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Raider Marching Band Dominates in First Competition of the Season

Raider Marching Band Dominates in First Competition of the Season

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2019

The Raider Marching Band received all superior ratings after their performance at the 2019 Wolverine Classic, earning them first place in their class in every category, second place band overall, third place drum major overall, third place guard overall, and first place percussion overall.  The ba...

NFHS Competition Cheer Team Places Top 3 in their First Competitions

NFHS Competition Cheer Team Places Top 3 in their First Competitions

Genna Gunter, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

  The North Forsyth High School Competition Cheer team kicked off their season on Sept. 14 at Walton High School in Marietta, GA. They started the season off strong at their first competition where they placed second. They then kept up the good work and placed third at their second competitio...

Castleberry’s Conspiracy Club On The Rise

Castleberry’s Conspiracy Club On The Rise

September 26, 2019

North Forsyth has a new club on the rise. It’s called Conspiracy Theories and it takes place every Wellness Wednesday in room T1104. The session is run by Mr. Castleberry, a 10th grade world history teacher, with the purpose of ultimately taking an in-depth look into the conspiracy theories that su...

PAC Renovations Leave Drama Department in Awe

PAC Renovations Leave Drama Department in Awe

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s Performing Arts Center was recently renovated this past summer. NFHS PAC center was built in 1997 and has never been renovated in its 22 years of being occupied until now. All lighting, sound system, and set-up have been outdated for over twenty years, and now has been ...

Jessica Younghouse Honored with Teacher of the Year 2019

Jessica Younghouse Honored with Teacher of the Year 2019

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Jessica Younghouse, a literature teacher here at North Forsyth High School, was awarded Teacher of the Year after school on August 30th, in front of the entire faculty. After 18 years of teaching, Mrs. Younghouse received an award that showed her leadership, dedication, and commitment to her students ...

College Preparation at North: College Fair and College Night

College Preparation at North: College Fair and College Night

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

September 20, 2019

Whether you’re applying to college now or later, opportunities for students at North to learn about college preparation are only expanding. College Fair, on Sept. 9, and College Night, on Sept. 10, are two experiences where students can learn about college preparation in two different ways.  ...

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

There are approximately 46 thousand students enrolled in Forsyth County schools, and because so many students are overcrowding high schools, there has been plans to introducing a new school. This new school is due to be opened in Forsyth County in approximately three years  and will be named East F...

Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 23, 2019

Based on the national average, one in four high school students over the age of 16 are employed with some type of part-time job. While there are many high school students earning an income and attending school simultaneously, not all of these student workers are paid reasonably for their labor because...

Stars of NFHS Choir

Stars of NFHS Choir

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Have you ever been to a choir concert here at NFHS? Maybe choral music isn’t your vibe? Well now there is a chance for you to view some of the school’s choral students as they perform all kinds of solos and duets. The music that each student has picked to perform shows a different level of skill and ...

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

Outbreaks of certain infectious diseases, including measles, appear to be on the rise in the United States, and in response, several social media platforms have taken action to silence anti-vaccination rhetoric on their sites. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there hav...

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 9, 2019

Starting next school year, North Forsyth High School will be implementing a new schedule in order to increase productivity and overall student and staff wellness. Two new programs called Raider Time and Wellness Wednesday will be implemented beginning the 2019-2020 school year. Raider Time will be a 37 ...

Farewell Family Dollar

Farewell Family Dollar

Luke Miller, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The Dollar Tree franchise has recently purchased their competing company, the Family Dollar. The discount chain has stated that it will redact as many as 390 Family Dollar and Dollar Tree stores throughout the year, changing the names of almost 200 more, and has begun testing store charges of more t...

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