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Lunch: Is it Better Longer or Shorter?

Lunch: Is it Better Longer or Shorter?

Lane Norris, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Lunch is looked at as being a big part of the school day. It’s a time to eat, work and in some circumstances, play. But in North Forsyth High School, lunch has come to a point at which some things like homework or even eating are just impossible to be completed in a measly 25 minutes. In my exp...

What Beauty Truly Is

What Beauty Truly Is

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Social media, once again, has started a negative impact on young girls. From life threatening diets to excessive amounts of make-up. The internet has been tarnishing girl's view of their bodies since social media has been invented.  Beauty. What is it? Some may think, without even helping it, bea...

The Mountain Biking Team Took on Allatoona Creek with Cheer

The Mountain Biking Team Took on Allatoona Creek with Cheer

Sarah Treusch, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The North Forsyth Mountain Biking team raced on Sunday, September 22 at Allatoona Creek. Technically, North did not win, but they also did not lose. They placed fourth overall. It was blazing hot, but their game was not thrown off by this heat. Ranging from 9.8 to 14.7 miles in total, the team gave t...

Melanie Martinez is Back and Better Than Ever with New Album “K-12”

Melanie Martinez is Back and Better Than Ever with New Album “K-12”

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

September 25, 2019

Musician Melanie Martinez has returned after a four-year hiatus with her new album and accompanying film, “K-12,” which was released on Sept. 6, 2019. The album highlights many of the struggles that kids face during their teenage years through a feminist's point of view. It also covers topics that t...

Arts Education

Arts Education

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Imagine art students using paint with such poor quality that you are almost able to peel it off the canvas. Imagine using paint brushes that have lost all of their bristles and now resemble small, dried-out, pine straw brooms. Imagine choir kids with no risers to perform on and performing arts students...

Class of 2020 Is Rising Up

Class of 2020 Is Rising Up

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

As the 2019-2020 school year comes to a close, rising seniors are mentally preparing themselves for the responsibilities that come during their last year of high school. From senior picture planning to applying to colleges, there is no shortage of responsibilities. Current juniors are anxiously waiting f...

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

East Forsyth High School Confirmed to Open 2021

Daphni Torres, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

There are approximately 46 thousand students enrolled in Forsyth County schools, and because so many students are overcrowding high schools, there has been plans to introducing a new school. This new school is due to be opened in Forsyth County in approximately three years  and will be named East F...

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

On April 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio, for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They left the high school at 3 p.m. that afternoon to embark on an eight-hour bus ride. Drumline students shared bittersweet ‘nervous-but-excited’ emotions, but were overall pump...

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

NFHS Implements New Schedule for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 9, 2019

Starting next school year, North Forsyth High School will be implementing a new schedule in order to increase productivity and overall student and staff wellness. Two new programs called Raider Time and Wellness Wednesday will be implemented beginning the 2019-2020 school year. Raider Time will be a 37 ...

How Animals Can Help Students Relieve Stress

How Animals Can Help Students Relieve Stress

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

A survey by the American Psychological Association found that 45 percent of teens said they were stressed by school pressures. There are a lot of things about school that stresses  teenagers out including homework and getting into a good college.   Because of this, students are constantly loo...

How to Stay Motivated in the Last Few Months of the School Year

How to Stay Motivated in the Last Few Months of the School Year

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

Everyone knows the chaos of the last three months of the school year. Students want to give up as teachers pile on homework, projects and tests, and clubs start asking for community service hour logs and officer applications. So how can students stay motivated and not become overwhelmed as the schoo...

2019 Testing Schedule for April and May

2019 Testing Schedule for April and May

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

It's that time of year again! The time of year that every high school student dreads: the end of the year testing. Because of testing, April and May are probably the busiest and most stressful months of the year for most students. Teenagers are crying and teachers are sighing. To lessen the stress, ...

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