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 Everyone has goals, but only some are able to achieve them without giving up or overwhelming themselves. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood

How to Come up with Realistic Goals and Stick with Them

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

The start of a new year is like a fresh piece of paper, blank and waiting for you to make your mark. Times like this are when many people start thinking about their goals or resolutions for the year. Many...

 North face-off player was able to gain possession of the ball. Cradling it close to keep from the opponent checking his stick. Photo by: Jen Vincent

The Boys Lacrosse Team Experience Pre-season Excitement in their Latest Scrimmage

Jen Vincent , Staff Writer October 29, 2019

The North Forsyth High School boy’s lacrosse season is starting up once again with their latest scrimmage against River Ridge at Bennett Park on Oct. 8.  Although they lost their scrimmage, the Raiders...

Anna, Kayla, and Holley are sitting and discussing their resolutions and what they are going to do this year. They want to make their freshman year great!

North students value school, success for 2017

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer March 15, 2017

Most everyone had a New Year’s resolution when 2017 hit, but the problem with resolutions is that not many people can keep them. We mostly hear people talking about how they want to lose weight and eat...

The assurance that King has that, despite the present darkness, the sun will rise in the morning, is so tangible and comforting that it extends far beyond the Civil Rights movement and into our everyday lives. He concludes his speech with such a power and confidence that we should all strive to live by: “Well I don’t really know what will happen now. We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it doesn’t really matter with me now, because I’ve been to the mountaintop.”

The Path to the Promised Land

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer February 13, 2015

“But I know somehow, that only when it’s dark enough can you see the stars.” Martin Luther King delivered these famous words on April 3, 1968 in his speech “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” He...

“Resolve to make each day the beginning of a new year, a new morning, a new adventure.” said Debbie Carroccio. Every sunset wipes away all the mistakes from this day and every sunrise presents us with a clean slate. Every day is an opportunity to improve, to set goals, and to chase dreams. We no longer have to wait for a New Year to begin again, the opportunities become limitless in the present moment as soon as we realize they are.

New Year’s Resolutions

Rachel McCord , Staff Writer January 28, 2015

“Making resolutions is a cleansing ritual of self assessment and repentance that demands personal honesty and, ultimately reinforces humility. Breaking them is part of that cycle.” While the words...

A student hits the gym, working for his New Year’s Resolution.

How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer January 21, 2014

What good does the New Year serve without a resolution? Throw a party, celebrate with friends, and say our last goodbyes to 2013 because we have work to do. Every year, millions of Americans promise themselves...

Photo by Lyndsay Hampton

You Do Not Have to Land Among the Stars: Just Make it Into Orbit

Lyndsay Hampton, Poetry Editor September 16, 2013

You do not have to land among the stars; you just have to make it into orbit. Now, we are not all astronomers here, so hear this explanation…As long as you are working towards your goal and making strides...

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