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North’s Indoor Drumline Travels to the Wasteland

North’s Indoor Drumline Travels to the Wasteland

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017 • 154 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This winter, North Forsyth High School’s Indoor Drumline will perform a show called Wasteland. Most of the music that will be played while the drumline marches is based off the soundtrack for the movie, Mad Max, which includes several intense pieces and rhythms. In the past, North Forsyth took a hi...

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 258 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Parents are in an uproar over the newest addition to the North Forsyth High School staff, school dentist Dr. Amanda Spear, after Spear inquired multiple groups of students about their habits concerning the practice of brushing and flossing their teeth on a daily basis. Spear had been interrogating the...

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 339 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Construction on the pool underneath the newest gym is wrapping up on schedule and Barton Malow is preparing to open it up to the public after fall break. However, not all is well in the world of North Forsyth construction. Continued delays and mismanagement have set back progress on the underground nuclear...

Death of a Bachelor: A Musical Revolution

Death of a Bachelor: A Musical Revolution

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016 • 284 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Even though Brendon Urie is the only member left in the band, Panic! At The Disco’s newest album, Death of a Bachelor, truly put a positive mark on Urie’s career and impressed every fan. The album, named as a reference to Brendon’s marriage, was released on January 15th and contains eleven son...

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
January 8, 2016 • 357 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion

  Although we all hate to admit it, we all forget to buy Christmas gifts for each other at some point in our lives. For this reason, I have compiled a list of DIY quick Christmas gifts so you can make sure nobody is excluded this Christmas. 1). Hot Chocolate Snowmen For the first gift,...

One-on-One with Mr. Cheney

One-on-One with Mr. Cheney

Jack Kern, Staff Writer
September 17, 2015 • 475 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

I recently conducted an interview with our new principal, Mr. Jeff Cheney, and I can say first-hand that he has a true passion for his job, a job that he fully understands. Mr. Cheney has had plenty of other jobs in the academic field as both a teacher and a principal, so we can rest assured that we...

Latin Fantasy: 2015 Raider Marching Band

Latin Fantasy: 2015 Raider Marching Band

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
September 10, 2015 • 492 views
Filed under News, Showcase

The Raider marching band has progressed greatly over the past few weeks. Many obstacles, such as construction and rain, have been a burden to them, but the group has not let it stop them. The band began to rehearse around mid-July for ten hours every day, Monday through Friday for two weeks. Although...

Time May Be an Illusion

Time May Be an Illusion

Julie Day, Staff Writer
May 7, 2015 • 397 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

There is a beginning and an end to everything; the creation and the destruction. This principle applies to everything: except time. Anyone can form an idea, and that is how time began. Someone thought it into existence; it did not come with the earth. Even when the world we live on has eroded away into...

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

NFHS Robotics Team Competes in Championship

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
May 4, 2015 • 345 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

While many students spent Spring Break vacationing or sleeping, the NFHS Robotics Team traveled to Iowa to compete in the US Open Robotics Championship. They were invited, along with about 200 other teams, to attend, based on past performance and results. In preparation for the event, each of the three...

“Pressed” at Heartslam 2015

“Pressed” at Heartslam 2015

Hannah Manikowski, Editorials Editor
April 30, 2015 • 316 views
Filed under Multi-Media

Simple Charity’s second Heartslam – a night of poetry, vulnerability, and laughs – was held this past Tuesday, April 14 in the NFHS Performing Arts Center. So, I grabbed some friends, grabbed my journal, and had a fantastic time sharing the evening with some truly inspirational young people, all...

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
April 14, 2015 • 467 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

Fires, Tornados, Gunmen—the school system has trained us all how to respond to emergency situations such as these, but what if there is an earthquake? What if the roof caves in? What if the school floods? What if...  

Construction Q&A

Construction Q&A

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
March 31, 2015 • 846 views
Filed under School, Showcase

North Forsyth was founded in 1994, and since then has seen thousands of students walk its halls. Now, more than 20 years later, it is severely overcrowded and a tad outdated. In wake of this, a plan for a massive face lift has been devised. Starting the summer after of the 2014-2015 school year, crews...

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