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This year, NFHS welcomes its very own mountain bike team to its growing collection of clubs and extracurricular activities.  North is the first school in Forsyth County to have its own team, separate from the Forsyth Composite.  (Photo used with permission from Dr. Joan Graham.)

New Mountain Bike Team Rides in to NFHS

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2018

North Forsyth High School has grown a lot over the past decade or so, and new clubs, sports teams and other organizations are being added every year. For the 2018-2019 school year, one such new addition...

Eight Unknown Campus Views

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer May 11, 2016

The new six miles of trails travel around Sawnee Mountain and pass by Tower Road and the cell towers at the top of the mountain.  This is the third phase of Sawnee Mountain Preserve, which opened its first phase in 2005.

Sawnee Mountain Preserve Opens New Hiking Trails

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer March 30, 2016

For those who are drawn to the many outdoor facilities that Forsyth County has to offer, the list of options has grown larger.  On Friday, January 29, the Sawnee Mountain Foundation performed the opening...

Bella Angell shooting her longbow in the woods at 3-D target competition in Tannehill, Alabama. Photo used with permission by Simply Traditional.

The Evolution of Traditional Archery

Bella Angell, Staff Writer September 1, 2015

Archery is defined as the sport or skill of shooting a bow and arrow. Archery was primarily used for hunting but it is now also used in target shooting. Have you ever wondered why you find arrowheads made...

Summer in Snapshots

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer May 18, 2015

Summer is a wonderful time of year for students. It’s a time to unwinds, relax, and take a well needed break from the stressful life of school. With summer being a saving grace for nearly everyone, no...

Since kayaking is such a simplistically exciting activity, hitting the waters is now possible at any time of the day. Central Bulldog Sophomore Maria Hansen and younger sister Laney Hansen love making the fifteen minute drive to Lake Lanier just before the sun sets and catching the oranges and yellows cast upon the water.

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor December 11, 2014

Sure, tubing with friends in Helen is totally rad. Yes, boating on a summer’s day is a blast. However, if these common activities only leave a longing for a new way to hit the waters, only a paddle and...

After sliding, grinding and flying down hills for hours on end, local long boarder Brandon Gray holds his board high.  He proudly shows its scratches and marks, signifying that day’s accomplishments like a battered old trophy. He and the film team are ready to take their equipment to the next hill so that it too can fall victim to his wrathful board.

Long boarding

Austin Gray, Staff Writer November 13, 2014

Brandon Gray is a local, amateur long boarder that is passionate about mastering the skill. After weeks of practicing, Brandon Gray asks his friends and family to come with him to get numerous action shots...

Overlooking the beautiful mountains in the Fort Mountain State Park, Senior Eric Decker relaxes on a rock after a long hike on the Gahuti Trail.

Hiking the Gahuti Trail

Maddy James, Staff Writer October 28, 2014

When I ask people to go hiking with me the most common answer I receive is, “It is so boring; I am not doing that.” Being an outdoor enthusiast, I cannot understand this logic. There is so much beauty...

The world reaches far beyond the bounds that any word could capture.  Out there, out in the wilderness, or even just within the walls of a foreign, exotic city lay the answers to all of life’s struggles.

Lost Spirit

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer March 21, 2014

Let’s go play video games!  Let’s watch TV all day!  Let’s read a book about a pointless made up world similar to ours!  Let’s sit inside and rot away in the darkness! What has our culture...

Spring is a time of blooming. Throw on some shades, roll the windows down, turn on this playlist, and take in the sweet smell of blossoming buds.

Spring Fever

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer February 24, 2014

Step into spring with songs that reflect the effervescent energy of the season. The First Single (You Know Me)- The Format Runaways- The Killers Skip the Charades- Cold War Kids Pretty Girl From...

The exclusively approved Summer playlist by beach-goers everywhere.

Roll Your Windows Down

Sydney Gage, Staff Writer February 19, 2014

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