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2019 Super Bowl Costs and Revenue For City of Atlanta

2019 Super Bowl Costs and Revenue For City of Atlanta

Ramya Raja, News Editor

February 7, 2019

The NFL Super Bowl was recently hosted in Atlanta, Georgia for the first time in nearly 2 decades. Millions tuned in to watch and thousands more packed the Mercedes-Benz stadium on Feb. 3. The city of Atlanta put in a lot of time, money and effort and agreed to several non-negotiable terms from the N...

Price Increases and Password Sharing Prevention–New To Netflix in 2019

Price Increases and Password Sharing Prevention–New To Netflix in 2019

Ramya Raja, News Editor

January 31, 2019

With the start of the new year, Netflix is making several changes that affect consumers. The price for each streaming plan has increased, causing consumers to either downgrade or cancel their subscription altogether. Netflix is also implementing a new software which enables the company to track unexplaina...

A Story of Safe Recovery: Jayme Closs Found After 88 Days Missing

A Story of Safe Recovery: Jayme Closs Found After 88 Days Missing

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2019

It is the stuff of horror movies: Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl from rural Wisconsin, was abducted by a stranger after witnessing the murder of both parents, and she was held for 88 days in a remote house in the woods. For months, thousands of law enforcement officers and volunteers searched the sta...

Should We Have a Dual-Enrolled Valedictorian?

Should We Have a Dual-Enrolled Valedictorian?

Ramya Raja, News Editor

January 10, 2019

There are plenty of topics and educational issues that are under constant debate and deliberation. But one of the most consistently controversial and heated debates that surfaces every year amongst the parents and students of North Forsyth High School is this: whether a dual enrollment student shoul...

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

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

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...

41st President, George Bush, Dies At 94

41st President, George Bush, Dies At 94

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

“Some political people do lie all the time, and step over their friend to achieve the objective themselves. But I’m one who believes that one’s word of honor is about one of the most fundamentally important things there is.” George H.W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachuset...

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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