The Raider Wire

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 ...

Georgia Storm Scammers

Georgia Storm Scammers

Olivia Robert, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

On March 3rd, tornadoes touched down in Alabama and central Georgia. These tornadoes caused the injuries of many people in the area. This is being said to be the deadliest tornado outbreak since 2013. The tornadoes took the lives of at least 23 people and left homes in wreckage. Unfortunately, some p...

U.S. Dissolution of INF Treaty

U.S. Dissolution of INF Treaty

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 1, President Donald Trump issued a statement announcing that the U.S. was officially withdrawing from a long-time treaty with Russia, the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.  Signed in December 1987 by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev, the treaty p...

Local Forsyth Schools Threatened by Young Teenagers

Local Forsyth Schools Threatened by Young Teenagers

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

On Feb. 3, three different schools in Forsyth County have been involved in dangerous circumstances concerning threats from their students. Coincidentally, although these threats were unrelated to each other, all three occured on the same day. Two students, from both Otwell and North Forsyth middle scho...

2019 Super Bowl Costs and Revenue For City of Atlanta

2019 Super Bowl Costs and Revenue For City of Atlanta

Ramya Raja, News Editor

February 7, 2019

The NFL Super Bowl was recently hosted in Atlanta, Georgia for the first time in nearly 2 decades. Millions tuned in to watch and thousands more packed the Mercedes-Benz stadium on Feb. 3. The city of Atlanta put in a lot of time, money and effort and agreed to several non-negotiable terms from the N...

Price Increases and Password Sharing Prevention–New To Netflix in 2019

Price Increases and Password Sharing Prevention–New To Netflix in 2019

Ramya Raja, News Editor

January 31, 2019

With the start of the new year, Netflix is making several changes that affect consumers. The price for each streaming plan has increased, causing consumers to either downgrade or cancel their subscription altogether. Netflix is also implementing a new software which enables the company to track unexplaina...

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

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

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

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 house in the woods. For months, thousands of law enforcement officers and volunteers searched the sta...

The student news site of North Forsyth High School
News