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A Story of Safe Recovery: Jayme Closs Found After 88 Days Missing

Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl from Wisconsin who was kidnapped in October 2018, has been found alive. Her community is brimming with support and excitement for the girl. (Photo from Express.)
January 26, 2019

It is the stuff of horror movies: Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old girl from rural Wisconsin, was abducted by a stranger after witnessing the murder of both parents, and she was held for 88 days in a remote...

NFHS Participates in “Week of Kindness”

: Heart-O-Grams were available during the lunch period on Tuesday, allowing students to spread kindness to their friends and peers free of charge.
March 6, 2017

During this past month of February, NFHS’s Student Council hosted daily events to celebrate the national “Random Acts of Kindness” week from Feb. 13 to 16. As they helped to spread joy and kindness...

Flint Not Forgotten

Many people protest in Flint, Michigan the government’s inaction regarding the amount of impure water in the town and advocate for the clean water supply in the name of human rights. Credit for the photo goes to Business Insider.
February 10, 2017

After the recent water crisis in Flint, Michigan appeared out of nowhere in the spring of 2014, a massive news story that dominated many journalistic sources, people were shocked to find out the statistics...

Treasury Department Adds Harriet Tubman to $20 Bill

Within the next decade, this image of President Andrew Jackson will be replaced with Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery to fight for abolition and save others from slavery.
May 11, 2016

Since 1928, President Andrew Jackson, a war hero who owned slaves and signed the Indian Removal Act, has graced the twenty dollar bill.  However, the United States Department of the Treasury has announced...

Debates Are Coming Up Soon

Donald Trump talks to the public as he is persuading them to get on his side and vote for him.  Trump is at the podium talking about the things that concern him the most. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore.
September 10, 2015

With 2016 rolling up, the presidential candidates prepare themselves to run for office. Elections have everything to do with disagreeing, arguing, and rivals. Some people want republicans to win this election,...

North Students Place in FBLA Competition

FBLA represented North Forsyth very well at the state competition. Ethan Davis placed 5th in Computer Applications, and Cameron Wright placed 2nd in Computer Problem Solving.
March 27, 2015

Congratulations to Ethan Davis and Cameron Wright for placing at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 21. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national career student association...

The True Story Behind American Sniper

The photo above is from Kyle’s novel, ‘American Sniper.’ “Me and Taya, the love of my life and better half,” Kyle wrote. Chris Kyle was more than just a bronco rider from Texas or the deadliest sniper in U.S. history; he was a father, a husband, and a friend.(Photograph courtesy of Heather Hurt/Calluna Photography.)
March 24, 2015

By now, everybody has either seen the new Bradley Cooper movie 'American Sniper' or at least heard bits and pieces of the true story behind the deadliest sniper in American history. Chris Kyle, who completed...

LSSU Bans Words for 2015

Sophomore “Judgmental Julia” is thoroughly disgusted by the overuse of slang and grandiloquence. Saving the streets by oppressing the swagtastic peasants with her catch phrase, Julia wipes away grammatical sin one “Like, what even?” at a time.
March 3, 2015

For the 40th year in a row, a tradition stared by W. T. Rabe, former public relations director at Lake Superior State University, carries itself on with increasing popularity. In 1975, Rabe and a few friends...

Measles Outbreak in the United States

CBS Evening News shares their story on the outbreak of the measles, which started in the Disney Land theme park in Orange County, California.
February 13, 2015

The Measles have spread in 14 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, New York, Nebraska, Texas, South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Washington, Utah, and Texas....

Double Tightrope Walking World Record Achieved

A screenshot from the Discovery channel’s video “Nik Wallenda conquers Chicago Skyline”. Wallenda makes his way across his first walk with the city of Chicago cheering him on.
December 1, 2014

This past Sunday, November 2nd, professional tightrope walker, Nik Wallenda conquered what he calls his “greatest feat to date.” Wallenda achieved not one but two Guinness World Records by walking...

Riot Outbreak in Ferguson, Missouri

October 14, 2014

Riots began in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday, August 9, 2014 after the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed 25 year old African American student. He was shot by Darren Wilson, one of the Caucasian officers...

Poverty Prevention: Has the United States Made Progress?

Congressman Paul Ryan, vice-presidential running mate to Mitt Romney in 2012’s presidential election, offers his opinion on the effectiveness of government organizations with the intent to assist those in economic crisis while Bread from the City, a Washington relief organization, discusses his speech.
May 13, 2014

Over the past decade, modern developed countries have taken great leaps in order to lessen the percentage of their population under the poverty line. Significantly, Latin America has made tremendous progress...

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