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Junior Ansley Peels’ ofrenda (right) was made for the Mexican female painter Frida Kahlo (Photo by Cassidee Jackson).

Celebrating Día de Los Muertos at North Forsyth

Cassidee Jackson, Opinion Editor November 11, 2021

Throughout the first two weeks of November, North Forsyth’s AP Spanish Language and Culture students created ofrendas, or altars, to celebrate Día de Los Muertos. In the spirit of the holiday, the class...

North Forsyth’s Volleyball Team celebrates following their big win against Hillgrove High School (Photo By Sydney Jararrd for Forsyth County News).

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Makes the Final Four and School History

Cassidee Jackson, Opinion Editor November 11, 2021

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Varsity Volleyball Team has made school history. On Oct. 26, the Raiders won the state quarterfinals, or “Elite Eight” game, against Hillgrove High School. In doing so,...

Thomas Hicks being carried to the finish line as he hallucinated from the rat poison. Photo by: Unknown (pulled from Wikipedia).

Racing, Rat Poison and Road Dust

Kai Shabman, Literature Editor October 18, 2021

In the summer of 1904, St. Louis held the most disastrous Olympic Games in history. The Olympics was such a catastrophe that it put the entire future of the games at risk. In the beginning, The International...

North Forsyth has had an issue with a lack of substitutes from August to late September (Photo By: Cassidee Jackson).

A Substitute Shortage: How North Faculty and Teachers Are Impacted

Cassidee Jackson, Opinion Editor October 11, 2021

Across Forsyth County Schools, there have been a lack of substitutes compared to the amount of absent teachers. Teachers across the district and at North Forsyth have to substitute for each other during...

Senior Nick Stuckey fishing on Lake Lanier. Photo by: Scott Beard

North Students’ Top Fishing Spots

Ashleigh Martin, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Recently, North students have chosen to spend their free time on the water, fishing. Some enjoy fishing in ponds, but many prefer the lake and other rivers. Here are North students' top fishing spots.   Many...

Martin shares her plans for drama this school year.
Photo by: Kinley Waltman.

A “Clue” About Ms. Martin

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

With the opening of East Forsyth, many new teachers, including Colleen Martin, were hired for the 2021-2022 school year. Martin has many plans for drama this year. One thing Martin has planned for this...

Principal Bob Carnaroli and Assistant Principal Angela Loftus stand with Charlotte Stevens as she accepts her award.

Ms. Charlotte Stevens: The 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

On Friday, Sept. 3, Assistant Principal Angela Loftus announced to teachers in the cafeteria that the 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year would be Ms. Charlotte Stevens. Stevens has been teaching for 20...

Ed Asner answered questions at the Banff World Media Festival. Photo by the Canadian Press.

Ed Asner Dies at 91

Kai Shabman, Literature Editor September 7, 2021

On Sunday, Aug. 29, Ed Asner, the voice of Carl Fredrickson from the 2009 film “Up”, died of natural causes in his home in Tarzana at the age of 91. His family via Twitter posted the news saying, “We...

The episode two loading screen. We see Alex being moved by an anonymous puppeteer as he edits the news. Source: Not For Broadcast

“Not For Broadcast” Game Review: The Calm Before the Storm

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

“Not for Broadcast” was first released in January of 2020, however, the third part or ‘episode’ of the game was released almost a year later with more to come. They update the episodes periodically...

The COVID-19 vaccine being administered. I urge everyone to be vaccinated if they want life to return back to normal. Photo by: Mathew Horwood.

Why You Should be Vaccinated

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Look, no one besides a medical professional can tell you how you should treat your health— which is why you should listen to one. In all seriousness though, there are understandable concerns when it...

Students participate in Restorative Circles during Raider Time Homebase. Photo by NFHS.

The Pros and Cons of Raider Time

Elizabeth Wood and Jen Vincent May 20, 2021

Elizabeth:   In August 2019, North Forsyth High School introduced Raider Time and Wellness. Raider Time and Wellness replaced Instructional Focus (IF). Raider Time was a time set aside every...

Dylan Lyerly, 99, running to block a Creekview player. Photo by Sydney Jarrard.

NFHS Football Ties in Scrimmage

Sydney Jarrard, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

To kick off football season early, the North Forsyth Raider Football Team participated in a scrimmage this past week on Friday, May 14, 2021, against Creekview. The final score ended 21-21 resulting in...

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