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Suzanne Collins, the author of “The Hunger Games” series

Snow Lands on Top: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

Iris Chiofolo, Opinion Editor November 29, 2023

“The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” was released in theaters on Friday, Nov 17. This book-to-movie adaptation is a prequel to “The Hunger Games,” a series by Suzanne Collins. The prequel was published...

Epic Games gets ready to host its Fortnite World Cup

Fortnite’s Best Season Yet

Preston Anderson, Sports Editor November 17, 2023

The new season is here! ... Kind of. Fortnite has just dropped their best season yet called “Fortnite OG,” a combination of chapter 1 seasons including five, six, seven, eight and nine. This brand-new...

There’s too much, but no one knows what to do with it.

What You Should Do With Your Halloween Candy

Rohani Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2023

At the beginning of November, every household in the United States has tons of candy and they never know what to do with it. Many people just throw it away. Why would someone do that if there are many...

Turkeys before Santa.

Turkeys Come Before Santa

Katelyn Tillotson, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

It’s now November, and time to take down the vampires, frankenstein, jack-o-lanterns and spider webs. The buzz of Halloween is now over, “trick or treat” is a phrase retired until next October, and...

Eight Children dressed up in costumes in the spirit of Halloween

Trick or Teach

Ava White, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

Halloween, a treasured holiday of all ages, provides a sweet—but scary—escape from the ordinary world into a world of horror.  Most holidays allow for no school for students K-12, such as Christmas...

The Sanderson Sisters, Winnifred, Mary and Sarah, from Hocus Pocus

Is Hocus Pocus a Top Halloween Movie?

Kate Jennings, Feature Editor October 25, 2023

Halloween has been home to many entertaining traditions for kids and adults alike. From trick-or-treating to Halloween parties, there is a wide range of things to do that are fun for all ages. There is...

Slaughterhouses Haunted House

Haunted Houses: Scary or Dangerous?

Ross Akins, Staff Writer October 23, 2023

Haunted Houses are one of the most popular events in October as people like to attend them leading up to Halloween. Some people like to be scared out of their minds while others get dragged there by their...

Leaves falling and waiting to be raked up.

Fall Fails and Pumpkin Tales

Kinley Waltman, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2023

Ah, fall, the season of leafy wonder and pumpkin-spiced everything. As summer bids its adieu, we welcome the glorious season of fall with open arms, and for a good reason. After all, who needs the relentless...

Commentary from your local Pumpkin Spice drinks, including me, Maddie Lewis.

Pumpkin Spice: A Deep Dive (White Girl Edition)

Maddie Lewis, News Editor September 20, 2023

As Starbucks released its fall flavors the last week of August, it spewed some controversy about whether the release was too early or perfect timing. If you were to ask a white girl, like I, you would...

Bob Carnaroli flexes his superior fashion opinions with pride.

Are You Dressing Cuter than a High-Schooler?

Abbey Underhill, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

No matter who they are or where they come from, everyone has a sense of style and a taste in fashion. Fashion varies infinitely, and trends tend to follow the general population. But which trends are truly...

North Forsyth High’s silliest teacher, Mr. Fisher.

Choose Your Teacher

Janis Parry, Literature Editor September 12, 2023

Over the years of schooling, everyone has had a favorite teacher at some point. If there is a teacher you don't really like, then there is a teacher you absolutely adore. I can’t really wrap my head...

Worst Stinging Bugs in Georgia

Worst Stinging Bugs in Georgia

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2023

Georgia is filled with bugs, as I’m sure is apparent to anyone who has left their door open for 0.5 seconds in the summer. Many are harmless, like the crane fly (commonly known as the mosquito hawk)...

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