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Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Have you ever clicked on the “Extracurricular” tab on the North Forsyth High School website? The second choice is “Athletics-GHSA.” The GHSA, or the Georgia High School Association,  is an organization that governs athletics and activities for member high schools in Georgia. Clicking on the “...

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

Remember when you were still young enough to go trick-or-treating without being judged? After you came back home from your quest, your parents would always check your candy to make sure there was nothing potentially dangerous. Well, even though there are few cases of poisoned candy and razor blade apples in...

Don’t Call Millennials Lazy

Don’t Call Millennials Lazy

Ramya Raja, News and Sports Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Editorial/Opinion

Teachers, parents and pretty much any generation born prior to the 1990’s tend to come to the general assumption that millennials and the children of this generation are lacking in work ethic, are unreliable, and above all, down right lazy. However, many, not only the millennials, will disagree with...

Senior Year: What You Need To Know

Senior Year: What You Need To Know

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Finally, after three years of pain and agony, senior year is upon you. You have put in the work and now you have to start looking at and applying to colleges, taking standardized exams and worrying about keeping good grades in the four classes you are obligated to take. Although this sounds like a...

Dr. James Krumm Opens Senioritis Clinic to Fight Tragic Disease

Dr. James Krumm Opens Senioritis Clinic to Fight Tragic Disease

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Throughout history, high school seniors have been deemed as lazy slackers who, after a grueling four years, don’t seem to care about their education and are merely awaiting the day when they march across a stage and receive their diplomas. This mindset, known creatively as “senioritis,” affects...

Students are Under Too Much School Stress

Students are Under Too Much School Stress

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

High school students are placed under a ridiculous amount of stress. They are expected to go to school for seven hours, do two hours of homework, and have many forms of extracurricular activities. This doesn’t even include important socializing time with friends or family. When students barely have...

We Live in a Society that Robs Childhoods

We Live in a Society that Robs Childhoods

Alex Rodgers, Web Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Long gone are those days that required cooking and shop class as standards in my mother's high school years, replaced by the new generation, being forced to choose sooner and sooner what they want to be when they grow up. Last night, I sat at the kitchen table and listened to my thirteen-year-old sister...

Mona and I

Mona and I

Noah Smith, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Her eyes tempted me from across the room. I stood, still as stone, and returned her gaze. Her eyes were something tough to describe. They were metallic blue toward the pupil, but grew emerald by the edge. This was perhaps an indicator of the months to come: strange, yet beautiful.   AUGUST                 The party was nothing sp...

An Open Letter to High School (From a Student’s Perspective)

An Open Letter to High School (From a Student’s Perspective)

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear High School, I do not know who invented you or your classes, stress, and downright horror, but whoever it was, they must have been ingenious. Anyone who takes the time to organize seven hours a day into a series of fifty minute increments must have been a mathematician or extremely bored. Also,...

Surviving Freshman Year for Dummies

Surviving Freshman Year for Dummies

Kayla Salemi and Kristin Iler, Opinion Editor and Staff Writer

September 10, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

There are a myriad of struggles that tie together while transitioning from “top dog 8th grader” to “lower class freshman.” Many freshmen tremble at the mere sight of an upperclassman. They fear that they are going to fall prey to hazing, or they will be a target for bullying. This guide is meant...

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

North Forsyth’s Raider Swim Team is receiving some sweet new upgrades this year. Thanks to generous funding from the Forsyth County Board of Education, North Forsyth High School decided to undertake an ambitious project: to finally give the Raider Swim Team its own facility. Rumors have been flying...

Raider’s Robotic Team Travels to State Championship

Raider’s Robotic Team Travels to State Championship

Maddy James, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

February 27th and February 28th, the North Forsyth High School Robotics Team travelled to the VEX Georgia State Championship to compete for the state title. Before the championship, the Raiders participated in a home meet, which rewarded Excellence Awards and Georgia State VEX Design Award to 24 finalists...

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