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Are “Hardening” Locks Necessary?

The front of North Forsyth High School is a largely populated high school with a few set protocols to protect students and faculty.

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Student safety and school security have always been a big concern, but most security companies began with slow sales towards schools. This changed back in February, after a former student shot and killed 15 students at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This outrage caused a new surge...

The Dangers of Halloween are Terror-fying!

Even though this picture of razor bladed candy apples is staged, the dangers in real life during Halloween are not.

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Remember when you were still young enough to go trick-or-treating without being judged? After you came back home from your quest, your parents would always check your candy to make sure there was nothing potentially dangerous. Well, even though there are few cases of poisoned candy and razor blade apples in...

County Buses Getting Equipped with Cameras

Have you seen someone race past a bus’s stop sign? Have you? If you think you will not get caught, think again. Buses will now be equipped with cameras on their stop signs to catch the culprits.

Ramya Raja, News/Sports Editor

March 21, 2018

To better keep the students of the Forsyth County School district safe while boarding/ departing the school bus in the morning or afternoon, there are numerous and various laws in place for regular car drivers to follow. However, the number of reckless drivers who give little regard to the students being...

More Refugees Coming to America in 2017

Syrian Refugees being held behind barbed wire for safety.

Emma Ray, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016

As of 2017 the Obama Administration will slowly start letting in more refugees. For over a year this has been a conflict the U.S. have been facing, whether or not let thousands of Refugees ranging from Africa, and Europe come to America. Many have been concerned over some of the refugees being...

Georgia 2015-2016 Hunting Rules and Regulations

With hunting season peaking, it is important to practice safety procedures and proper usage of the weaponry. It is also important to keep up to date with all of the new rules and regulations. Hunting should be fun, educational, and safe for everyone who partakes in the popular sport.

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

With the beginning of hunting season coming up fast, new rules and regulations are introduced to the eager hunters. It is important to know and follow these rules, because they are strictly enforced by law. Following these rules will ensure the safety of everyone. For more thorough information about...

Georgia Traffic on State Route 369

Students at North Forsyth may take State Route 369 everyday. Driving is dangerous, and wrecks can be costly; however, we can make travel safer by improving the roads we drive on.

Erin Dickman, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015

Each day, cars trudge along State Route 369 in the congested traffic caused by larger trucks and slower vehicles. One of the drivers takes the risk of rescheduling their appointment, and he will have to reschedule. Not because of the traffic but because he might just rear-end the poor car in front of...

A Safe Alternative for Trick or Treating

With glowing faces, the kids of the community utilize the fun festivities Student Council provides during Trunk or Treat. Even the student volunteers are enjoying themselves this crisp Halloween evening.

Julie Day, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Trunk or treat is a community event that Mrs. Transu, Mrs. Vreeland, and the Student Council organizes. It provides a safe alternative for kids to trick or treat without going door to door. Instead, kids are allowed to trick or treat out of festively decorated car trunks. “Student Council offers a...

Second Chance

“Until one has loved an animal a part of one's soul remains unawakened.” -Anatole France

Maddie Highland, Staff Writer

December 2, 2013

Every year, approximately 2.7 million dogs and cats are murdered in U.S. shelters. Some are lucky to live in a no-kill shelter, but sadly most end up in a shelter, where un-adopted animals are exterminated, with no voice to speak up with or a voice to speak up for them. These feeble, vulnerable, and...

Pride, Disease, Information, and You

Delaying disease response, whether intentional or not, is hardly a new occurrence, but it is a risky one. Half the battle of disease treatment is responding to an outbreak quickly enough.

John Scott, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

Back in 2003, the People’s Republic of China was accused of undercounting severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) cases in Beijing military hospitals and being slow to deal with the growing epidemic. Both of these could be the primary reasons of the worldwide spread of SARS. However, China’s reaction...

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