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AP US History Students of NFHS are in the Middle of Their Own Civil War

AP US History Students of NFHS are in the Middle of Their Own Civil War

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

Since the week of Nov. 5, AP US History (APUSH) students have been involved in a Civil War simulation, pitting Combs’ students against Monte’s. Here is how the game works: The rivals identify each other by their red or black lanyards. A student with a red lanyard may challenge a student with a ...

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Recap of the 2018 Varsity Volleyball Season

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School’s varsity volleyball team has shown  constant growth and has made continual progress throughout the 2018-2019 season. After losing nine seniors the previous year, the past players were at a loss as to who would fill these positions. This decision was crucial to the season and w...

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

Every year when October comes around, students begin preparing and studying for the PSAT. Freshman, sophomores, and juniors are all able to take it; however, sophomores are the only grade required to take it. It is a great way to prepare and know what to expect on the actual SAT. When preparing ...

Top Two Corn Mazes in Georgia

Top Two Corn Mazes in Georgia

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School

After an extended wait, one of the most anticipated seasons, fall, is upon us. This could only mean, sweaters, caramel apples, candy corn, Halloween, scary movies and best of all, corn mazes! This year, there are many corn mazes in Georgia that are guaranteed to have you lost in no time, and they will ...

Alliance Academy for Innovation Defeats North Forsyth In First JV Academic Team

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

Alliance Academy won against North Forsyth (350-110) on October 1 in the first Junior Varsity Academic Team match of the fall season. Both teams competed professionally during the hour-long competition in which members from Alliance Academy showed great sportsmanship after winning. For background info...

Raiders Run Away With a Win

Raiders Run Away With a Win

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday, October 11, the North Forsyth cross country team had a sweeping victory at the race located at Riverside Military Academy. The race after the school day was not a walk in the park, with the athletes beginning their run on an asphalt track which looped around the tennis courts of the academ...

Twenty One Pilots Newest Album: Will You Follow The Trench?

Twenty One Pilots Newest Album: Will You Follow The Trench?

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, School, Showcase, World

Every once and awhile, you may come across an album where an artist beautifully crafts lyrics so they can bleed out some sort of emotion. Hearing these melodies packaged together resonates within the soul, gaining a valuable place in the participants heart. Music tends to do this in all kinds of forms. Musicians p...

New Mountain Bike Team Rides in to NFHS

New Mountain Bike Team Rides in to NFHS

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School has grown a lot over the past decade or so, and new clubs, sports teams and other organizations are being added every year. For the 2018-2019 school year, one such new addition to North is the mountain bike team. North is the first school in Forsyth County to have its own...

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

Abby Marks, Features Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School’s halls are littered with students who hold unique talents and abilities. From musicians and theater lovers to academic geniuses and foreign language experts, there are many students at North who rise above and beyond and use their talents to reach others. One such student ...

North Forsyth Was In High Spirits Last Week

North Forsyth Was In High Spirits Last Week

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth students and staff went all out last week for their annual spirit week. On Monday Disney day commenced, Disney princesses and Mickey ears could be seen around every corner. The halls became magical with glitter and smiles. Fanny packs and Hawaiian button downs fulfilled their true...

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...

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