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Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Based on the national average, one in four high school students over the age of 16 are employed with some type of part-time job. While there are many high school students earning an income and attending school simultaneously, not all of these student workers are paid reasonably for their labor because...

Stars of NFHS Choir

Stars of NFHS Choir

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Have you ever been to a choir concert here at NFHS? Maybe choral music isn’t your vibe? Well now there is a chance for you to view some of the school’s choral students as they perform all kinds of solos and duets. The music that each student has picked to perform shows a different level of skill and ...

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Outbreaks of certain infectious diseases, including measles, appear to be on the rise in the United States, and in response, several social media platforms have taken action to silence anti-vaccination rhetoric on their sites. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there hav...

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Starting next school year, North Forsyth High School will be implementing a new schedule in order to increase productivity and overall student and staff wellness. Two new programs called Raider Time and Wellness Wednesday will be implemented beginning the 2019-2020 school year. Raider Time will be a 37 ...

Farewell Family Dollar

Farewell Family Dollar

Luke Miller, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Dollar Tree franchise has recently purchased their competing company, the Family Dollar. The discount chain has stated that it will redact as many as 390 Family Dollar and Dollar Tree stores throughout the year, changing the names of almost 200 more, and has begun testing store charges of more t...

How to Stay Motivated in the Last Few Months of the School Year

How to Stay Motivated in the Last Few Months of the School Year

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

Everyone knows the chaos of the last three months of the school year. Students want to give up as teachers pile on homework, projects and tests, and clubs start asking for community service hour logs and officer applications. So how can students stay motivated and not become overwhelmed as the schoo...

The Death Of Luke Perry

The Death Of Luke Perry

Jordan Fowler, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, World

 Coy Luke Perry died at the age of 52. He was taken to the hospital after having a massive stroke. After reaching the hospital and being in an unresponsive state, he was taken off of life support on March 4, 2019.        Perry was a famous actor and voice artist. One of his most famous roles was ...

Students of the Month for March 2019

Students of the Month for March 2019

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

During the last IF of the month, the school holds a ceremony for students and one lucky teacher for them to receive awards and food afterwards. Parents and the teachers are invited to watch these outstanding Raiders receive their awards for all the different subjects. The students recognized thi...

Lady Raiders Golf Team Has Another Rough Tournament

Lady Raiders Golf Team Has Another Rough Tournament

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Local, School, Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth girls golf team had a tournament on Saturday, March 16 at Summit Chase Country Golf Course. The tournament did not start until the early afternoon because the golf course wanted their members to go first before the high schoolers. There were a total of ten high school teams, includin...

Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

On March 9, a Saturday morning, the North Forsyth High School ceramics class attended an awards ceremony at LaGrange University for the Georgia High School Art Exhibition and Symposium. Teachers and students from all schools across Georgia were invited to take part in hands-on workshops, with subjec...

Potential Tornadoes Headed for Georgia

Potential Tornadoes Headed for Georgia

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

On March 9, catastrophic tornadoes hit major cities in Alabama, Florida and even parts of Georgia. These tornadoes caused massive injuries and killed at least 23 people in total. They were caused by severe weather outbreaks in the neighboring states and continued to bring rainy weather in the following ...

2019 Testing Schedule for April and May

2019 Testing Schedule for April and May

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

It's that time of year again! The time of year that every high school student dreads: the end of the year testing. Because of testing, April and May are probably the busiest and most stressful months of the year for most students. Teenagers are crying and teachers are sighing. To lessen the stress, ...

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