The Raider Wire

Science Ambassadors

Science Ambassadors

Hailey Yarbrough, Sports Editor

May 8, 2015


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Along with the school year, many clubs are going out with a grand finale. One in particular is the Science Ambassadors where students learn leadership and other skills from their passion for science. From fall to spring, Science Ambassadors host events such as science fairs and family nights at elementary...

Congrats to the Chorus

Congrats to the Chorus

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015


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The last few weeks have been very successful for the NFHS Chorus as they competed and placed in many events and competitions, taking home many high-honor awards. On April 16-20, the Raider choirs competed in a national competition in Anaheim, California. The Raider Chorale received a 2nd Place Gold Award...

Forsyth County Schools To Host Summer Math Academy

Forsyth County Schools To Host Summer Math Academy

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

May 6, 2015


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Any high school student enrolled in Forsyth County from grade who did not pass his or her math course during the school year must retake the school year. They are recommended to do so by attending the Forsyth County Summer Math Academy. Many benefits come from signing up for the program such as, recei...

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015


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While many students spent Spring Break vacationing or sleeping, the NFHS Robotics Team traveled to Iowa to compete in the US Open Robotics Championship. They were invited, along with about 200 other teams, to attend, based on past performance and results. In preparation for the event, each of the three...

Journalism Program Awarded and Recognized

Journalism Program Awarded and Recognized

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015


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The North Forsyth High School Journalism program and many of its students have been awarded and recognized by many associations and contests. The NFHS Raider Wire newspaper and the Threshold literary magazine have both been recognized by the Georgia Scholastic Press Association (GSPA), and have both...

NFHS Plant Sale

NFHS Plant Sale

Austin Gray, Staff Writer

April 12, 2015


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The NFHS Plant Sale will be held from April 14-18. Tue-Fri April 14th – 17th from 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM (Please avoid the 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM window. There will be no access to the greenhouse during that time due to school dismissal traffic.) On Saturday April 18th the hours of service are 8:00 AM - 12:...

Construction Q&A

Construction Q&A

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


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North Forsyth was founded in 1994, and since then has seen thousands of students walk its halls. Now, more than 20 years later, it is severely overcrowded and a tad outdated. In wake of this, a plan for a massive face lift has been devised. Starting the summer after of the 2014-2015 school year, crews...

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


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Sophomore Savannah Keith has been recognized for a regional and national award for Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program began in 1923 and recognizes the talents, dreams, and creativity of America’s youth today. A few authors and artists, who are a celebrated...

North Students Place in FBLA Competition

North Students Place in FBLA Competition

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


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Congratulations to Ethan Davis and Cameron Wright for placing at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 21. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national career student association for students in grades 7-12, who are interested in business or education careers. Davis placed...

Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


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Grab some friends and follow the yellow brick road to the Performing Arts Center to see “The Wizard of Oz.” You will be absolutely blown away by the talent, music, children as Munchkins, and special flying effects. North Forsyth puts on “The Wizard of Oz” once every four years, so don not miss...

North Forsyth Senior Awarded a Cycling Scholarship

North Forsyth Senior Awarded a Cycling Scholarship

Lea DiMatteo, Art Editor

March 26, 2015


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Congratulations to NFHS Senior Kyle Ellis! Kyle—Georgia’s 2014 High School Mountain Biking Champion—was awarded a scholarship by King University in Bristol, TN, a NCAA Division II school. Kyle has signed with the university’s cycling program, where he will race cross county mountain bikes and...

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015


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Calling all runners! Simple Charity and Just One: Africa, non-profit organizations for global poverty, are partnering up and hosting a 5k and Fun Run on the morning of Saturday, March 28 at North Forsyth Middle School. Simple Charity is a Christian club at NFHS that hopes to “punch poverty in the face,”...

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