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Lady Raiders: Back to Back, Again?

Lady Raiders: Back to Back, Again?

Jess Dillon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

On Thursday, Sept. 19, the 1998 Lady Raiders Softball team was recognized for winning back to back championships. The Lady Raiders won the 1997 Softball State Championship, ending the season with a collective 472 hits and 28 home runs. Then in 1998 they won again, collectively hitting 474 hits and ...

How to be a VSCO Girl

How to be a VSCO Girl

Daphni Torres, News Editor

September 23, 2019

VSCO is an app where people can post photos and showcase their creative side through the art of photography. Here are some of the few steps to follow in order to fully embrace the VSCO girl aesthetic.  Step 1: Scrunchies  Scrunchies are a key essential to becoming a true VSCO girl. Scrunchies are basically just...

“Brigadoon” Brings Down the Stage

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

April 30, 2019

Triple Threat, the highest level of North’s theater  program, put on the renowned musical “Brigadoon” from April 11 through April 13. After months of hard work and preparation, the students hit center stage to bring the mystical land of Brigadoon to life. The students of Triple Threat neve...

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

On April 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio, for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They left the high school at 3 p.m. that afternoon to embark on an eight-hour bus ride. Drumline students shared bittersweet ‘nervous-but-excited’ emotions, but were overall pump...

Governor’s Honors Students: Becoming a GHP Attendee

Governor’s Honors Students: Becoming a GHP Attendee

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

The Georgia Governor's Honors Program is an extensive summer program for high school upperclassmen from schools around Georgia. According to the GHP website, the program “is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thin...

Goodbye North, Love Seniors

Goodbye North, Love Seniors

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Students file in tiredly after a week of late nights, traveling and adventure. They greet one another with “How was your break?”-wishing it was still ongoing. Dragging feet take them to class as they dread the homework their teachers will undoubtedly assign. It is the Monday after spring break, ...

An Ode to Notre Dame

An Ode to Notre Dame

Abby Marks, Features Editor

April 22, 2019

With a broken heart, France mourns the architectural beauty that was once the Notre Dame Cathedral, first built in the 11th century. The fire started on April 15 and raged on throughout the day, burning the cathedral’s entire roof and causing its spires to collapse. From overseas, it is hard to im...

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for 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 the corner before you know it. Are you ready for senior year? What are your questions about what t...

Kiss 2019 End of the Road Tour Hits Atlanta

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

In 2018, Kiss announced that they will be doing a farewell tour in 2019 called the “End of the Road Tour.” It began on Jan. 31, 2019, and with over 100 shows scheduled, it is expected to end on Dec. 3, 2019. The rock band played in Atlanta on April 7 at State Farm Arena. Although not all of the ...

How to Have a Memorable Stay-cation

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 from school somewhere else; however, it is not necessary to leave in order to enjoy the much need...

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

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 officer applications. So how can students stay motivated and not become overwhelmed as the schoo...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Prom for First-Timers

A Step-by-Step Guide to Prom for First-Timers

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

March 28, 2019

With prom season upon us, the Raider Wire has compiled a step-by-step guide for first-time prom attendees of everything you absolutely have to do in order for you and your social life to survive prom.   Step One: Planning You should always start thinking about what you will do for pro...

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