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Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On March 9, a Saturday morning, the North Forsyth High School ceramics class attended an awards ceremony at LaGrange University for the Georgia High School Art Exhibition and Symposium. Teachers and students from all schools across Georgia were invited to take part in hands-on workshops, with subjec...

Potential Tornadoes Headed for Georgia

Potential Tornadoes Headed for Georgia

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On March 9, catastrophic tornadoes hit major cities in Alabama, Florida and even parts of Georgia. These tornadoes caused massive injuries and killed at least 23 people in total. They were caused by severe weather outbreaks in the neighboring states and continued to bring rainy weather in the following ...

2019 Testing Schedule for April and May

2019 Testing Schedule for April and May

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

It's that time of year again! The time of year that every high school student dreads: the end of the year testing. Because of testing, April and May are probably the busiest and most stressful months of the year for most students. Teenagers are crying and teachers are sighing. To lessen the stress, ...

Georgia Storm Scammers

Georgia Storm Scammers

Olivia Robert, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

On March 3rd, tornadoes touched down in Alabama and central Georgia. These tornadoes caused the injuries of many people in the area. This is being said to be the deadliest tornado outbreak since 2013. The tornadoes took the lives of at least 23 people and left homes in wreckage. Unfortunately, some p...

North Forsyth DECA Takes On the 2019 State CDC

North Forsyth DECA Takes On the 2019 State CDC

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019

On Feb. 14-16, the NFHS DECA chapter departed for Atlanta where they attended the State Career Development Conference (CDC) for 2019. With 29 attendees, the chapter registered for almost 20 categories, and 13 students (39 percent) qualified to attend the International Career Development Conference (...

An Olive Garden in Dawson County is in the Works

An Olive Garden in Dawson County is in the Works

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

For the past few months now, construction workers have been creating another Olive Garden. This new location will be built on the corner of Highway 400, down Dawson Forest Road. It will be replacing the vacant Huck’s Apple Barn. Back in October of 2018, the Dawson County Planning and Development Directo...

Mrs. Dykes, NFHS Finalist For District TOTY

Mrs. Dykes, NFHS Finalist For District TOTY

Marvin Cruz

February 26, 2019

Teacher of the Year (TOTY) is an award given school-wide and district-wide between several schools. For the 2018-2019 school year, the staff at NFHS has voted for Mrs. Amy Dykes to be the NFHS teacher of the year, and she has even been chosen to represent North as one of the seven finalists for Dist...

U.S. Dissolution of INF Treaty

U.S. Dissolution of INF Treaty

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 1, President Donald Trump issued a statement announcing that the U.S. was officially withdrawing from a long-time treaty with Russia, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.  Signed in December 1987 by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the treaty p...

Local Forsyth Schools Threatened by Young Teenagers

Local Forsyth Schools Threatened by Young Teenagers

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

On Feb. 3, three different schools in Forsyth County have been involved in dangerous circumstances concerning threats from their students. Coincidentally, although these threats were unrelated to each other, all three occured on the same day. Two students, from both Otwell and North Forsyth middle scho...

January Students of the Month and Third Quarter RISE Students Announced

January Students of the Month and Third Quarter RISE Students Announced

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

North Forsyth High School has announced the January Students of the Month. Each month, teachers pick students who they think exemplify the character’ of the school. These students act as role models to others and help to show profound leadership in the school. The following students are the January Studen...

An Insight Into Upcoming Choir Auditions 2019-2020 School Year

An Insight Into Upcoming Choir Auditions 2019-2020 School Year

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

North Forsyth’s choirs are diverse in sound as well as experience level. There is an audition process for both Chamber (mixed choir) and Cantamus (women’s choir). The audition process is the same for both classes. Auditions are open to the entire school and everyone is welcome. Audition dates ...

North’s JV Soccer Team Falls Short of Denmark by One Point

North’s JV Soccer Team Falls Short of Denmark by One Point

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 4, the first game of North’s JV soccer season took place at Denmark High School. North’s JV soccer players traveled to Dane territory in an attempt to defeat them on their own turf. Sadly, North lost to their opponent, with a final score of 1-2.   Toward the end of the first half, Denmark sc...

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