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As 2020 came to a close, it marked the end of a monumental year in history. From popular icons passing away and natural disasters to new discoveries, a lot has occurred in the year 2020. Photo collage by Melody Scott.

Saying Goodbye to 2020: Five Things You May Have Missed During the Year

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief January 17, 2021

As the ball dropped on Jan. 31, 2020, people across the nation and globe celebrated the end of a monumental year. From the COVID-19 outbreak to Presidential and Senate elections, 2020 was one for the books....

The finished shortbread cookies. Photo by: Micayla Peters

Scrumptious Shortbread Cookies

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

Christmas is right around the corner, so why not start it off with some sweet, delicious, simple and easy to make cookies? These crispy, buttery cookies melt in your mouth just like snow. They are topped...

The High Art Museum has been posting weekly challenges to keep people entertained at home. Week one was to recreate art from the museum, using items around the house; I recreated a photography piece by Clarence Laughlin. (Photo by Grace Wood)

Top Ten Ways to Stay Entertained in Quarantine

Grace Wood, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2020

For over a month now, we have not been able to go to school or even go see our friends hardly because of quarantine, but it does not mean we can’t have a little fun cooped up in our own homes. Here is...

Students, parents and teachers in Forsyth County are learning that the differences between online and normal school are much greater than they ever imagined.

Online School vs. Normal School

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer March 30, 2020

School is stressful! Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go right because your mind is so into your work. Since our school transitioned to online learning due to COVID-19, everyone seems to be...

VSCO Girls have taken the internet by storm with their cheesy phrases and unique style.

How to be a VSCO Girl

Daphni Torres, News Editor September 23, 2019

VSCO is an app where people can post photos and showcase their creative side through the art of photography. Here are some of the few steps to follow in order to fully embrace the VSCO girl aesthetic.  Step...

“Brigadoon” Brings Down the Stage

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor April 30, 2019

Triple Threat, the highest level of North’s theater  program, put on the renowned musical “Brigadoon” from April 11 through April 13. After months of hard work and preparation, the students...

The NFHS percussion group went to Dayton, Ohio on April 9 for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They are dressed in Hawaiian attire to support their theme, “A Taste of Summer.” (Picture is from Andrea Escobar.)

NFHS’ Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer April 29, 2019

On April 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio, for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They left the high school at 3 p.m. that afternoon to embark on an eight-hour...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Prom for First-Timers

A Step-by-Step Guide to Prom for First-Timers

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor March 28, 2019

With prom season upon us, the Raider Wire has compiled a step-by-step guide for first-time prom attendees of everything you absolutely have to do in order for you and your social life to survive prom....

The most important aspect of prom night occurs before the dance itself. From restaurant reservations to tux fitting prom preparation is key.

Perfect Prom Preparation

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer March 20, 2019

’Tis- the season - the season for dress shopping, shoe hunting, jewelry buying and prom plan making. Planning for prom can be incredibly stressful if you do not think in advance and do your research....

Standing at about two to three feet tall, the Irish leprechaun is a mysterious creature that people often do not know much about. They are a well-known figure to represent the holiday St. Patrick’s Day, and they are also devious and rude.

A Brief History of the St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer March 15, 2019

When thinking of a leprechaun, most people will picture the tiny, smiling, green man on the front of a Lucky Charms cereal box. Leprechauns are actually not all smiles and rosy cheeks like Lucky Leprechaun,...

Caption: The Jonas Brothers made an unexpected but much needed return in early 2019. The band not only reunited, but they also released a single immediately after announcing their comeback. (Photo credits: Billboard Magazine--https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/8500981/jonas-brothers-return-pop-songs-chart-new-single-sucker.)

Jonas Brothers Make the Most Needed Comeback of 2019

Ella McCook, Staff Writer March 12, 2019

In 2013, teens around the world were heartbroken by the news that the Jonas Brothers, pop band, was breaking up. Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas had been making music together since 2005 and were loved by teens...

English rock band Bring Me the Horizon has delivered their new album “Amo” to the public this past month. The record rocketed sky-high and has proven to be very successful, topping British charts.

Bring Me the Horizon Drops New Record, “Amo”

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer March 1, 2019

British rock band Bring Me the Horizon has finally released their sixth in-studio album, “Amo.” The record dropped on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, with a total of 13 tracks on it. The quintet has completely...

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