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Bassett Hits the Big Time: 2017 Teacher of the Year

Bassett Hits the Big Time: 2017 Teacher of the Year

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase

On Sept. 5, Ninth grade English teacher James Bassett was announced as 2017 North Forsyth High School teacher of the year. It is an honor that came as a surprise to none of his former students; eyewitnesses from Mrs. Transue’s 10th grade English class, next door to Bassett, can confirm that the room...

What Should You Wear for Spirit Week?

What Should You Wear for Spirit Week?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase

One of the most exciting weeks of every student’s high school career is here: homecoming spirit week. Every year, NFHS hosts a week where students can dress up as a certain theme as a way to excite students for the upcoming game. Although, many students dress up and go all out, some people are uns...

Do you Live to Give?

Do you Live to Give?

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Live to Give, a brand new club at North Forsyth High School, was started up this 2017-2018 school year by Mrs. Dykes who is the official sponsor. This club is a charity organization which will be acting as an umbrella over the other charity- based clubs in the school such as Simple Charity, Key Club...

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

This year’s Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference (CDC) was held Feb. 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. This competition event brings students and advisors from all over the state to one location. North Forsyth High School’s DECA program sent 32 students to participate. These students...

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, World

On Thursday, April 13, 2017, The United States military dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on the terrorist organization, ISIS, in Afghanistan. The 21,000 lbs bomb struck what United States intelligence revealed to be a network of tunnels where ISIS fighters were hiding out with the intention to continue...

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

In the middle of February, Junior Brendan Floody became a winner for the Ninth District American Legion Oratorical Contest with his speech, “Constitutional Apathy.” Brendan was awarded with many scholarships, winning a total of $750 from his wins at the American Legion Post level, American Legion...

Forsyth Grows; Schools Continue to Overcrowd

Forsyth Grows; Schools Continue to Overcrowd

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Over the past six months, nearly one thousand homes have been proposed in Forsyth County, and more than half of them are either currently being built or are in the process. Neighborhoods are popping up everywhere, unfinished communities are being completed, and new stores and shopping complexes are appearing...

Three of North’s Finest to Attend Governor’s Honors Program

Three of North’s Finest to Attend Governor’s Honors Program

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

It had been a month since the last of the interviews occurred. Sitting through the Atlanta traffic, MaryKate Schwaemmle’s mother reminded her daughter to check to see if she had been chosen to attend the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) for her most favorite subject, history. Though hesitant at first...

Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Forsyth County School System (along with emergency response agencies) reiterated the potential consequences of drunk driving on Saturday, March 18 at Lanier Technical College in an effort to educate teens about the effects of poor choices through a reenactment. In an annual event called Ghost Out, Forsyth...

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

You may have noticed that the Media Center was closed March 14, 15 and 16. You may have also noticed that there were many well-dressed visitors coming and going, as well as North students dressed like business professionals. The reason for this was the Career Technical Agriculture Education (CTAE) Mo...

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The U.S. Naval Academy appointed seniors Bryan Garcia and Shaun Herock Jr. to attend college in Annapolis, Maryland next year and ultimately serve their country as officers in their branch of choice. As students, the two will receive full scholarships and a monthly allotment for other expenses. “I think I can get a tremendous amount of leaders...

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

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