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Pathways: Which Direction Should You Take?

Pathways: Which Direction Should You Take?

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

A word that students start hearing in 8th grade is “Pathway.” Most relate it to the “Connections” classes taught in middle school. It is more than that in high school. It has the potential to be the door opening to your future. A “Pathway” can also help you decide if you do not like a par...

UGA Is Not the Only Option

UGA Is Not the Only Option

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016


Filed under Columns

As a senior in fall semester, I am no stranger to the college application process: I have toured, attended and researched with the best of them, and I am beginning to notice a problem with the way students view college. At North, we are repeatedly encouraged to learn more about the larger institutions....

Senior Student Council: “Make North Great Again”

Senior Student Council: “Make North Great Again”

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  The 2016-2017 school year is picking up pace, and the Senior Student Council has already started convening to discuss what they can do to make it the best year yet. On Wednesday, Sept. 14, seniors Rachel Jennings, Justin Skaggs, Bradley Thomas and Layne Winters met for the first time a...

Grady College of Journalism

Grady College of Journalism

Hailey Yarbrough, Associate editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

University of Georgia proved itself during the football season against numerous other schools including Georgia Tech, its biggest rival. But what about the academics? Is there anything special about the college other than the astounding athletes? UGA proclaims itself home of the second best journalism...

Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight

Noah Smith, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Senior year can be terrifying to some enticing to others. Who are we kidding, senior year is a bittersweet end to a relatively small chunk of life. I, a sophomore, still have half of that chunk left before I am exposed to the terror of taxes and caring for myself. However, I recently interviewed some...

Testing and Scholarship Information for Seniors

Testing and Scholarship Information for Seniors

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014


Filed under School, Showcase

At the “Getting Ready to Graduate” event held on September 30, North Forsyth High School counselors discussed important college and career information. Topics included the college application process, college admissions testing, financial aid/HOPE scholarship, local scholarships, college and career...

North Forsyth celebrates a rise in graduation rate

North Forsyth celebrates a rise in graduation rate

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

North Forsyth High School’s administration does not need to worry about the school’s graduation rates, with a five percent increase of NFHS students graduating this year from last year, taking the total rate of students graduating up to 87.5%. “Honestly, when I think about it, I know every...

The Sickness of Seniors

The Sickness of Seniors

Rebekah Schnaubelt, Staff Writer

April 23, 2014


Filed under Showcase

Almost all seniors in high school feel the monotonous routine of classes hitting them when their last school year nears an end. They itch to graduate and begin their lives beyond grade school. This feeling of being stuck drags them down and their work ethic and motivation for school plummet. Here are...

Experiencing Freedom

Experiencing Freedom

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Fireworks bursting in the night sky Graduation caps soaring in the warm air Relief and bliss tenses in everyone’s vibe Oh, how great it is to finally taste freedom.   Packing boxes, leaving family behind Anxiety, and nerves built up inside No longer a lost kid But a soul...

Could We Possibly?

Could We Possibly?

Emma Franklin, News Editor

October 30, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

High schoolers have many requirements and even more desires, but there are several activities that every teenager should participate in before they walk across the stage to receive their diploma.

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