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How Jordan Peele’s Second Film Transformed Horror

How Jordan Peele’s Second Film Transformed Horror

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Although Jordan Peele’s newest film, “Us” is not the happy ending and easy to understand plot that his previous film “Get Out” was, it presents its own kind of masterpiece that may not be easy to swallow, but but is ultimately iconic.  Most people know Jordan Peele solely for his comedy and...

Arts Education

Arts Education

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Imagine art students using paint with such poor quality that you are almost able to peel it off the canvas. Imagine using paint brushes that have lost all of their bristles and now resemble small, dried-out, pine straw brooms. Imagine choir kids with no risers to perform on and performing arts students...

How To Choose Your College Major

How To Choose Your College Major

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

If you intend to earn a professional degree after High School, you will probably need certain courses or prerequisites Some colleges ask you to list your expected major on your college application--although "undecided" is usually an option but do not require you to declare a definitive degree until later...

Crossing Boundaries: The Importance of Music Collaborations

Crossing Boundaries: The Importance of Music Collaborations

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

With our increasingly technological society, music genres such as rap, pop, country and especially EDM have taken inspiration from and even started collaborating with artists of other genres. However, collaborations with artists from rap and pop music have been integrated into music from as early as the...

Class of 2020 Is Rising Up

Class of 2020 Is Rising Up

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

As the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close, rising seniors are mentally preparing themselves for the responsibilities that come during their last year of high school. From senior picture planning to applying to colleges, there is no shortage of responsibilities. Current juniors are anxiously waiting f...

Xanax Rappers: Your Drug Addictions Are Not Beautiful

Xanax Rappers: Your Drug Addictions Are Not Beautiful

Holley Murray, Literature Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

“Running away from you takes time and pain, and I don’t even want to / So I’m getting high all week without you, popping pills, thinking about you.” An enthralled crowd in El Paso, Texas sang out these lyrics at a Lil Peep concert on Nov. 14, 2017. The very next day, Lil Peep would be found dead at only 21 y...

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

There are approximately 46 thousand students enrolled in Forsyth County schools, and because so many students are overcrowding high schools, there has been plans to introducing a new school. This new school is due to be opened in Forsyth County in approximately three years  and will be named East F...

“Brigadoon” Brings Down the Stage

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Triple Threat, the highest level of North’s theater  program, put on the renowned musical “Brigadoon” from April 11 through April 13. After months of hard work and preparation, the students hit center stage to bring the mystical land of Brigadoon to life. The students of Triple Threat neve...

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

On April 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio, for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They left the high school at 3 p.m. that afternoon to embark on an eight-hour bus ride. Drumline students shared bittersweet ‘nervous-but-excited’ emotions, but were overall pump...

Atlanta Braves End Series vs Mets with two Wins and Two Losses

Atlanta Braves End Series vs Mets with two Wins and Two Losses

Anes Ribic

April 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Atlanta Braves  beat the New York Mets on Sunday, April 14, with a score of 7-3. The game took place at Suntrust Park, where the four-game series was held. In the MLB, a four-game series is when two teams compete against each other in four games before facing the next teams. The Mets were able to t...

Tiger Woods: “The Comeback Kid” Wins the Masters Once Again

Tiger Woods: “The Comeback Kid” Wins the Masters Once Again

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It is no secret that Tiger Woods’ career took a turn for the worse between his divorce, DUIs and many injuries due to playing the game for so long. Many people thought he would never return to being the same player that he once was. It seems his many controversies have put a strain on his golf game a...

Governor’s Honors Students: Becoming a GHP Attendee

Governor’s Honors Students: Becoming a GHP Attendee

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Georgia Governor's Honors Program is an extensive summer program for high school upperclassmen from schools around Georgia. According to the GHP website, the program “is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thin...

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