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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...

Scholarships for College that Require Zero Effort

Scholarships for College that Require Zero Effort

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

With graduation around the corner, the procrastinators who thought that there would be more time to prepare for college are scrounging to find the easiest scholarships that take the least time to apply for. Below is a list of hassle-free, no-essay scholarships that almost anyone in need of money can...

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Clemson’s Win Over Alabama

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 35 years of waiting, the Clemson Tigers have reclaimed the title as national champions in the College Football Playoff national championship game against Alabama, winning 35-31.  The game was tight, with Clemson managing to score the winning goal in the last second.  Given that the Crimson Tide...

UGA Is Not the Only Option

UGA Is Not the Only Option

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016


Filed under Columns

As a senior in fall semester, I am no stranger to the college application process: I have toured, attended and researched with the best of them, and I am beginning to notice a problem with the way students view college. At North, we are repeatedly encouraged to learn more about the larger institutions....

Smart Attacks the Day

Smart Attacks the Day

Hailey Yarbrough, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Along with the pumpkin spice lattes and corn mazes, fall brings back SEC football to the South, and with college football, Georgia cannot wait to cheer on their beloved Georgia Bulldogs. University of Georgia is widely renowned for their football program and can be found between those notorious hedges....

Kris Jenkins and the Wildcats Stun the Tar Heels

Kris Jenkins and the Wildcats Stun the Tar Heels

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With his team down by three points, Marcus Paige, the guard for UNC, went for the game tying 3-pointer. Every person in the NRG Stadium stood in anxious anticipation as the senior from North Carolina pulled up, double clutched to avoid the charging Villanova defenders, and finally released the ball as...

Pride-Filled College Campuses in Georgia

Pride-Filled College Campuses in Georgia

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Going to college in Georgia can be challenging considerably more so if one is a member of the LGBT+ society, but there are still some schools that are outwardly pride positive. For the most part, college is the first time that people are on their own, and for LGBT+ members, it often is the first time...

Speech Forensics: North Forsyth’s Newest Core Elective

Speech Forensics: North Forsyth’s Newest Core Elective

Natalie Wilson, Associative Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Along with the many additions (good and bad) to North Forsyth this year, Mrs. McConnell introduces Speech Forensics, a class focused on turning students into better public speakers. Interested in her intentions for the course, Mrs. McConnell and I discussed how she plans to turn her students into great...

Get Linked!

Get Linked!

Brandon Moss, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

It is a well-known fact that high school and college students rule the world of social media. Be it Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook, students are well-connected at all times via smartphones and computers. Technology brings ease to one’s everyday life. So, why not put it to some real use? During...

A New Member Joins NSCS

A New Member Joins NSCS

Jade Flack, Staff writer

April 2, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

On February 26, 2015, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomed Emma Marie Browning from Cumming, Georgia as a new member. “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources,...

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