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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,...

As Valentine’s Day makes its way around the corner, couples start their shopping for excessive amounts of candy, jewelry, cards, stuffed animals and all things hearts. Is this holiday just another way for companies to make money?

Is Valentine’s Day Overrated?

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Article February 14, 2019

Every year when Valentine’s Day rolls around, couples run around trying to look for the perfect gift for their significant other. The perfect gift and candy has become the overall meaning of this ancient...

Valentine’s Day is full of love and appreciation for those you care about. How will you be spending the day?

You Will Fall in Love With These Top Three Valentine’s Day Traditions

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2019

Ah, Valentine’s Day – a day filled with love and happiness. On Feb. 14, the hallways of North Forsyth High School (and most likely every other school) will be bustling with students carrying roses,...

This year, Saint Nicholas announced that he will no longer be traveling around the world to hand out presents. He claimed that everyone is so ungrateful nowadays and that people need to do more giving rather than receiving.

Santa Quits Christmas This Year

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer December 22, 2018

On Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, Saint Nicholas--commonly known as Santa Claus--stated that he would be quitting Christmas. At 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Nicholas stood in front of his home at the North Pole,...

The NFHS choir had a very busy Christmas season this year. They had many caroling events, as seen in the photo, as well as prepared for the annual concert. The choir has enjoyed the season and wants to thank everyone who came out to their 2018 holiday concert.

Holiday Choir Concert

Ella McCook, Staff Writer December 17, 2018

On December 11th, North Forsyth High School’s choir program hosted their annual holiday concert at Cumming First United Methodist Church. The 2018 Holiday Choir Concert will showcase all four NFHS ensembles....

Even though this picture of razor bladed candy apples is staged, the dangers in real life during Halloween are not.

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

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...

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