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The Monster Smash

The Monster Smash

Brandon Moss, Web Editor

March 23, 2015


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March 17th was an important date for those who enjoy fun and games, as the Latin Club is hosted its first Super Smash Bros. video game tournament. For those who haven’t heard of Smash Bros., there have been a series of games with that title on various game systems. They have caught the eyes and time o...

Winter Guard and Drumline Showcase

Winter Guard and Drumline Showcase

Raicheal Havins, News Editor/Advertisement

March 20, 2015


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This past weekend was a great success for both the winter guard and the drumline. The ladies of winter guard placed 3rd at the Indoor Ensemble Showcase, which was held at Alpharetta High School, and the drumline placed 5th at the Forsyth Central competition over the weekend. Sophomore Bryan Moss was perfor...

NFHS Named AP Honor School

NFHS Named AP Honor School

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015


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On February 18, the State School Superintendent, Richard Woods, named North Forsyth High School one of 609 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.  The Georgia Department of Education presented the award in six categories: AP Challenge Schools, AP Access and Support Schools, AP Merit Schools, AP Stem Schools,...

HOSA Competitor Makes National

HOSA Competitor Makes National

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015


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Last weekend the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club was well represented by junior Sarah Horne at a state wide competition. HOSA is a competition based club with more than 30 events ranging from writing to CPR, for students both in high school and college. Sarah competed against 42...

DECA goes international

DECA goes international

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015


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Recently DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), a marketing and business club at North Forsyth, competed at the Georgia State Wide Competition. The club had several students qualify for an International Conference in Orlando this coming April. Club members competed in several events, (including...

From Behind the Glass

From Behind the Glass

Julie Day, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015


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The smell of fresh bread wafts down the suburban boulevard while the limitless atmosphere hoists cotton-like clouds in place overhead. Perhaps there are fluorescent street lights and late city nights. There are people dotting the globe, always on the move. Time is just a man-made concept; time is infinite. Unfortunately,...

Troupe 5368 Takes on Thescon

Troupe 5368 Takes on Thescon

Hannah Manikowski, Editorials Editor

March 9, 2015


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Drama students of NFHS Thespian Troupe #5368 were highly visible and recognized at this year’s State Thespian Conference, held February 5-7 at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA.  For one weekend a year, this conference provides over 4,000 high school drama students from across Georgia with...

Literary Winners

Literary Winners

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015


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Congratulations to the following students for their performance at Literary on February 14: Sam Austin—2nd place in extemporaneous speaking, Emma Browning—2nd place in extemporaneous speaking, Jace Haney—4th place in dramatic interpretation, Hannah Manikowski—3rd place in dramatic interpretation,...

Celtic Club Returns from Vegas as Champions

Celtic Club Returns from Vegas as Champions

Jade Flack, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015


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Many Celtic Club members win awards in the Las Vegas CRN North American Championships on February 14th through the 16th. Caroline Laschinger takes 2nd place in U11 Reel and 4th in Slip Jig. Also in U11, Graysen Asher wins 1st in Single Jig and 5th in Bun Grad Award. Winning several single medals, Hunte...

NFHS Seniors Awarded as National Merit Scholarship Finalists

NFHS Seniors Awarded as National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Austin Gray, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015


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This year North Forsyth High School Seniors Emma Browning and Brian Grasso have both proudly Finalists are then considered for National Merit Scholarships which will be offered in been named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists.  

NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara Honored as a University of Georgia Foundation Fellow

NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara Honored as a University of Georgia Foundation Fellow

Austin Gray, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015


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NFHS Senior Ashley Amukamara has been named a 2015-2016 University of Georgia Foundation Fellow. The Foundation Fellowship was founded in 1972 by The University of Georgia Foundation’s trustees. It is UGA’s most distinguished undergraduate scholarship, which offers a stipend that approximates the...

Academic Champs Strike Again

Academic Champs Strike Again

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015


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On Saturday, February 7, The Varsity Academic Team battled to keep their State Championship title. At the start of the competition day, North was struggling in 8th place when they qualified into the finals, but for the third consecutive year, the team managed to pull through for the win. Coach Amy Dykes ...

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