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Is “Frozen II” Worth Seeing?

Freshmans Eva Watson, and Amber Cabezas both watched Frozen II, and loved it.

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

“Frozen” was a good movie, but is “Frozen II” worth seeing? Frozen I is about how Elsa and Anna react to Elsa’s powers, but in Frozen II, they focus more on the power part, instead of the sister part.  Frozen II is about how Elsa keeps hearing a call from the enchanted forest. Little does s...

Governor’s Honors Students: Becoming a GHP Attendee

The Georgia Governor’s Honor Program is a 4-week summer program open to students in the state of Georgia who exceed in a specific subject. These students go through an extensive interview process and are selected by teachers for specific “majors,” or areas of study. After chosen to participate, they stay at Berry College and learn about their major and about how to improve in this area of study. (Photo from

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

The Georgia Governor's Honors Program is an extensive summer program for high school upperclassmen from schools around Georgia. According to the GHP website, the program “is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thin...

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for Senior Year?

The Class of 2019 is celebrating the end of their high school years. Are you ready for your senior year?

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

April 18, 2019

Graduation is something all students wait for restlessly as they look forward to college, independence and adulthood. Senior year may seem like it is taking forever to come, but it will be rolling around the corner before you know it. Are you ready for senior year? What are your questions about what t...

Read 5:32 p.m.: The Frustration of Read Receipts

Read receipts are an infuriating part of our world of smartphones.

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

February 3, 2019

You have something really important to say. Maybe you are scheduling a dinner or asking a friend if they like your potential prom dress. You sent your crush a Snapchat ten minutes ago, and you looked pretty great in that picture. Maybe you are in an argument via texting, and your comeback was just too ...

Grassroots: A Growing Demand for Stringed Instruments in Forsyth County

Nearly every high school in Forsyth County now has an orchestra program, allowing students to learn how to play stringed instruments such as the violin. The recent trend of creating orchestra programs in schools is a direct result of a grassroots movement, in which people in the community pushed for greater emphasis on strings in addition to other musical instruments.

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2018

“Grassroots” is a term used to describe a movement which starts from the ground--with ordinary citizens and people banding together to work toward a common interest--and works its way up until change is affected upon the entire community, or even upon society itself. In Forsyth County, the people h...

Top Two Corn Mazes in Georgia

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

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, there are many corn mazes in Georgia that are guaranteed to have you lost in no time, and they will ...

New Mountain Bike Team Rides in to NFHS

This year, NFHS welcomes its very own mountain bike team to its growing collection of clubs and extracurricular activities.  North is the first school in Forsyth County to have its own team, separate from the Forsyth Composite.  (Photo used with permission from Dr. Joan Graham.)

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2018

North Forsyth High School has grown a lot over the past decade or so, and new clubs, sports teams and other organizations are being added every year. For the 2018-2019 school year, one such new addition to North is the mountain bike team. North is the first school in Forsyth County to have its own...

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

 Kylie Palak, a junior at North Forsyth High School, recently signed the national anthem at the Atlanta United soccer game. “Once you find a passion that makes you smile this hard, stick with it,” she says.

Abby Marks, Features Editor

October 25, 2018

North Forsyth High School’s halls are littered with students who hold unique talents and abilities. From musicians and theater lovers to academic geniuses and foreign language experts, there are many students at North who rise above and beyond and use their talents to reach others. One such student ...

How to Win a Date in Six Easy Steps

Make 2018 the year you finally win a date!

Anna Goellner, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

It is that time of year again: paper hearts, melted chocolates and cheesy romance puns. Couples passionately make-out in the hallway and the kids around you have desks overflowing with pink and red cards. The love bug has started its persistent buzzing in the ears of naive, flirty teenagers. February...

Unsolvable Mysteries: Tao’s Hum, Hitler’s Death and the Hope Diamond

Here is a picture of the infamous Hope Diamond in its case at the Museum of Natural History. The necklace has not been touched or cursed anyone since being at the Museum.

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Over the course of human existence, stories have been created-some are true and others are lies, but what about the stories that were never finished or left in utter mystery? There are some parts in history that just do not add up; for instance, if Hitler died in 1945, why was his body was never found?...

A Review of The Giver

Engaged with the story that is unfolding before her, Sarah Klein, freshman, comments, “The book has an interesting story, but has some dull moments.”

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

Lois Lowry is a very well known writer, responsible for creating a new world that is similar to all of the dystopian stories, but is also different and intriguing in its own way. Lowry often used great adjectives and detail to explain and create imagery for the reader to make her ideas seem clearer to...

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