The Raider Wire

Is Having an After School Job Worth it?

Lily Jackson (an alumni who graduated in 2018), Justin Cole and Zachary Barnett (sophomores), and Kierra Jacobsen (junior), work at Pizzeria Azzurri.

Elizabeth Wood, Social Media Manager

September 30, 2020

Summer 2020 was a bit on the boring side. Students had to stay inside and were not able to go to the pool, go on vacations, and other normal summer activities. The thought of having a job crossed my mind; however, I then began to worry about other aspects of my life. Would I be able to keep up with my sc...

JV Girls Soccer Team Fall to South 4-2

The JV Girls were ready to work their hardest as they faced off against South.

Emma Simmons, Staff Writer

March 1, 2020

The North Forsyth JV girl’s soccer team was back to compete on Feb. 12 after their game was canceled on the 6 due to lightning and heavy rainfall. With a victory under their belt from their last game against the South Forsyth War Eagles, the JV girls returned to the Raider Valley after school at 5...

North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

Students from Spanish, Russian, Latin and French classes participated in the Foreign Language Expo (Freepik).

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

The Lady Raiders are grouped together with their coaches after the deciding game following their doubleheader Sweet Sixteen. North's team lost 7-5 in the first game but revived themselves in the second by winning 13-8. In the deciding game they won again with 11-1.

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

The NFHS percussion group went to Dayton, Ohio on April 9 for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They are dressed in Hawaiian attire to support their theme, “A Taste of Summer.” (Picture is from Andrea Escobar.)

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

Beginning next school year, NFHS will be implementing a new schedule to help both student and staff improve overall productivity and emotional and mental wellness.

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

Thirteen North Forsyth DECA members will have the opportunity to travel to Orlando to compete at the International Career Development Conference in April.

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. Amy Dykes standing with members of the NFHS staff after she learned that she had been chosen as one of seven finalists for District Teacher of the Year. (Photo credit to NFHS Facebook page.)

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

Forsyth County’s first high school track meet of the season went well for North’s Raiders.

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

Freshman Dylan Lyerly wrestles a West Forsyth High School competitor while his team cheers him on.

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

 North Forsyth High School’s agriculture program continues to grow and expand! (Photo Credit: Austin Gray.)

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...

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