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A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team

A Secret Society: NFHS Men’s Volleyball Team

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Mr. Josh Montesinos, a teacher at North Forsyth High School, has recently started the “most exclusive” and “most secretive” club at NFHS: men’s volleyball. Montesinos decided to start this club in hopes of breaking gender barriers in high school sports. However, this club only “reinforces ...

Alliance Academy for Innovation Defeats North Forsyth In First JV Academic Team

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Alliance Academy won against North Forsyth (350-110) on October 1 in the first Junior Varsity Academic Team match of the fall season. Both teams competed professionally during the hour-long competition in which members from Alliance Academy showed great sportsmanship after winning. For background info...

Esports in Schools

Esports in Schools

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

Esports is a growing competition between players participate either alone or in a team against others for sometimes large prize pools and it is beginning to spread into schools and colleges. NFHS is no exception with a new club being made for Esports at the high school competitive level. The Esports ...

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...

High Honors: National Honor Society and Beta Club Inductions at NFHS

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Wednesday, Sept. 20 was a busy night at North Forsyth High School. Parents were filing into the school with their students dressed professionally which is not surprising considering the accomplishments of these students. The students are receiving high honors as they are inducted in Beta Club and National...

Do you Live to Give?

Do you 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...

Latin Club Schedules Tie-Dye Fundraiser to Raise Money for Chariot Race

Latin Club Schedules Tie-Dye Fundraiser to Raise Money for Chariot Race

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

After a shipping disruption and an angry phone call on Latin Club adviser Mr. Hodges’ behalf, Latin Club officially rescheduled its tie-dye fundraiser from Nov. 16 to the first Wednesday returning from Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 30. Latin Club organized the fundraiser as a way to earn money for the...

Is participation in extracurricular activities linked to success?

Is participation in extracurricular activities linked to success?

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

Often, a person’s ability to succeed is judged based upon the amount of extracurriculars they participate in. Those who are not involved in activities outside of school are often shamed and stereotypically thought to be less successful in life. These views have become a natural thought for many, and...

GSA Creates Safe Community; Parents Shouldn’t Object

GSA Creates Safe Community; Parents Shouldn’t Object

Jennifer Arena, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016

In every school, there is a population of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, etc.) students. Many of these students feel unloved, unaccepted, or isolated by their peers. Often times, this lack of acceptance from their peers can lead to very negative consequences.   Let’s...

Taking A Deeper Look Into North Forsyth’s HOSA Club

Taking A Deeper Look Into North Forsyth’s HOSA Club

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016

HOSA held their first club meeting the morning of August 31, gathering the largest group of students to date. Standing for “Healthcare Occupations for Students of America,” HOSA is a club that helps students “start a road to their dream health career”. This year, HOSA will overlook the blood...

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015

While many students spent Spring Break vacationing or sleeping, the NFHS Robotics Team traveled to Iowa to compete in the US Open Robotics Championship. They were invited, along with about 200 other teams, to attend, based on past performance and results. In preparation for the event, each of the three...

HOSA Competitor Makes National

HOSA Competitor Makes National

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015

Last weekend the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club was well represented by junior Sarah Horne at a state wide competition. HOSA is a competition based club with more than 30 events ranging from writing to CPR, for students both in high school and college. Sarah competed against 42...

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