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Coronavirus Infects Georgia

Coronavirus Infects Georgia

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

The Coronavirus enters into Fulton county and spreads. As of March 10, 17 people have tested positive for the virus. The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been the biggest thing on people's minds, with the MARTA doing a complete disinfect and New York going into a state of emergency. From simp...

North Forsyth’s Prom Committee Releases the 2020 Prom Theme “Nuit D’ Amour”

North Forsyth’s Prom Committee Releases the 2020 Prom Theme “Nuit D’ Amour”

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

After North Forsyth’s Student Council organized the Prom Fashion Show themed “Puttin’ on the Ritz”, many students were excited for the release of the 2020 prom theme. As students arrived at North Forsyth High School, they were greeted with posters and hallway signs that showcased the prom theme ...

Coronavirus Concerns Lead to Suspension of All State Exams

Coronavirus Concerns Lead to Suspension of All State Exams

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2020

Amidst the worries and concerns about the spread of the new Coronavirus, State School Superintendent Richard Woods has decided to suspend all state testing until further notice. This decision affects all state-wide testing, including EOC’s and Milestones. The suspension also covers teacher and leader...

NFHS PALS Sock Fundraiser

NFHS PALS Sock Fundraiser

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

March 16, 2020

North Forsyth High School's PALS program recently held a fundraiser to help collect money for the Special Education Program. This event lasted about two weeks and proved to be a success. The organization sold fun and goofy animal socks for five dollars every day during lunch.  The PALS program do...

NFHS Theater Department Is Putting Mary Poppins Jr. Onto the Stage

NFHS Theater Department Is Putting Mary Poppins Jr. Onto the Stage

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

North Forsyth High school’s musical theater class is bringing Mary Poppins Jr. onto the stage. It is starring students Nina Vail (Mary Poppins), Noah Colwell (Bert), Sophie Jerry (Jane Banks), and Adam Norton (Michael Banks). It will be at North’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) on March 5-7. Tickets are...

JV Girls Soccer Team Fall to South 4-2

JV Girls Soccer Team Fall to South 4-2

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The North Forsyth JV girl’s soccer team was back to compete on Feb. 12 after their game was canceled on the 6 due to lightning and heavy rainfall. With a victory under their belt from their last game against the South Forsyth War Eagles, the JV girls returned to the Raider Valley after school at 5...

Kapow! Closes for Good After Eight Years

Kapow! Closes for Good After Eight Years

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

Kapow! Comics, Gaming and Toys permanently closed Feb. 7 for many reasons. First opening in August of 2012, Kapow!  was a comic book and gaming store that helped with customers’ nerdy needs. They sold thousands of comics, trading cards, Funko Pops, collectibles and much more. Owner Andy Dhiel wou...

Should the School Year be Year-Round?

Should the School Year be Year-Round?

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

I am currently in my sophomore year of high school, and I think that after 13 years of torture, I am entitled to voice my opinion of the current school schedule. Ever since I was in kindergarten, I wondered why we did not start school in January and finish in December. To me, it sounded a lot better ...

North Forsyth Welcomes its New Principal for 20-21 School Year, Mr. Bob Carnaroli

North Forsyth Welcomes its New Principal for 20-21 School Year, Mr. Bob Carnaroli

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2020

North Forsyth announced Mr. Bob Carnaroli as the new principal for the 2020-2021 school year at a meeting in the Hub on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The news comes after the incumbent, Mr. Jeff Cheney, was announced as the principal for the newest addition to the Forsyth County high school cluster, East Forsy...

North Forsyth’s annual Prom Fashion Show performs “Puttin’ on the Ritz”

North Forsyth’s annual Prom Fashion Show performs “Puttin’ on the Ritz”

Daphni Torres, News Editor

February 22, 2020

  North Forsyth High School performed their annual Prom Fashion show at the P.A.C. on Thursday, Feb. 13. This years prom theme has not been revealed as of late February, however “Puttin’ on the Ritz”, meaning to dress fashionably, was the theme for the prom fashion show this year o...

Kobe Bryant Passes Away in a Tragic Helicopter Crash

Kobe Bryant Passes Away in a Tragic Helicopter Crash

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Former professional basketball player Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on his way to his daughter’s, Gianna Bryant, AAU basketball game on Jan. 21. Along with the Bryants, Kobe and Gianna, seven other passengers were on board with them. The results of what cause...

North Forsyth’s Advanced Drama Performed Dearly Departed

North Forsyth’s Advanced Drama Performed Dearly Departed

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Dearly Departed was performed by the Advanced Drama class at the Performing Arts Center on Dec. 23, 24, and 25 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The show is set in the backwoods of South, starring a typical Southern family.  In the play, an old man passed away which caused more family problems than there...

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