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41st President, George Bush, Dies At 94

41st President, George Bush, Dies At 94

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

“Some political people do lie all the time, and step over their friend to achieve the objective themselves. But I’m one who believes that one’s word of honor is about one of the most fundamentally important things there is.” George H.W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush was born in Milton, Massachuset...

Students of the Month

Students of the Month

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Student Life

The November students of the month for North Forsyth High School have been announced. Each month, teachers nominate students who have been progressing or improving in their classes, or who have exceeded the teachers’ expectations, to win student of the month awards. Different teachers are given th...

North’s 2018 December Donations!

North’s 2018 December Donations!

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

It is that time of year, when everyone is interested in spreading holiday cheer! North Forsyth High School is collecting donations for several different local charities and fundraising to help those in need during the holidays! Students are encouraged to donate and collect donations for these good causes...

Comparing Two American Shootings and the Shooters

Comparing Two American Shootings and the Shooters

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On the morning of Oct. 27, Robert Bowers walked into the Tree of Life synagogue, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and opened fire on worshippers within the building, killing 11 people. Ten days later, on the other side of the country, 12 others died at the hand of Ian Long at Borderline Bar and Gril...

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Georgia Governor Race and Why Results Are Taking so Long

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As of November 9th, the results for the Georgia governor election state that Republican candidate Brian Kemp has won with 50.3 percent of votes, with Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams having 48.7 percent of votes. However, the next governor has not been officially named yet due to the numerous complic...

Olympic Committee Works Towards Revoking USA Gymnastics’ Status

Olympic Committee Works Towards Revoking USA Gymnastics’ Status

Abby Marks, Features Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) is making strides to revoke the USA Gymnastics’ (USAG) status after all of the sexual misconduct by the team doctor, Larry Nassar, coming to light early this year. The CEO of the USOC, Sarah Hirshland, has offered for the team to voluntarily give up their status, saying that the challenges they have faced may be just too much to overcome at this point. USA Gymnastics responded by announcing that they will be considering whi...

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

Every year when October comes around, students begin preparing and studying for the PSAT. Freshman, sophomores, and juniors are all able to take it; however, sophomores are the only grade required to take it. It is a great way to prepare and know what to expect on the actual SAT. When preparing ...

Outcome of Kavanaugh’s Controversial Trial

Outcome of Kavanaugh’s Controversial Trial

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

The Senate appointed Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, on Oct. 6, despite allegations of sexual misconduct made by several women. These accusations arose after Senator Dianne Feinstein announced receiving an anonymous letter pertaining to these allegations. However, the FBI ...

Infections From Shoes

Infections From Shoes

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

In late August, Sienna Thomas, a girl in the U.K, was admitted to Prince Charles Hospital for a deadly sepsis infection that was spreading throughout her leg. Jodie Thomas and her daughter Sienna had been at a store trying on shoes for some back-to-school shopping. Thomas stated that since it was the su...

Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast

Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, World

Just a few weeks ago, as Florence was forming at sea, a couple claimed to have spotted the supposed Grey Man ghost along the Cherry Grove Pier. He is known as a blessing for the locals living along the coast. The Gray man legend has been told for decades, and no one seems to be able to disprove the well...

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, World

Although the school year comes to a close and the Raider Wire takes its annual 2 month break, the news and important events never come to an end. Here’s what happened during the hiatus. Thailand Cave Rescue Twelve members of a youth boys soccer team and their coach were trapped in the Tham Luang Ca...

September Student of the Month

September Student of the Month

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

North had their first ceremony of the year celebrating the students and teacher of the month. Each year, our school rewards students in each subject from math to fine arts and are given a ceremony in their honor during IF. The first students to be recognized in 2018-19 are Mandi Stanford for math...

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