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Totally Expert Opinions on the Overwhelming Smell Plaguing Forsyth

Mrs. Cheney (left) and Mr. Cheney (right)
at a Georgia football game.

Sarah Treusch, News & Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

Stepping outside anywhere in Forsyth county, citizens gag, cover their nose and scream out of fear because of the wretched stench that engulfs the county. Speculators believe that the cause of the smell is the chicken plant. Karens, rebellious teens, and dogs --all of whom typically have quite diffe...

How COVID-19 has Affected the United States Economy

Due to the coronavirus, the stock markets have decreased greatly in the past couple of months. (Photo By BBC News}

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

COVID-19 has made its way over to the United States, and it is not just the wellbeing of our people that is being affected but the economy and the stock market have been affected as well. The stock market has played a huge role in our economy since the very beginning of the United States of America. M...

Top Ten Ways to Stay Entertained in Quarantine

The High Art Museum has been posting weekly challenges to keep people entertained at home. Week one was to recreate art from the museum, using items around the house; I recreated a photography piece by Clarence Laughlin. (Photo by Grace Wood)

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2020

For over a month now, we have not been able to go to school or even go see our friends hardly because of quarantine, but it does not mean we can’t have a little fun cooped up in our own homes. Here is a top ten list of different things you can do to pass the time during quarantine: Make/Watch Tik...

Yungblud Throws a Corona-Proof Virtual Concert

Many shows have been either canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus. English musician Yungblud has been coming up with new ways to keep his fans entertained throughout this global pandemic.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2020

British pop-rock artist Yungblud bounced into action when his upcoming international tour was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. In just 72 hours, he put together his own digital concert with a twist. He safely served fans with a Rock n’ Roll version of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that last...

2020 Summer Olympics Postponed for the First Time in History

The Olympics have been pushed back to 2021. What does that mean for the future of the Games? (Photo By: Charly Triballeau / AFP via Getty Images)

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020, the Tokyo Summer Olympics has been pushed back to the summer of 2021. The Games have been canceled in the past, such as in 1916, 1940, and 1944, but 2020 marks the historic year of the first time the games have been postponed since its creation in 1863. Despit...

You Shouldn’t Panic About the Coronavirus

Thank you notes that some students left behind for their teacher during the quarantine. Photo by: Melissa Gresham

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

In no way do I mean to downplay the seriousness or severity of COVID-19. Although we should be trying our best to avoid the virus, I wish to inform people that death should not be a fear of the typical North Forsyth High School student.  It is not surprising that more people are beginning to panic. Wi...

Online School vs. Normal School

Students, parents and teachers in Forsyth County are learning that the differences between online and normal school are much greater than they ever imagined.

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

School is stressful! Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go right because your mind is so into your work. Since our school transitioned to online learning due to COVID-19, everyone seems to be even more stressed, but why? Online school and normal school seem like they aren't that different...

Coronavirus Infects Georgia

Gov. Brian Kemp recently gave the announcement of further closing all Georgia schools through April 25. Photo by Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

The Coronavirus enters into Fulton county and spreads. As of March 10, 17 people have tested positive for the virus. The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been the biggest thing on people's minds, with the MARTA doing a complete disinfect and New York going into a state of emergency. From simp...

Coronavirus Concerns Lead to Suspension of All State Exams

All state testing has been postponed by State School Superintendent Woods, including EOC’s. EOC tests normally count for 20% of a student’s grade in the course. Photo by Abby Marks.

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2020

Amidst the worries and concerns about the spread of the new Coronavirus, State School Superintendent Richard Woods has decided to suspend all state testing until further notice. This decision affects all state-wide testing, including EOC’s and Milestones. The suspension also covers teacher and leader...

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