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NFHS Competition Cheer Team Places Top 3 in their First Competitions

NFHS Competition Cheer Team Places Top 3 in their First Competitions

Genna Gunter, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

  The North Forsyth High School Competition Cheer team kicked off their season on Sept. 14 at Walton High School in Marietta, GA. They started the season off strong at their first competition where they placed second. They then kept up the good work and placed third at their second competitio...

College Preparation at North: College Fair and College Night

College Preparation at North: College Fair and College Night

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

September 20, 2019

Whether you’re applying to college now or later, opportunities for students at North to learn about college preparation are only expanding. College Fair, on Sept. 9, and College Night, on Sept. 10, are two experiences where students can learn about college preparation in two different ways.  ...

Stars of NFHS Choir

Stars of NFHS Choir

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Have you ever been to a choir concert here at NFHS? Maybe choral music isn’t your vibe? Well now there is a chance for you to view some of the school’s choral students as they perform all kinds of solos and duets. The music that each student has picked to perform shows a different level of skill and ...

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 9, 2019

Starting next school year, North Forsyth High School will be implementing a new schedule in order to increase productivity and overall student and staff wellness. Two new programs called Raider Time and Wellness Wednesday will be implemented beginning the 2019-2020 school year. Raider Time will be a 37 ...

How to Stay Motivated in the Last Few Months of the School Year

How to Stay Motivated in the Last Few Months of the School Year

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

Everyone knows the chaos of the last three months of the school year. Students want to give up as teachers pile on homework, projects and tests, and clubs start asking for community service hour logs and officer applications. So how can students stay motivated and not become overwhelmed as the schoo...

Students of the Month for March 2019

Students of the Month for March 2019

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019

During the last IF of the month, the school holds a ceremony for students and one lucky teacher for them to receive awards and food afterwards. Parents and the teachers are invited to watch these outstanding Raiders receive their awards for all the different subjects. The students recognized thi...

Lady Raiders Golf Team Has Another Rough Tournament

Lady Raiders Golf Team Has Another Rough Tournament

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

March 28, 2019

The North Forsyth girls golf team had a tournament on Saturday, March 16 at Summit Chase Country Golf Course. The tournament did not start until the early afternoon because the golf course wanted their members to go first before the high schoolers. There were a total of ten high school teams, includin...

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, ...

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 (...

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...

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...

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