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U.S. Dissolution of INF Treaty

U.S. Dissolution of INF Treaty

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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 ...

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