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Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September

Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

  On Sept. 8, from 6 a.m to 2 p.m,  the NFHS JROTC team participated in the Raider Meet, a competition hosted by Lumpkin High School. The meet consists of six events which tests the endurance of each participant. In all six events, the NFHS coed team won first place overall, with the female NFHS t...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, School, Showcase

Fall break is a break that the Forsyth County School System integrated a couple years ago. It is always welcomed with open arms from students and teachers when there is a break; who would not want to have a week off from school? The question, however, tends to be “do I stay or do I go?” A majorit...

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, World

Although the school year comes to a close and the Raider Wire takes its annual 2 month break, the news and important events never come to an end. Here’s what happened during the hiatus. Thailand Cave Rescue Twelve members of a youth boys soccer team and their coach were trapped in the Tham Luang Ca...

Esports in Schools

Esports in Schools

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under School, Showcase, Sports

Esports is a growing competition between players participate either alone or in a team against others for sometimes large prize pools and it is beginning to spread into schools and colleges. NFHS is no exception with a new club being made for Esports at the high school competitive level. The Esports ...

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

Coach Andy Martin is a new staff member to North Forsyth High School and we welcome him with open arms! This is his first year coaching for North High in his 18 years of teaching. He previously taught at Forsyth Central High School and North Forsyth Middle School. When asked what made him want to lea...

Horse Lovers Rejoice: Equestrian Team Is Back At NFHS

Horse Lovers Rejoice: Equestrian Team Is Back At NFHS

Melina Vergilis, Web Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School offers many clubs and extracurricular activities for people to express themselves and make friends. Students will have an opportunity to learn important skills the new chemistry teacher, Heidi Archer, plans to restart the equestrian team. A few years ago, there was an equestrian...

November Students and Teacher of the Month

November Students and Teacher of the Month

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

On November 29, North congratulated the students and teacher of the month for their hard work and dedication to the school during IF. Each hardworking student was nominated by their teachers for their success in different subject and  was awarded a certificate at the ceremony. Along with this, the...

High Honors: National Honor Society and Beta Club Inductions at NFHS

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Wednesday, Sept. 20 was a busy night at North Forsyth High School. Parents were filing into the school with their students dressed professionally which is not surprising considering the accomplishments of these students. The students are receiving high honors as they are inducted in Beta Club and National...

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


Filed under School

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...

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