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As the current seniors head out, the rising seniors swarm in ready to have the best year of their high school careers.

Class of 2020 Is Rising Up

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer May 6, 2019

As the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close, rising seniors are mentally preparing themselves for the responsibilities that come during their last year of high school. From senior picture planning to...

The blueprint plans for the upcoming high school, East Forsyth, which is due to be opened in 2021. (Illustrated by the Georgia Department of Education’s Capital Outlay Program.)

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer May 1, 2019

There are approximately 46 thousand students enrolled in Forsyth County schools, and because so many students are overcrowding high schools, there has been plans to introducing a new school. This new school...

Student workers are often overlooked as the most common group of workers who make below minimum wage.

Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Ramya Raja, News Editor April 23, 2019

Based on the national average, one in four high school students over the age of 16 are employed with some type of part-time job. While there are many high school students earning an income and attending...

The North Forsyth choir singers gear up for show night! They can’t wait for their chance to grace the stage.

Stars of NFHS Choir

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer April 23, 2019

Have you ever been to a choir concert here at NFHS? Maybe choral music isn’t your vibe? Well now there is a chance for you to view some of the school’s choral students as they perform all kinds of...

The Class of 2019 is celebrating the end of their high school years. Are you ready for your senior year?

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for Senior Year?

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor April 18, 2019

Graduation is something all students wait for restlessly as they look forward to college, independence and adulthood. Senior year may seem like it is taking forever to come, but it will be rolling around...

Beginning next school year, NFHS will be implementing a new schedule to help both student and staff improve overall productivity and emotional and mental wellness.

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor April 9, 2019

Starting next school year, North Forsyth High School will be implementing a new schedule in order to increase productivity and overall student and staff wellness. Two new programs called Raider Time and...

Junior Grace Edwards took a trip to South Africa over the summer and described how it “really took a toll on [her] heart to see the harsh conditions that they had to live through, and yet they were still so joyful and grateful for life.” Her group brought the townships meal kits and got to interact with them face-to-face, fostering meaningful connections and completing important service projects. Moments like these are life-changing, exciting and important; however, it’s important for those going on mission trips to assess their own intentions and impact meticulously.

Mission Trips Matter (But Leave the Heroism at Home)

Holley Murray, Literature Editor March 29, 2019

A simple refresh of an Instagram feed around June or July each year reveals the false glamour of everyone’s lives: one friend spent two weeks in the Bahamas, another went backpacking in Europe, and yet...

Spring break is a great time to catch up with friends and enjoy fun activities all while staying close to home.

How to Have a Memorable Stay-cation

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer March 29, 2019

The month of April is quickly nearing, which could only mean that the much anticipated spring break is right around the corner. This means many people will be leaving the state to enjoy the sun and break...

The last three months of school can be quite overwhelming with testing, assignments, sports, clubs and everything else. The key to surviving these stressful times is staying motivated.

How to Stay Motivated in the Last Few Months of the School Year

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2019

Everyone knows the chaos of the last three months of the school year. Students want to give up as teachers pile on homework, projects and tests, and clubs start asking for community service hour logs and...

Luke Perry born on October 11, 1996, died on March 4, 2019. He will be an inspiration for others and will always be known for being an amazing actor and person.

The Death Of Luke Perry

Jordan Fowler, Staff Writer March 29, 2019

 Coy Luke Perry died at the age of 52. He was taken to the hospital after having a massive stroke. After reaching the hospital and being in an unresponsive state, he was taken off of life support on...

Pictured: Jessica Santana - CTAE Student of the Month. Santana’s agriculture teacher chose her because of her willingness to help around the classroom such as feeding the bunnies before school and always having a smile on her face.

Students of the Month for March 2019

Grace Wood, Sports Editor March 29, 2019

During the last IF of the month, the school holds a ceremony for students and one lucky teacher for them to receive awards and food afterwards. Parents and the teachers are invited to watch these outstanding...

In a scramble or any tournament, it is essential for a team to work together and help each other play the best they can. Photo by Deborah Wood.

Lady Raiders Golf Team Has Another Rough Tournament

Grace Wood, Sports Editor March 28, 2019

The North Forsyth girls golf team had a tournament on Saturday, March 16 at Summit Chase Country Golf Course. The tournament did not start until the early afternoon because the golf course wanted their...

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