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North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth students in Russian, Spanish, French and Latin classes competed at the World Language Expo at Denmark High School on Thursday, Nov. 7.  Impersonation of notable figures, dramatic interpretation of a monologue, short film, 3x3x3 skit and creative redesign of a famous piece of artwork we...

Lady Raider Varsity Softball Team Tackles Their Sweet Sixteen

Lady Raider Varsity Softball Team Tackles Their Sweet Sixteen

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Lady Raider Varsity Softball team completed their Sweet Sixteen at the Raider Valley against Hillgrove’s Hawks. The two teams played two games within a four hour time period. For the first game, North’s Raiders lost 7-5 but pulled it together for the second game and demolis...

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

On April 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio, for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They left the high school at 3 p.m. that afternoon to embark on an eight-hour bus ride. Drumline students shared bittersweet ‘nervous-but-excited’ emotions, but were overall pump...

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 ...

North Forsyth DECA Takes On the 2019 State CDC

North Forsyth DECA Takes On the 2019 State CDC

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019

On Feb. 14-16, the NFHS DECA chapter departed for Atlanta where they attended the State Career Development Conference (CDC) for 2019. With 29 attendees, the chapter registered for almost 20 categories, and 13 students (39 percent) qualified to attend the International Career Development Conference (...

Mrs. Dykes, NFHS Finalist For District TOTY

Mrs. Dykes, NFHS Finalist For District TOTY

Marvin Cruz

February 26, 2019

Teacher of the Year (TOTY) is an award given school-wide and district-wide between several schools. For the 2018-2019 school year, the staff at NFHS has voted for Mrs. Amy Dykes to be the NFHS teacher of the year, and she has even been chosen to represent North as one of the seven finalists for Dist...

Hard Work Paid Off in the Long Run for North’s Track and Field Team

Hard Work Paid Off in the Long Run for North’s Track and Field Team

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

On Feb. 13, all Forsyth County track and field teams, including North’s, traveled to Lambert High School to run in Forsyth County’s first track meet of the season.  Coach Shively and North’s Track and Field Team were proud of the outcome of their first meet. One of the many highlights of the meet was w...

NFHS Wrestling Team Persisted in Team Duals Tournament

NFHS Wrestling Team Persisted in Team Duals Tournament

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019

On Saturday, Jan. 12, the North Forsyth High School wrestling team placed fourth for the regionals for team duels when they traveled to Forsyth Central High School to participate in a tournament. This was the first time in 10 years that North did not make it into state. Even though the team did not qu...

NFHS Booming Agricultural Program

NFHS Booming Agricultural Program

Ramya Raja, News Editor

December 6, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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