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Special Education teacher and Track & Field coach Kelsey Ballou and sophomore Dylan Garonzik sitting in-between station breaks. Photo by Kelsey Ballou.

Forsyth County Resumes the Special Olympics Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cynda Allen, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 29, the Forsyth Special Olympics occurred inside the Central Park Recreation Center. The event lasted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. North Forsyth, East Forsyth, South Forsyth, West Forsyth,...

A map of Georgia’s counties shows the peak movement of deer by week in relation to the rut, time change and drop in temperatures. Photo By: Georgia DNR.

Breaking Down the Peak Movement of Deer and What It Means For Hunters

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

The final weeks of October mark the time in which deer hunting begins to heat up. The drop in temperatures and upcoming rut have deer on their feet and moving. This provides those in the woods the best...

It’s time to crown summer as the ultimate season. Photos from Pinterest. Collage by Jen Vincent.

Fall People are Actually Insane

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor November 4, 2020

Let’s be honest here. No one likes sitting out in the cold with layers upon layers of jackets on. No one likes waking up to see no sunlight, dead trees and cloudy skies. And let’s be really honest,...

Nicky Dalmolin leaping to get a touchdown at the Playoffs on Nov. 8.
Photo by: Ben Hendren

Win for the Raiders at the Playoff Games

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer December 3, 2019

North defeated Brookwood by four points with a spectacular comeback on Friday, Nov. 8 at the playoff games. This was the Raiders eighteenth time playing in the playoffs, but they have not been able to...

Leaves changing colors, pumpkins growing, and weather cools down; Fall is underway.

Falling Into Autumn

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer November 1, 2019

As soon as the calendar turns to Oct. 1, the first official day of the spooky season, people get excited. October marks the beginning of fall:  all of the leaves start to change, the weather cools, and...

The fall brings various activities with it, one of the most popular being corn mazes.

Top Two Corn Mazes in Georgia

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer November 1, 2018

After an extended wait, one of the most anticipated seasons, fall, is upon us. This could only mean, sweaters, caramel apples, candy corn, Halloween, scary movies and best of all, corn mazes! This year,...

Local Raiders Andrea Escobar, Cynda Allen (myself), Emily Prior, and Jewel Reynolds are showing their love and support for Twenty One Pilots and their newest album “Trench.

Twenty One Pilots Newest Album: Will You Follow The Trench?

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

Every once and awhile, one may come across an album where the artist beautifully crafts lyrics so they can bleed out some sort of emotion. Hearing these melodies packaged together resonates within the...

The 2018 Cumming Fair is just around the corner. With rides, food and games , it is one of the most awaited attractions in Forsyth County. Spanning 11 days, it gives students many opportunities to take a break from the stresses that come with school.

The 2018 Fair is Here!

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer October 3, 2018

It is that time of year again! The fair will be open Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 14. The fair’s hours of operation are: Monday – Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday from 4...

The perfect way to get into the spooky season of Halloween is to go to a haunted attraction!

Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor November 7, 2017

The term “haunted” has different meanings to different people, like small children may perceive carved pumpkins and corn mazes as scary while teenagers crave a larger scare factor in their pursuit...

Junior Noah Smith and freshmen Melina Vergilis and Anna Anglin check out some fall tracks together by the football field. When fall comes around, calmer song choices come with it. Here are some songs to listen to with a big cup of coffee and a ton of Netflix to watch.

Playlist: The Leaves Are Changing

Holley Murray, Staff Writer December 19, 2016

The temperatures have only recently settled into normal frigid November ranges, but one thing is cool throughout the year - music. As summer very slowly fades into autumn, song style choices seem to shift...

UGA Is Not the Only Option

UGA Is Not the Only Option

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2016

As a senior in fall semester, I am no stranger to the college application process: I have toured, attended and researched with the best of them, and I am beginning to notice a problem with the way students...

The Tallulah Gorge is one of the many places included that you could visit during your Fall Break.

How To have the Most Memorable Fall Break Staycation

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer September 19, 2016

Are you stuck in Georgia with your family while all of your friends are spending their break exploring beaches or on road trips? Here’s a list of fun, affordable and memorable activities you could do...

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