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What You Should Do With Your Halloween Candy

Rohani Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2023

At the beginning of November, every household in the United States has tons of candy and they never know what to do with it. Many people just throw it away. Why would someone do that if there are many...

Trunk or Treat

Rohani Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief October 29, 2023

It is officially the fall season, which means that it is also the Halloween season. Towards the end of the month, North Forsyth High School hosts events for Halloween. One of those events is Trunk to Treat....

Halloween has arrived!

Need Costume Inspiration?

Christina Manes, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

Fall has arrived. The pumpkin spice lattes and leaf piles have now become a staple in most of society’s eyes; as well as one of the most iconic holidays in history, Halloween. The amount of candy available...

Leaves falling and waiting to be raked up.

Fall Fails and Pumpkin Tales

Kinley Waltman, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2023

Ah, fall, the season of leafy wonder and pumpkin-spiced everything. As summer bids its adieu, we welcome the glorious season of fall with open arms, and for a good reason. After all, who needs the relentless...

Commentary from your local Pumpkin Spice drinks, including me, Maddie Lewis.

Pumpkin Spice: A Deep Dive (White Girl Edition)

Maddie Lewis, News Editor September 20, 2023

As Starbucks released its fall flavors the last week of August, it spewed some controversy about whether the release was too early or perfect timing. If you were to ask a white girl, like I, you would...

This fall scene is the perfect landscape for your favorite fall drink.

Top 10 Fall Drinks

Grace Hutka, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

Fall drinks are important to the season. They help get you in the mood and help warm you up on the chilly fall days. Many fall drinks circulate in September and November. According to data from our community,...

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,...

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