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NFL Players are Choosing to Kneel During National Anthem

NFL Players are Choosing to Kneel During National Anthem

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, World

NFL players on teams from all over the country have been either locking arms with their team mates or kneeling during the National Anthem before the game. They are kneeling not to protest Trump or to disrespect veterans or our military, but to protest police brutality and oppression against African...

Horse Lovers Rejoice: Equestrian Team Is Back At NFHS

Horse Lovers Rejoice: Equestrian Team Is Back At NFHS

Melina Vergilis, Web Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School offers many clubs and extracurricular activities for people to express themselves and make friends. Students will have an opportunity to learn important skills the new chemistry teacher, Heidi Archer, plans to restart the equestrian team. A few years ago, there was an equestrian...

November Students and Teacher of the Month

November Students and Teacher of the Month

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

On November 29, North congratulated the students and teacher of the month for their hard work and dedication to the school during IF. Each hardworking student was nominated by their teachers for their success in different subject and  was awarded a certificate at the ceremony. Along with this, the...

North Hosts First Annual Prom Fashion Show

North Hosts First Annual Prom Fashion Show

Abby Marks

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

North Forsyth High School is going to host their first ever prom fashion show on February 15, 2018. The fashion show will be held to hype up students about the prom dance and show girls prospective dresses that they could buy. There will be an informational meeting on Nov. 28 in room 217 both before...

Red and Green Mean: Black Friday

Red and Green Mean: Black Friday

Bella Angell

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

It is almost that time of the year: when the Friday after Thanksgiving cues the holiday season. The official name is “Black Friday.” The phrase Black Friday refers to the single day of the year when many retail companies finally go “into the black” meaning they make a profit. This is when...

North Forsyth High School Is Crossing Over To A New Game

North Forsyth High School Is Crossing Over To A New Game

Melina Vergilis, Web Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

North Forsyth High School. students have recently been sucked into an up and coming game known as “Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp”, a new spin on the original game released by Nintendo.The game was originally only available on the Wii or any Nintendo device, but recently, Nintendo released it t...

Texas Massacre: Everything You Need To Know

Texas Massacre: Everything You Need To Know

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A Texas Baptist church was attacked on November 5, leaving 26 worshippers deceased and 20 injured. This was the deadliest shooting in Texan history and almost no one in the church was left unscathed. Among the victims were the pastor’s daughter and substitute, as well as all eight members of the Holcomb...

Food and Nutrition Room Renovations and FCCLA Leadership Training

Food and Nutrition Room Renovations and FCCLA Leadership Training

Ramya Raja, News and Sports Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The food and nutrition room has recently have moved back to their previous home with an upgrade and renovation of their facilities. Prior to renovation, the food and nutrition program had a limited amount of ovens and sinks, greatly limiting their ability to function well and to bake in bulk. Patrick...

Raider Representation in the Governor’s Honors Program

Raider Representation in the Governor’s Honors Program

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Out of all Forsyth County School students, 14 students from the Raider Nation have been selected to represent our county and advance to the state level of the Governor’s Honors Program. This is a prestigious summer instructional program for only a select group of especially gifted nominees from all...

North Recognizes October Students of the Month

North Recognizes October Students of the Month

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday October 25, 2017 during IF, the students of the month were announced during an awards ceremony. These students are chosen by their teachers for specific subjects as students who express academic achievement and excel in their courses. The students recognized were Anna Hollis for Health...

North Ranks First Overall At Robotics Competition

North Ranks First Overall At Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, Nov. 4, North Forsyth High School’s BEST Robotics Team ranked first overall in the Georgia BEST 2017-2018 competition! The team scored well in the qualifying matches with an average score of approximately 350 points per match and were among the top four to enter the finals before becoming...

North Forsyth’s Y-Club Hosts Las-Vegas Benefit Night

North Forsyth’s Y-Club Hosts Las-Vegas Benefit Night

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In response to the horrific Las Vegas Shooting, the NFHS Y-Club will be hosting an event to raise money to help two individuals pay hospital bills. It will take place Nov. 14 from 6:30 to 8 in the learning commons and will most likely be 10 dollars at the door to get in. The price has not been finalized....

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