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Grassroots: A Growing Demand for Stringed Instruments in Forsyth County

Grassroots: A Growing Demand for Stringed Instruments in Forsyth County

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

“Grassroots” is a term used to describe a movement which starts from the ground--with ordinary citizens and people banding together to work toward a common interest--and works its way up until change is affected upon the entire community, or even upon society itself. In Forsyth County, the people h...

McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

McDonald’s, the beloved American fast food restaurant chain, has a total of 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations. In their new project, they are planning to build a McDonald’s on the moon. As if we have not destroyed our own planet e...

AP Lit Halloween Field Trip to ATL

AP Lit Halloween Field Trip to ATL

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

On Oct. 31, the senior AP Literature and Composition classes journeyed down to Atlanta to watch a performance of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at the Shakespeare Tavern. Sixty-two AP students crammed into the balcony of the tavern, bubbling with excitement as friends joked with one another and teachers took...

In Honor of Stan Lee: The Latest and Greatest Avengers 4 Theories

In Honor of Stan Lee: The Latest and Greatest Avengers 4 Theories

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Stan Lee, the man we can thank for our favorite heroes like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Black Widow and hundreds more, passed away on Monday, Nov. 12, and Marvel fans everywhere are mourning. In his honor, we’ve compiled some of the most interesting theories about the fourth installment of the Avengers ser...

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Ready to Sweep the World

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Ready to Sweep the World

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The new Iphones have been released and many people are going crazy over them. The Iphone XS and Iphone XS Max were released on September 21, and since then many stores are selling out. The Iphone XS is priced at $999 and the Iphone X max is priced at $1,100. What makes these Iphones superior to previ...

25 Years of Excellence: Here’s North’s Story

Abby Marks, Features Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features

This 2018-2019 school year, North Forsyth High celebrates its 25th year of educating students and striving for excellence. Since its opening in 1994, this school has greatly expanded its campus, staff, and student population, which in North’s first year only numbered 32 students in the graduat...

Must Watch New Dramas of Fall 2018

Must Watch New Dramas of Fall 2018

Ramya Raja, News Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, Movies, TV, & Games, Multi-Media, Showcase, World

Television networks are beginning to premiere seasons of both new and old shows after a roughly four-month long hiatus. While there are far more than ten new shows coming to the small screen this October, and literally thousands of shows returning, here is a breakdown of the top 10 newly anticipated...

Best Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

As October winds down, and Halloween lurks just around the temporal corner, the public is scrolling frantically and aimlessly through the horror genre on any and every streaming service, searching for that perfect horror movie to watch this Halloween season. This is a compiled list of five of the be...

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

Remember when you were still young enough to go trick-or-treating without being judged? After you came back home from your quest, your parents would always check your candy to make sure there was nothing potentially dangerous. Well, even though there are few cases of poisoned candy and razor blade apples in...

Robots Are Among Us

Robots Are Among Us

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The selective exposure theory states that individuals tend to favor ideas that they have been exposed to as they are already familiarized with them. Though it may sound far fetched, this idea can be seen to be true because of situations portrayed on TV for extended periods of time which are now becoming re...

Behind the Scenes: NFHS Raider Choir

Behind the Scenes: NFHS Raider Choir

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The NFHS mixed choir, called Chamber, and women's choir, called Cantamus, will be putting on their first concert of the 2018-2019 school year on October 16 at Cumming First United Methodist Church. The concert will feature alumni from previous years as the current choir works to learn songs previously...

High Anticipation for DC’s ‘Super Season,’ Releasing “The Flash,” “Arrow,” and “Supergirl” New Episodes *SPOILERS INCLUDED*

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

  From their Comic-Con trailers released two months ago to release set pictures, DC Entertainment is no stranger to surprising their loyal fans with updates for upcoming seasons. This includes their three separate teasers for ‘Super Season’ released through late August 2018 and early/m...

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