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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...

Amanda Swafford Honored with Teacher of the Year Award

Amanda Swafford Honored with Teacher of the Year Award

Abbey Ingram, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under School, Showcase

Raider Nation is proud to present math teacher Amanda Swafford with the “Teacher of the Year” Award. Mrs. Swafford is a hard-working, dedicated, and loving teacher. She shows just how humble she is by sending out an email not only saying thank you for the nomination but easing the focus from her...

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

Eight hard-working Raiders were honored during Instructional Focus this Wednesday as the September students of the month! One student was nominated by teachers for each department. Criteria for selection varies from subject to subject, but the students chosen for student of the month are all-around...

Thunderstorms Cause Band Room to Flood Two Weeks in a Row

Thunderstorms Cause Band Room to Flood Two Weeks in a Row

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under School, Showcase

On August 26 the band room flooded during the John’s Creek pep band game. The game was held at a two-hour delay due to a lightening threat, and the band did not return to campus until after midnight. Once the band arrived at the school, they entered the building to find the majority of the upstairs...

Second Annual Clubapalooza Brings Students Together

Second Annual Clubapalooza Brings Students Together

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

August 24, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, News, School, Showcase

      The second annual Clubapalooza event took place on the North Forsyth High School football field during Instructional Focus on Aug. 24. The event was created last year for the purpose of showcasing events, clubs, and sports teams to the freshmen and sophomores. Th...

Coming Soon to North Forsyth: Unite Forsyth

Coming Soon to North Forsyth: Unite Forsyth

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Who:  Unite Forsyth What: A Night of Worship When: Thursday, May 12th, 6-8PM Where: The PAC Are you interested in discovering the wonderful presence of God through worship? If yes, then mark your calendars for a perfect night with all of your friends! On Thursday, May 12th, all of North...

Raider Station Gets a New Home for 2016-2017

Raider Station Gets a New Home for 2016-2017

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The Raider Station, North Forsyth High School’s school store, is expecting a great outcome from this year’s renovations. The newly ranked “Gold” school based enterprise is forecasted to increase by 25% in sales next year. Since this year, The Raider Station has been relocated. Despite the...

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