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Online School vs. Normal School

Online School vs. Normal School

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

School is stressful! Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go right because your mind is so into your work. Since our school transitioned to online learning due to COVID-19, everyone seems to be even more stressed, but why? Online school and normal school seem like they aren't that different...

Rising Stars Presents: Mary Poppins JR

Rising Stars Presents: Mary Poppins JR

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

After months of hard work, North Forsyth’s Rising Stars class performed their show Mary Poppins JR from March 5-7. The show follows two children (Jane and Michael) who get a new and mysterious nanny (Mary Poppins). Over the course of the play, they face challenges and experience endless possibilit...

North Forsyth’s Beta Club Celebrates National Beta Week From March 2-6

North Forsyth’s Beta Club Celebrates National Beta Week From March 2-6

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

March 16, 2020

To commemorate National Beta Week, North Forsyth’s Beta club participated in a number of activities that serve to promote their club’s interests and purpose across the school. National Beta Week lasted from March 2-6 in high schools nationwide. Each activity that North Forsyth’s Beta club membe...

Two North Forsyth Artists Take on 2020 All-State Art School Symposium

Two North Forsyth Artists Take on 2020 All-State Art School Symposium

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

Students heavily involved in the visual arts department at North Forsyth High School woke up early on March 7 to attend the 2020 All-State Art Symposium in Columbus, Ga. The All-State Art School Symposium, which is run by Columbus State University, works on recognizing high school students all across...

The Raider Station Refresh Is on Its Way to the Hub

The Raider Station Refresh Is on Its Way to the Hub

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2020

There is yet another beverage shop on its way to North Forsyth High School. It is called the Raider Station Refresh, and it will be placed inside the Hub. Unlike the Raider’s Roast, it’s main focus is on drinks like teas, sodas, and juices. They will serve coffee but will also have an entire menu f...

North Forsyth Students’ Journey Towards Becoming GHP Semifinalists

North Forsyth Students’ Journey Towards Becoming GHP Semifinalists

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

February 28, 2020

On the afternoon of Jan. 24, North Forsyth’s 11 state level nominees for GHP opened their emails to discover that they all have moved onto the semifinalist level. According to the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) is an enriching summer p...

Senior Alex Gonzalez Signs With University of Iowa for Swim

Senior Alex Gonzalez Signs With University of Iowa for Swim

Peyton Stenander, Staff writer

February 26, 2020

Senior Alex Gonzalez, a varsity swimmer, recently signed with the University of Iowa to continue his swimming career. Alex has been swimming competitively since he was six years old.  He has been a part of two teams, Swim Atlanta and North Forsyth. His coaches and teammates have watched him grow physicall...

The Perfect Origami Folds For Valentine’s

The Perfect Origami Folds For Valentine’s

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2020

I first began folding origami when my grandmother bought me origami paper and a book, thinking that I loved origami, but I actually complained to her previously about how bad I was at origami after my failed attempt at it at school. Since my grandmother had already bought me the origami paper, I thought...

An (Imperfect) Narrative to Being Apart of the Sustainability Movement

An (Imperfect) Narrative to Being Apart of the Sustainability Movement

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

February 1, 2020

Over the course of the previous decade, the sustainability movement has taken flight amongst the younger generation, specifically the millennials and Generation Z. The sustainability movement, to explain, is a term entailing the lifestyle changes needed to maintain a healthy and environmentally-...

Boosting Mental Health Tips and Tricks

Boosting Mental Health Tips and Tricks

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

Mental health is a huge contribution to your overall health and since were are a little more than halfway through the school year, everyone’s morale is getting low. So here are some tips and tricks to better mental health. The first trick is to have a positive mental attitude. Just changing littl...

How to Come up with Realistic Goals and Stick with Them

How to Come up with Realistic Goals and Stick with Them

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

The start of a new year is like a fresh piece of paper, blank and waiting for you to make your mark. Times like this are when many people start thinking about their goals or resolutions for the year. Many people choose common goals like losing weight, journaling, doing good in school, reading the bib...

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