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The Effects of COVID-19 on the Movie Industry

The annual box office earnings. Photo from BrinkNews.
November 22, 2020

With COVID-19 still on the rise and businesses following safety protocols, the toll has begun to take its course. The movie industry is one of the most affected by COVID-19 along with travel, retail and...

Ella Hill and Will Riley Crowned 2020-2021 Homecoming King and Queen

During halftime of the Homecoming game in Raider Valley on Friday, Oct. 30, seniors Ella Hill and Will Riley were crowned king and queen for the 2020-2021 school year. Carmella Santoriello and Connor Sosebee were also crowned as the first runner up couple.
Photo courtesy of NFHS.
November 22, 2020

During halftime of the Homecoming game in Raider Valley on Friday, Oct. 30, seniors Ella Hill and Will Riley were announced king and queen for the 2020-2021 school year. Carmella Santoriello and Connor...

Projected to Win the 2020 Presidential Election: Joe Biden

 President-elect, Joe Biden, after his acceptance speech on Nov. 7. Biden beat Trump with 290 Electoral votes, Trump only having 214. Photo from Vox.
November 10, 2020

Joseph R. Biden was elected as the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, Nov. 7. Biden defeated President Donald Trump after winning Pennsylvania, which brought his total Electoral College votes...

North on Top, Horns Down at Homecoming

Junior Will Peltz defends Lambert’s Kojo Antwi as Antwi carries the ball down the field. Photo by Sarah Treusch
November 4, 2020

North Forsyth’s varsity football team reigned victorious against the Lambert Longhorns at the homecoming game on Oct. 30, bringing home a final score of 34-20. The Raider student section theme was pink...

NFHS’ Homecoming Door Decorating Contest

Raider Nation participated in a door decorating contest the week of Oct. 26-30. Clubs and teachers were able to create elaborate door designs for Homecoming week. Photo by @nfhsraiderwire on Instagram.
November 4, 2020

In the spirit of Homecoming, North Forsyth High School put on a door decorating contest the week of Oct. 26-30. Students and teachers displayed their artistic abilities by creating a door design that would...

How Is Redistricting Affecting NFHS?

This photo is of the North Forsyth High School Performing Arts Center, where the public forum took place. Photo by Steven Gresham.
October 30, 2020

At 6 p.m. Tuesday night on Oct. 27, 2020, a public forum was held at North Forsyth High School's very own Performing Arts Center to discuss the general opinion on the specific effects of redistricting....

Forsyth County Schools & BYOT Presents “iChallenge”

 NFHS along with multiple other Forsyth County Schools have been participating in the BYOT “iChallenge.” The “iChallenge” is a friendly competition between schools that involves the whole family to get physical in order to raise funds for technology.
October 28, 2020

North Forsyth High School is one of the many Forsyth County Schools that participate in the annual BYOT 5k and Fun Run. This year, due to COVID-19, the event has been canceled and transformed into something...

The Raider Marching Band Wins First Place in Their Division at Their Oct. 18 Competition

 The marching band officers received their ratings and awards during the Gold Division award ceremony. Photo by Shawn Howell.
October 25, 2020

On Oct. 18, North Forsyth High School’s marching band competed in the tenth annual “Wolverine Classic” competition at West Forsyth High School. The marching band received superior ratings in all...

NFHS Announces Teacher of the Year: Erinne Aponte

Aponte dresses up as Frida Kahlo for her students as they learn about Frida Kahlo and her life. Photo by Sydney Jarrard.
October 20, 2020

Erinne Aponte was one of the several teachers nominated for 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year. When she found out she had been nominated, she was excited. Aponte explained, “I’ve been nominated four times....

iOS 14: What’s New and How Are Students Customizing Their Home Screen?

Maddison Madrigal shows her new home screen theme based on the Hogwarts house, Hufflepuff. Photo by Melody Scott.
October 16, 2020

On Sept. 16, Apple released iOS 14, which heightened the user-friendly atmosphere of the iPhone as well as creating more opportunities for customization and accessibility. However, what exactly did the...

Is Having an After School Job Worth it?

Lily Jackson (an alumni who graduated in 2018), Justin Cole and Zachary Barnett (sophomores), and Kierra Jacobsen (junior), work at Pizzeria Azzurri.
September 30, 2020

Summer 2020 was a bit on the boring side. Students had to stay inside and were not able to go to the pool, go on vacations, and other normal summer activities. The thought of having a job crossed my mind;...

What are Raiders Doing Over Fall Break?

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

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