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NFHS Booming Agricultural Program

NFHS Booming Agricultural Program

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School has several pathways, many of which focus on the agricultural industry. The agricultural program at North continues to grow and change as the years progress. For example, North’s farming program has a new animal breeding program. Other changes, such as greenhouse improvements...

The Issue With Language Learning in America

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Modern day high school students across America are required to take a foreign language once in their four years. Most four-year universities, however, require applicants to take a world language for two years whilst more prestigious universities and colleges such as Stanford or Harvard recommend three t...

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

This year, students in the Forsyth County School System scored an average of 1167 on the SAT, which is above the state and national average. A total of 2,206 students took the SAT, scoring an average of 589 in the reading/writing section and 578 in the math section. Forsyth’s mean score improved by 21 points...

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Raiders Basketball Battle Against Osborne Cardinals, Win 56-43

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Nov. 17, the NFHS varsity boys’  basketball team played against the team from Osborne High School. The tournament took place at the Raider Arena with the game lasting from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. It started off very slowly until No. 40 on the Raiders’ team managed to score the first basket of th...

NFHS Latin Club Put the Pedal to the Metal in Mario Kart Tournament

NFHS Latin Club Put the Pedal to the Metal in Mario Kart Tournament

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Nov. 7, the North Forsyth High School Latin Club held their second Mario Kart Tournament in the library from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to raise money and support for future events. And, of course, have fun. Last year, the Mario Club was also a big hit. It was held in the cafeteria in 2017, but in order to ...

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  On Saturday, Nov. 3, North Forsyth High School’s Junior Varsity Lacrosse team played head-to-head against West Forsyth High School. The tournament took place at the home of the Wolverines, West Forsyth High School, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. West scoring 10 and North scoring 8, the Rai...

25 Years of Excellence: Here’s North’s Story

Abby Marks, Features Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features

This 2018-2019 school year, North Forsyth High celebrates its 25th year of educating students and striving for excellence. Since its opening in 1994, this school has greatly expanded its campus, staff, and student population, which in North’s first year only numbered 32 students in the graduat...

Alliance Academy for Innovation Defeats North Forsyth In First JV Academic Team

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

Alliance Academy won against North Forsyth (350-110) on October 1 in the first Junior Varsity Academic Team match of the fall season. Both teams competed professionally during the hour-long competition in which members from Alliance Academy showed great sportsmanship after winning. For background info...

New Mountain Bike Team Rides in to NFHS

New Mountain Bike Team Rides in to NFHS

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School has grown a lot over the past decade or so, and new clubs, sports teams and other organizations are being added every year. For the 2018-2019 school year, one such new addition to North is the mountain bike team. North is the first school in Forsyth County to have its own...

North Forsyth Was In High Spirits Last Week

North Forsyth Was In High Spirits Last Week

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth students and staff went all out last week for their annual spirit week. On Monday Disney day commenced, Disney princesses and Mickey ears could be seen around every corner. The halls became magical with glitter and smiles. Fanny packs and Hawaiian button downs fulfilled their true...

Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September

Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

  On Sept. 8, from 6 a.m to 2 p.m,  the NFHS JROTC team participated in the Raider Meet, a competition hosted by Lumpkin High School. The meet consists of six events which tests the endurance of each participant. In all six events, the NFHS coed team won first place overall, with the female NFHS t...

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

Coach Andy Martin is a new staff member to North Forsyth High School and we welcome him with open arms! This is his first year coaching for North High in his 18 years of teaching. He previously taught at Forsyth Central High School and North Forsyth Middle School. When asked what made him want to lea...

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