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Sports have changed… is it for the better? (photo from google)

How Covid Changed Sports Forever

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Covid-19, the virus that was the cause behind a global pandemic that began in 2020, has been the subject of nearly every news article for over a year. It has changed everything about our day-to-day lives,...

Students, such as Cayce Aldrich (senior), still stand in line well after lunch begins. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

Wash Hands or Eat Lunch? Students Forced to Choose in 2020

Sarah Treusch, News/Sports Editor December 3, 2020

With the intention of accommodating social distancing, North has four lunch periods after only having three last year. In order to have these four periods, each lunch period is only 25 minutes. While the...

North Forsyth Welcomes its New Principal for 20-21 School Year, Mr. Bob Carnaroli

North Forsyth Welcomes its New Principal for 20-21 School Year, Mr. Bob Carnaroli

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2020

North Forsyth announced Mr. Bob Carnaroli as the new principal for the 2020-2021 school year at a meeting in the Hub on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The news comes after the incumbent, Mr. Jeff Cheney, was announced...

It is time for Generation Z to take a stand and change our image. One person can make a difference, but together we can change the world.

Generation Z: Generation Z Faces A Dilemma; Stay the Same, or Change the World

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer February 28, 2019

Each generation has their own set of strengths and weaknesses that can be traced back to them. Somehow Generation Z, or our current generation,  has been linked to a larger list of weaknesses than past...

Hardly a fact is more sobering than watching literature fall from the grandeur of Dumas or Dickens to the sloppy drama-fest of such stories as twilight.

Where Did the Storytellers Go?

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor January 27, 2016

Do you absolutely love The Hunger Games?  How about Divergent, Twilight, or any other story written and/or turned into a movie in the last ten years?  While pretty explosions and “heartbreaking”...

Within a couple years, North Forsyth High School will be equipped with many new upgrades to the campus, including a new gym, cafeteria, and many more classrooms.

NFHS: A Promising Work in Progress

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer September 1, 2015

Summer break has officially ended, and the dreaded return to school has arrived. However, if going back to school was not bad enough, students at North have another thing to moan and groan about: construction....

One of the astounding minarets rises from the Blue Mosque, located in Istanbul, Turkey.  These works of architecture show the remnants of the beauty and innovation of the Islamic nation.

What Once Was a Diamond

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer May 12, 2015

Before the days when religion ruled mankind, before the days when it would even bother to kill for such a petty thing, a proud civilization rose from the sands of the east that would witness the world...

With a single spark, everything in a dark world can change, even the course of time itself.

A Spark to a Blind Eye

Bim Peacock, Photo Editor May 8, 2015

Forever stalks the night across these barren fields of dust.  Its step falls with reigning control as warden of all that ever breathed, all that ever sought to strike out and grasp reality, to grasp the...

The flames are loud and violent, and the smoke tastes like change.

It’s just as bad as the other times

Sam Perryman, Prose Editor April 20, 2015

Lisa cries in her room. She hides from her family. In the kitchen, a pot boils over, And the sauce bubbles and burns on the eye of the stove. John’s room is vacant; He sits outside where...

People tend to get judged about everything, so instead of holding back who you are, embrace the personality and accept it. Don’t hide behind a fake mask or change who you are.

Something Big

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer February 10, 2015

I’m never good enough. Or at least that’s how it’s always been. Apparently, I’m ordinary, but that’s far from my reality to say the least: I am a mid-fielder on the high school soccer team...

“Bright lights filling my mind	
cease to light the way. Fiery blood once flowing through my veins 
stops cold in its tracks.”

The Disappeared

Grace Hanks, Staff Writer December 19, 2014

Gone is the breath that once filled my lungs. Gone is the pain that once filled this cavity in my soul   Bright lights filling my mind cease to light the way Fiery blood once...

Whether we find inspiration in refined Southern magazines, antique Appalachian farmyards, reviving native festivals, or a combination of the three, we must allow our new springtime bedroom to encompass our own views of revival and the world around us. There is no reason for us to stress over perfectly achieving one theme or another; if we are the ones performing the reorganizing for ourselves, it will turn out perfectly.

How to Awaken Your Space: Three Southern Themes to Welcome Spring

Caitlin Shelby, Staff Writer April 7, 2014

With the arrival of spring fresh at our doorsteps and ready to be let in, why not take it into our own hands to give spring a warm welcome within our rooms? The snow has passed, the rains are beginning,...

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