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Submissions for the Threshold Literary Magazine are Due December 14

Submissions for the Threshold Literary Magazine are Due December 14

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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Students who are interested in being featured in North Forsyth High School’s Threshold Literary Magazine may submit original pieces of art and literature until Dec. 14. Students should pick up a cover sheet from their English teachers, from the bulletin board by the library or from Mrs. Smith in r...

North’s 2018 December Donations!

North’s 2018 December Donations!

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 6, 2018


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It is that time of year, when everyone is interested in spreading holiday cheer! North Forsyth High School is collecting donations for several different local charities and fundraising to help those in need during the holidays! Students are encouraged to donate and collect donations for these good causes...

NFHS Booming Agricultural Program

NFHS Booming Agricultural Program

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 6, 2018


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North Forsyth High School has several pathways, many of which focus on the agricultural industry. The agricultural program at North continues to grow and change as the years progress. For example, North’s farming program has a new animal breeding program. Other changes, such as greenhouse improvements...

Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 4, 2018


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On Tuesday, Oct. 30, North Forsyth High School hosted a dual enrollment night for parents and students, in order to showcase the various opportunities local colleges provide for juniors and seniors seeking to get a kick start on their college education.   The two local colleges that North allows stu...

Comparing Two American Shootings and the Shooters

Comparing Two American Shootings and the Shooters

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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On the morning of Oct. 27, Robert Bowers walked into the Tree of Life synagogue, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and opened fire on worshippers within the building, killing 11 people. Ten days later, on the other side of the country, 12 others died at the hand of Ian Long at Borderline Bar and Gril...

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


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This year, students in the Forsyth County School System scored an average of 1167 on the SAT, which is above the state and national average. A total of 2,206 students took the SAT, scoring an average of 589 in the reading/writing section and 578 in the math section. Forsyth’s mean score improved by 21 points...

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

November 26, 2018


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As of November 9th, the results for the Georgia governor election state that Republican candidate Brian Kemp has won with 50.3 percent of votes, with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams having 48.7 percent of votes. However, the next governor has not been officially named yet due to the numerous complic...

NFHS Latin Club Put the Pedal to the Metal in Mario Kart Tournament

NFHS Latin Club Put the Pedal to the Metal in Mario Kart Tournament

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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On Nov. 7, the North Forsyth High School Latin Club held their second Mario Kart Tournament in the library from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to raise money and support for future events. And, of course, have fun. Last year, the Mario Club was also a big hit. It was held in the cafeteria in 2017, but in order to ...

AP US History Students of NFHS are in the Middle of Their Own Civil War

AP US History Students of NFHS are in the Middle of Their Own Civil War

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


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Since the week of Nov. 5, AP US History (APUSH) students have been involved in a Civil War simulation, pitting Combs’ students against Monte’s. Here is how the game works: The rivals identify each other by their red or black lanyards. A student with a red lanyard may challenge a student with a ...

Olympic Committee Works Towards Revoking USA Gymnastics’ Status

Olympic Committee Works Towards Revoking USA Gymnastics’ Status

Abby Marks, Features Editor

November 16, 2018


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The US Olympic Committee (USOC) is making strides to revoke the USA Gymnastics’ (USAG) status after all of the sexual misconduct by the team doctor, Larry Nassar, coming to light early this year. The CEO of the USOC, Sarah Hirshland, has offered for the team to voluntarily give up their status, saying that the challenges they have faced may be just too much to overcome at this point. USA Gymnastics responded by announcing that they will be considering whi...

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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North Forsyth High School’s varsity volleyball team has shown  constant growth and has made continual progress throughout the 2018-2019 season. After losing nine seniors the previous year, the past players were at a loss as to who would fill these positions. This decision was crucial to the season and w...

Important Economic Changes of 2018

Important Economic Changes of 2018

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


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There is no denying that the world is changing at a fast pace. Technological innovations, among other things, push us into a new era of modernity, where not even the oldest and most traditional of industries are left untouched. Technology has an impact on everything, from the social to the cultural to t...

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