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Why You Should NOT Listen To Music While Studying

Why You Should NOT Listen To Music While Studying

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

March 18, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Most people know that studying is one of the hardest aspects of school for students. Although studying is difficult, there are many ways to increase a student’s ability to study materials. For instance, students can chew a specific gum flavor while studying and then chew the same flavor right as t...

Jonas Brothers Make the Most Needed Comeback of 2019

Jonas Brothers Make the Most Needed Comeback of 2019

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

In 2013, teens around the world were heartbroken by the news that the Jonas Brothers, pop band, was breaking up. Nick, Joe and Kevin Jonas had been making music together since 2005 and were loved by teens around the world.  According to ENews!, Nick Jonas said they had split up because “[we] feel like we're best suited to do our own individual things, all things we're passionate ab...

Bring Me the Horizon Drops New Record, “Amo”

Bring Me the Horizon Drops New Record, “Amo”

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

British rock band Bring Me the Horizon has finally released their sixth in-studio album, “Amo.” The record dropped on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, with a total of 13 tracks on it. The quintet has completely reinvented their music, veering further from their metalcore roots to a more fresh, upbeat, pop-rock, ...

The Grammy Awards and its Concerning Voting Process

The Grammy Awards and its Concerning Voting Process

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Known as the “most important night in music,” the Grammy Awards are single-handedly the most anticipated event for music-lovers across the world. However, although important to the culture and recognition of musicians, the Grammys are flawed in a number of ways, specifically within the nomination and ...

“Pajama Game” Proves to be Yet Another Success for NFHS Theatre Department

Abby Marks, Features Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

North Forsyth’s theatre kids always seem to show a whole other level of talent when it comes to putting on productions, most recently being “The Pajama Game.” From tech to choreography to vocals, this play was definitely one to remember. “The Pajama Game” is based off of Richard Bisse...

An Insight Into Upcoming Choir Auditions 2019-2020 School Year

An Insight Into Upcoming Choir Auditions 2019-2020 School Year

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth’s choirs are diverse in sound as well as experience level. There is an audition process for both Chamber (mixed choir) and Cantamus (women’s choir). The audition process is the same for both classes. Auditions are open to the entire school and everyone is welcome. Audition dates ...

The Band LANY’s Quick Rise to Fame

The Band LANY’s Quick Rise to Fame

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Indie Pop band LANY has quickly risen to fame due to lead singer Paul Klein’s looks, vocals and the emotions found in his song lyrics. After going through a breakup in early January 2018, LANY quickly went to work on a new album called “Malibu Nights” that blew up immediately and was a main cau...

Holiday Choir Concert

Holiday Choir Concert

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, Music, News, School, Showcase

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. From Chamber Choir to Cantamus to Raider Chorale to Acapella Club, the audience had the oppo...

Twenty One Pilots Newest Album: Will You Follow The Trench?

Twenty One Pilots Newest Album: Will You Follow The Trench?

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, School, Showcase, World

Every once and awhile, you may come across an album where an artist beautifully crafts lyrics so they can bleed out some sort of emotion. Hearing these melodies packaged together resonates within the soul, gaining a valuable place in the participants heart. Music tends to do this in all kinds of forms. Musicians p...

Behind the Scenes: NFHS Raider Choir

Behind the Scenes: NFHS Raider Choir

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The NFHS mixed choir, called Chamber, and women's choir, called Cantamus, will be putting on their first concert of the 2018-2019 school year on October 16 at Cumming First United Methodist Church. The concert will feature alumni from previous years as the current choir works to learn songs previously...

To My Friend

To My Friend

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

I can see the pain written on the canvas of your heart.  Believe me when I say I have tried to understand what has happened, but  I won’t pretend to know what you have been through.  I just wish it was me and not you. Please know I wish it was me and not you. Everyone deserves moments of peace where th...

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under Features

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...

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