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Latin Fantasy: 2015 Raider Marching Band

Latin Fantasy: 2015 Raider Marching Band

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

The Raider marching band has progressed greatly over the past few weeks. Many obstacles, such as construction and rain, have been a burden to them, but the group has not let it stop them. The band began to rehearse around mid-July for ten hours every day, Monday through Friday for two weeks. Although...

R5: The Beginning of a Successful Career

R5: The Beginning of a Successful Career

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

R5 is a melodic pop rock ensemble that incorporates angelic harmonies and gentle acoustics to blend into a positive, upbeat melody. The drums and keyboard are audible, but not to the point that it overwhelms the overall sound quality of the piece. Instead, their parts are carefully thought out to make ...

Relient K’s 10th Anniversary MMHMM Tour

Relient K’s 10th Anniversary MMHMM Tour

Caroline Duckworth, Design Editor

December 16, 2014

Alternative rock band Relient K went on tour this year to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their album MMHMM, bringing back their energetic, punk-pop songs from the early 2000s. Blondfire and From Indian Lakes joined them as special guests.   On November 26th, Relient K came to The Masquerade, a concert venue in Atlanta...

Winter Guard Interest Meeting

Winter Guard Interest Meeting

Noelle Walker, Facebook Admin

November 5, 2014

Winter Guard is a sport of the arts. During the season, guard members perform at many different competitions. There are different pieces of equipment used during the season: flags, sabers, rifles, and sometimes airblade. Winter Guard also involves dance. Each performer is passionate and involved deeply...

The Band Is Marching On

The Band Is Marching On

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

The North Forsyth Raider Marching Band recently performed in two competitions on October 11 and October 18, in which they gave excellent performances. The band’s show, “Curtain Call”, has three movements or songs, each based off a different genre of music. Movement one was based on opera, movement...

American Authors: Oh, What a Life

American Authors: Oh, What a Life

Isabella Higgins, Staff Writer

April 24, 2014

American Authors is an indie rock band consisting of four male members who came together in Brooklyn, New York. The quartet includes Zac Barnett, lead singer, James Adam Shelley, lead guitarist, David Rublin, bass player, and Matt Sanchez on the drums. The sound created by the group expresses not only...

Fall Out Boy: Hiatus & Changes

Fall Out Boy: Hiatus & Changes

Savannah Keith, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014

Over the years, Fall Out Boy has had an array of genre names tagging their act, from pop-punk to pop-rock. Their style has ranged and changed over their musical career, from album to album: The old vs. the new strikes a chord in the fannatic's heart like nothing else. Now, they're known for what their...

Album Review: Interstellar’s “Winter Heart”

Album Review: Interstellar’s “Winter Heart”

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

Originating in Atlanta, Interstellar is a group of four guys who have a passion for making music come to life. Sid Wilson, the band’s lead singer, is native to Britain, and he brings an English emphasis to the music that is unheard of here in America. The band’s journey began a few years ago in England...

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Emily Starling, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2013

Congratulations to the following North Forsyth band students who have advanced to the second round of the Georgia All-State Band auditions: Jacob Ambrose - Trumpet Patrick Collins - Trumpet Nick D'Amico - Alto Sax & Tenor Sax Cheylin Dutra - Tenor Sax Zach Flynn - Trumpet Zach Miller - Tuba Aaro...

Alternative Underground Sound

Alternative Underground Sound

Raicheal Havins, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013

The Cruxshadows are an underground goth rock band with a new and dark wave undertone. Sounds like a turnoff to many, but there are more aspects to them than just appearances. The lead singer and songwriter is Virgil Roger du Pont III, more commonly known by his alias Rogue. The Cruxshadows have a many...

Coal Mountain Celebrates Veterans

Coal Mountain Celebrates Veterans

Abbie Findley, Short Story Editor

November 12, 2013

November 11th 2013 marked the 60th anniversary of Veteran’s Day becoming a National holiday. On November 8th, Coal Mountain Elementary School celebrated with the help of select students in the NFHS band, and the MCJROTC Color Guard. The ceremony started with the presentation of the colors by the Color Guard...

Taste of Christmas

Taste of Christmas

Natalyn Kingry, Literary Magazine Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2013

October has finally passed and right around the corner waits the most magical month of the year, December. In anticipation for the holidays, the North Forsyth High School band is holding its fundraiser, Taste of Christmas, on November 9th at North Forsyth High School to bring in the holiday season and...

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