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Fourth Annual Joe Dumphy Memorial Golf Tournament raises $31,000

Joe Dumphy was described as having “an incredible work ethic”, which made him an excellent golfer as well as a “solid citizen.” Photo from the Joe Dumphy Memorial website.

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

The fourth annual Joe Dumphy Memorial golf tournament was held on Saturday, September 6, which funds scholarships for high school students who are college bound and this year the tournament managed to raise over $31,000. It is a tournament that memorializes Joe Dumphy, who tragically passed away afte...

Mission Trips Matter (But Leave the Heroism at Home)

Junior Grace Edwards took a trip to South Africa over the summer and described how it “really took a toll on [her] heart to see the harsh conditions that they had to live through, and yet they were still so joyful and grateful for life.” Her group brought the townships meal kits and got to interact with them face-to-face, fostering meaningful connections and completing important service projects. Moments like these are life-changing, exciting and important; however, it’s important for those going on mission trips to assess their own intentions and impact meticulously.

Holley Murray, Literature Editor

March 29, 2019

A simple refresh of an Instagram feed around June or July each year reveals the false glamour of everyone’s lives: one friend spent two weeks in the Bahamas, another went backpacking in Europe, and yet another posed for a beachside picture with Justin Bieber in Los Angeles. Among all of those shimmering s...

North’s 2018 December Donations!

North is spreading holiday cheer! Several NFHS clubs are fundraising this holiday season and/or are sponsoring local charities! (Photo credit: Luke Miller.)

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 6, 2018

It is that time of year, when everyone is interested in spreading holiday cheer! North Forsyth High School is collecting donations for several different local charities and fundraising to help those in need during the holidays! Students are encouraged to donate and collect donations for these good causes...

Simple Charity Picnic

Simple Charity raised over $500 for charity by hosting a tie-dying picnic. Photo by Madison Rush

Anna Goellner, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

North Forsyth’s chapter of Simple Charity hosted its first picnic on Oct. 7, to raise money for children in Uganda. Simple Charity is a Christian organization that stands for simple acts of charity and love to end global poverty. Every few months, Simple Charity organizes an event to reach the community...

Do you Live to Give?

Students and teachers at first meeting of brand new charity based club at North Forsyth High School, Live to Give.

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

Live to Give, a brand new club at North Forsyth High School, was started up this 2017-2018 school year by Mrs. Dykes who is the official sponsor. This club is a charity organization which will be acting as an umbrella over the other charity- based clubs in the school such as Simple Charity, Key Club...

From Behind the Glass

The wind howls, and the sun peers through the clouds. Haylie Shea Hatch studies the world around her because she knows some will never gaze upon the colors that the sun paints into the sky. Hatch breathes in the world, so she can show others how to breathe it out.

Julie Day, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

The smell of fresh bread wafts down the suburban boulevard while the limitless atmosphere hoists cotton-like clouds in place overhead. Perhaps there are fluorescent street lights and late city nights. There are people dotting the globe, always on the move. Time is just a man-made concept; time is infinite. Unfortunately,...

Harry Potter Club Completes First Successful Campaign

Harry Potter Club Completes First Successful Campaign

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

The clothing drive “Clothe Our House Elves”, hosted by North’s Harry Potter Club, took place from October 27 to November 7. The uprising club collected approximately 12 bags of clothing over this period of time. The Slytherin House took the overall lead, and all organizations benefitting this campaign...

NFHS Lacrosse Serves Wounded Warrior

North Forsyth Wounded Warrior tournament should lead to an improvement on the field.

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

The North Forsyth High School Lacrosse program hosted its first annual Wounded Warrior tournament this past weekend. Wounded Warrior is a charity organization dedicated to serving injured veterans and their families. While running for only ten years, the project has already racked up 148 million dollars...

North Forsyth GSA Club Makes Strides in Jean Drive

GSA Club president, Kylie Jefferis, works to sort through a variety of donated jeans with the help of other club members.

Ashleigh Brown, Senior Editor

February 7, 2014

Aѐropostale and the charity organization DoSomething have joined forces with Fifth Harmony to form “Teens for Jeans,” a charity which collects gently used jeans and donates them to the homeless youth in the local communities. The North Forsyth Gay Straight Alliance club participated in this charit...

MI/MO Class Gives Back for Christmas

MI/MO instructor Mrs.Coffey and Mrs.Gilbert organize the food pantry in preparation for the canned goods to be sent out to children in need this Christmas.

Lacy Hamilton, Editorial Editor

December 19, 2013

North’s Mildy and Moderatly Intellectually Disabled class is collecting canned goods, toiletries, and toys for charity this Christmas season. MI/MO focuses on a mix of academics and life skills, and the instructors have decided to give back to North Forsyth as a lesson on compassion for their students....

Second Chance

“Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” -Anatole France

Maddie Highland, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

Every year, approximately 2.7 million dogs and cats are murdered in U.S. shelters. Some are lucky to live in a no-kill shelter, but sadly most end up in a shelter, where un-adopted animals are exterminated, with no voice to speak up with or a voice to speak up for them. These feeble, vulnerable, and...

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