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Two North Forsyth Artists Take on 2020 All-State Art School Symposium

Sydnee Mills’ favorite part about creating intricate ceramic cranes was “experimenting with thin slabs but [had] overall positive experience.” (Photo by Grace Wood.)

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2020

Students heavily involved in the visual arts department at North Forsyth High School woke up early on March 7 to attend the 2020 All-State Art Symposium in Columbus, Ga. The All-State Art School Symposium, which is run by Columbus State University, works on recognizing high school students all across...

Art Club Celebrates The Day of the Dead

The art club works on their Day of the Dead project.

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s art club met up this past Wellness Wednesday to begin a project about The Day of the Dead. They will be representing this classic Latin American holiday with their own  pieces of art. Together, the members of the art club and the spirit of this holiday will both work in ...

Arts Education

The right brain craves creativity and art, while the left thrives off of academics and logic. The arts keep students balanced and give them a way to express themselves. The arts need to be protected because if we lose them, we all become the same. (Photo from  https://milady.cengage.com/blog/right-vs-left.)

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

The Notre Dame Cathedral in France caught fire on Apr. 15. France mourns the loss of the heart of the country, a beloved piece of gothic art and a symbol of the Catholic Church. (Photo by www.axios.com.)

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

North junior Joel Edmonson stands next to his piece, titled “Turtle Teapot.”

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

The NFHS art club is selling $10 handmade ornaments. Email Amy Henke at ahenke@forsyth.k12.ga.us to reserve an ornament.

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

Submit your best literature and art to be featured in North Forsyth High School’s Threshold magazine!

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

Traveling is seen as a fundamental part of learning and seeking knowledge through experience. The upcoming trips are a perfect opportunity to explore a new perspective of the world.

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

Mrs. Henke smiles through the stress of senior ads!

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

To prove anything is art if you say it is, I flipped to random pages in the dictionary, picked a word, and this is the product. Poetry can come from anywhere.

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

There are a variety of different amenities at the Booth Museum that add to a unique and interesting visit. (Photo taken by Sophie Bier)

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

(Photo by Leilani Gibbons) Discover the High Museum, Atlanta’s largest and highest quality museum of art.

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,...

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