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How to Prepare for the ACT

As testing day draws near, it’s important to prepare both your mind and body to take the ACT. (Photo from Google)

Emma Simmons, News/Sports Editor

October 23, 2020

ACT testing will take place on Oct. 24 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The test itself will have four parts: English, mathematics, reading and science. A calculator* can only be used on the mathematics test only.  What can be done to prepare for the test? It is recommended that testers dress comforta...

Top Five Different Types of Masks

NFHS Raiders Andrew Barger (senior), Rachel Belisle (senior), Zackery Bethune (senior), and Jewel Reynolds (junior) are rocking their different styles of masks. Photo by: Cynda Allen.

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

September 30, 2020

Whether you want to wear a mask to protect others, or you just want to fit in, you are here for a reason. These days, just about everyone is wearing a mask, so try to be creative! You are wearing it all day- why not personalize it? Here are five different mask types that you need! Plain Mask ...

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.   ...

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...

Online School vs. Normal School

Students, parents and teachers in Forsyth County are learning that the differences between online and normal school are much greater than they ever imagined.

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

Some of the cast posed in the lobby after a successful opening night on March 5 before completing two more shows that weekend. (Photo By: Peyton Stenander).

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

Sophomore Chelsea Edwards, Junior Audrey Altman, Junior Grace Pilibino and Junior Beth Laura stood by the front entrance of the school to greet North students.

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

Sydnee Mills’ favorite part about creating intricate ceramic cranes was “experimenting with thin slabs but [had] overall positive experience.” (Photo by Grace Wood.)

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

 A new addition to the Hub is opening soon, the Raider Station Refresh. It will sell beverages such as lemonade, tea, juice, and soda. It is non-food based and it will be open at lunch.

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

Junior Sydnee Mills, junior Emma Ferber, sophomore Cassidee Jackson and junior Madison Unger all attended the Wellness prep session on Feb. 27.

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

Coach Tyler Martin introduces the crowd to Alex Gonzalez at the North Forsyth High school signing ceremony (Photo By: Peyton Stenander).

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...

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