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Forsyth County Schools & BYOT Presents “iChallenge”

 NFHS along with multiple other Forsyth County Schools have been participating in the BYOT “iChallenge.” The “iChallenge” is a friendly competition between schools that involves the whole family to get physical in order to raise funds for technology.
October 28, 2020

North Forsyth High School is one of the many Forsyth County Schools that participate in the annual BYOT 5k and Fun Run. This year, due to COVID-19, the event has been canceled and transformed into something...

Is Having an After School Job Worth it?

Lily Jackson (an alumni who graduated in 2018), Justin Cole and Zachary Barnett (sophomores), and Kierra Jacobsen (junior), work at Pizzeria Azzurri.
September 30, 2020

Summer 2020 was a bit on the boring side. Students had to stay inside and were not able to go to the pool, go on vacations, and other normal summer activities. The thought of having a job crossed my mind;...

NFHS’ PALS Sock Fundraiser

To support the Special Education Program, PALS put on a fundraiser that ended up raising over 400 dollars.
March 16, 2020

North Forsyth High School's PALS program recently held a fundraiser to help collect money for the Special Education Program. This event lasted about two weeks and proved to be a success. The organization...

Should the School Year be Year-Round?

This is the current schedule for Forsyth County Schools and the topic of discussion for this article. Photo by: Steven Gresham.
February 29, 2020

I am currently in my sophomore year of high school, and I think that after 13 years of torture, I am entitled to voice my opinion of the current school schedule. Ever since I was in kindergarten, I wondered...

North Forsyth Welcomes its New Principal for 20-21 School Year, Mr. Bob Carnaroli

North Forsyth Welcomes its New Principal for 20-21 School Year, Mr. Bob Carnaroli
February 26, 2020

North Forsyth announced Mr. Bob Carnaroli as the new principal for the 2020-2021 school year at a meeting in the Hub on Wednesday, Feb. 12. The news comes after the incumbent, Mr. Jeff Cheney, was announced...

North Forsyth Students Compete at World Language Expo

Students from Spanish, Russian, Latin and French classes participated in the Foreign Language Expo (Freepik).
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...

Why Football Games Are Not Worth the Hype

High school football is over-hyped. It isn’t worth the time or money.
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...

Lunch: Is it Better Longer or Shorter?

Lunch here at North Forsyth High School should be extended. It is too short and there is hardly any time to eat and work on homework.
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...

What Beauty Truly Is

North Forsyth high school students, Claudia Dobson and Daphni Torres have their own take on the definition of beauty.
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...

The Mountain Biking Team Took on Allatoona Creek with Cheer

Junior Michael Adams rounded the corner, exiting the woodland section of the race.
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...

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

After four years of silence, singer-songwriter, Melanie Martinez, has released her sophomore album “K-12” and with it, a 90-minute feature film. The almost hour-and-a-half-long film offers breathtaking visuals and stunning choreography that flows perfectly with the music.
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...

Arts Education

The right brain craves creativity and art, while the left thrives off of academics and logic. The arts keep students balanced and give them a way to express themselves. The arts need to be protected because if we lose them, we all become the same. (Photo from  https://milady.cengage.com/blog/right-vs-left.)
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,...

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