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Introducing Assistant Administrator Lori Waddell

Introducing Assistant Administrator Lori Waddell

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

November 7, 2017


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North Forsyth High School is lucky to have gained several new staff members this school year, including Lori Waddell, who is our new assistant administrator.  This is Waddell’s first year working at NFHS, but she has been working in the field of education for fifteen years.  Before becoming an assistant...

Unsolvable Mysteries: Tao’s Hum, Hitler’s Death and the Hope Diamond

Unsolvable Mysteries: Tao’s Hum, Hitler’s Death and the Hope Diamond

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Over the course of human existence, stories have been created-some are true and others are lies, but what about the stories that were never finished or left in utter mystery? There are some parts in history that just do not add up; for instance, if Hitler died in 1945, why was his body was never found?...

Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor

November 7, 2017


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The term “haunted” has different meanings to different people, like small children may perceive carved pumpkins and corn mazes as scary while teenagers crave a larger scare factor in their pursuit of a haunted experience. This ranges from dark scenarios to special effects and beyond. In the following...

Student Favorite “Stranger Things” Returns for Season Two

Student Favorite “Stranger Things” Returns for Season Two

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2017


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The anticipation is over as the increasingly popular Netflix original TV series, “Stranger Things”, will return with a second season this Oct. 27. The eight-episode show instantly became a sensation when it aired on Netflix in July of 2016 and since then, it has received various forms of recognition...

Senior Year: What You Need To Know

Senior Year: What You Need To Know

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

October 10, 2017


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Finally, after three years of pain and agony, senior year is upon you. You have put in the work and now you have to start looking at and applying to colleges, taking standardized exams and worrying about keeping good grades in the four classes you are obligated to take. Although this sounds like a...

Former NFMS Teacher McCall Hoyle Releases Debut Novel

Former NFMS Teacher McCall Hoyle Releases Debut Novel

Bella Angell, Features&Opinion Editor

September 8, 2017


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McCall Hoyle, a teacher at Chestatee High School and past teacher at North Forsyth Middle School, released her debut novel The Thing with Feathers Tuesday, Sept. 5. Her launch party took place in Athens at Avid Bookshop where she talked about her book’s story and afterwards met fans whose books ...

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


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North Forsyth’s halls are sprinkled with incredibly talented actors, singers, mathematicians, musicians and many more. One of these gifted musicians is senior Anna Grace Brown, one of three oboists here at North.   She started playing the oboe in sixth grade at North Forsyth Middle School...

Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


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Warning: If you are unfamiliar with the story of Beauty and the Beast, watch the movie first! This article contains spoilers.   Rumors of a live-action rendition of a fan-favorite Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast, have been swirling around the internet since as early as January of 2015. Since then...

D.I.Y. Duct Tape Flower Pen

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


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Why is Every Year Not Leap Year?

Why is Every Year Not Leap Year?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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Every four years, the calendar has an extra day added to it and the world then has twenty-nine days in February rather than only twenty-eight. But the question is: why does the calendar have just one leap year? The reasoning behind having an extra day every four years begins as far back as the Roman...

13 Things to Do This Summer

13 Things to Do This Summer

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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1. Go berry picking- The closest place to North Forsyth High School to pick berries is the Orchards of Brannon Oak Farms at 1005 Creek Vista Dr, Cumming, GA 30041. There are so many reasons of going berry picking! Not only do you have fresh fruit, you also have a good time and gain some memories. Get...

Dr. James Krumm Opens Senioritis Clinic to Fight Tragic Disease

Dr. James Krumm Opens Senioritis Clinic to Fight Tragic Disease

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

May 15, 2017


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

Throughout history, high school seniors have been deemed as lazy slackers who, after a grueling four years, don’t seem to care about their education and are merely awaiting the day when they march across a stage and receive their diplomas. This mindset, known creatively as “senioritis,” affects...

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