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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


Filed under Features, Showcase

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


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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; ...

Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, School, Showcase

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, North Forsyth High School hosted a dual enrollment night for parents and students, in order to showcase the various opportunities local colleges provide for juniors and seniors seeking to get a kick start on their college education.   The two local colleges that North allows stu...

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

Every year when October comes around, students begin preparing and studying for the PSAT. Freshman, sophomores, and juniors are all able to take it; however, sophomores are the only grade required to take it. It is a great way to prepare and know what to expect on the actual SAT. When preparing ...

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go” – College Visits, Yes or No?

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go” – College Visits, Yes or No?

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The children’s book “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss is a popular gift to those who are graduating from high school. It talks about many different opportunities for a person’s future. After graduating high school, a young adult can begin a career, obtain technical training or head to c...

To AP or Not To AP…

To AP or Not To AP…

Bella Angell, Opinion/Feature Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This time of year, during registration, the discussion among parents and students turns to Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Is the teacher recommending a student for an AP class? Who should take AP classes and why? Should the student take the class or waive out? Parents and students are planning classes...

Seniors Looking Toward the Future

Seniors Looking Toward the Future

Leilani Gibbons, Editor- in- Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the school year progresses, seniors across the United States are either dreading or longing for their final days of required education, enduring the waiting period before they are sent out of the door into the “real world”. With this season of anticipation comes the looming presence of the ever...

Senior Year: What You Need To Know

Senior Year: What You Need To Know

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Finally, after three years of pain and agony, senior year is upon you. You have put in the work and now you have to start looking at and applying to colleges, taking standardized exams and worrying about keeping good grades in the four classes you are obligated to take. Although this sounds like a...

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Features

North Forsyth’s halls are sprinkled with incredibly talented actors, singers, mathematicians, musicians and many more. One of these gifted musicians is senior Anna Grace Brown, one of three oboists here at North.   She started playing the oboe in sixth grade at North Forsyth Middle School...

Why Pay for College?

Why Pay for College?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

For thirteen years of their lives, most children who go to school are blessed enough to not have to pay a penny for their education. Public elementary, middle, and high schools cost nothing directly to parents who seek to give their children an education. If this is the case for most childrens’ thirteen...

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The U.S. Naval Academy appointed seniors Bryan Garcia and Shaun Herock Jr. to attend college in Annapolis, Maryland next year and ultimately serve their country as officers in their branch of choice. As students, the two will receive full scholarships and a monthly allotment for other expenses. “I think I can get a tremendous amount of leaders...

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