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Bassett Hits the Big Time: 2017 Teacher of the Year

Bassett Hits the Big Time: 2017 Teacher of the Year

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase

On Sept. 5, Ninth grade English teacher James Bassett was announced as 2017 North Forsyth High School teacher of the year. It is an honor that came as a surprise to none of his former students; eyewitnesses from Mrs. Transue’s 10th grade English class, next door to Bassett, can confirm that the room...

What Should You Wear for Spirit Week?

What Should You Wear for Spirit Week?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


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One of the most exciting weeks of every student’s high school career is here: homecoming spirit week. Every year, NFHS hosts a week where students can dress up as a certain theme as a way to excite students for the upcoming game. Although, many students dress up and go all out, some people are uns...

Do you Live to Give?

Do you Live to Give?

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Live to Give, a brand new club at North Forsyth High School, was started up this 2017-2018 school year by Mrs. Dykes who is the official sponsor. This club is a charity organization which will be acting as an umbrella over the other charity- based clubs in the school such as Simple Charity, Key Club...

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

This year’s Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference (CDC) was held Feb. 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. This competition event brings students and advisors from all over the state to one location. North Forsyth High School’s DECA program sent 32 students to participate. These students...

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

Junior Brendan Floody Wins American Legion Contest

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

In the middle of February, Junior Brendan Floody became a winner for the Ninth District American Legion Oratorical Contest with his speech, “Constitutional Apathy.” Brendan was awarded with many scholarships, winning a total of $750 from his wins at the American Legion Post level, American Legion...

Three of North’s Finest to Attend Governor’s Honors Program

Three of North’s Finest to Attend Governor’s Honors Program

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

It had been a month since the last of the interviews occurred. Sitting through the Atlanta traffic, MaryKate Schwaemmle’s mother reminded her daughter to check to see if she had been chosen to attend the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) for her most favorite subject, history. Though hesitant at first...

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The U.S. Naval Academy appointed seniors Bryan Garcia and Shaun Herock Jr. to attend college in Annapolis, Maryland next year and ultimately serve their country as officers in their branch of choice. As students, the two will receive full scholarships and a monthly allotment for other expenses. “I think I can get a tremendous amount of leaders...

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, News, School, Showcase

  In addition to the recently completed construction, North Forsyth High School has set aside a part of its yearly budget to improve its up and coming healthcare pathway. Inspired by the growth of other schools in the district, North is preparing to unveil a completely facilitated training ...

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase

This year, the North Forsyth High School Winter Guard will not participate in any competitions. Instead, they will work on perfecting technique and teaching newcomers, including 8th grade students who are interested in doing fall and winter guard, how to do everything so that they will be prepared for...

North Forsyth Robotics “Bets the Farm” and Takes 5th Place

North Forsyth Robotics “Bets the Farm” and Takes 5th Place

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The North Forsyth High School Robotics team recently competed at the Georgia BEST robotics competition. The BEST robotics competition is an annual competition that happens in the fall, and the North robotics team is always ready to compete. Each competition is based on a game that relates to a real world...

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School welcomed a myriad of new faces to our campus this year, and among those hundred faces is a new assistant principal named Dr. Brown. Although not originally from Georgia, he seems to be enjoying life here. He is originally from New Jersey. He has been in the teaching business...

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