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NFHS Varsity Boys Play Hard, Defeated by Central 3-1

NFHS Varsity Boys Play Hard, Defeated by Central 3-1

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On April 10, the NFHS varsity boys soccer team traveled to Forsyth Central High School to challenge the FCHS team in one of the last games of the season. Unfortunately, North lost to Central with a final score of 1-3. The first half of the game contained a lot of action from North’s keeper, seni...

Goodbye North, Love Seniors

Goodbye North, Love Seniors

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Students file in tiredly after a week of late nights, traveling and adventure. They greet one another with “How was your break?”-wishing it was still ongoing. Dragging feet take them to class as they dread the homework their teachers will undoubtedly assign. It is the Monday after spring break, ...

North Lacrosse Obtains Win in Overtime Against Wesleyan

North Lacrosse Obtains Win in Overtime Against Wesleyan

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School’s varsity boys lacrosse team was able to score a win 10-9  against Wesleyan over a very hard fought win in overtime. The game took place on Monday, March 11 at the Raider Valley. The Raiders were the underdogs in this matchup, as Wesleyan had been on a winning streak before...

North’s JV Boys Soccer Team Loses By One Point to Central

North’s JV Boys Soccer Team Loses By One Point to Central

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Thursday, March 14, Forsyth Central High School traveled to North Forsyth territory for the junior varsity boys soccer game. NFHS lost 2-1, losing their 10th game o the season. Though North lost against Central, they did not go down without a fight.  In the first half of the game, Central quic...

North’s JV Soccer Team Falls Short of Denmark by One Point

North’s JV Soccer Team Falls Short of Denmark by One Point

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Local, School, Showcase, Sports

On Monday, Feb. 4, the first game of North’s JV soccer season took place at Denmark High School. North’s JV soccer players traveled to Dane territory in an attempt to defeat them on their own turf. Sadly, North lost to their opponent, with a final score of 1-2.   Toward the end of the first half, Denmark sc...

Lady Raiders Crush Milton 66-10 in Intense Varsity Basketball Game

Lady Raiders Crush Milton 66-10 in Intense Varsity Basketball Game

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, Feb. 1, North Forsyth High School’s girls varsity basketball team faced off against the Milton High Eagles. It was an intense game, and the Lady Raiders fought hard to maintain the lead which they had gained in the first quarter. They won the game with a final score of 66-10. It was Senio...

When To Take Your SAT?

When To Take Your SAT?

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Local, School, Showcase, Student Life

North Forsyth has approached the third SAT exam, which was given on Dec. 1. The SAT is an exam given to high school students to help colleges gauge their math, reading and writing levels. Students can choose to take the SAT in their junior year or senior year, but they can also choose to take the SAT...

ROTC through the eyes of Jessie Burnett

ROTC through the eyes of Jessie Burnett

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School offers many sports and activities for its students. One team that is not commonly known is the Raider Team. The team is  mainly composed of students that are in ROTC. They attend many competitions that require hard work and teamwork. Jessie Burnett is a member of the team...

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

Abby Marks, Features Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School’s halls are littered with students who hold unique talents and abilities. From musicians and theater lovers to academic geniuses and foreign language experts, there are many students at North who rise above and beyond and use their talents to reach others. One such student ...

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Are All About That Base

Carena Ravenel, Staff writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 17, the Lady Raider Varsity Softball team destroyed East Hall’s Vikings with a final score of 8-0. Our team certainly proved themselves worthy to be out in the field after such a thrilling game. Throughout the game, the Lady Raiders’ chants of encouragement reverberated from the ...

Modern Sexism in Sports

Modern Sexism in Sports

Ramya Raja, News Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Serena Williams’ recent involvement in the U.S. Open women’s tennis final has left many critics, fans and athletes claiming that sexism still has a vital impact in the outcome of sports. However, Williams’ recent defeat is not the only incident that has reignited this controversy. Other athlete...

September Student of the Month

September Student of the Month

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

North had their first ceremony of the year celebrating the students and teacher of the month. Each year, our school rewards students in each subject from math to fine arts and are given a ceremony in their honor during IF. The first students to be recognized in 2018-19 are Mandi Stanford for math...

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