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An Inside Look into Work-based Learning

An Inside Look into Work-based Learning

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2019

Senior Sydney Martin is one of the handful of students who participate in the North Forsyth’s work-based learning program. Work-based learning is a program that allows students to intern in different places they would potentially like to work in such as a hospital, a local newspaper, or an elementa...

Counselors meet with the class of 2023 freshman for Important Meeting.

Counselors meet with the class of 2023 freshman for Important Meeting.

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

On Dec. 9, the 2023 freshman class gathered in the cafeteria to discuss some recent alarming news: 451 students were failing one or more classes. There has also been a total of 218 discipline referrals, 1,622 full-day absences, and about 2,195 tardies.    Although this is rather news for the majorit...

Tri-M Music Honors Society Carols During Radier Time On Wednesday, Dec. 11

Tri-M Music Honors Society Carols During Radier Time On Wednesday, Dec. 11

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Tri-M Music Honors Society went caroling during the first and second Raider Time transitions on Wednesday, Dec. 11. They sang songs such as, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Jingle Bells,” “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” They made appearances in Ms. Ka...

North Forsyth Choir Puts on Their 2019 Holiday Concert

North Forsyth Choir Puts on Their 2019 Holiday Concert

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The North Forsyth High School chorus performed at  First United Methodist Church on Dec. 9. It was their holiday concert that they have  been preparing for since their last performance in October, working hard to perfect their sound, dynamics, and structure. The concert started at 7 p.m., though the p...

Dancing in the CHOA Christmas Parade with Dance Now Alpharetta

Dancing in the CHOA Christmas Parade with Dance Now Alpharetta

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

Dance Now Alpharetta danced in the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta (CHOA) Christmas parade at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 7. Wanted to watch without having to drive to the parade? Anyone could on TV at WSB or Channel Two. Welcoming the Christmas season to Atlanta, many viewers waited for Santa at the end of ...

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2019

Jerrold Nadler, a House Judiciary Chairman, has scheduled an impeachment hearing for the week of Dec. 9 where committee lawyers will present evidence against President Trump and the Democratic Party will write articles of impeachment under the direction of the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi. ...

Raider Station Hosts Holiday Event, “Santa’s Workshop”

Raider Station Hosts Holiday Event, “Santa’s Workshop”

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

December 9, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s school store, the Raider Station, has created a fun way to get discounts for the holidays. They call it “Santa’s Workshop,” and all students throughout the school can participate in it. Students can purchase stocking stuffers, gifts and many more for their friends...

Raiders Learn Comic Book Writing Tips from Local Author

Raiders Learn Comic Book Writing Tips from Local Author

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On Oct. 30, Robert Venditti, a local comic book writer, came to our school and spoke to students about his comics, his personal writing process, the comic book industry in general, and more. Mr. Venditti wrote The Surrogates, which was late adapted into a major motion picture starring Bruce Willis. He also writes ...

Pack the Pac: A North Talent Show

Pack the Pac: A North Talent Show

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Pack the Pac was held on Nov. 15, 7:00 p.m. Pack the Pac was an event where students showed off a variety of different  talents and hobbies. These acts consisted of singing, dancing, monologues, skits, filming, lights, and playing instruments.  Students performed by themselves or with a group.  ...

Family Connection Night: Relieving Stress from School

Family Connection Night: Relieving Stress from School

Eva Watson, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

In the new 2019-20 school year  at North Forsyth High School, both student and teachers were introduced to Family Connect Night. Family Connect Night is on the first  Wednesday of every month where students are not assigned any homework and get to relieve stress and spend time with their families ...

Brock Talks on Tuesdays

Brock Talks on Tuesdays

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

In room 434, Mr. Brock has a Wellness session during Raider Time every Tuesday, which he calls “Brock Talks.” Mr. Brock goes over subjects that are of interest to him and the students, engaging everyone with his own insights and advice in an easy way to understand, much like a Ted Talk. He speaks...

Monte Pythons vs Combs Brushes in NFHS Civil War

Monte Pythons vs Combs Brushes in NFHS Civil War

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 4 through Nov. 8, two AP U.S. History teachers arranged a fun and creative project for their students. Mr. Monte gave his classes a black lanyard and Ms.Combs gave her classes a red lanyard. Everyone on each team received five laundry clips on their lanyards  which represented necessities f...

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