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Eight Children dressed up in costumes in the spirit of Halloween

Trick or Teach

Ava White, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

Halloween, a treasured holiday of all ages, provides a sweet—but scary—escape from the ordinary world into a world of horror.  Most holidays allow for no school for students K-12, such as Christmas...

Overcoming cancer day by day

A Month of Pink Ribbons and Awareness

Janis Parry, Literature Editor October 20, 2023

As pink-colored ribbons decorate the faces of stores and streets throughout October, a notion of knowledge and understanding follows along. October presents several celebrations and events, including fair...

Braves honor the flag during pre-game ceremony

‘23 Braves

Jackson Blackwell, Staff Writer October 18, 2023

Well they got close, but close doesn’t cut it They couldn’t swing the bats last night one bit We had a good run to end up with nothing During the regular season that team was something   I...

Popular Ride “Cyclops” at the Cumming Country Fair & Festival

The Fair is Here at the Cumming Fairgrounds

Jackson Blackwell, Staff Writer October 13, 2023

  The annual Cumming Country Fair & Festival at the Cumming Fairgrounds has officially arrived. From now until Oct. 15 you can experience the fair here in the city of Cumming at the fairgrounds.    Beginning...

HOSA Co-President and senior Rodrigo Colon Garcia helped a donor select his post-donation snack to ensure the donor’s safety and wellbeing. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

HOSA Celebrates a Busy October: Blood Drive, Fundraisers and More

Sarah Treusch, News Editor October 26, 2021

With the Red Cross Blood Drive, Sock Donations, World’s Finest Chocolate sales, donating candy to Northside Hospital and a field trip, the North Forsyth HOSA has had its hands full in October....

Leaves changing colors, pumpkins growing, and weather cools down; Fall is underway.

Falling Into Autumn

Mayah Talbot, Staff Writer November 1, 2019

As soon as the calendar turns to Oct. 1, the first official day of the spooky season, people get excited. October marks the beginning of fall:  all of the leaves start to change, the weather cools, and...

Children and teenagers that live in your neighborhood will be lining up at the door, waiting for you to walk up with a candy bowl like this in your arms.

Should Teenagers Still go Trick or Treating in High School?

Eva Watson, Staff Writer October 31, 2019

It’s October, which means that it is spooky season. Parents are buying the big bags of candy, kids are picking out their Halloween costumes and all the houses in the neighborhood are being decorated...

North Forsyth’s chapter of FBLA poses in the entrance of the Georgia National Fairgrounds.

FBLA’s Fall Field Trip: Fall Motivational Rally

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor October 21, 2019

On Oct. 15, nine North Forsyth FBLA members went to Georgia’s National Fairgrounds and Agricenter for eight hours of excitement at the Fall Motivational Rally.  At Fall Motivational Rally, Georgia FBLA...

The perfect way to get into the spooky season of Halloween is to go to a haunted attraction!

Top Five Haunted Halloween Attractions in North Georgia

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor November 7, 2017

The term “haunted” has different meanings to different people, like small children may perceive carved pumpkins and corn mazes as scary while teenagers crave a larger scare factor in their pursuit...

: Raider nation’s “pink-out” football game was Oct. 20 and proceeds from school t-shirt sales were donated to breast cancer research. Doing your part to spread awareness and contribute to fighting breast cancer is an activity that binds together an entire community; everyone is impacted.

Breast Cancer as a Commodity: How October Takes Advantage of a Disease

Holley Murray, Staff Writer November 6, 2017

Each year, October is a month in which leaves turn brown and just about everything else turns pink. Football teams abandon their team colors to fill a stadium with pink shirts, socks, paint, cleats and...

Photo used with permission by Lorrie Angell; Ransom Riggs is happy to see a devoted fan/reader with all three books for his signature.

Ransom Riggs Event in Decatur

Bella Angell, Staff Writer November 17, 2015

Ransom Riggs, the well-known author of the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children series, included Atlanta, Georgia on his five city book release event to announce the most recent addition to his...

West Forsyth walked away with a victory at Raider Valley on October 9th.

Homecoming Game Against West

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer November 10, 2015

Both sides of Raider Valley were filled as the North Forsyth Raiders took on the West Forsyth Wolverines at home on Friday, October 9th. The final score was West 48-17. With West Forsyth’s Kiernen...

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