The Raider Wire

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.

Elizabeth Wood, Social Media Manager

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; however, I then began to worry about other aspects of my life. Would I be able to keep up with my sc...

NFHS PALS Sock Fundraiser

To support the Special Education Program, PALS put on a fundraiser that ended up raising over 400 dollars.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

March 16, 2020

North Forsyth High School's PALS program recently held a fundraiser to help collect money for the Special Education Program. This event lasted about two weeks and proved to be a success. The organization sold fun and goofy animal socks for five dollars every day during lunch.  The PALS program do...

NFHS Theater Department Is Putting Mary Poppins Jr. Onto the Stage

The musical theatre class rehearsing the number “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” With a rather unique dancing style, spelling out each letter with body movements. Photo from: nfhsdrama Instagram

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

North Forsyth High school’s musical theater class is bringing Mary Poppins Jr. onto the stage. It is starring students Nina Vail (Mary Poppins), Noah Colwell (Bert), Sophie Jerry (Jane Banks), and Adam Norton (Michael Banks). It will be at North’s Performing Arts Center (PAC) on March 5-7. Tickets are...

JV Girls Soccer Team Fall to South 4-2

The JV Girls were ready to work their hardest as they faced off against South.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The North Forsyth JV girl’s soccer team was back to compete on Feb. 12 after their game was canceled on the 6 due to lightning and heavy rainfall. With a victory under their belt from their last game against the South Forsyth War Eagles, the JV girls returned to the Raider Valley after school at 5...

Should the School Year be Year-Round?

This is the current schedule for Forsyth County Schools and the topic of discussion for this article. Photo by: Steven Gresham.

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

I am currently in my sophomore year of high school, and I think that after 13 years of torture, I am entitled to voice my opinion of the current school schedule. Ever since I was in kindergarten, I wondered why we did not start school in January and finish in December. To me, it sounded a lot better ...

North Forsyth’s annual Prom Fashion Show performs “Puttin’ on the Ritz”

Everyone on stage for the Prom Fashion Show King and Queen to be revealed.

Daphni Torres, News Editor

February 22, 2020

  North Forsyth High School performed their annual Prom Fashion show at the P.A.C. on Thursday, Feb. 13. This years prom theme has not been revealed as of late February, however “Puttin’ on the Ritz”, meaning to dress fashionably, was the theme for the prom fashion show this year o...

An Inside Look into Work-based Learning

 Sydney Martin (Right) is with her work-based learning supervisor Heather Thomas (Left). (Photo Courtesy of Sydney Martin).

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2019

Senior Sydney Martin is one of the handful of students who participate in the North Forsyth’s work-based learning program. Work-based learning is a program that allows students to intern in different places they would potentially like to work in such as a hospital, a local newspaper, or an elementa...

Tri-M Music Honors Society Carols During Radier Time On Wednesday, Dec. 11

 Tri-M Music Honors Society sings to Ms.Kay’s Raider Time session on Wednesday. (Photo submitted by Hailey Knowles.)

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Tri-M Music Honors Society went caroling during the first and second Raider Time transitions on Wednesday, Dec. 11. They sang songs such as, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Jingle Bells,” “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” They made appearances in Ms. Ka...

Brock Talks on Tuesdays

Need something to sign up for on Tuesdays? Brock Talks
may be for you.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

In room 434, Mr. Brock has a Wellness session during Raider Time every Tuesday, which he calls “Brock Talks.” Mr. Brock goes over subjects that are of interest to him and the students, engaging everyone with his own insights and advice in an easy way to understand, much like a Ted Talk. He speaks...

Wellness Wednesday’s Newest Session: “Classic Rock Music Hour”

There is a new addition to Wellness Wednesday called “Classic Rock Music Hour.” The image above is senior Tyler Hogan, who plays the guitar for the session.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2019

Wellness Wednesday has added a new session for students called “Classic Rock Music Hour” in room 331. With Coach Andy Martin as it’s host, it is a sixty-minute period to listen to classic rock music and jam out with senior Tyler Hogan. Every Wednesday, he brings his guitar from home and plays ...

North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

Students from Spanish, Russian, Latin and French classes participated in the Foreign Language Expo (Freepik).

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth students in Russian, Spanish, French and Latin classes competed at the World Language Expo at Denmark High School on Thursday, Nov. 7.  Impersonation of notable figures, dramatic interpretation of a monologue, short film, 3x3x3 skit and creative redesign of a famous piece of artwork we...

Art Club Celebrates The Day of the Dead

The art club works on their Day of the Dead project.

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s art club met up this past Wellness Wednesday to begin a project about The Day of the Dead. They will be representing this classic Latin American holiday with their own  pieces of art. Together, the members of the art club and the spirit of this holiday will both work in ...

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