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Santa Quits Christmas This Year

Santa Quits Christmas This Year

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

December 22, 2018

On Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, Saint Nicholas--commonly known as Santa Claus--stated that he would be quitting Christmas. At 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Nicholas stood in front of his home at the North Pole, with millions of elves and reporters from all around the world watching. With a distressed look on his f...

Top 7 Unique Gifts for Your Friends this Christmas

Top 7 Unique Gifts for Your Friends this Christmas

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

December 18, 2018

The holidays are quickly approaching and the average teenager is already anticipating their various secret santa parties and racking their brains with gift ideas for their friendship circles. For the gift-giving impaired, Christmas can quickly turn from a joyous holiday to a stressful one. However, th...

Holiday Choir Concert

Holiday Choir Concert

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

On December 11th, North Forsyth High School’s choir program hosted their annual holiday concert at Cumming First United Methodist Church. The 2018 Holiday Choir Concert will showcase all four NFHS ensembles. From Chamber Choir to Cantamus to Raider Chorale to Acapella Club, the audience had the oppo...

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

Get Your NFHS Ornaments Today

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...

Real Versus Artificial Christmas Trees: Which Are You?

Real Versus Artificial Christmas Trees: Which Are You?

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor

December 20, 2017

Are you a real Christmas tree person or an artificial tree person? Most people have a definite opinion on this subject, and it usually stems from what kind of tree their families have. There are many thoughts and opinions on Christmas trees based on different benefits. “Real trees smell good and...

Red and Green Mean: Black Friday

Red and Green Mean: Black Friday

Bella Angell

December 7, 2017

It is almost that time of the year: when the Friday after Thanksgiving cues the holiday season. The official name is “Black Friday.” The phrase Black Friday refers to the single day of the year when many retail companies finally go “into the black” meaning they make a profit. This is when...

Volunteer Opportunities at North This Holiday Season

Volunteer Opportunities at North This Holiday Season

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

December 7, 2017

The holiday season is right around the corner. The month of December has become a time which reminds people of the importance of friends and family, of the necessity of community and togetherness, and of the benefits of giving gifts and helping people in need. With Christmas and other holidays fast app...

WOW Your Family at Christmas With This Mac & Cheese Recipe

WOW Your Family at Christmas With This Mac & Cheese Recipe

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

This creamy, crumb-topped macaroni and cheese is not only a great side dish for the holidays, but also one of the best comfort foods for any time of the year. It is quick and easy to make; most people already have all of these ingredients in their kitchen. Ingredients needed to make six servings: 1½ cups of uncooke...

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016

  Although we all hate to admit it, we all forget to buy Christmas gifts for each other at some point in our lives. For this reason, I have compiled a list of DIY quick Christmas gifts so you can make sure nobody is excluded this Christmas. 1). Hot Chocolate Snowmen For the first gift,...

A Not-So-Boring Christmas

A Not-So-Boring Christmas

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

We all like to stay home with a cup of coffee, a blanket and a classic Christmas movie. However, we all eventually get cabin fever and feel the need to get out of the house. There are many things to do all over North Georgia, including Atlanta, to inspire Christmas spirit and here are some of the most...

The Most Famous Reindeer of All Turns Fifty

The Most Famous Reindeer of All Turns Fifty

Morgan Champion, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

With Christmas right around the corner, everyone is surfing through their cable televisions and local convenience stores attempting to find the best new holiday block-busters, but perhaps, we are doing it all wrong. Perhaps, we do not need new films, as the classics will do just fine. In fact, one movie has lasted through the ages: half-a-century to be exact...

MI/MO Class Gives Back for Christmas

MI/MO Class Gives Back for 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....

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