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Wellness Wednesday’s Newest Session: “Classic Rock Music Hour”

Wellness Wednesday’s Newest Session: “Classic Rock Music Hour”

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2019

Wellness Wednesday has added a new session for students called “Classic Rock Music Hour” in room 331. With Coach Andy Martin as it’s host, it is a sixty-minute period to listen to classic rock music and jam out with senior Tyler Hogan. Every Wednesday, he brings his guitar from home and plays ...

North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth students in Russian, Spanish, French and Latin classes competed at the World Language Expo at Denmark High School on Thursday, Nov. 7.  Impersonation of notable figures, dramatic interpretation of a monologue, short film, 3x3x3 skit and creative redesign of a famous piece of artwork we...

North Forsyth Boys Varsity Basketball Team Beats Cass 51-45

North Forsyth Boys Varsity Basketball Team Beats Cass 51-45

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth High School Boys Varsity basketball team won against Cass High School in a thrilling score of 51-45 in the Raider Arena on Nov. 14. North started off with a slow start, with Cass High School scoring five points in the first few minutes; however, they brought along with them grit and effort...

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star Release Their “Conspiracy” Collection

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star Release Their “Conspiracy” Collection

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

November 16, 2019

Influencers Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson released a collaboration eyeshadow palette along with merch and a makeup collection. The bundle of items was released on Nov. 1. The launch was so successful, it sold out and crashed the JSC (Jeffree Star Cosmetics) website in less than 10 minutes. It also broke the host website, Shopify. Some of the items in this launch include the “Conspiracy...

The Vessel

The Vessel

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Loving and hating;  laughing and crying;  relationships and disconnections;  these things make up the vessel of life.    This “vessel” as I call it  isn’t always the easiest ride.  The ocean blue waves around me seem to Always crash and collide,  Its white seaf...

“Good Omens:” Ineffable Book and TV Show Differences

“Good Omens:” Ineffable Book and TV Show Differences

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

The “Good Omens” book came out over 20 years ago and the show came out in May of 2019. Naturally, people began comparing the two. There are some very different elements to the book compared to the show from character design to forgetting characters altogether.  “Good Omens” surrounds six different sto...

NFHS Loses One Rocket League Game, Wins Another

NFHS Loses One Rocket League Game, Wins Another

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

The North Forsyth High School Esports club lost one match and won another by default last Thursday on Nov. 7. The NFHS Esports club meets every Thursday in the HOSA room for a Rocket League match against other schools. divide into two teams of three to take on two different schools at once. Mr.Stallings c...

Black Friday: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?

Black Friday: Does It Do More Harm Than Good?

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Every Black Friday, people continuously show up to their favorite stores at the crack of dawn simply for the chance to purchase goods at a discount. Microwaves are snatched, and wrapping paper is thrown. People will go to extremes to get 15% off of a sweater, but it is rare to be able to find a deal ...

Saying Goodbye to Some Netflix Favorites in 2020

Saying Goodbye to Some Netflix Favorites in 2020

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Netflix has been a faithful friend to many of us: from chill time to binge fests, date nights and weekends, it has always been there for us to stream our favorite shows and movies for hours on end. However, in 2020, Netflix will be losing some of the beloved series that some fans have incorporated int...

Is College Really Worth the Time and Money?

Is College Really Worth the Time and Money?

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

College is not a requirement in life, and while that may sound obvious, many people feel that they need to waste their time getting a degree that decides their path in life. Getting a job that does not require a college education can be beneficial in the long run and beneficial to the economy, so college does...

The Spooktacular Trunk-or-Treat

The Spooktacular Trunk-or-Treat

Genna Gunter, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The spooktacular Trunk or Treat on Oct. 30 at North Forsyth Middle School was a success. Although the rain kept the clubs from setting up outside for the regular trunk-or-treat style, the inside cafeteria was decorated with different themed booths with balloons and lights for the event. There were...

It Never Snows in Hollywood

It Never Snows in Hollywood

Peyton Stenander

November 5, 2019

The snowy south side of Chicago, a city section littered with shady money and powerful people. The people were the true heart of this side of the tracks; they shined brighter than the midnight  underground casino lights. At least that was true in their narcissistic minds. They deeply cared for themselve...

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