friend Joanne O’ Sullivan.

Bella Angell, Features&Opinion Editor

September 8, 2017

McCall Hoyle, a teacher at Chestatee High School and past teacher at North Forsyth Middle School, released her debut novel The Thing with Feathers Tuesday, Sept. 5. Her launch party took place in Athens at Avid Bookshop where she talked about her book’s story and afterwards met fans whose books ...

Do you Live to Give?

Students and teachers at first meeting of brand new charity based club at North Forsyth High School, Live to Give.

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

Live to Give, a brand new club at North Forsyth High School, was started up this 2017-2018 school year by Mrs. Dykes who is the official sponsor. This club is a charity organization which will be acting as an umbrella over the other charity- based clubs in the school such as Simple Charity, Key Club...

Forsyth Grows; Schools Continue to Overcrowd

Above is a photo of one of the many homes which are being built across Forsyth County, attracting new homebuyers and businesses. However along with new recognition, the social and environmental effects of construction seem to be piling up.

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Over the past six months, nearly one thousand homes have been proposed in Forsyth County, and more than half of them are either currently being built or are in the process. Neighborhoods are popping up everywhere, unfinished communities are being completed, and new stores and shopping complexes are appearing...

Three of North’s Finest to Attend Governor’s Honors Program

Claire Pearson (Left), Jack Kern (Middle) and MaryKate Schwaemmle (Right), will be heading to GHP this summer at Berry College for science, theater and social studies, respectively.

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

April 26, 2017

It had been a month since the last of the interviews occurred. Sitting through the Atlanta traffic, MaryKate Schwaemmle’s mother reminded her daughter to check to see if she had been chosen to attend the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) for her most favorite subject, history. Though hesitant at first...

Guardians 2, Star Wars, Thor Among 2017 Box Office Choices

2017 will bring many good movies to the big screen.

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Just like every other year, hundreds of movies are going to be released in 2017. So, get ready, because next year is going to be filled with sequels, spin-offs and original movies for you to enjoy. January starts out with two movies: “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” (January 20) and “Resident E...

Lady Raiders Suffer Loss to South Forsyth War Eagles

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

March 13, 2017

The Lady Raiders Varsity soccer team suffered a loss on Tuesday, March 7, with a final score of 0-4 against The South Forsyth War Eagles. It was a short time before the South Forsyth War Eagles began to win, scoring a goal in the first 90 seconds of the game. By the end of the first half, they h...

Flint Not Forgotten

Many people protest in Flint, Michigan the government’s inaction regarding the amount of impure water in the town and advocate for the clean water supply in the name of human rights. Credit for the photo goes to Business Insider.

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

After the recent water crisis in Flint, Michigan appeared out of nowhere in the spring of 2014, a massive news story that dominated many journalistic sources, people were shocked to find out the statistics behind Flint and the government corruption, along with the horrible sanitation issues in which...

Trump Cabinet brings up familiar and unusual picks

A humorous Representation of Trump presenting Rex Tillerson to his cabinet

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

Even before inauguration, President Elect Donald Trump was busy setting up his cabinet to feature many familiar Republican faces, but even when working behind the scenes, Trump can’t avoid controversy. While certain picks like Steven Mnuchin (Secretary of Treasury) and James Mattis (Secretary of Defense)...

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