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A Step-by-Step Guide to Prom for First-Timers

A Step-by-Step Guide to Prom for First-Timers

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

March 28, 2019

With prom season upon us, the Raider Wire has compiled a step-by-step guide for first-time prom attendees of everything you absolutely have to do in order for you and your social life to survive prom.   Step One: Planning You should always start thinking about what you will do for pro...

“Thank You, Next” – How to X Out Your Ex

“Thank You, Next” – How to X Out Your Ex

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

February 28, 2019

Author’s Note: This piece is satirical. In reality, I suggest not handling break ups with casual distaste. You are dealing two hearts in a relationship, so breaking up can go terribly wrong or pretty decent. It is okay to want to break up with someone - it is expected and a natural part of growing ...

Santa Quits Christmas This Year

Santa Quits Christmas This Year

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

December 22, 2018

On Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, Saint Nicholas--commonly known as Santa Claus--stated that he would be quitting Christmas. At 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Nicholas stood in front of his home at the North Pole, with millions of elves and reporters from all around the world watching. With a distressed look on his f...

McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018

McDonald’s, the beloved American fast food restaurant chain, has a total of 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations. In their new project, they are planning to build a McDonald’s on the moon. As if we have not destroyed our own planet e...

NFHS DECA Projected to Become Fortune 500

NFHS DECA Projected to Become Fortune 500

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2017

North Forsyth’s own DECA, a student marketing program, has been on a steep incline and is projected to become a fortune 500 company. The company’s ascent has been thanks to an increase in important numbers that measure market growth and show a tremendous rise in business. Beginning in January of...

Dr. James Krumm Opens Senioritis Clinic to Fight Tragic Disease

Dr. James Krumm Opens Senioritis Clinic to Fight Tragic Disease

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

May 15, 2017

Throughout history, high school seniors have been deemed as lazy slackers who, after a grueling four years, don’t seem to care about their education and are merely awaiting the day when they march across a stage and receive their diplomas. This mindset, known creatively as “senioritis,” affects...

Trump Declares Papa John’s ‘Fake Pizza’

Trump Declares Papa John’s ‘Fake Pizza’

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

After failing to receive his order of pizza within 30 minutes of ordering, President Trump slammed the pizza giant Papa John’s on his twitter page, declaring their pizza ‘fake pizza’. A few minutes following his initial declaration, Trump again took to his twitter denouncing Domino’s Pizza as...

Mount Rushmore Elected President

Mount Rushmore Elected President

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

January 5, 2017

In a surprise electoral upset, the American electorate seemingly became confused on Nov. 8 and voted en masse for Mount Rushmore. The mountain beat Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump by a large margin, winning 296 electoral votes to Trump’s 170 and Clinton’s 72. Rushmore did especially well in South...

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Anti-Trump Protests Work, Hillary Now President-Elect

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

In light of the numerous anti-Trump protests across America, both the Senate and the House of Representatives have unanimously voted to ignore the results of the recent election and make Hillary Clinton the new president –elect of the United States. When Donald Trump was voted the president-elect...

A list of pros and cons about the pros and cons of making a list

A list of pros and cons about the pros and cons of making a list

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Pros Keeps you organized. Helps you get all your thoughts down in one place. An excuse to procrastinate… Mom: Why aren’t you doing your homework, son?? Son: I am making a list of all my homework, mother. Mom: Okay, honey. Have fun! *Skips away* Can check things off a...

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

In a stunning display of ignorance, Jay Marois, a freshman in AP Human Geography class, pointed at the small northern European country of Denmark on Friday when asked to locate China on a map. “I just can’t believe it,” said a shocked and appalled onlooker who asked to remain anonymous. “Like,...

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Parents are in an uproar over the newest addition to the North Forsyth High School staff, school dentist Dr. Amanda Spear, after Spear inquired multiple groups of students about their habits concerning the practice of brushing and flossing their teeth on a daily basis. Spear had been interrogating the...

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