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Eric Schaub, who plays Ebenezer Scrooge, gives the audience a fantastic performance

“A Christmas Carol”: A Whimsical Christmas Special

Maddie Lewis and Christina Manes December 19, 2023

  On Fri. Dec. 8, the Advanced Theater Department here at North Forsyth High School put on the show, “A Christmas Carol”, a story written by Charles Dickens for the upcoming Christmas Season. ...

New York’s famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree

Christmas is Still Here

Kate Jennings, Feature Editor December 12, 2023

What ever happened to Christmas? One day you blink, and it seems that all that childhood magic is gone.    When you’re growing up, Christmas is magical and joyful. Santa eats your cookies...

 President Joe Biden speaks at the annual national Christmas tree lighting after the tree is successfully mounted again.

National Christmas Tree Toppled

Janis Parry and Abbey Underhill December 11, 2023

  The National Christmas tree succumbed to winds going up to 45 miles per hour on Nov. 28. The 40-foot tree, which was positioned on the Ellipse, located at the front of the White House fell at...

Christmas is the best time to get anything off of your wishlist.

Top 5 Gifts

Rohani Nguyen, Editor in Chief December 10, 2023

December has officially started which means parents are going to be asking for their kids' Christmas lists. Every year children are racking their heads around what they want to ask for. This year journalism...

The movie “Die Hard” takes place in Los Angeles.

“Die Hard” is NOT a Christmas movie

Grace Hutka and Cameron Simpson December 7, 2023

Christmas is a time of year everyone looks forward to. The food, family and fun are continuous and infectious. Many families start watching Christmas movies to get into the spirit, which raises the question...

Turkeys before Santa.

Turkeys Come Before Santa

Katelyn Tillotson, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

It’s now November, and time to take down the vampires, frankenstein, jack-o-lanterns and spider webs. The buzz of Halloween is now over, “trick or treat” is a phrase retired until next October, and...

Top 6 best Christmas desserts. Photo by: Kinley Waltman

Top 6 Christmas Desserts

Kinley Waltman, News Editor December 16, 2022

Christmas is a time for celebration and joy, and one way to add to festivity is by enjoying delicious desserts. Christmas treats are often enjoyed with family and friends, adding to the sense of warmth...

Christmas is around the corner and there are so many songs to listen to until it is over. Photo by: Reader’s Digest

Top 5 Christmas Songs

Rohani Nguyen, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Christmas has started early at North Forsyth this year. Teachers and students started getting into the Christmas spirit right after Thanksgiving break. Christmas music playing in different classrooms puts...

The lighted path of fresh blanketed snow, “what a wonderful slight,” she thought. (Photo By: Artist Network)

Winter Is Here

Maddie Lewis, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Winter is here  Snow blankets across the naked trees,  The sun smiles but hides between the thick wispy clouds Wind rushed by her, Catching her by surprise    Winter is here Her...

Bring Christ back into Christmas. Photo by ChurchLeaders.

Remember & Celebrate the True Meaning of Christmas

Kiera Walker, Staff Writer December 25, 2021

The most wonderful time of the year, Dec. 25, falls on a Saturday this year. Everyone loves Christmas: the music, the movies, the traditions, the Christmas dinner and, of course, the gifts. According to...

These are some of the main characters in many favorite Christmas movies. Photo By: Shutterstock

Top Five Christmas Movies— What Should You Watch If You Haven’t Already!

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Christmas movies set the mood for the holiday season and are always fun to watch with friends and family. These are some of the top Christmas movies:   1. "Elf"   “Elf” was released...

“The Angel Tree” that everyone could donate to. Photo by Kinley Waltman.

The Amazing Angel Tree

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

“The Angel Tree” is a contribution that North performs every year during the holiday season. During this time, students from various clubs sign up to bring in a gift and donate it to a child in need,...

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