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East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

The blueprint plans for the upcoming high school, East Forsyth, which is due to be opened in 2021. (Illustrated by the Georgia Department of Education’s Capital Outlay Program.)
May 1, 2019

There are approximately 46 thousand students enrolled in Forsyth County schools, and because so many students are overcrowding high schools, there has been plans to introducing a new school. This new school...

Attention Seniors! What You Need to Bring to College, Other Than Yourself

As the school year winds to a close, the majority of seniors have only one thing on their minds: college. Whether one is choosing to move out of state or just down the road, the possibilities are endless and the future is bright.
January 26, 2019

As the second semester of school begins, there is one thing on everyone’s mind: summer. For freshmen, summer means suntanning and sleepovers; for sophomores driving lessons and increased freedom. For...

“Oh, The Places You’ll Go” – College Visits, Yes or No?

Students should look at a variety of colleges to figure out what they like about them: size, available majors and minors, diversity,, distance from home and much more.
November 2, 2018

The children’s book “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss is a popular gift to those who are graduating from high school. It talks about many different opportunities for a person’s future....

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Here is North Forsyth High School’s newest addition to coaching, Andy Martin. Coach Martin is hoping to inspire all Raiders to reach their goals through a healthier lifestyle.
September 17, 2018

Coach Andy Martin is a new staff member to North Forsyth High School and we welcome him with open arms! This is his first year coaching for North High in his 18 years of teaching. He previously taught...

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Students who participated in the Mock Interviews had to prepare a cover letter, submit a resume, dress professionally and complete an interview. As a result of this process, they received real life skills that will help prepare them for future careers.
April 26, 2017

You may have noticed that the Media Center was closed March 14, 15 and 16. You may have also noticed that there were many well-dressed visitors coming and going, as well as North students dressed like...

“Forty-Five: Fifteen”

Rain slit through the air. It stole the breath from the children, and wood burned to fight its wicked sting. Boots scurried, doors slammed. Everyone holed up inside to wait out the Forty-Five.
December 19, 2016

The generators above whirred into silence. Dark settled around the city, enveloping every life in a shivering cold. Rain slit through the air. It stole the breath from the children, and wood burned to...

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?
February 5, 2016

      After the well anticipated broadcast of the $1.5 billion Powerball Jackpot’s winning numbers on January 13th, millions of people across the country returned to their...

The Capacity of The Present

All the things you crave are embedded into the present, deeply intertwined into your choices. What you decide today links together your future.
January 14, 2016

We view the future as a wide open landscape riddled with opportunity, and it is exactly that ideal which disables us from being truly happy: the assumption that the future holds something greater than...

Building the Future: The World Architecture Fair

1.	Cloud city by the Union of Architects of Kazakhstan takes on a design based on the structures of the sky themselves.  Rather than the traditional solid-building design, Cloud City’s structure is designed to have different levels of compartments that vary in position as the building rises.  To put this in perspective, most of the building’s base structure is hollow support while connected office compartments reach out from varies places, allowing all of these office and apartment areas to be naturally lit due to an absence of light obstruction.
January 8, 2016

Naturally, when one thinks of the future, they imagine flying cars, neon skyscrapers, and best of all, coliseums full of teenagers killing one another.  While this dream is a fantastical one, the reality...

One-on-One with Mr. Cheney

Mr. Cheney is always at work, whether he is out and about or at his desk. The amount of effort our new principal puts into his work is massive and truly exceptional.
September 17, 2015

I recently conducted an interview with our new principal, Mr. Jeff Cheney, and I can say first-hand that he has a true passion for his job, a job that he fully understands. Mr. Cheney has had plenty of...

The Waving Test

The world has a lot of unknown stories and adventures that are waiting to be discovered. Don’t be afraid to be different to try to do be someone different and to take the chance to try them.
March 26, 2015

“Don’t forget your lunch! It’s on table!” yelled my mom. Does she not know exactly how many tables there are in here? We practically live in a futuristic manufacturing factory that constructs...

I Am Only a Kid, You Know?

Many seniors are excited to finally be able to graduate from high school and move on to the next adventure of their lives. Senior Krista Bailey is excited to graduate and leave high school to go to college.
May 13, 2014

Let me tell you that although I plan to go to college in the fall to prepare for my future career, there is something that you should know: I have no clue what I want to do. I should know by now—I am...

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