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How to Come up with Realistic Goals and Stick with Them

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 people choose common goals like losing weight, journaling, doing good in school, reading the bib...

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

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 came very close to beating the opposing team 8-9. It was a tough scrimmage, however senior attack...

North students value school, success for 2017

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 healthier, but most of it is all talk and little action. A few students from North Forsyth High...

The Path to the Promised Land

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 was assassinated the next day. While King delivered many speeches, and many could deem it a coincidence,...

New Year’s Resolutions

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 of Eric Zorn, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune, are humorous, the unfortunate truth is that, for...

How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

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 that they will change their bad habits and improve some aspect in their lives; unfortunately,...

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

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 to reach those stars, then you are doing more than fine. Lance Armstrong was not born on the...

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