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My mind often feels like it’s filled with ink or fog. However, I know that moments like these pass a given time. Photo from Pinterest

From Time to Time

Emma Simmons March 19, 2021

My room is a prison from time to time When it’s supposed to be a respite It only hurts every now and again And I promise I fight it the best I can With hobbies And friends And breaks. But...

Both teams prepare to face off in their latest game. Photo by Emma Simmons

JV Boys Baseball Defeated by War Eagles

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor March 10, 2021

On March 4, 2021, the JV boys baseball team faced off against South Forsyth on the Raider Valley after school. There was a decent turn out, and the game started just after five  p.m. with the War...

Rumors on the Tokyo and Beijing Olympic Games

Rumors on the Tokyo and Beijing Olympic Games

Jen Vincent , Literature Editor February 26, 2021

The Japan Olympics were originally supposed to be held July 24 to Aug.9, 2020. However, with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the plans were postponed. Japan's prime minister said the Olympics “will be...

U.S. President Joe Biden signs executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, after his inauguration as the 46th President of the United States, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner - RC2YBL95CI4F

Biden’s First 30 Days

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Joe Biden was inaugurated on Jan. 20. Since then, he has signed over 50 executive orders on issues regarding Covid-19, immigration, the environment, and more, trying to live up to his campaign promises.   Biden...

I sink into the earth The killer of innocence. Photo from Akupara Games, from the short film DAMIEN

The Killer Of Innocence

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor February 26, 2021

Upon a field of flowers, I stand The smell of pine fills my nose. I am nothing but a wasteland I turned my head. To see the flowers wilting.   Now it is winter,  The field is bathed...

Lumpkin County and North Forysth faced off in the Raider Valley after school. (photo by: Emma Simmons)

North Forsyth Girls JV Soccer Ties 0-0 with Lumpkin County

Emma Simmons, Sports Writer February 4, 2021

On Monday, Feb. 1, the Raider JV Girls soccer team faced off against Lumpkin County after school at 5:30 in the Raider Valley. The game was delayed slightly due to an issue with the clock and scoreboard,...

The Cumming Aquatic Center is where most of the swim meets are held for North Forsyth’s swim teams. Photo from Abby Beyers

North Girls Place First at Swim Meet

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor January 22, 2021

On Friday, Jan.15, North Forsyth’s swim team participated in a meet at the Cumming Aquatic Center. They faced off against West and Central Forsyth. North’s girls placed first and North’s boys...

Our universe is 13.6 billion years old, and I somehow had the luck to exist at the same time as you. (Photo from Pinterest)

I’ll Take You To Mars If You Promise To Sing Me To Sleep

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor January 21, 2021

Worlds apart, I cherish thy love and warmth you give Eternally, I swear, with the very life I choose to live Arrows sprang from Cupid's bow and set my coat aflame Requiting my fondness with his...

The beginning stance of the competition girls routine.

Raider Competition Cheer Places Second at Dacula Cheer Classic

Sydney Jarrard, Sydney Jarrard January 12, 2021

On Saturday, Jan. 9, the North Forsyth Competition Cheer team participated in the Dacula Cheer Classic. The competition was held at Dacula High School located in Gwinnett County. It was split into...

While the EKG machine in Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta may look scary, the process of electrocardiography is painless. (Photo by CHOA Heart Center)

Athletes: Beware of Possible Heart Condition After Positive COVID-19 Test

Sarah Treusch, News/Sports Editor December 9, 2020

Doctors recommend student athletes who recently had COVID-19 receive an electrocardiogram before returning to their sport in fear that the individuals could have developed Myocarditis. Myocarditis...

Junior Aiden Kudlas, #10, scores a free throw in the game against Lumpkin in Raider Arena. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood.

Varsity Boys Basketball Won First Game of the Season Against Lumpkin

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

The North Forsyth Raider Varsity Basketball Team won 79 - 52 against the Lumpkin County Indians in their first official game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Playing at the Raider Arena, North came out...

National Novel Writing Month has a website. (Photo from Google)

Tips To Finish NaNoWriMo

Emma Simmons, News/Sports Editor November 18, 2020

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) happens every year during the month of November. Both newbie writers and seasoned veterans can participate, churning out new pieces of literature for both public...

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