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North Forsyth’s Advanced Drama Performed Dearly Departed

The photo depicts Ray-Bud and Lucille talking about the upcoming funeral.
Photo By: Imogene Ragan

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Dearly Departed was performed by the Advanced Drama class at the Performing Arts Center on Dec. 23, 24, and 25 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. The show is set in the backwoods of South, starring a typical Southern family.  In the play, an old man passed away which caused more family problems than there...

North’s Theatre Dept. Holds Auditions for the New Musical, Big Fish

Three students acting and reading the script in the final auditions.

Genna Gunter, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

  The NFHS drama department will be performing the play “Big Fish” in the upcoming spring. “Big Fish” is about a son and a father trying to fix their relationship. The father has told the son stories his whole life, and now the boy has to try and sort it all out as he starts his o...

Behind the Curtain Of Pac The Pack

(Photo By: Sydney Jarrard). Harley Ansbro and Jen Vincent’s performance of Anything you can do from Annie get your gun. We never got to find out who was better, but the performance was amazing.

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

North’s drama department brought something new this year with a student talent showcase called Pack the Pac, where any student can audition and show off their talent for free. This showcase took place at North Forsyth High School’s performing arts center on November 14, at 8 p.m.    Th...

The Making of North Forsyth’s One Act Plays, “A Piece of My Heart” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

 “A Midsummer Night's Dream” and “A Piece of My Heart” were showcased October 18 and October 19 in the PAC. The “Piece of My Heart” cast practiced hard for the plays, having dress rehearsals this past week.

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

  With the curtains drawn back and the beaming faces on stage, the NFHS drama department showcased their two first shows of the year on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19: “A Piece of My Heart” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” They performed “A Piece of My Heart” and “A Mids...

North Forsyth Drama Puts on “A Piece of My Heart”

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Photo from North Forsyth Drama Instagram.

Jen Vincent and Jen Vincent

October 17, 2019

The North Forsyth Drama department is putting on their first show of the year called “A Piece of My Heart.” The dates for the show are Oct 18 at 7 p.m. and  Oct. 19 at 2 p.m and 7 p.m. The show is based on a true story about six courageous women sent to Vietnam and their struggles to make sense o...

PAC Renovations Leave Drama Department in Awe

PAC Renovations Leave Drama Department in Awe

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s Performing Arts Center was recently renovated this past summer. NFHS PAC center was built in 1997 and has never been renovated in its 22 years of being occupied until now. All lighting, sound system, and set-up have been outdated for over twenty years, and now has been ...

“Brigadoon” Brings Down the Stage

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

April 30, 2019

Triple Threat, the highest level of North’s theater  program, put on the renowned musical “Brigadoon” from April 11 through April 13. After months of hard work and preparation, the students hit center stage to bring the mystical land of Brigadoon to life. The students of Triple Threat neve...

NFHS Thespians Attend ThesCon 2019: A Recap

NFHS Thespians had a blast at ThesCon 2019!

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

Between Feb. 7 and Feb. 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s inducted thespians enjoyed the experience of another successful Thespian Conference (ThesCon). This year’s conference was held at Columbus State University. Every year, student thespians from all over Georgia come together at ThesCon to partic...

Must Watch New Dramas of Fall 2018

It is that time of year, when we are all spreading cheer. Fall drama time is here!

Ramya Raja, News Editor

November 1, 2018

Television networks are beginning to premiere seasons of both new and old shows after a roughly four-month long hiatus. While there are far more than ten new shows coming to the small screen this October, and literally thousands of shows returning, here is a breakdown of the top 10 newly anticipated...

Student Favorite “Stranger Things” Returns for Season Two

Even teachers are hooked on the hit series Stranger Things as seen by this poster hanging outside of a classroom. Mrs. Euing placed this outside of her room during the 2016 school year as a way to engage with her students during the height of the show’s popularity; the poster includes a picture of the character Barb and tear-off alternatives for her fate, which will be revealed in the upcoming season.

Leilani Gibbons, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2017

The anticipation is over as the increasingly popular Netflix original TV series, “Stranger Things”, will return with a second season this Oct. 27. The eight-episode show instantly became a sensation when it aired on Netflix in July of 2016 and since then, it has received various forms of recognition...

NFHS Holds First Annual Clubapalooza

Senior Sarah Hubbard explaining what Y-club is all about.

Connor Tennies, Sports Editor

September 23, 2015

On the 21st of August, Principal Cheney decided that NFHS should do an event that introduces clubs to freshmen and sophomores. This new event, called Clubapalooza, was a big success. Here at North we strive for students to take on extracurricular activities in order to pursue their interests and suppor...

Theatre School: The Journey and Reality

The view of Chicago from the conference room of The Theatre School at DePaul University. (Taken during my tour of the school in January.)

Hannah Manikowski, Editorials Editor

March 30, 2015

“Getting into theatre school is like getting into law school. The only differences are that acceptance rates are lower, those outside of the theatre world will not respect your acceptance on the same level that they would respect a law student’s, and you have to go through the whole process as an...

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