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Appreciating Our Educators

Appreciating Our Educators

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 145 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

At North Forsyth High School, we have some of the greatest, most talented and most outgoing teachers in the county. Those who work here, put in hours upon hours every day to create assignments, lessons and fun activities to improve the knowledge of the students in their classrooms. The week of April...

What Will You Be Wearing at Graduation?

What Will You Be Wearing at Graduation?

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 125 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The North Forsyth High School graduation will be noticeably different in 2017. It may not be apparent at first, but the seniors will know something is missing. Certain colors will not be visible outside the graduation gowns; the missing colors will be those of the various service club cords draped aroun...

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expands

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017 • 91 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

On Nov. 18, 2016, the first installment of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film series was released. This movie immediately became a majorly popular hit immediately and made millions in only the first day of release. Even the Disney film Moana, which came out on Nov. 23, did not slow dow...

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Raider Team Season Comes to an End

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
December 19, 2016 • 375 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The NFHS Raider Team is operated under the JROTC program at North Forsyth High School. Gunny Snook supervises the group as they compete as a military-style physical fitness team. They compete against other JROTC schools in upper body strength and endurance. There is an all-male team, an all-female team...

Map

Map

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016 • 138 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

It is common knowledge to use a map when one is lost, but our map is lost itself.   Scribbles on several pages, and the pages spread across the floor, old paper torn at the edges.   Some say the map is unorganized, for who would have any desire to place it back...

Band Family Migrates to a New Home

Band Family Migrates to a New Home

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016 • 131 views
Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the original band room was overtaken by a brand new one located between the cafeteria and the 300 hallway. Students who have a class in the old band room are now located where the old cafeteria used to be. The main purpose of getting a new band room was for space, as items were often...

NFHS Football Welcomes Offensive Line Coach Flowe

NFHS Football Welcomes Offensive Line Coach Flowe

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 209 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cecile Flowe is one of the many new football coaches brought to NFHS this year. Flowe came to North Forsyth High School with high hopes and expectations for every player. He changes the dynamic in a way that not only gets the players pumped and ready for their games, but also gets their peers at school...

Varsity Lady Raiders Dominate Madison County

Varsity Lady Raiders Dominate Madison County

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016 • 270 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last night at 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 7, the North Forsyth Varsity Lady Raiders play at the North Georgia campus’ softball field, facing the Madison County Lady Red Raiders in a non-region game. After a three-game losing streak, the NFHS Lady Raiders were eager to make their school proud and won the game...

North Forsyth’s JV Softball Team Fights Hard Against South

North Forsyth’s JV Softball Team Fights Hard Against South

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
August 31, 2016 • 306 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Junior Varsity softball team competed with South Forsyth on August 29, finishing the game with a disappointing score of 8-3 and a loss for the Lady Raiders. However, regardless of how the score might sound, the JV team put up a tough fight. The first inning passed without...

North Forsyth Switches to Bing

North Forsyth Switches to Bing

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016 • 523 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School’s computers have a new, unpleasant feature: the default search engine is Bing. Bing, considered to be Google’s incompetent opposite. The quality of Bing searches is widely thought to be simply inferior to the quality of Google searches. But is it really? I decided to conduct...

North Faces West at Varsity Basketball

North Faces West at Varsity Basketball

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016 • 310 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The varsity girls basketball team faced a sound defeat against West at their basketball homecoming game on Friday, January 15. After starting off with a very early lead, North ultimately saw tough opposition as West fought back hard, scoring 32 points to North’s 17. In the second half, West maintained...

Swim Team Spotlight: Katie Schumacher

Swim Team Spotlight: Katie Schumacher

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
October 6, 2015 • 398 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Our North Forsyth High School’s Swim Team has many exceptional members in its ranks, and among them is Katie Schumacher, an 11th grader, who is actively part of the swim team along with several other clubs in the school including Chamber Choir and Student Council. Along with all of her extracurriculars, she also h...

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