The Raider Wire

Raider Marching Band Dominates in First Competition of the Season

Band officers celebrate as they find out their percussion won first place overall. Photo by: Wolverine Classic photo staff.

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2019

The Raider Marching Band received all superior ratings after their performance at the 2019 Wolverine Classic, earning them first place in their class in every category, second place band overall, third place drum major overall, third place guard overall, and first place percussion overall.  The ba...

NFHS Latin Club Put the Pedal to the Metal in Mario Kart Tournament

Three Mario Kart Tournament racers, Cara Cobb, 11th (left), Jonah Wagner, 10th (left middle), and JD Nieman, 9th (far right), compete in the final race to determine the winner of the tournament.

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

On Nov. 7, the North Forsyth High School Latin Club held their second Mario Kart Tournament in the library from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to raise money and support for future events. And, of course, have fun. Last year, the Mario Club was also a big hit. It was held in the cafeteria in 2017, but in order to ...

Georgia Bulldogs Triumph Against Florida Gators With 36-17 Final Score

Georgia’s quarterback, Jake Fromm, is shown looking to throw the ball to his fellow teammates. (Photo from Associated Press.)

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, the age-old Florida-Georgia rivalry was reincarnated once more in an exciting game at Jacksonville, Florida. The seventh-ranked Georgia Bulldogs defeated the ninth-ranked Florida Gators, ending the game with a score of 36-17. Because of this loss, the Florida Gators are elimi...

Alliance Academy for Innovation Defeats North Forsyth In First JV Academic Team

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Alliance Academy won against North Forsyth (350-110) on October 1 in the first Junior Varsity Academic Team match of the fall season. Both teams competed professionally during the hour-long competition in which members from Alliance Academy showed great sportsmanship after winning. For background info...

Esports in Schools

A photo of an Esports competition and its trophy prize. (Photo credited to: IBM corporation)

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

Esports is a growing competition between players participate either alone or in a team against others for sometimes large prize pools and it is beginning to spread into schools and colleges. NFHS is no exception with a new club being made for Esports at the high school competitive level. The Esports ...

Raider Robotics State Championship

Students (right to left)  Ramya Raja, Maria DeSouza, Andrew Collett, Owen Taylor, Jacob Nickles, Logan Swafford and Eric Laurin all proudly stand with their robots after competing in the VEX state championship.

Ramya Raja, News and Sports Editor

March 8, 2018

  North Forsyth High School’s robotics club, Raider Robotics, had four teams qualify for the VEX robotics state championship at Ola High School in McDonough, GA during the weekend of March 2-3. Teams 3536S, 3536M, 3536R, and 3536Y represented North Forsyth High School this past weekend, and...

Raider Representation in the Governor’s Honors Program

The students accepted into the Governor’s Honors Program as finalists will be invited to a summer instructional program at Berry College. They will be supplied with opportunities to grow and learn more in their fields of interest.

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Out of all Forsyth County School students, 14 students from the Raider Nation have been selected to represent our county and advance to the state level of the Governor’s Honors Program. This is a prestigious summer instructional program for only a select group of especially gifted nominees from all...

North Forsyth High School’s Performance at Georgia DECA CDC 2017

NFHS students wait with bated breath to see if they placed in their category at the closing ceremony. For most categories, students had to be in the top seven to place.

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017

This year’s Georgia DECA State Career Development Conference (CDC) was held Feb. 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta. This competition event brings students and advisors from all over the state to one location. North Forsyth High School’s DECA program sent 32 students to participate. These students...

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

(L) The team at Dalton with their creativity award (left to right) Jacob Nickels, Angel Mercado, Logan Swafford, Jason Gay,(Coach) Jodie Marshall, Noah Davis, Ryan Oswalt, Radhika Raja, Eric Laurin and Chase Frye. (R) The team at Columbus with the award winning robot (middle), Ramya Raja, (Left to Right), Chase Frye, Nick Fornek, Logan Swafford, Jacob Nickels, Noah Davis and Micah Davis.

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

North Forsyth DECA Takes Home 13 Awards at District Competition

The North Forsyth winners of the district competition will be back in action on February 16-18 at the State Career Development Conference in Atlanta. They will compete in categories that will enhance their confidence, experience and knowledge about the fields of marketing, business and finance.

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

February 10, 2017

The members of DECA, a club that prepares emerging leaders in marketing, finance and hospitality in today’s society, represented North Forsyth exceptionally well during its Region 8A competition at First Baptist Church on December 1. The event marked an important milestone for every student involved,...

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Photo used with permission by Karen Vincent. James Vincent, sophomore at NFHS, competing in an event at the 2016 All-Service Raider Championship. Competitions require a lot of practice and dedication and Vincent demonstrates these factors when competing.

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

The NFHS Raider Team is operated under the JROTC program at North Forsyth High School. Gunny Snook supervises the group as they compete as a military-style physical fitness team. They compete against other JROTC schools in upper body strength and endurance. There is an all-male team, an all-female team...

NFHS Winter Guard Not Competing This Year

The Winter Guard last year performed their show “Lovely” at competition last year. The group gracefully danced along to the peaceful song at competitions, exhibitions, and practices.

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

This year, the North Forsyth High School Winter Guard will not participate in any competitions. Instead, they will work on perfecting technique and teaching newcomers, including 8th grade students who are interested in doing fall and winter guard, how to do everything so that they will be prepared for...

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