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ER-0 Tornado Enters Cobb County

ER-0 Tornado Enters Cobb County

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

On Jan. 12, a tornado touched down in Paulding county and crossed to Cobb, making it the first tornado and major storm in Georgia of the new decade, and around one of the 30 to 40 tornados that Cobb county has seen since the 1950s.  Although it was only an EF-0 and didn’t do much damage besides...

Iran vs. America: Will World War Three Happen?

Iran vs. America: Will World War Three Happen?

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

On Jan. 3, President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike in Baghdad, killing General Qasem Soleimani who is in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and commander of its Quds Force the unit in charge of foreign operations that ran logistics, ideological guidance, and military affairs across the nation...

Virginia has Taken Steps Toward Gun Control — Will Georgia be Soon to Follow?

Virginia has Taken Steps Toward Gun Control — Will Georgia be Soon to Follow?

Abby Marks, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2020

Chaos is breaking loose in Virginia following the promise to enact many new anti-gun laws that some are calling unconstitutional. Virginian Democrats have proposed legislation that, if passed, will require background checks before purchasing a firearm, will limit the buying period between firearms to 30 days and will all...

Australia’s Deadly Wildfires have Killed 1 Billion Native Wildlife Animals

Australia’s Deadly Wildfires have Killed 1 Billion Native Wildlife Animals

Daphni Torres, News Editor

January 22, 2020

Throughout the course of over a month since December of 2019, Australia has been experiencing severe wildfires caused by record-breaking temperatures and drastic periods of drought.  A natural weather phenomenon called The Indian Ocean Dipole has caused a hot, dry spell across Australia, resulti...

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Donald Trump Faces Advancements in Impeachment Hearings

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2019

Jerrold Nadler, a House Judiciary Chairman, has scheduled an impeachment hearing for the week of Dec. 9 where committee lawyers will present evidence against President Trump and the Democratic Party will write articles of impeachment under the direction of the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi. ...

Seniors- Everything you Need to Know about FAFSA

Seniors- Everything you Need to Know about FAFSA

Daphni Torres, News Editor

November 19, 2019

FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, has been opened to students to fill out since Oct. 1 available to until June 30. FAFSA is a government-provided form available to fill out for free online that helps students going to college or career school with access to grants, loans, and wo...

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

There are approximately 46 thousand students enrolled in Forsyth County schools, and because so many students are overcrowding high schools, there has been plans to introducing a new school. This new school is due to be opened in Forsyth County in approximately three years  and will be named East F...

Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 23, 2019

Based on the national average, one in four high school students over the age of 16 are employed with some type of part-time job. While there are many high school students earning an income and attending school simultaneously, not all of these student workers are paid reasonably for their labor because...

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

Outbreaks of certain infectious diseases, including measles, appear to be on the rise in the United States, and in response, several social media platforms have taken action to silence anti-vaccination rhetoric on their sites. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there hav...

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 9, 2019

Starting next school year, North Forsyth High School will be implementing a new schedule in order to increase productivity and overall student and staff wellness. Two new programs called Raider Time and Wellness Wednesday will be implemented beginning the 2019-2020 school year. Raider Time will be a 37 ...

The Death Of Luke Perry

The Death Of Luke Perry

Jordan Fowler, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

 Coy Luke Perry died at the age of 52. He was taken to the hospital after having a massive stroke. After reaching the hospital and being in an unresponsive state, he was taken off of life support on March 4, 2019.        Perry was a famous actor and voice artist. One of his most famous roles was ...

Potential Tornadoes Headed for Georgia

Potential Tornadoes Headed for Georgia

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

On March 9, catastrophic tornadoes hit major cities in Alabama, Florida and even parts of Georgia. These tornadoes caused massive injuries and killed at least 23 people in total. They were caused by severe weather outbreaks in the neighboring states and continued to bring rainy weather in the following ...

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