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Prettily, Feebly

Iris Chiofolo, Opinion Editor April 15, 2024

My jacket smells like you. It clings to the fabric like a child’s fingers on a lollipop. I walked up the cracked sidewalk to your house, sandwiched between two dull, lifeless ones. The Robin’s...

The Mad Hatter Scene

The Whimsical World of “Alice In Wonderland”

Christina Manes, Staff Writer March 25, 2024

Through March 21-23, the Advanced Drama Class of North Forsyth High School returned with their showing of “Alice In Wonderland.” It’s a theater adaptation of the 1951 original Disney Film. The nostalgic...

True relationships create joy in every moment.

The Power of Relationships

Priscilla Fulwider, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

Relationships come and go Life moves on and so do we As we get older, they begin to show Many of which end with glee   Through the years, they come to be  Usually starting with...

 An Ode to the Older Sister

An Ode to the Older Sister

Grace Hutka, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

I raise a glass to my older sister  for the wisdom and strength she holds  I hope she knows I miss her oh how it is to have the greatest sister in all of the worlds  her smile is like the...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (2010) ft. Snoopy

Thanksgiving Traditions

Kate Jennings, Features Editor November 27, 2023

Alongside Christmas, Thanksgiving is one of the most widely celebrated holidays, with thousands of families across the country gathering together to express their thankfulness for each other. The holidays...

A stork, which is a symbol of birth and motherhood. Photo by PNG Item.


Iris Chiofolo, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

Oh, how you are just like your mother. Your chin is long like hers, and your eyes are tilted like hers. You are humble like she is, but neither of you is afraid to stand up for yourself if needed. You...

Freshman Emily Willhite and her family are visiting Navarre Beach this summer. Pictured is one of her favorite attractions in Navarre. Photo by Emily Willhite.

Sliding Into Summer Plans

Elizabeth Wood, Features Editor May 13, 2022

With school ending in less than a month, students are ready to take back their free time this summer. Some students prefer to stay home and relax. Others already have plans for traveling this summer.   Some...

“Lakeside Lights Spectacular” light-up tunnel that you can walk inside of. Photo by Explore Gwinnett Events.

Local Family Fun Christmas Events

Ashleigh Martin, Staff Writer December 13, 2021

With Christmas right around the corner, many families are working to find new holiday experiences and traditions to enjoy together. Forsyth and Dawson County seem very small, and to many living there,...

Christmas joy this year may be a little different due to our shortened time. Photo from Office Holidays.

Christmas Break Should Be Longer

Emma Kimball, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

Let's be honest, school breaks are either way too long or way too short. Christmas break is one of those breaks that is usually two weeks long. However, the school system has a habit of making the break...

Family Connect Night happens one Wednesday per month, and is designed to let students connect with their  families.

Family Connection Night: Relieving Stress from School

Eva Watson, Staff Writer November 22, 2019

In the new 2019-20 school year  at North Forsyth High School, both student and teachers were introduced to Family Connect Night. Family Connect Night is on the first  Wednesday of every month where students...

It’s important to focus on and appreciate the little things in our everyday life. We tend to only give thanks on special holidays when we should be doing this every day.

An Attitude of Gratitude

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer December 19, 2016

The sound of leaves crunching, wind blowing The taste of freshly made pumpkin pie, and perfectly baked turkey - We all have something that excites us or makes our mouth water in anticipation During...

Drey Woodson-- Generally, Drey Woodson spends Thanksgiving at his grandmother’s house along with his extended family.  They usually watch the Macy’s Day Parade and play monopoly.  For Thanksgiving dinner, they have the traditional turkey, pumpkin pie, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes (which the North Forsyth senior remembered because he always has to cut up all the potatoes) and lots of sweet tea.  Before the meal, they all say a family prayer, and then they can eat.

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor November 18, 2016

All in all, there is a variety of traditions kept by the students and teachers of North.  Whether your family spends hours cooking a feast, goes out to a restaurant, or spends Thanksgiving in some other...

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