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The NFHS prom theme is “Lumières de Paris,” which translates to “Lights of Paris.” Photo from Emerson Earley.

NFHS’ Prom Committee Releases the 2021 Prom Theme “Lumières de Paris”

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2021

As the countdown for the last few months of the 2020-2021 school year begins, many individuals are anticipating the long-awaited activities that come in the spring. One event that is on the horizon is...

This picture perfectly encapsulates the fear-mongering and censorship involved in cancel culture. No one has the ability to speak out. Photo By: Teacher College, Columbia University.

Cancel Culture Has Gone Too Far

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer February 27, 2021

How is it okay for someone to be fired for their beliefs? How is it remotely okay if they were fired with no hope of finding a new job anywhere because every person who’s hiring doesn’t want their...

Cab Calloway was the inspiration for Cab as a character and what he said along with other characters' names. Photo from a 1942 Billboard Magazine.

Manhattan Jam

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

I was sent on a mission. I’ve been undercover for months; lucky for me werewolves are a bit forgetful. So, it was easy for me to infiltrate my way into their small Manhattan town. My name is Cabell Hastings,...

Could things have been different? Photo from Pinterest.

The Reality of the Truth

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2021

One thing that I have learned in life  Is that no matter how far you hide away from the truth It always comes forward at the most unexpected moments.   And just like two imaginary...

 Mrs. Pilling, Sponsor of National Honor Society and Teacher of World History and AP Human Geography, posted on her wall a collection of images of iconic Civil Rights activists and quotes for all of her students to see in honor of Black History Month. (Photo by Sarah Treusch)

Black History Month: Learn the History, Make a Difference, Instate Change

Sarah Treusch, News Editor February 18, 2021

In the United States and Canada, Black History Month is observed in February, but Europe celebrates it in October. The yearly observance is also known as African-American History Month. One easy way to...

This is a small collection of haikus. Photos from Canva.

A Small Collection of Haikus

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Flowers So many colors Scattered around the Earth Mother Nature’s art   Winning Cheering all around Holding a shiny medal It is like a dream   Puppies Tiny balls...

Tennis is a great way to produce endorphins for happiness and for feeling accomplished. Photo by Bleacher Report.

Why Tennis Is The Best Sport

Emma Kimball, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

When asking the average student in high school about their favorite sport, they might say something like baseball, football or cheer leading. But not many will say tennis, despite it being the most entertaining,...

With graduation coming in four months, the 2021 seniors have multiple activities and events coming up, including senior week, senior picnic and graduation. Photo from Getty Images.

The Final Four: What’s Up and Coming for the 2021 Seniors in Their Last Four Months of High School

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

With four months of the 2020-2021 school year left, the countdown towards graduation has begun. Bustling with excitement for their next chapter to start, seniors at North Forsyth High School are impatiently...

Waves battle the currents and the opposing wind. Photo from Rare.us.

The Underlying Truth of Life

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

The heavy sunlight beams through    the varying blue-green waters   carrying the souls of the outcasted on their backs   Each minute rolling and rolling, more and more    Just...

The clock is a circle, the clock is a square, the clock can be found anywhere. Photo by: Paladin.

The Clock

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

The clock is a circle The clock is a square The clock can be found anywhere   Up and down Left and right The hand will spin so hang on tight   Day and night it never ends The...

Is Money ‘The Root Of All Evil’- Or ‘The Blessing In Disguise?’ Photo from Ministry Matters.

Can Money Really Buy Happiness?

Emma Kimball, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

It's not unknown that we live in a society that values and prioritizes money and wealth. Growing up as children we are taught the value of money through our schools and families, and most adults would...

A still from the movie

Why DC Movies Keep Failing

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer January 27, 2021

Being a fan of Detective Comics these days is not easy. The comic industry itself is dying, and from where the television and video game side of things stand,  they are largely neglected compared to other...

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