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January Students of the Month and Third Quarter RISE Students Announced

January Students of the Month and Third Quarter RISE Students Announced

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School has announced the January Students of the Month. Each month, teachers pick students who they think exemplify the character’ of the school. These students act as role models to others and help to show profound leadership in the school. The following students are the January Studen...

North Forsyth Boys Basketball Dominates Central

North Forsyth Boys Basketball Dominates Central

Anes Ribic, Sports

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth High School Raiders boy’s varsity gained a win against Forsyth Central Bulldogs.. The Varsity Boys were tough enough to hold on in the fourth quarter to pull off the win 51-49.  The boys have improved to 9-10 while being 1-4 in the region which determines if they will make the playoffs....

Raider Swim Team Swims Their Way into the Forsyth County Championship

Raider Swim Team Swims Their Way into the Forsyth County Championship

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, Jan. 19, the North Forsyth swim team went up against swim teams from all across the county in the Forsyth County Championship. The swim meet was held at the Cumming Aquatic Center, where the Raiders placed fifth with 673 total points and set four school records and one county record. ...

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, Sports

Six Raider athletes honored the tradition of signing on to play sports at their respected colleges in ceremony. The signings take place at North Forsyth where families, friends and teammates can see their athletes move on to the next chapter as an athlete. Mary Ellen Enright, who recently was named c...

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Winter and Spring Sports Overview for the 2018-2019 Season

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Have you ever clicked on the “Extracurricular” tab on the North Forsyth High School website? The second choice is “Athletics-GHSA.” The GHSA, or the Georgia High School Association,  is an organization that governs athletics and activities for member high schools in Georgia. Clicking on the “...

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

This year, students in the Forsyth County School System scored an average of 1167 on the SAT, which is above the state and national average. A total of 2,206 students took the SAT, scoring an average of 589 in the reading/writing section and 578 in the math section. Forsyth’s mean score improved by 21 points...

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

North Forsyth JV Lacrosse Team Loses 10-8 to West Forsyth

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  On Saturday, Nov. 3, North Forsyth High School’s Junior Varsity Lacrosse team played head-to-head against West Forsyth High School. The tournament took place at the home of the Wolverines, West Forsyth High School, from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. West scoring 10 and North scoring 8, the Rai...

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Raiders Fall Short 34-35 Against War Eagles Football Team

Luke Miller, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, October 19, an amazing game broke out between the South Forsyth War Eagles and the North Forsyth Raiders. With the Raiders winning the coin toss, their kickoff led to the game starting on the twenty yard line, and the ball in the hands of the War Eagles. Beginning on the defensive side, North ha...

Rise Up Raider Review

Rise Up Raider Review

Melina Vergilis, Web Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Saturday, February 10th was Rise Up Raider day at North Forsyth High School from 9-11 A.M. Many of the rising freshmen were visiting from their current middle schools to check out possible classes and electives they could take. There were tables set up for math, history, English, Spanish, sports,...

Raider Basketball Perseveres This Season

Raider Basketball Perseveres This Season

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Boys Varsity Basketball team has had an exceptionally difficult  season this school year, only winning six  out of 21 games. Although they have a few more games left in the term, it does not seem like they have enough time to turn their season around.   Although their recent run has...

Lady Raiders Suffer Loss to South Forsyth War Eagles

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Raiders Varsity soccer team suffered a loss on Tuesday, March 7, with a final score of 0-4 against The South Forsyth War Eagles. It was a short time before the South Forsyth War Eagles began to win, scoring a goal in the first 90 seconds of the game. By the end of the first half, they h...

North Freshman Hanna Zinn Defies Wrestling Stereotype

North Freshman Hanna Zinn Defies Wrestling Stereotype

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Most girls are drawn to sports like softball, cheerleading, or volleyball -- but not NFHS freshman Hanna Zinn. Rather, she is a wrestler and has been for about five years. She even won state champion in 2014.    Now, she is on the North Forsyth co-ed wrestling team comprised of both girls and boys...

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