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Mrs. Dykes, NFHS Finalist For District TOTY

Mrs. Dykes, NFHS Finalist For District TOTY

Marvin Cruz

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Teacher of the Year (TOTY) is an award given school-wide and district-wide between several schools. For the 2018-2019 school year, the staff at NFHS has voted for Mrs. Amy Dykes to be the NFHS teacher of the year, and she has even been chosen to represent North as one of the seven finalists for Dist...

When To Take Your SAT?

When To Take Your SAT?

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Local, School, Showcase, Student Life

North Forsyth has approached the third SAT exam, which was given on Dec. 1. The SAT is an exam given to high school students to help colleges gauge their math, reading and writing levels. Students can choose to take the SAT in their junior year or senior year, but they can also choose to take the SAT...

Students of the Month

Students of the Month

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Student Life

The November students of the month for North Forsyth High School have been announced. Each month, teachers nominate students who have been progressing or improving in their classes, or who have exceeded the teachers’ expectations, to win student of the month awards. Different teachers are given th...

“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


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

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...

Introducing Assistant Administrator Lori Waddell

Introducing Assistant Administrator Lori Waddell

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

North Forsyth High School is lucky to have gained several new staff members this school year, including Lori Waddell, who is our new assistant administrator.  This is Waddell’s first year working at NFHS, but she has been working in the field of education for fifteen years.  Before becoming an assistant...

Why Pay for College?

Why Pay for College?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

For thirteen years of their lives, most children who go to school are blessed enough to not have to pay a penny for their education. Public elementary, middle, and high schools cost nothing directly to parents who seek to give their children an education. If this is the case for most childrens’ thirteen...

The Gifted Girl – Stereotypes in the School System

The Gifted Girl – Stereotypes in the School System

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

We live in a world where prejudice based on gender is nothing outside of what is normal – from wage gaps to social beauty expectations, societal stereotypes influence the way women and men coexist. One place that few recognize as a breeding ground for gender stereotypes is the classroom; starting as...

Forsyth County Teacher Aide Fired

Forsyth County Teacher Aide Fired

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

As of Monday, Oct. 3, Jane Wood Allen, a teacher aide in Forsyth Country, was fired from Chestatee Elementary School for racist comments directed towards Michelle Obama posted on Facebook. Allen’s most controversial post called First Lady, Michelle Obama, a “gorilla”, a word with historical...

Why All These Classics?

Why All These Classics?

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

A topic that many teens talk about is what books are being required to read in school. Pretty much all of the books are classics. There are many high schoolers who despise reading, so they have a smaller chance of being successful in school. If a few young-adult novels were introduced to school reading...

What is Wrong With the Public School System?

What is Wrong With the Public School System?

Julie Day, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Diversity is something highly stressed in the public school system and for good reason. Society is constructed with the hands of variety, and that does not stop at education. Classrooms are filled with individuals who learn in different ways, and their education should not be the same. School systems...

North Forsyth Microsoft Acheivements

North Forsyth Microsoft Acheivements

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Congratulate this year’s students that have received the last certificate of the Microsoft Certification. An exact amount of one-hundred and twenty students achieved their certificate this year thanks to their marvelous teacher Dr. LeShea. These certificates state that the students whom attended the...

Why the Human Race Needs to Help the Bees

Why the Human Race Needs to Help the Bees

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

With so many animals in the world, it is difficult to comprehend that an entire ecosystem—in fact, a entire world—could be so delicate to dependent upon one taxon of creatures, a group called the pollinators. Pollinators—from butterflies to wasps to hummingbirds—propel the environmental and agricultural...

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