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Senior Alex Gonzalez Signs With University of Iowa for Swim

Coach Tyler Martin introduces the crowd to Alex Gonzalez at the North Forsyth High school signing ceremony (Photo By: Peyton Stenander).

Peyton Stenander, Staff writer

February 26, 2020

Senior Alex Gonzalez, a varsity swimmer, recently signed with the University of Iowa to continue his swimming career. Alex has been swimming competitively since he was six years old.  He has been a part of two teams, Swim Atlanta and North Forsyth. His coaches and teammates have watched him grow physicall...

Sending Off The Student Athletes to College

North’s athletes ready to sign to their respective colleges. Photo by Jess Dillon.

Jess Dillon, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

National Sports Signing Day is a huge day for student athletes and for their  parents as well. This event took place in the PAC at 10:30 a.m on Wednesday the thirteenth. There were  lots of smiles and a congratulatory mood as students step into their future with their selected college choices. Other...

Senior Year is Easy-Breezy

Photo Caption: Senior Anes Ribic applies to his dream school, Harvard. He has no worries at all about getting in. Photo by Abby Marks.

Abby Marks, Editor-In-Chief

November 22, 2019

Senior year: the moment everyone eagerly anticipates from the moment they first walk through the doors of North Forsyth for their freshman year. Special celebrations, senior nights and many lasts lay ahead, ensuring the absolute best year of their lives thus far. The hardest years of high school lay behind...

Seniors- Everything you Need to Know about FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a government form that helps students go to college for free. Filling out the form is easy and only requires a few steps.

Daphni Torres, News Editor

November 19, 2019

FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, has been opened to students to fill out since Oct. 1 available to until June 30. FAFSA is a government-provided form available to fill out for free online that helps students going to college or career school with access to grants, loans, and wo...

Forsyth County Scores the Highest ACT Scores for the Fifth Year in a Row

The ACT, a standardized tests consisting of questions related to english, mathematics, reading, and science, top scores in large school districts in Georgia were Forsyth County.

Daphni Torres, News Editor

November 19, 2019

For the fifth year in a row, Forsyth County high schools have maintained their reputation for the highest ACT scores in large school districts in Georgia with an average score of 24.5. Forsyth’s 5 high schools - Central, Lambert, North, South, and West- were all reported to be in the top 55 out of 443 ...

Is College Really Worth the Time and Money?

Augusta University,
top, $23,156 USD per semester. Gwinnett Technical College, bottom, $12,335 USD for four years.

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

College is not a requirement in life, and while that may sound obvious, many people feel that they need to waste their time getting a degree that decides their path in life. Getting a job that does not require a college education can be beneficial in the long run and beneficial to the economy, so college does...

College Preparation at North: College Fair and College Night

North partnered up with The College Family Plan for this special event on the night of September 10.

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

September 20, 2019

Whether you’re applying to college now or later, opportunities for students at North to learn about college preparation are only expanding. College Fair, on Sept. 9, and College Night, on Sept. 10, are two experiences where students can learn about college preparation in two different ways.  ...

How To Choose Your College Major

Business degrees are currently the most sought after job in America currently, taking about 39% of the demand.

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

If you intend to earn a professional degree after High School, you will probably need certain courses or prerequisites Some colleges ask you to list your expected major on your college application--although "undecided" is usually an option but do not require you to declare a definitive degree until later...

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for Senior Year?

The Class of 2019 is celebrating the end of their high school years. Are you ready for your senior year?

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

April 18, 2019

Graduation is something all students wait for restlessly as they look forward to college, independence and adulthood. Senior year may seem like it is taking forever to come, but it will be rolling around the corner before you know it. Are you ready for senior year? What are your questions about what t...

Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

North junior Joel Edmonson stands next to his piece, titled “Turtle Teapot.”

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On March 9, a Saturday morning, the North Forsyth High School ceramics class attended an awards ceremony at LaGrange University for the Georgia High School Art Exhibition and Symposium. Teachers and students from all schools across Georgia were invited to take part in hands-on workshops, with subjec...

Attention Seniors! What You Need to Bring to College, Other Than Yourself

As the school year winds to a close, the majority of seniors have only one thing on their minds: college. Whether one is choosing to move out of state or just down the road, the possibilities are endless and the future is bright.

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019

As the second semester of school begins, there is one thing on everyone’s mind: summer. For freshmen, summer means suntanning and sleepovers; for sophomores driving lessons and increased freedom. For juniors summer is spent getting excited for senior year, and for seniors it means preparing for college....

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Carly Henning, Canby Biddle, Mary Ellen Enright, Paul Watkins, Caleb Vercek, Brody Westbrooks (Left to Right) are proud recipients of sport scholarships.

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Six Raider athletes honored the tradition of signing on to play sports at their respected colleges in ceremony. The signings take place at North Forsyth where families, friends and teammates can see their athletes move on to the next chapter as an athlete. Mary Ellen Enright, who recently was named c...

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