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A One-Stop Shop for PSAT Information 2020

Sophomore Shawn Chansipaeng displays two commonly owned calculators that are accepted by the College Board. On the left, Chansipaeng holds the TI-84 Plus CE calculator, and on the right, he has the TI-30XS Multiview in hand. Photo by Sarah Treusch
September 17, 2020

Student registration for the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) opened Aug. 12 and closes Sept. 27. The exam will be held on Oct. 14, and for students not taking the PSAT, that day will be an online learning day....

An Inside Look into Work-based Learning

 Sydney Martin (Right) is with her work-based learning supervisor Heather Thomas (Left). (Photo Courtesy of Sydney Martin).
December 16, 2019

Senior Sydney Martin is one of the handful of students who participate in the North Forsyth’s work-based learning program. Work-based learning is a program that allows students to intern in different...

When To Take Your SAT?

North Forsyth Senior Ashlyn Bailey is studying for her SAT exam.
December 17, 2018

North Forsyth has approached the third SAT exam, which was given on Dec. 1. The SAT is an exam given to high school students to help colleges gauge their math, reading and writing levels. Students can...

Students of the Month

North Forsyth has announced the December Student of the Month.
December 17, 2018

The November students of the month for North Forsyth High School have been announced. Each month, teachers nominate students who have been progressing or improving in their classes, or who have exceeded...

The 2018 Fair is Here!

The 2018 Cumming Fair is just around the corner. With rides, food and games , it is one of the most awaited attractions in Forsyth County. Spanning 11 days, it gives students many opportunities to take a break from the stresses that come with school.
October 3, 2018

It is that time of year again! The fair will be open Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 14. The fair’s hours of operation are: Monday – Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday from 4...

2018 Journalism Application

January 19, 2018

2018 Journalism Application

Simple Charity Picnic

Simple Charity raised over $500 for charity by hosting a tie-dying picnic. Photo by Madison Rush
November 6, 2017

North Forsyth’s chapter of Simple Charity hosted its first picnic on Oct. 7, to raise money for children in Uganda. Simple Charity is a Christian organization that stands for simple acts of charity and...

Scholarships for College that Require Zero Effort

Senior Jack Scott, who admits he has not been looking or applying for scholarships, navigates www.Scholarships.com for the first time. This website features thousands of scholarships, some of which are essay related, and some that are not. Scholarships are easy to search for, but it is hard to find the perfect one for you.
February 28, 2017

With graduation around the corner, the procrastinators who thought that there would be more time to prepare for college are scrounging to find the easiest scholarships that take the least time to apply...

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

Drey Woodson-- Generally, Drey Woodson spends Thanksgiving at his grandmother’s house along with his extended family.  They usually watch the Macy’s Day Parade and play monopoly.  For Thanksgiving dinner, they have the traditional turkey, pumpkin pie, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes (which the North Forsyth senior remembered because he always has to cut up all the potatoes) and lots of sweet tea.  Before the meal, they all say a family prayer, and then they can eat.
November 18, 2016

All in all, there is a variety of traditions kept by the students and teachers of North.  Whether your family spends hours cooking a feast, goes out to a restaurant, or spends Thanksgiving in some other...

Latin Club Schedules Tie-Dye Fundraiser to Raise Money for Chariot Race

Mackenzie Cary, President, and Morgan Kilpatrick, Vice President, both worked to arrange the event scheduled in Mr. Hodges’ classroom, Room 343. “It’s going to be a cha-RIOT,” senior Mackenzie said, laughing.
November 18, 2016

After a shipping disruption and an angry phone call on Latin Club adviser Mr. Hodges’ behalf, Latin Club officially rescheduled its tie-dye fundraiser from Nov. 16 to the first Wednesday returning from...

Advanced Comp. Classes create “Ava’s Man” projects

Advanced Comp. Classes create
November 17, 2016

The week before Thanksgiving break, Mrs. Gilliom and Mrs. Smith's Advanced Composition classes held a "Southern Artifact Project Day" where they brought in projects, artifacts, and food items related to...

Senior Student Council: “Make North Great Again”

Left to Right: Secretary Layne Winters, Vice President Bradley Thomas, President Justin Skaggs and Treasurer Rachel Jennings sit for a portrait, excited to meet with Ms. Glenda Santiago for their first congregation as Senior Student Council.
October 5, 2016

  The 2016-2017 school year is picking up pace, and the Senior Student Council has already started convening to discuss what they can do to make it the best year yet. On Wednesday, Sept....

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