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Goodbye North, Love Seniors

Goodbye North, Love Seniors

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

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


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

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...

Perfect Prom Preparation

Perfect Prom Preparation

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

’Tis- the season - the season for dress shopping, shoe hunting, jewelry buying and prom plan making. Planning for prom can be incredibly stressful if you do not think in advance and do your research. But with a little planning, and a lot of care, you can easily plan a prom night like no other. ...

North Forsyth DECA Takes On the 2019 State CDC

North Forsyth DECA Takes On the 2019 State CDC

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, News, School, Showcase

On Feb. 14-16, the NFHS DECA chapter departed for Atlanta where they attended the State Career Development Conference (CDC) for 2019. With 29 attendees, the chapter registered for almost 20 categories, and 13 students (39 percent) qualified to attend the International Career Development Conference (...

Arabian Nights: Everything You Need to Know about Prom 2019

Arabian Nights: Everything You Need to Know about Prom 2019

Abby Marks, Features Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

It is that time of the year again: girls are frantically shopping around for the perfect dress as boys are trying to figure out the perfect way to woo their crushes, and the prom committee is excitedly rushing to add the finishing details to the most popular dance of the year. That is right ladies and ...

A Brief History of the St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun

A Brief History of the St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

When thinking of a leprechaun, most people will picture the tiny, smiling, green man on the front of a Lucky Charms cereal box. Leprechauns are actually not all smiles and rosy cheeks like Lucky Leprechaun, though. Irish fables portray these bite-sized creatures as ugly, mean and mischievous. Leprec...

Jonas Brothers Make the Most Needed Comeback of 2019

Jonas Brothers Make the Most Needed Comeback of 2019

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

In 2013, teens around the world were heartbroken by the news that the Jonas Brothers, pop band, was breaking up. Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas had been making music together since 2005 and were loved by teens around the world.  According to ENews!, Nick Jonas said they had split up because “[we] feel like we're best suited to do our own individual things, all things we're passionate ab...

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