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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; ...

Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 4, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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