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Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

Six Raider athletes honored the tradition of signing on to play sports at their respected colleges in ceremony. The signings take place at North Forsyth where families, friends and teammates can see their athletes move on to the next chapter as an athlete. Mary Ellen Enright, who recently was named c...

Holiday Choir Concert

Holiday Choir Concert

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Music, News, School, Showcase

On December 11th, North Forsyth High School’s choir program hosted their annual holiday concert at Cumming First United Methodist Church. The 2018 Holiday Choir Concert will showcase all four NFHS ensembles. From Chamber Choir to Cantamus to Raider Chorale to Acapella Club, the audience had the oppo...

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

The NFHS art club and the National Art Honor Society are making ornaments this holiday season! The ornaments are glass, globe shaped and hand-painted with alcohol inks. There are vinyl school logos on the front to top them off. Multiple types of ribbon are available, depending on how glittery you want to get...

When To Take Your SAT?

When To Take Your SAT?

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Local, School, Showcase, Student Life

North Forsyth has approached the third SAT exam, which was given on Dec. 1. The SAT is an exam given to high school students to help colleges gauge their math, reading and writing levels. Students can choose to take the SAT in their junior year or senior year, but they can also choose to take the SAT...

Allergies are on the Rise: Here’s Why

Allergies are on the Rise: Here’s Why

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Showcase, World

One in every 13 children are affected by allergies and those numbers are on the rise and increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. The majority of allergic reactions are caused by eight foods: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish and in children under 18, these foods cause abo...

Students of the Month

Students of the Month

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Student Life

The November students of the month for North Forsyth High School have been announced. Each month, teachers nominate students who have been progressing or improving in their classes, or who have exceeded the teachers’ expectations, to win student of the month awards. Different teachers are given th...

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


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

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...

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


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

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...

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


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

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 ...

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

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...

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