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Should Students Feel This Stressed?

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2022

The modern high school student and teenager are characterized by depression, anxiety and an angst that overwhelms most other characteristics of this generation. It is often attributed to the moodiness...

The SAT and ACT standardized tests and their different study guides and preparation books.

Upcoming SAT and ACT dates and how to prepare

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

As students transition into the school year, they are focused on their success in the future. Juniors and seniors, especially, are beginning their journey to the rest of their careers. As students begin...

As graduation approaches, Cynda, Brodie, and I are reminiscing on our fondest high school memories. We are eager to toss our caps in the air and start a new chapter of our lives. Photo from Carteret Community College.

Goodbye– the Raider Wire’s Class of 2022 Seniors

Cassidee Jackson, Cynda Allen, and Brodie Mizer May 15, 2022

Senior year went by so fast. Of course, that’s what everyone says, but there’s truth to the saying nonetheless. April 29 marked our last day of high school before AP exam week and senior finals on...

Is homework REALLY helpful? Students already do work inside of school, why should they do more outside of it? Teachers assign way too much work. Students need time for themselves, their jobs, families, friends, sports, or other extracurricular activities. Photo by iStock.

Is Homework REALLY Helpful?

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Homework. The word that all students dread to hear. Kids already have school work for seven to eight hours during the day. Who wants to do even more work when they get home? A study by Stanford University showed...

The overload of work may end in a successful grade, but the mental state of the student is forever compromised. Photo Source: Pinterest.

Academic Expectations Have Changed for Students; Is It Too Much?

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Growing up, we all hear stories of how high school is the best time of our lives: the football games, car rides and lifelong friendships. As kids, we were excited about the idea of high school we created...

A group photo of the House of Four Scythes 2020 crew members. Photo by: Four Scythes Haunted Attraction Facebook.

The House of Four Scythes… Enter if You Dare!

Cynda Allen, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2021

The House of Four Scythes is a non-profit haunted house attraction, presented by the City of Cumming, whose proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life. For the first time, the haunted...

The court winners as they paraded down the field. Photo credit to Sarah Treusch.

After Over Two Years, Homecoming is Back

Dylan Brons, Staff Writer October 12, 2021

Last week, on Oct. 1, the homecoming court paraded down the Raider Valley during the game's halftime. That Saturday, Oct. 2, there was a dance to celebrate the crowned winners: the queen, senior Tori...

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Clubs: Are They Worth It?

Elizabeth Wood, Features Editor October 3, 2021

High School is stressful. A typical student is balancing seven classes and extracurricular activities like sports and jobs. Trying to balance school and activities can lead to stress. It’s not uncommon...

Senior Nick Stuckey fishing on Lake Lanier. Photo by: Scott Beard

North Students’ Top Fishing Spots

Ashleigh Martin, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Recently, North students have chosen to spend their free time on the water, fishing. Some enjoy fishing in ponds, but many prefer the lake and other rivers. Here are North students' top fishing spots.   Many...

As graduation rapidly approaches, Drew and I are awaiting the day where we can wear our cap and gown and graduate from high school. Photo by Teen Vogue.

A Farewell Address From the Raider Wire Seniors

Melody Scott and Drew Bearden May 14, 2021

So, this is it. The final countdown to graduation has finally begun, and many of the seniors are awaiting the day, in which we can walk across the stage in our cap and gown, shake hands with the administrators...

With graduation coming in four months, the 2021 seniors have multiple activities and events coming up, including senior week, senior picnic and graduation. Photo from Getty Images.

The Final Four: What’s Up and Coming for the 2021 Seniors in Their Last Four Months of High School

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

With four months of the 2020-2021 school year left, the countdown towards graduation has begun. Bustling with excitement for their next chapter to start, seniors at North Forsyth High School are impatiently...

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

A One-Stop Shop for PSAT Information 2020

Sarah Treusch, News/Sports Editor 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....

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