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Lanierland Park: A New Era for North Forsyth

Lanierland Park: A New Era for North Forsyth

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

In March 2016, ground was officially broken for the construction of a new, 109-acre park off of Jot-Em Down Road named Lanierland Park, coined after its predecessor, Lanierland Music Park, a popular country music hot spot for more than 36 years which closed in 2006. The new recreational park's grand...

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, News, School, Showcase

  In addition to the recently completed construction, North Forsyth High School has set aside a part of its yearly budget to improve its up and coming healthcare pathway. Inspired by the growth of other schools in the district, North is preparing to unveil a completely facilitated training ...

Band Family Migrates to a New Home

Band Family Migrates to a New Home

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the original band room was overtaken by a brand new one located between the cafeteria and the 300 hallway. Students who have a class in the old band room are now located where the old cafeteria used to be. The main purpose of getting a new band room was for space, as items were often...

New Walmart Opening Soon Near NFHS

New Walmart Opening Soon Near NFHS

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The area off of Browns Bridge Road where the new Walmart supercenter will be built is nearly completely cleared out and ready for construction. The Walmart is set to open in June 2017, about ten years after it was first planned to be built. The area is 38 acres total, and it will include 759 parking spaces. When it is complete, the site will i...

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Construction on the pool underneath the newest gym is wrapping up on schedule and Barton Malow is preparing to open it up to the public after fall break. However, not all is well in the world of North Forsyth construction. Continued delays and mismanagement have set back progress on the underground nuclear...

Raider Station Gets a New Home for 2016-2017

Raider Station Gets a New Home for 2016-2017

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016


Filed under News, School, Showcase

The Raider Station, North Forsyth High School’s school store, is expecting a great outcome from this year’s renovations. The newly ranked “Gold” school based enterprise is forecasted to increase by 25% in sales next year. Since this year, The Raider Station has been relocated. Despite the...

Megalodon Sighted at North Forsyth

Megalodon Sighted at North Forsyth

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Torrential rains in Forsyth County over the past few weeks have certainly dampened shoes, attitudes, and the backpacks of anyone trying to walk outside between classes, but few people are aware of the menace these rains have created. Massive lakes have begun forming around North Forsyth High School,...

New Recreation Center for Cumming

New Recreation Center for Cumming

Julie Day, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Early this year, a new recreation center for Cumming, was drafted and set to be finished by October. Due to several delays, the construction was pushed back, but the center will be usable in the year 2016. This building has been an idea for several years; therefore, there are a lot of people happy to...

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

North Forsyth’s Raider Swim Team is receiving some sweet new upgrades this year. Thanks to generous funding from the Forsyth County Board of Education, North Forsyth High School decided to undertake an ambitious project: to finally give the Raider Swim Team its own facility. Rumors have been flying...

A Guide to the Hallways of NFHS

A Guide to the Hallways of NFHS

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Whether you are a freshman who is new to North Forsyth, or a senior who knows the hallways like the back of your hand, it is pretty obvious that the school is currently a maze. Due to the construction that began at the end of the 2014-2015 school year, NFHS may seem like a completely different place....

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