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Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for Senior Year?

The Class of 2019 is celebrating the end of their high school years. Are you ready for your senior year?

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor

April 18, 2019

Graduation is something all students wait for restlessly as they look forward to college, independence and adulthood. Senior year may seem like it is taking forever to come, but it will be rolling around the corner before you know it. Are you ready for senior year? What are your questions about what t...

Should We Have a Dual-Enrolled Valedictorian?

Without fail, every single year, graduation time comes around and so does this debate. Should a dual enrolled student be allowed to walk the aisle as valedictorian or salutatorian?

Ramya Raja, News Editor

January 10, 2019

There are plenty of topics and educational issues that are under constant debate and deliberation. But one of the most consistently controversial and heated debates that surfaces every year amongst the parents and students of North Forsyth High School is this: whether a dual enrollment student shoul...

Seniors Looking Toward the Future

Sara Chesnut holds up her acceptance letter to Young Harris College. She is excited to attend the same college as her father, sister and many other family alumni.

Leilani Gibbons, Editor- in- Chief

December 20, 2017

As the school year progresses, seniors across the United States are either dreading or longing for their final days of required education, enduring the waiting period before they are sent out of the door into the “real world”. With this season of anticipation comes the looming presence of the ever...

Pathways: Which Direction Should You Take?

Endless College and Career Possibilities at NFHS. For more information see your counselor or visit the pathway page on the North Forsyth High School web page under counseling.

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

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

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”

Left to Right: Secretary Layne Winters, Vice President Bradley Thomas, President Justin Skaggs and Treasurer Rachel Jennings sit for a portrait, excited to meet with Ms. Glenda Santiago for their first congregation as Senior Student Council.

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2016

  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

The broadcast room is home to many students at Grady College and hosts live local news shows every week day with a special dedication to local Athens sports on Fridays.

Hailey Yarbrough, Associate editor

January 14, 2016

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

Adriana Boyanton enjoys a walk through Atlanta.

Noah Smith, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

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

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

Senior Jessica Marex is very excited for graduation. She said, “Graduating is about getting a better education, going to college and stuff like that is the main goal of any graduate.”

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

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

Let this playlist flow through you and feel connected with the lazy wants of a senior.

Rebekah Schnaubelt, Staff Writer

April 23, 2014

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

The Bliss of Freedom.

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014

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...

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