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The sanest scene one will witness on Black Friday. Photo by: Wade Payne.

A Blessing and Curse: Black Friday

Janis Parry, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

Every year, on the last Friday of November, the phenomenon of Black Friday erupts in stores across America. Advertisements for the day roll in the week of and citizens prepare for the greatest shopping...

JROTC’s Veterans Day Celebration, held Nov. 11, 2021.

Veterans Day Happenings

Gracie Zimmerman, Literature Editor November 7, 2022

Held on Nov. 11 each year, Veterans Day is dedicated to previous soldiers who courageously fought to protect the United States. At the end of World War I, Germany and the Allied powers ceased fire at 11...

Valentines Day? No thank you. Ill stick to staying single. Its all too cliché for me. Photo by RedBubble.

Valentine’s Day Is So Cliché

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

What can I say? I hate Valentine’s Day, It’s too cliché for my taste, Couples holding hands, Couples kissing in public,  Do you have any self-control? Not everyone wants to see, The...

These are some of the main characters in many favorite Christmas movies. Photo By: Shutterstock

Top Five Christmas Movies— What Should You Watch If You Haven’t Already!

Madison Lamons, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Christmas movies set the mood for the holiday season and are always fun to watch with friends and family. These are some of the top Christmas movies:   1. "Elf"   “Elf” was released...

For Thanksgiving and Christmas, clubs have a variety of holiday-based service hour opportunities for their members. Not only that but other organizations within the school have similar activities planned as well. 

Junior Tucker Lea working in the Raider Station. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

Club Service Hour Opportunities: NEHS, NHS, Beta Club & More!

Cynda Allen, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

As the end of the first semester approaches, plenty of clubs are offering service hour opportunities. There are also other school-wide events taking place. National English Honors Society, National Honors...

Elementary school student in third grade celebrates by creating a collage of multiple examples of Civil Rights Movements. (Photo by Wendy Avon)

Everything You Need to Know About MLK Day

Sarah Treusch, News Editor January 12, 2021

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday, is rolling around the corner falling on Jan. 18 because it is observed on the third Monday of the month. Forsyth County Schools recognizes this holiday by...

Photo by Reader’s Digest.

Christmas Cheer

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor December 15, 2020

Mistletoe was hung up high While snow fell down from the sky The snow hit the ground without a sound It spread Christmas cheer all around   Stockings dangled above the fireplace Kids...

Christmas joy this year may be a little different due to our shortened time. Photo from Office Holidays.

Christmas Break Should Be Longer

Emma Kimball, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

Let's be honest, school breaks are either way too long or way too short. Christmas break is one of those breaks that is usually two weeks long. However, the school system has a habit of making the break...

A photo of the performance of the Concert Band. Photo provided by the NFHS Concert Band Holiday Concert livestream.

NFHS Band Performs Their Holiday Concert

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

On Tuesday night, Dec. 8, North Forsyth High School Concert, Symphonic and Wind Ensemble bands performed their Winter Concert in the Performing Arts Center. The concert was streamed live to YouTube for...

Jack-o’-lanterns in a field for Halloween. (Photo by WCPO)

Halloween Is the Best Holiday

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

There are so many holidays to celebrate in the USA every year such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, and so many more, so, which one is the best? Whether it’s watching movies, hanging out with friends,...

The Raider Station has created a two-week-long event called “Santa’s Workshop” to claim discounts on school apparel this holiday. This is sophomore Bailey Sanders (a school store employee) standing in front of the discount calendar.

Raider Station Hosts Holiday Event, “Santa’s Workshop”

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor December 9, 2019

North Forsyth High School’s school store, the Raider Station, has created a fun way to get discounts for the holidays. They call it “Santa’s Workshop,” and all students throughout the school can...

Standing at about two to three feet tall, the Irish leprechaun is a mysterious creature that people often do not know much about. They are a well-known figure to represent the holiday St. Patrick’s Day, and they are also devious and rude.

A Brief History of the St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer March 15, 2019

When thinking of a leprechaun, most people will picture the tiny, smiling, green man on the front of a Lucky Charms cereal box. Leprechauns are actually not all smiles and rosy cheeks like Lucky Leprechaun,...

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