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North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

Cassidee Jackson, Features Editor

November 18, 2019

North Forsyth students in Russian, Spanish, French and Latin classes competed at the World Language Expo at Denmark High School on Thursday, Nov. 7.  Impersonation of notable figures, dramatic interpretation of a monologue, short film, 3x3x3 skit and creative redesign of a famous piece of artwork we...

Why Football Games Are Not Worth the Hype

Why Football Games Are Not Worth the Hype

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

High school football is the epitome of the small-town American dream and students feel the need to associate themselves with those ideals. Football is an icon and remains a very popular part of student life; however, I personally believe that it is all over-hyped. Every weekend my Instagram feed is full of ...

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...

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