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How To Make Delicious Apple Bars

Apple bars can be served in squares as is or even with ice cream.

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

May 8, 2020

To sweeten up your day, here’s a short and simple recipe on how to make apple bars. These apple bars have a serving size of eight people. The preparation time for this recipe is 45 minutes while the baking time is 40-45 minutes. Overall, the recipe takes around an hour and a half to make.   ...

An Olive Garden in Dawson County is in the Works

An Olive Garden is on its way to Dawsonville, GA. They are hoping to have a successful turn out when the facility is built. Though this is the Canton Location, it should look quite similar. This photo was taken from George Daniel.

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

For the past few months now, construction workers have been creating another Olive Garden. This new location will be built on the corner of Highway 400, down Dawson Forest Road. It will be replacing the vacant Huck’s Apple Barn. Back in October of 2018, the Dawson County Planning and Development Directo...

Allergies are on the Rise: Here’s Why

Up to 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under 18.

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

One in every 13 children are affected by allergies and those numbers are on the rise and increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. The majority of allergic reactions are caused by eight foods: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish and in children under 18, these foods cause abo...

WOW Your Family at Christmas With This Mac & Cheese Recipe

This macaroni and cheese is perfect as a full meal or a side dish. It is also ideal for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

This creamy, crumb-topped macaroni and cheese is not only a great side dish for the holidays, but also one of the best comfort foods for any time of the year. It is quick and easy to make; most people already have all of these ingredients in their kitchen. Ingredients needed to make six servings: 1½ cups of uncooke...

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

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.

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 way, it is sure to be an enjoyable holiday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for most Americans,...

Advanced Comp. Classes create “Ava’s Man” projects

Advanced Comp. Classes create

November 17, 2016

The week before Thanksgiving break, Mrs. Gilliom and Mrs. Smith's Advanced Composition classes held a "Southern Artifact Project Day" where they brought in projects, artifacts, and food items related to their novel "Ava's Man."

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Sodas like the ones in the vending machines around the school can cause some health effects.

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

Why is it people go for a diet soda over a regular soda? It might be because the word “diet” persuades people into thinking an item is healthy. However, you might want to look closer at the ingredients next time before grabbing a diet soda out of a nearby vending machine. Research shows the ingredients...

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

With this simple recipe, creating a healthy ice cream treat can be effortless and enjoyable.

JoAnn Ahn and Jade Flack

May 7, 2015

This school year is quickly coming to an end. As the lengthy break approaches, we may find ourselves indulging in all the wrong treats. For those who are wishing to find delicious, yet healthy, desserts, we found the perfect treat for you. And no, this does not involve any sugar. A tremendous amount...

A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy

Drink a little more water, get a little more sleep, and make an uncomplicated exercise plan that would work for you

Gracen Martin and Rhiannon Martin

March 24, 2015

Due to hectic schedules, it is very difficult to be a healthy teenage girl in high school. But our installment in A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy shares helpful tips and easy ways to maintain overall fitness, health, and well being while juggling a tough, overloaded high school career. Listen ...

Around the World in 25 Countries

The giant sphere that holds the Spaceship Earth ride is visible in all parts of Epcot. Spaceship Earth looms over everything else in the park, so onlookers can see it no matter where they are in Epcot. The sphere, besides being an impressive sight, can also serve as a directional beacon, as it is located near the entrance of the park. This is most helpful to those who are stuck in the Food and Wine Festival, as they can easily guide themselves back to the entrance of Epcot.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Every autumn, a section of Disney’s Epcot Park is transformed into a surreal and sometimes confusing conglomeration of culinary culture from all over the world. Chinese monasteries stand aside Norwegian stave churches, attracting crowds of people weary from the blistering and oppressive central Florida...

The Lifestyle of Healthy

Living Healthy with a Notebook and Pen.

Rebekah Schnaubelt, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014

There is always an extreme to either side of a good argument. Today’s culture sees weight, especially women’s weight, in a skewed and dangerous way. Billboards showcase skinny women and ripped men who look realistic enough that they doesn’t appear disfigured, but that would be considered unhealthy...

Cheese N’ Chips

The ingredients I use to make my typical grilled cheese sandwich.

Kasey Jo Reed, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

For her very first year as a part of the NFHS family, Mrs. Sheri Smith is always full of positive energy, friendly to everyone around her, and involves herself in as many activities as she can participate in. Mrs. Smith currently teaches the food and nutrition pathway which consists of three classes:...

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