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Local Forsyth Schools Threatened by Young Teenagers

Local Forsyth Schools Threatened by Young Teenagers

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

On Feb. 3, three different schools in Forsyth County have been involved in dangerous circumstances concerning threats from their students. Coincidentally, although these threats were unrelated to each other, all three occured on the same day. Two students, from both Otwell and North Forsyth middle scho...

January Students of the Month and Third Quarter RISE Students Announced

January Students of the Month and Third Quarter RISE Students Announced

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School has announced the January Students of the Month. Each month, teachers pick students who they think exemplify the character’ of the school. These students act as role models to others and help to show profound leadership in the school. The following students are the January Studen...

An Insight Into Upcoming Choir Auditions 2019-2020 School Year

An Insight Into Upcoming Choir Auditions 2019-2020 School Year

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth’s choirs are diverse in sound as well as experience level. There is an audition process for both Chamber (mixed choir) and Cantamus (women’s choir). The audition process is the same for both classes. Auditions are open to the entire school and everyone is welcome. Audition dates ...

North’s JV Soccer Team Falls Short of Denmark by One Point

North’s JV Soccer Team Falls Short of Denmark by One Point

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, School, Showcase, Sports

On Monday, Feb. 4, the first game of North’s JV soccer season took place at Denmark High School. North’s JV soccer players traveled to Dane territory in an attempt to defeat them on their own turf. Sadly, North lost to their opponent, with a final score of 1-2.   Toward the end of the first half, Denmark sc...

2019 Super Bowl Costs and Revenue For City of Atlanta

2019 Super Bowl Costs and Revenue For City of Atlanta

Ramya Raja, News Editor

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The NFL Super Bowl was recently hosted in Atlanta, Georgia for the first time in nearly 2 decades. Millions tuned in to watch and thousands more packed the Mercedes-Benz stadium on Feb. 3. The city of Atlanta put in a lot of time, money and effort and agreed to several non-negotiable terms from the N...

Price Increases and Password Sharing Prevention–New To Netflix in 2019

Price Increases and Password Sharing Prevention–New To Netflix in 2019

Ramya Raja, News Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

With the start of the new year, Netflix is making several changes that affect consumers. The price for each streaming plan has increased, causing consumers to either downgrade or cancel their subscription altogether. Netflix is also implementing a new software which enables the company to track unexplaina...

A Story of Safe Recovery: Jayme Closs Found After 88 Days Missing

A Story of Safe Recovery: Jayme Closs Found After 88 Days Missing

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

It is the stuff of horror movies: Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl from rural Wisconsin, was abducted by a stranger after witnessing the murder of both parents, and she was held for 88 days in a remote house in the woods. For months, thousands of law enforcement officers and volunteers searched the sta...

Should We Have a Dual-Enrolled Valedictorian?

Should We Have a Dual-Enrolled Valedictorian?

Ramya Raja, News Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, School, Showcase

There are plenty of topics and educational issues that are under constant debate and deliberation. But one of the most consistently controversial and heated debates that surfaces every year amongst the parents and students of North Forsyth High School is this: whether a dual enrollment student shoul...

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

Six Raider athletes honored the tradition of signing on to play sports at their respected colleges in ceremony. The signings take place at North Forsyth where families, friends and teammates can see their athletes move on to the next chapter as an athlete. Mary Ellen Enright, who recently was named c...

Holiday Choir Concert

Holiday Choir Concert

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Music, News, School, Showcase

On December 11th, North Forsyth High School’s choir program hosted their annual holiday concert at Cumming First United Methodist Church. The 2018 Holiday Choir Concert will showcase all four NFHS ensembles. From Chamber Choir to Cantamus to Raider Chorale to Acapella Club, the audience had the oppo...

41st President, George Bush, Dies At 94

41st President, George Bush, Dies At 94

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

“Some political people do lie all the time, and step over their friend to achieve the objective themselves. But I’m one who believes that one’s word of honor is about one of the most fundamentally important things there is.” George H.W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachuset...

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

The NFHS art club and the National Art Honor Society are making ornaments this holiday season! The ornaments are glass, globe shaped and hand-painted with alcohol inks. There are vinyl school logos on the front to top them off. Multiple types of ribbon are available, depending on how glittery you want to get...

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