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Simple Charity Picnic

Simple Charity Picnic

Anna Goellner, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

North Forsyth’s chapter of Simple Charity hosted its first picnic on Oct. 7, to raise money for children in Uganda. Simple Charity is a Christian organization that stands for simple acts of charity and love to end global poverty. Every few months, Simple Charity organizes an event to reach the community...

North’s Indoor Drumline Travels to the Wasteland

North’s Indoor Drumline Travels to the Wasteland

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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...  

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