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Totally Expert Opinions on the Overwhelming Smell Plaguing Forsyth

Mrs. Cheney (left) and Mr. Cheney (right)
at a Georgia football game.

Sarah Treusch, News & Sports Editor

September 17, 2020

Stepping outside anywhere in Forsyth county, citizens gag, cover their nose and scream out of fear because of the wretched stench that engulfs the county. Speculators believe that the cause of the smell is the chicken plant. Karens, rebellious teens, and dogs --all of whom typically have quite diffe...

Coronavirus Infects Georgia

Gov. Brian Kemp recently gave the announcement of further closing all Georgia schools through April 25. Photo by Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

The Coronavirus enters into Fulton county and spreads. As of March 10, 17 people have tested positive for the virus. The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been the biggest thing on people's minds, with the MARTA doing a complete disinfect and New York going into a state of emergency. From simp...

North Forsyth’s annual Prom Fashion Show performs “Puttin’ on the Ritz”

Everyone on stage for the Prom Fashion Show King and Queen to be revealed.

Daphni Torres, News Editor

February 22, 2020

  North Forsyth High School performed their annual Prom Fashion show at the P.A.C. on Thursday, Feb. 13. This years prom theme has not been revealed as of late February, however “Puttin’ on the Ritz”, meaning to dress fashionably, was the theme for the prom fashion show this year o...

ER-0 Tornado Enters Cobb County

Here is a tree that fell on a two-story home because of high winds
Source: National Weather Service

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?

Donald Trump and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed the public over the strikes and attacks in Iran. Photo by Getty Images.

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?

Thousands of pro-gun Virginians gathered in Richomnd, VA on Jan. 20 as a reaction to the possibility of new gun control legislation. Is Georgia likely to follow in their footsteps? Photo by Liberty Nation.

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

Wildlife rescuer Simon Adamczyk helping a koala to safety. At least 25,000 koalas have died in the past month. (Photo by David Mariuz)

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

 Trump faces advancements in the ongoing impeachment inquiry regarding his relations to the Ukranian President and his request that Zelensky investigate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter. Photo by blocktoro.com.

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

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a government form that helps students go to college for free. Filling out the form is easy and only requires a few steps.

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

The blueprint plans for the upcoming high school, East Forsyth, which is due to be opened in 2021. (Illustrated by the Georgia Department of Education’s Capital Outlay Program.)

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

Student workers are often overlooked as the most common group of workers who make below 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

The United States faces a measles outbreak of massive proportions as the second-highest number of cases have been reported for January to April of this year.  Some people have begun to blame anti-vaxxers as the cause of such outbreaks in the U.S., leading to censorship of anti-vaccination content online.  (Photo Credit: https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html.)

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...

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