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Former NFMS Teacher McCall Hoyle Releases Debut Novel

Former NFMS Teacher McCall Hoyle Releases Debut Novel

Bella Angell, Features&Opinion Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Appreciating Our Educators

Appreciating Our Educators

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

At North Forsyth High School, we have some of the greatest, most talented and most outgoing teachers in the county. Those who work here, put in hours upon hours every day to create assignments, lessons and fun activities to improve the knowledge of the students in their classrooms. The week of April...

Band Takes on All State

Band Takes on All State

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

On Jan. 14, 23 of the NFHS band members traveled all the way to Houston County, Georgia to audition for the All State band. However, not just any band member could attend the audition. In December, students had to audition at the district-wide level, and all who passed that audition with a certain score...

The Top 10 Most Anticipated YA Books of 2017

The Top 10 Most Anticipated YA Books of 2017

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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There were many great Young-Adult books released in 2016, but even more are being released in 2017! They range from LGBTQ+ contemporaries to sci-fi and fantasy. These books are released throughout the whole year so you can always be reading one while you wait for the next! (Note: Some of these are stand-alone...

Justin Moore and Lee Brice Take On the Fox Theater

Justin Moore and Lee Brice Take On the Fox Theater

Hailey Yarbrough, Editor- in- Chief

May 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Country artists Justin Moore and Lee Brice put on an outstanding concert on Jan. 21 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta. Country music fans arrived to the Fox from all areas of the Southeast to listen to the recent top country hits by Justin Moore. William Michael Morgan opened for the two artists as an upcoming...

Guardians 2, Star Wars, Thor Among 2017 Box Office Choices

Guardians 2, Star Wars, Thor Among 2017 Box Office Choices

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Just like every other year, hundreds of movies are going to be released in 2017. So, get ready, because next year is going to be filled with sequels, spin-offs and original movies for you to enjoy. January starts out with two movies: “xXx: The Return of Xander Cage” (January 20) and “Resident E...

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