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Parks and Barks: Upcoming Projects in Forsyth County

Matt Community Park’s new tennis courts are almost complete. The courts are currently not accessible, but the county hopes for them to be soon.
Photo by Imogene Ragan

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

Forsyth County has been working on new and upcoming park projects in the past few months which include a new dog park near Forsyth County Animal Shelter, expanding the Big Creek Greenway, and updating recreational parks. Many of these parks are only 10 to 15 minutes from North, and it could be used...

Remembering Chadwick Boseman

Fans and family of Chadwick Boseman are honoring and remembering him after he passed away on Aug. 28. Photo from CNN.

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2020

Chadwick Boseman, age 43, passed away on Aug. 28 from Stage Four Colon Cancer. With the shock of the news from his family on Boseman’s social media accounts, people around the nation are honoring him and the legacy that he leaves behind.  Boseman started acting in 2003; his first role being in the soap...

How To Make Delicious Apple Bars

Apple bars can be served in squares as is or even with ice cream.

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

May 8, 2020

To sweeten up your day, here’s a short and simple recipe on how to make apple bars. These apple bars have a serving size of eight people. The preparation time for this recipe is 45 minutes while the baking time is 40-45 minutes. Overall, the recipe takes around an hour and a half to make.   ...

10 Ways to Stay in Shape at Home

Freshman Varsity Swimmer Julia Wickman practices yoga to remain fit during quarantine. The Swim Team is having a competition to see which group can complete the most amount of workouts or physical activities, and the winners receive a surprise.

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing school closures, many spring athletes are left with their sports being canceled. It is recommended that the athletes remain in shape. This way players can come back to play at their best. If an athlete spends all their time lounging and sports return, they will play a...

How COVID-19 has Affected the United States Economy

Due to the coronavirus, the stock markets have decreased greatly in the past couple of months. (Photo By BBC News}

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

COVID-19 has made its way over to the United States, and it is not just the wellbeing of our people that is being affected but the economy and the stock market have been affected as well. The stock market has played a huge role in our economy since the very beginning of the United States of America. M...

Top Ten Ways to Stay Entertained in Quarantine

The High Art Museum has been posting weekly challenges to keep people entertained at home. Week one was to recreate art from the museum, using items around the house; I recreated a photography piece by Clarence Laughlin. (Photo by Grace Wood)

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2020

For over a month now, we have not been able to go to school or even go see our friends hardly because of quarantine, but it does not mean we can’t have a little fun cooped up in our own homes. Here is a top ten list of different things you can do to pass the time during quarantine: Make/Watch Tik...

Netflix and the Infamous Rabbit Hole of Movies

Netflix and the Infamous Rabbit Hole of Movies

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

It’s no secret that Netflix is notorious for it’s “too much” appearance. As soon as you open the app, thousands of shows, documentaries, movies, and more are shoved down your throat. It’s self-titled as the “King of Movie Apps.” But with its quantity over quality attitude, it begs th...

Imagine There’s No Hollywood

This is a picture from the famous video up for discussion today. Gal Gadot uploaded this to her Instagram, but not without receiving strong backlash from fans and critics alike. Photo By: Gal Gadot

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

Celebrities are NOT relatable. I know this may come as a shock to many of you, but yes, we do not live in a home worth millions of dollars. We have a budget, a stressful life, and families to take care of with few resources. I feel like most people reading this article are middle-class teenagers with...

Yungblud Throws a Corona-Proof Virtual Concert

Many shows have been either canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus. English musician Yungblud has been coming up with new ways to keep his fans entertained throughout this global pandemic.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2020

British pop-rock artist Yungblud bounced into action when his upcoming international tour was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. In just 72 hours, he put together his own digital concert with a twist. He safely served fans with a Rock n’ Roll version of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that last...

2020 Summer Olympics Postponed for the First Time in History

The Olympics have been pushed back to 2021. What does that mean for the future of the Games? (Photo By: Charly Triballeau / AFP via Getty Images)

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, the Tokyo Summer Olympics has been pushed back to the summer of 2021. The Games have been canceled in the past, such as in 1916, 1940, and 1944, but 2020 marks the historic year of the first time the games have been postponed since its creation in 1863. Despit...

All About COVID-19: What We Need to Know and How to Prevent It

Nurses all around the globe are helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They work long tiring hours and have to be away from their families during these hard times.

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With over one million COVID-19 cases in the United States alone, there is an ongoing panic over what the virus may bring. People are stockpiling paper products and non-perishable foods; the government and state elected officials have cancelled schools and placing stay-at-home orders, and every news and radi...

Trump Pushes Social Distancing Guidelines Through the End of April

President Trump provided a briefing on the current COVID-19 situation on March 29 in the White House Rose Garden. Mr. Trump announced that he will be extending social distancing guidelines through April 30. Photo by Pete Marovich for the New York Times.

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2020

President Trump stepped back from his earlier hopes of relaxing social distancing guidelines by Easter to announce that the restrictions will now continue through the end of April. These restrictions include avoiding all nonessential travel, going out to eat, working at non-essential businesses, and e...

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