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Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017 • 165 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

North Forsyth’s halls are sprinkled with incredibly talented actors, singers, mathematicians, musicians and many more. One of these gifted musicians is senior Anna Grace Brown, one of three oboists here at North.   She started playing the oboe in sixth grade at North Forsyth Middle School...

Solange is Better Than Beyoncé

Solange is Better Than Beyoncé

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor
May 15, 2017 • 90 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Beyoncé Knowles needs literally no introduction, as you already know exactly who she is. The world loves her and acknowledges her voice as the definitive one of this generation. She has ascended popular culture and is not even on the same plane as any other modern celebrity. Her performances are...

Band Takes on All State

Band Takes on All State

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 134 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

On Jan. 14, 23 of the NFHS band members traveled all the way to Houston County, Georgia to audition for the All State band. However, not just any band member could attend the audition. In December, students had to audition at the district-wide level, and all who passed that audition with a certain score...

Justin Moore and Lee Brice Take On the Fox Theater

Justin Moore and Lee Brice Take On the Fox Theater

Hailey Yarbrough, Editor- in- Chief
May 9, 2017 • 119 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Country artists Justin Moore and Lee Brice put on an outstanding concert on Jan. 21 at the Fox Theater in Atlanta. Country music fans arrived to the Fox from all areas of the Southeast to listen to the recent top country hits by Justin Moore. William Michael Morgan opened for the two artists as an upcoming...

A Neo-Soul Trip into Wonderland: A Review of Childish Gambino’s New Project

A Neo-Soul Trip into Wonderland: A Review of Childish Gambino’s New Project

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor
April 19, 2017 • 119 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Donald Glover, or “Childish Gambino” (his stage name), has left an indelible mark on popular culture in the past few years. He is not only a musician, but is also a very well-known comedian who was formerly on the massively popular TV show “Community”. This year, however, seems to have been his...

North’s Indoor Drumline Travels to the Wasteland

North’s Indoor Drumline Travels to the Wasteland

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017 • 153 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This winter, North Forsyth High School’s Indoor Drumline will perform a show called Wasteland. Most of the music that will be played while the drumline marches is based off the soundtrack for the movie, Mad Max, which includes several intense pieces and rhythms. In the past, North Forsyth took a hi...

Home of the Strange Tour: The Beginning

Home of the Strange Tour: The Beginning

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017 • 145 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the Spring of 2017, Grouplove will be opening for Young the Giant on the release of their new album Home of the Strange, but first, here is a little background on them. Young the Giant was previously known as The Jakes and formed officially in 209. The band consists of Sameer Gadhia on vocals,...

Playlist: The Leaves Are Changing

Playlist: The Leaves Are Changing

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
December 19, 2016 • 222 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The temperatures have only recently settled into normal frigid November ranges, but one thing is cool throughout the year - music. As summer very slowly fades into autumn, song style choices seem to shift as well. Music is seasonal; the warm weather trend of upbeat pop music is slipping off of playlists...

Five Incredible Songs You Have Never Heard Of

Five Incredible Songs You Have Never Heard Of

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 143 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Music is a big part of society today, whether it be a stress reliever, a hobby or a way to fall asleep. However, with new songs always hitting iTunes, many students miss out on incredible songs to listen to. This list includes just five of many incredible songs that you have most likely never heard of.   ...

Here’s What You Missed While Trump Was Being Elected

Here’s What You Missed While Trump Was Being Elected

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016 • 137 views
Filed under News, Showcase

As can be expected from such a dramatic election, the media has shifted nearly all of its focus from the country’s general happenings to a spotlight on the race to the White House. The result is that events considered less important have been overshadowed by the biggest American news organizations....

The Truth About Shawn Mendes: A Fan’s Perspective

The Truth About Shawn Mendes: A Fan’s Perspective

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor
November 7, 2016 • 281 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

“I think I was just bored one Sunday afternoon, and I decided to post a little video of myself singing and playing a guitar out of tune…”—Shawn Mendes   A former Viner and a part of the MAGCon team, Shawn Mendes has stolen the hearts of millions of teenage girls worldwide since his...

The Festival, the People, the Rain: Music Midtown

The Festival, the People, the Rain: Music Midtown

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
September 20, 2016 • 232 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

With muddy shoes and ponchos, the attendees of the 2016 Music Midtown festival were definitely in for a show as they conquered the heat and the rain to see a variety of artists. Music Midtown is an annual music festival that takes place in the 185 acres of Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Ga. This festival...

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