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How (NOT) to Play Among Us

“Among Us” is a popular mobile game where four to ten players work together to try to figure out who the imposters are. Photo by: Innersloth.
January 18, 2021

The popular mobile game “Among Us” took off in the Spring of 2020 with more than 85 million downloads. “Among Us” can also be downloaded on “Steam” for a small price. “Among Us” is a game...

Saying Goodbye to 2020: Five Things You May Have Missed During the Year

As 2020 came to a close, it marked the end of a monumental year in history. From popular icons passing away and natural disasters to new discoveries, a lot has occurred in the year 2020. Photo collage by Melody Scott.
January 17, 2021

As the ball dropped on Jan. 31, 2020, people across the nation and globe celebrated the end of a monumental year. From the COVID-19 outbreak to Presidential and Senate elections, 2020 was one for the books....

Scrumptious Shortbread Cookies

The finished shortbread cookies. Photo by: Micayla Peters
December 15, 2020

Christmas is right around the corner, so why not start it off with some sweet, delicious, simple and easy to make cookies? These crispy, buttery cookies melt in your mouth just like snow. They are topped...

Eight Activities to Do With Your Family During the Holidays

There are many activities to do with family and friends during the holidays such as skating, building gingerbread houses and decorating Christmas trees. Photo compilation by Imogene Ragan.
December 13, 2020

The holidays can be busy and even stressful to some, but they are also a time to spend with family and friends. Throughout all the chaos of Christmas decorating and shopping, there may seem like there...

Athletes: Beware of Possible Heart Condition After Positive COVID-19 Test

While the EKG machine in Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta may look scary, the process of electrocardiography is painless. (Photo by CHOA Heart Center)
December 9, 2020

Doctors recommend student athletes who recently had COVID-19 receive an electrocardiogram before returning to their sport in fear that the individuals could have developed Myocarditis. Myocarditis...

Tips To Finish NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month has a website. (Photo from Google)
November 18, 2020

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) happens every year during the month of November. Both newbie writers and seasoned veterans can participate, churning out new pieces of literature for both public...

Top 10 Costume Ideas for Friends in 2020

From “Among Us” to tacky tourists, there are creative Halloween costumes that you and your friends can dress up as this year.
October 31, 2020

Halloween is quickly approaching, and, if you are anything like me, you probably haven't bought a costume yet. Picking out a costume can be very stressful, so, hopefully, this article can help you and...

Top 10 Horror Movies for Spooky Season

Adelaide Wilson from “Us” and Pennywise from “IT.”
Source: Marie Daire
October 30, 2020

It's October, and unless you are a year-long horror movie fanatic, horror movies are back in season. So in preparation for Halloween and the abundance of candy that comes with it, here are the top 10 horror...

Forsyth County Schools & BYOT Presents “iChallenge”

 NFHS along with multiple other Forsyth County Schools have been participating in the BYOT “iChallenge.” The “iChallenge” is a friendly competition between schools that involves the whole family to get physical in order to raise funds for technology.
October 28, 2020

North Forsyth High School is one of the many Forsyth County Schools that participate in the annual BYOT 5k and Fun Run. This year, due to COVID-19, the event has been canceled and transformed into something...

How to Prepare for the ACT

As testing day draws near, it’s important to prepare both your mind and body to take the ACT. (Photo from Google)
October 23, 2020

ACT testing will take place on Oct. 24 between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The test itself will have four parts: English, mathematics, reading and science. A calculator* can only be used on the mathematics test...

Top Five Different Types of Masks

NFHS Raiders Andrew Barger (senior), Rachel Belisle (senior), Zackery Bethune (senior), and Jewel Reynolds (junior) are rocking their different styles of masks. Photo by: Cynda Allen.
September 30, 2020

Whether you want to wear a mask to protect others, or you just want to fit in, you are here for a reason. These days, just about everyone is wearing a mask, so try to be creative! You are wearing it all...

Remembering Chadwick Boseman

Fans and family of Chadwick Boseman are honoring and remembering him after he passed away on Aug. 28. Photo from CNN.
September 16, 2020

Chadwick Boseman, age 43, passed away on Aug. 28 from Stage Four Colon Cancer. With the shock of the news from his family on Boseman’s social media accounts, people around the nation are honoring him...

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