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Sending Off The Student Athletes to College

Sending Off The  Student Athletes to College

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

Senior Year is Easy-Breezy

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

Seniors- Everything you Need to Know about FAFSA

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

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

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?

Is College Really Worth the Time and Money?

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

College Preparation at North: College Fair and College Night

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

How To Choose Your College Major

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?

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for 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

Ceramics Art Show At LaGrange University

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

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

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

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

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...

Alabama Sweeps Last-Minute Victory Against Georgia in SEC Championship Game: An Analysis Based on Past History

Alabama Sweeps Last-Minute Victory Against Georgia in SEC Championship Game: An Analysis Based on Past History

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

December 22, 2018

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the University of Alabama’s football team turned the tide to beat the Georgia Bulldogs in this football season’s SEC Championship Game. Georgia appeared to have the upper hand at the end of the first half, but with a change of players and some impressive plays, the Alabama Crimson Tide managed to pull ahead to win the game, scoring 35 points against Georgia’s 28. The game was held in Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta; ...

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