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“The Angel Tree” that everyone could donate to. Photo by Kinley Waltman.

The Amazing Angel Tree

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

“The Angel Tree” is a contribution that North performs every year during the holiday season. During this time, students from various clubs sign up to bring in a gift and donate it to a child in need,...

This is the North Forsyth High School Midterm Schedule. Photo by NFHS.

The Midterm Schedule and What to Expect

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

As the end of the first semester draws to a close, midterm and final exams quickly approach. In preparation for these exams, students get ready by trying to time manage by studying for exams that may...

“Lakeside Lights Spectacular” light-up tunnel that you can walk inside of. Photo by Explore Gwinnett Events.

Local Family Fun Christmas Events

Ashleigh Martin, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

With Christmas right around the corner, many families are working to find new holiday experiences and traditions to enjoy together. Forsyth and Dawson County seem very small, and to many living there,...

18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse agrees to speak under oath in court. Photo by Swordian.

Analyzing the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

One of the most politically charged and poignant trials of the past several decades began last week. Kyle Rittenhouse, “the Kenosha Kid,” who shot several rioters, was charged for several counts of...

Senior Tyler Triche looked up to his parents shortly before thanking them in his speech (Photo by Sydney Jarrard).

Hip Hip Hooray for Signing Day at North

Sarah Treusch, News Editor November 16, 2021

Senior athletes celebrated their commitment to play a college-level sport on Wednesday, Nov. 10 in the PAC from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Starting with softball and ending with baseball, each coach described their...

Be prepared for what you need for the SAT and ACT. Photo by Emmelyn Harrison created on Canva .

Upcoming SAT/ACT Test Dates & What You Should Know

Emmelyn Harrison, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

The United States uses the SAT, a standardized test, for college admission by testing high school students' readiness for college. The SAT sections include math, evidence-based reading and writing and...

For Thanksgiving and Christmas, clubs have a variety of holiday-based service hour opportunities for their members. Not only that but other organizations within the school have similar activities planned as well. 

Junior Tucker Lea working in the Raider Station. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

Club Service Hour Opportunities: NEHS, NHS, Beta Club & More!

Cynda Allen, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

As the end of the first semester approaches, plenty of clubs are offering service hour opportunities. There are also other school-wide events taking place. National English Honors Society, National Honors...

HOSA Co-President and senior Rodrigo Colon Garcia helped a donor select his post-donation snack to ensure the donor’s safety and wellbeing. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

HOSA Celebrates a Busy October: Blood Drive, Fundraisers and More

Sarah Treusch, News Editor October 26, 2021

With the Red Cross Blood Drive, Sock Donations, World’s Finest Chocolate sales, donating candy to Northside Hospital and a field trip, the North Forsyth HOSA has had its hands full in October....

Is homework REALLY helpful? Students already do work inside of school, why should they do more outside of it? Teachers assign way too much work. Students need time for themselves, their jobs, families, friends, sports, or other extracurricular activities. Photo by iStock.

Is Homework REALLY Helpful?

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Homework. The word that all students dread to hear. Kids already have school work for seven to eight hours during the day. Who wants to do even more work when they get home? A study by Stanford University showed...

The Pharaoh’s Conclave presenting their piece of the panel. (Photo By: Mikayla Matthews)

SIEGE Con: Inspiring the Future Generation

Emma Simmons, News/Sports Editor October 25, 2021

FBLA and the Esports team went to a tech-based college fair at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta for a field trip on Thursday, Oct. 14 during school. It was called SIEGE Con, which stands for Southern...

The overload of work may end in a successful grade, but the mental state of the student is forever compromised. Photo Source: Pinterest.

Academic Expectations Have Changed for Students; Is It Too Much?

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Growing up, we all hear stories of how high school is the best time of our lives: the football games, car rides and lifelong friendships. As kids, we were excited about the idea of high school we created...

North has a wide range of sporting events held in October. Photo by: Cynda Allen.

Sports at NFHS for October

Kiera Walker, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

New sporting events at NFHS have been arising since fall started.    The boy's and girl's soccer parent meeting starts at 6:30 in the café on Oct.13. Girl's varsity softball game against...

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