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

Is “Frozen II” Worth Seeing?

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...

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 https://gosa.georgia.gov/governors-honors-program.)

Governor’s Honors Students: Becoming a GHP Attendee

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...

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

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for 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...

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

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

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...

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.

Grassroots: A Growing Demand for Stringed Instruments in Forsyth County

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...

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,...

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.)

New Mountain Bike Team Rides in to NFHS

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...

 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.

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

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...

Make 2018 the year you finally win a date!

How to Win a Date in Six Easy Steps

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....

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.

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

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...

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

A Review of The Giver

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...

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