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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 • 129 views
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 • 235 views
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 • 261 views
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 • 306 views
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 • 274 views
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 • 349 views
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 • 455 views
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 • 358 views
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...

Nelson Selected For an Honorary Award

Nelson Selected For an Honorary Award

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
March 2, 2015 • 340 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

North Forsyth High School Biology teacher, Stephen Nelson, was recently selected by Georgia Science Teacher Association to be named as 2015 High School Science Teacher of Promise. Mr. Nelson graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science Education with an emphasis in Biology. He...

NFHS’ 2014 Homecoming Court

NFHS’ 2014 Homecoming Court

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer
August 26, 2014 • 568 views
Filed under News, School

It is that time of year again. It is time to vote for NFHS’ homecoming court. The nominees for 9th grade princess are Jade Flack, Luz Hererra, Amber Jones, and Sarah Ward. Also, running for 10th grade princess, are Angelina Coleman, Sarah Hubbard, Kendall Sosbee, and Julia White. 11th grade nominees are Ni...

Racial Slur Displayed on Side of School as Senior Prank

Racial Slur Displayed on Side of School as Senior Prank

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor
May 20, 2014 • 4,043 views
Filed under Friday Links

On Wednesday, May 14, South Forsyth High School's graduating class of 2014 celebrated their last few days of high school with their senior prank. This prank included creating a makeshift slip and slide in the exterior hallways of the school building, advertising the principal's car to be sold, and most con...

Experiencing Freedom

Experiencing Freedom

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer
April 14, 2014 • 574 views
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...

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