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How to be a VSCO Girl

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 1: Scrunchies  Scrunchies are a key essential to becoming a true VSCO girl. Scrunchies are basically just...

“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 hit center stage to bring the mystical land of Brigadoon to life. The students of Triple Threat neve...

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

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 bus ride. Drumline students shared bittersweet ‘nervous-but-excited’ emotions, but were overall pump...

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.   Step One: Planning You should always start thinking about what you will do for pro...

Perfect Prom Preparation

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. But with a little planning, and a lot of care, you can easily plan a prom night like no other. ...

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

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, though. Irish fables portray these bite-sized creatures as ugly, mean and mischievous. Leprec...

Jonas Brothers Make the Most Needed Comeback of 2019

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 around the world.  According to ENews!, Nick Jonas said they had split up because “[we] feel like we're best suited to do our own individual things, all things we're passionate ab...

Bring Me the Horizon Drops New Record, “Amo”

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 reinvented their music, veering further from their metalcore roots to a more fresh, upbeat, pop-rock, ...

Does “Mary Poppins Returns” Live Up to the Original Movie?

Does “Mary Poppins Returns” Live Up to the Original Movie?

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

*SPOILERS AHEAD*   "Mary Poppins Returns" hit theaters on Dec. 19 2018, and it became a practically perfect favorite for all of the musical-lovers of the world. However, before the movie came out, there was scrutiny from fans of the classic questioning whether the sequel would be able to ...

New Year, New Books: Top 10 Anticipated Young-Adult Books of 2019

New Year, New Books: Top 10 Anticipated Young-Adult Books of 2019

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019

What is a better way to ring in the new year than visiting the local Barnes & Noble to pick up some new YA releases? While many book releases have already been announced (and some are still waiting to be announced), there are 10 that bibliophiles CANNOT stop talking about. Here they are in chronol...

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019

Disney has been making live-action movies since the ‘50s, but in recent years these movies have started blowing up. From “Cinderella” to “The Jungle Book” to “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney has been remaking it all. In 2014, Disney announced that they would be remaking the beloved movie ...

McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018

McDonald’s, the beloved American fast food restaurant chain, has a total of 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations. In their new project, they are planning to build a McDonald’s on the moon. As if we have not destroyed our own planet e...

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