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Behind the Curtain Of Pac The Pack

Behind the Curtain Of Pac The Pack

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

North’s drama department brought something new this year with a student talent showcase called Pack the Pac, where any student can audition and show off their talent for free. This showcase took place at North Forsyth High School’s performing arts center on November 14, at 8 p.m.    Th...

Possible Sessions For Wellness Wednesday

Possible Sessions For Wellness Wednesday

Chasidy Culpepper, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Wellness Wednesday is an hour long free time period which takes place right in the middle of the day. It serves as a small block of time for students to get the opportunity to take care of missed school work, exercise or catch up with friends. Some Wellness Wednesday sessions include crocheting with Ms. Sai...

Senior Year is Easy-Breezy

Senior Year is Easy-Breezy

Abby Marks, Editor-In-Chief

November 22, 2019

Senior year: the moment everyone eagerly anticipates from the moment they first walk through the doors of North Forsyth for their freshman year. Special celebrations, senior nights and many lasts lay ahead, ensuring the absolute best year of their lives thus far. The hardest years of high school lay behind...

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star Release Their “Conspiracy” Collection

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star Release Their “Conspiracy” Collection

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

November 16, 2019

Influencers Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson released a collaboration eyeshadow palette along with merch and a makeup collection. The bundle of items was released on Nov. 1. The launch was so successful, it sold out and crashed the JSC (Jeffree Star Cosmetics) website in less than 10 minutes. It also broke the host website, Shopify. Some of the items in this launch include the “Conspiracy...

Saying Goodbye to Some Netflix Favorites in 2020

Saying Goodbye to Some Netflix Favorites in 2020

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Netflix has been a faithful friend to many of us: from chill time to binge fests, date nights and weekends, it has always been there for us to stream our favorite shows and movies for hours on end. However, in 2020, Netflix will be losing some of the beloved series that some fans have incorporated int...

Falling Into Autumn

Falling Into Autumn

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

As soon as the calendar turns to Oct. 1, the first official day of the spooky season, people get excited. October marks the beginning of fall:  all of the leaves start to change, the weather cools, and for students, it’s their first break from school. Students can go to pumpkin patches, carve pumpk...

The Making of North Forsyth’s One Act Plays, “A Piece of My Heart” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

The Making of North Forsyth’s One Act Plays, “A Piece of My Heart” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

  With the curtains drawn back and the beaming faces on stage, the NFHS drama department showcased their two first shows of the year on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19: “A Piece of My Heart” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” They performed “A Piece of My Heart” and “A Mids...

What’s the Deal with the Controversy Surrounding ‘Joker?’

What’s the Deal with the Controversy Surrounding ‘Joker?’

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

“Joker” just recently hit theaters on Oct. 4 with overwhelmingly positive audience reviews, but not without an enormous controversy and backlash from critics. Several professional film critics have accused this movie of being politically incorrect and irresponsible. “Joker,” which originally e...

FBLA’s Fall Field Trip: Fall Motivational Rally

FBLA’s Fall Field Trip: Fall Motivational Rally

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

October 21, 2019

On Oct. 15, nine North Forsyth FBLA members went to Georgia’s National Fairgrounds and Agricenter for eight hours of excitement at the Fall Motivational Rally.  At Fall Motivational Rally, Georgia FBLA state officers discuss plans for the year, a motivational speaker uplifts the crowd of nearly 7,0...

Lady Raiders: Back to Back, Again?

Lady Raiders: Back to Back, Again?

Jess Dillon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

On Thursday, Sept. 19, the 1998 Lady Raiders Softball team was recognized for winning back to back championships. The Lady Raiders won the 1997 Softball State Championship, ending the season with a collective 472 hits and 28 home runs. Then in 1998 they won again, collectively hitting 474 hits and ...

How to be a VSCO Girl

How to be a VSCO Girl

Daphni Torres, News Editor

September 23, 2019

VSCO is an app where people can post photos and showcase their creative side through the art of photography. Here are some of the few steps to follow in order to fully embrace the VSCO girl aesthetic.  Step 1: Scrunchies  Scrunchies are a key essential to becoming a true VSCO girl. Scrunchies are basically just...

“Brigadoon” Brings Down the Stage

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

April 30, 2019

Triple Threat, the highest level of North’s theater  program, put on the renowned musical “Brigadoon” from April 11 through April 13. After months of hard work and preparation, the students hit center stage to bring the mystical land of Brigadoon to life. The students of Triple Threat neve...

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