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Juniors, Aspen Townley and Brodie Mizer embrace the Christmas spirit decorating cards for the National Honor Society. Photo by Ella Hill.

How NFHS Clubs are Giving Back this Holiday Season

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer December 12, 2020

As Christmas inches closer and closer, clubs at North Forsyth are becoming more and more involved in the community. Clubs like National Honor Society (NHS), National English Honor Society (NEHS), and Beta...

Raider Nation participated in a door decorating contest the week of Oct. 26-30. Clubs and teachers were able to create elaborate door designs for Homecoming week. Photo by @nfhsraiderwire on Instagram.

NFHS’ Homecoming Door Decorating Contest

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor November 4, 2020

In the spirit of Homecoming, North Forsyth High School put on a door decorating contest the week of Oct. 26-30. Students and teachers displayed their artistic abilities by creating a door design that would...

The art club works on their Day of the Dead project.

Art Club Celebrates The Day of the Dead

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer November 18, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s art club met up this past Wellness Wednesday to begin a project about The Day of the Dead. They will be representing this classic Latin American holiday with their own  pieces...

Montesinos and the men’s volleyball team are a new club at NFHS that is very secretive and exclusive. The club is one of many clubs that Monte has sponsored and was started in hopes of breaking gender barriers in high school sports.

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...

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...

A photo of an Esports competition and its trophy prize. (Photo credited to: IBM corporation)

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...

The toy drive hosted by NEHS is just one of several club drives at North.  Try and get involved this holiday season by donating or volunteering in our community!

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...

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...

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

Mackenzie Cary, President, and Morgan Kilpatrick, Vice President, both worked to arrange the event scheduled in Mr. Hodges’ classroom, Room 343. “It’s going to be a cha-RIOT,” senior Mackenzie said, laughing.

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...

Lany Campbell, Ramya Raja, and Grace Wood strike a pose to represent students that participate in extracurricular activities versus people who do not.

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...

The picture shows two signs advertising the GSA at North High. The one on the right reads “NFHS GSA MAKE DIFFERENT THE NEW NORMAL” which is to sum up a huge part of the club’s purpose, making LGBTQ+ students feel less estranged. Photo by Diana Rodgers.

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,...

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