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What are Raiders Doing Over Fall Break?

Sophomores Erin Collins and Mackenzie Clark at St. Augustine Beach, Fla. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood

Elizabeth Wood, Social Media Manager

September 26, 2020

Since March, Raiders have been on a never ending summer vacation. The 2020-2021 school year began on Aug. 6, and most Raiders are eagerly awaiting their week off. Due to COVID-19, many vacations were canceled or postponed; however, some teachers and students are still trying to make the most out of ...

A One-Stop Shop for PSAT Information 2020

Sophomore Shawn Chansipaeng displays two commonly owned calculators that are accepted by the College Board. On the left, Chansipaeng holds the TI-84 Plus CE calculator, and on the right, he has the TI-30XS Multiview in hand. Photo by Sarah Treusch

Sarah Treusch, News/Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

Student registration for the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) opened Aug. 12 and closes Sept. 27. The exam will be held on Oct. 14, and for students not taking the PSAT, that day will be an online learning day. Additional information will be released closer to the date.  For all non-sophomore students taking t...

Parks and Barks: Upcoming Projects in Forsyth County

Matt Community Park’s new tennis courts are almost complete. The courts are currently not accessible, but the county hopes for them to be soon.
Photo by Imogene Ragan

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

Forsyth County has been working on new and upcoming park projects in the past few months which include a new dog park near Forsyth County Animal Shelter, expanding the Big Creek Greenway, and updating recreational parks. Many of these parks are only 10 to 15 minutes from North, and it could be used...

How COVID-19 has Affected the United States Economy

Due to the coronavirus, the stock markets have decreased greatly in the past couple of months. (Photo By BBC News}

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

COVID-19 has made its way over to the United States, and it is not just the wellbeing of our people that is being affected but the economy and the stock market have been affected as well. The stock market has played a huge role in our economy since the very beginning of the United States of America. M...

All About COVID-19: What We Need to Know and How to Prevent It

Nurses all around the globe are helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They work long tiring hours and have to be away from their families during these hard times.

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

With over one million COVID-19 cases in the United States alone, there is an ongoing panic over what the virus may bring. People are stockpiling paper products and non-perishable foods; the government and state elected officials have cancelled schools and placing stay-at-home orders, and every news and radi...

Trump Pushes Social Distancing Guidelines Through the End of April

President Trump provided a briefing on the current COVID-19 situation on March 29 in the White House Rose Garden. Mr. Trump announced that he will be extending social distancing guidelines through April 30. Photo by Pete Marovich for the New York Times.

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2020

President Trump stepped back from his earlier hopes of relaxing social distancing guidelines by Easter to announce that the restrictions will now continue through the end of April. These restrictions include avoiding all nonessential travel, going out to eat, working at non-essential businesses, and e...

Coronavirus Infects Georgia

Gov. Brian Kemp recently gave the announcement of further closing all Georgia schools through April 25. Photo by Georgia Public Broadcasting.

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”

The Prom Committee put up posters of the prom theme around the school showing all the “need-to-know” information. Photo from North Forsyth Prom Committee.

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

All state testing has been postponed by State School Superintendent Woods, including EOC’s. EOC tests normally count for 20% of a student’s grade in the course. Photo by Abby Marks.

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

To support the Special Education Program, PALS put on a fundraiser that ended up raising over 400 dollars.

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

The musical theatre class rehearsing the number “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” With a rather unique dancing style, spelling out each letter with body movements. Photo from: nfhsdrama Instagram

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

The JV Girls were ready to work their hardest as they faced off against South.

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...

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