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NFHS Host 2019 Trips Abroad

Traveling is seen as a fundamental part of learning and seeking knowledge through experience. The upcoming trips are a perfect opportunity to explore a new perspective of the world.

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017

North Forsyth High School and emphasizes on their students to be culturally aware of the growing world around them. One attempt at this are the yearly trips abroad that various departments host, traveling to various European countries in the span of five to ten days.   This year, the English...

Where All Roads Lead

The Italian flag flies next to the Altare Della Patria, a national monument dedicated to King Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a united Italy. The gigantic building is adorned with Corinthian columns, fountains, two rooftop statues of the Goddess Victoria riding on quadrigas (chariots led by four horses abreast), and a statue of the king himself. Police stood inside the monument to ensure that crowds did not linger by it for too long.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015

  The plane rumbled and shook as the mass of steel struggled to slow down. Beside me, a woman sat fast asleep, the child next to her playing a game on her mother’s phone. I did not speak to them during the entire flight. I could not. I spoke only English, and they spoke only Italian. The intercom...

Friday Links: Update on Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin states his approval of the draft proposal on Crimea’s secession from Ukraine in a speech.

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor

March 21, 2014

Crimea, a city in Ukraine, has found itself in the middle of United States and Russian political tension. Crimea joined Ukraine 1954, which was not a problem until 1991 when the Soviet Union split, leaving Crimea in independent Ukraine. The problem is 60% of Crimea’s population of two million identi...

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