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Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September

Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

  On Sept. 8, from 6 a.m to 2 p.m,  the NFHS JROTC team participated in the Raider Meet, a competition hosted by Lumpkin High School. The meet consists of six events which tests the endurance of each participant. In all six events, the NFHS coed team won first place overall, with the female NFHS t...

“Annie” the Musical Comes to the Cumming Playhouse this Fall.

“Annie” the Musical Comes to the Cumming Playhouse this Fall.

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

As fall approaches, the season for theatre is beginning. The Cumming Playhouse, a historical theatre, puts on multiple shows a year. This year, the Playhouse is pleased to welcome “Annie” to the stage. The show features multiple North Forsyth Middle School students and one North Forsyth High Scho...

Infections From Shoes

Infections From Shoes

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

In late August, Sienna Thomas, a girl in the U.K, was admitted to Prince Charles Hospital for a deadly sepsis infection that was spreading throughout her leg. Jodie Thomas and her daughter Sienna had been at a store trying on shoes for some back-to-school shopping. Thomas stated that since it was the su...

The 2018 Fair is Here!

The 2018 Fair is Here!

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, Student Life

It is that time of year again! The fair will be open Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 14. The fair’s hours of operation are: Monday – Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday from 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  ...

Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast

Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

Just a few weeks ago, as Florence was forming at sea, a couple claimed to have spotted the supposed Grey Man ghost along the Cherry Grove Pier. He is known as a blessing for the locals living along the coast. The Gray man legend has been told for decades, and no one seems to be able to disprove the well...

Florence: 2018 Hurricane Season’s Most Daunting Storm

Florence: 2018 Hurricane Season’s Most Daunting Storm

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, World

June 1 is an important date for the state of Georgia and the East Coast. Itmarks the first day of hurricane season, a potentially scary time for many living near the Atlantic Ocean. This year, the trouble has fallen on the Carolinas as the infamous Hurricane Florence has swept through and already cause...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, School, Showcase

Fall break is a break that the Forsyth County School System integrated a couple years ago. It is always welcomed with open arms from students and teachers when there is a break; who would not want to have a week off from school? The question, however, tends to be “do I stay or do I go?” A majorit...

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, World

Although the school year comes to a close and the Raider Wire takes its annual 2 month break, the news and important events never come to an end. Here’s what happened during the hiatus. Thailand Cave Rescue Twelve members of a youth boys soccer team and their coach were trapped in the Tham Luang Ca...

September Student of the Month

September Student of the Month

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

North had their first ceremony of the year celebrating the students and teacher of the month. Each year, our school rewards students in each subject from math to fine arts and are given a ceremony in their honor during IF. The first students to be recognized in 2018-19 are Mandi Stanford for math...

An Inspiration to Youtube, Claire Wineland, Dead at 21

An Inspiration to Youtube, Claire Wineland, Dead at 21

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“You can be in pain and yet you can see beauty and that’s what makes life so incredible” -Claire Wineland   Claire Wineland, a Youtube personality and motivational speaker, died on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 at 6 P.M. Claire struggled a battle with cystic fibrosis her whole life. After final...

Esports in Schools

Esports in Schools

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under School, Showcase, Sports

Esports is a growing competition between players participate either alone or in a team against others for sometimes large prize pools and it is beginning to spread into schools and colleges. NFHS is no exception with a new club being made for Esports at the high school competitive level. The Esports ...

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

Coach Andy Martin is a new staff member to North Forsyth High School and we welcome him with open arms! This is his first year coaching for North High in his 18 years of teaching. He previously taught at Forsyth Central High School and North Forsyth Middle School. When asked what made him want to lea...

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