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Arts Education

Arts Education

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

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...

An Ode to Notre Dame

An Ode to Notre Dame

Abby Marks, Features Editor

April 22, 2019

With a broken heart, France mourns the architectural beauty that was once the Notre Dame Cathedral, first built in the 11th century. The fire started on April 15 and raged on throughout the day, burning the cathedral’s entire roof and causing its spires to collapse. From overseas, it is hard to im...

Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On March 9, a Saturday morning, the North Forsyth High School ceramics class attended an awards ceremony at LaGrange University for the Georgia High School Art Exhibition and Symposium. Teachers and students from all schools across Georgia were invited to take part in hands-on workshops, with subjec...

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

The NFHS art club and the National Art Honor Society are making ornaments this holiday season! The ornaments are glass, globe shaped and hand-painted with alcohol inks. There are vinyl school logos on the front to top them off. Multiple types of ribbon are available, depending on how glittery you want to get...

Submissions for the Threshold Literary Magazine are Due December 14

Submissions for the Threshold Literary Magazine are Due December 14

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Students who are interested in being featured in North Forsyth High School’s Threshold Literary Magazine may submit original pieces of art and literature until Dec. 14. Students should pick up a cover sheet from their English teachers, from the bulletin board by the library or from Mrs. Smith in r...

NFHS Host 2019 Trips Abroad

NFHS Host 2019 Trips Abroad

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

North Forsyth High School and emphasizes on their students to be culturally aware of the growing world around them. One attempt at this are the yearly trips abroad that various departments host, traveling to various European countries in the span of five to ten days.   This year, the English...

The Art Department’s Newest Addition

The Art Department’s Newest Addition

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016

Every year, several teachers add to the teacher staff at North Forsyth High School. One of those hired for the 2016-2017 school year is Mrs. Amy Henke, a teacher for painting one and two, visual arts one and yearbook. Henke came to North Forsyth High School after working for North Forsyth Middle School...

Execution: Poetry by Chance

Execution: Poetry by Chance

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

Isolation crawl, autocratic index misconduct. Muted performance sunflower ground zero Quasimodo! Recede vicious epitome. Omnipotent, impatient, obscure tear away. Uncovered torrent ungodly gathering, numerous heretics. Tricksy warthog seizure podium!

A Walk Through the Booth Museum

A Walk Through the Booth Museum

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

In the heart of Cartersville, Georgia, the Booth Western Art Museum makes its home. This museum is highly recommended by those who have visited it, and it is considered an alternative to the High Museum in Atlanta. In comparison, both museums are roughly the same one hour distance from Forsyth, and w...

The Height of the High

The Height of the High

Jack Kern, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta has an exhibit for everyone with their current collection of pieces. The High Museum is regarded as the most prestigious museums in the city, as it holds works of any highly regarded artist like Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso in their permanent collection. Its modern,...

Dismaland: A Bemusement Park

Dismaland: A Bemusement Park

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015

The street artist “Bansky” recently opened his “bemusement park” in Britain. He has called it “a theme park whose theme is: theme parks should have bigger themes. To get one thing straight, “Dismaland” is not an amusement park; it is a political/social art museum. A map and a video summarizing th...

Masterpiece

Masterpiece

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 11, 2015

You wanted so badly to be marveled at You sketched on your skin You painted your hands And you asked me to put them on display   You worked so hard to be a piece of art You flooded your veins with watercolors You put yourself into a frame And hung it on the wall   You...

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