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With graduation coming in four months, the 2021 seniors have multiple activities and events coming up, including senior week, senior picnic and graduation. Photo from Getty Images.

The Final Four: What’s Up and Coming for the 2021 Seniors in Their Last Four Months of High School

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

With four months of the 2020-2021 school year left, the countdown towards graduation has begun. Bustling with excitement for their next chapter to start, seniors at North Forsyth High School are impatiently...

The Class of 2019 is celebrating the end of their high school years. Are you ready for your senior year?

Ask a Senior: Are You Ready for Senior Year?

Anna Goellner, Literary Magazine Editor April 18, 2019

Graduation is something all students wait for restlessly as they look forward to college, independence and adulthood. Senior year may seem like it is taking forever to come, but it will be rolling around...

Students from all Forsyth County high schools are given the opportunity to earn college credit through dual enrollment opportunities at Lanier Technical College and the University of North Georgia.

Dual Enrollment Requirements for 2019-2020

Ramya Raja, News Editor December 4, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, North Forsyth High School hosted a dual enrollment night for parents and students, in order to showcase the various opportunities local colleges provide for juniors and seniors seeking...

Sara Chesnut holds up her acceptance letter to Young Harris College. She is excited to attend the same college as her father, sister and many other family alumni.

Seniors Looking Toward the Future

Leilani Gibbons , Editor- in- Chief December 20, 2017

As the school year progresses, seniors across the United States are either dreading or longing for their final days of required education, enduring the waiting period before they are sent out of the door...

Ainslee Silverthorne, center, poses with other team members during the 2017-18 Clubapalooza. The photo comes from the team website, linked in the article below.

North Forsyth Swim & Dive: Diving in with Ainslee Silverthorne

Noah Smith, Lit Mag Editor November 2, 2017

The North Forsyth Swim and Dive team is underrated sports teams at the school--and wrongfully so! The team is extremely accomplished, with former students Jack DalMolin holding the record for the Male...

Every senior wants to wear as many cords as possible, but they may not be wearing as many as anticipated. How many will you be wearing at graduation? Photo from https://www.honorsgraduation.com/honor-cords.htm?gclid=CLvZvO_T_NICFUi4wAod6qYAdg#honors-cord-colors

What Will You Be Wearing at Graduation?

Bella Angell, Staff Writer April 26, 2017

The North Forsyth High School graduation will be noticeably different in 2017. It may not be apparent at first, but the seniors will know something is missing. Certain colors will not be visible outside...

Bryan Garcia (left) and Shaun Herock (right) will attend the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland next year. These two set another example of hardworking Raiders consistently exceeding expectations.

Two Raiders Headed to the Naval Academy

Holley Murray, Staff Writer April 19, 2017

The U.S. Naval Academy appointed seniors Bryan Garcia and Shaun Herock Jr. to attend college in Annapolis, Maryland next year and ultimately serve their country as officers in their branch of choice. As...

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Advanced Comp. Classes create “Ava’s Man” projects

November 17, 2016

The week before Thanksgiving break, Mrs. Gilliom and Mrs. Smith's Advanced Composition classes held a "Southern Artifact Project Day" where they brought in projects, artifacts, and food items related to...

Left to Right: Secretary Layne Winters, Vice President Bradley Thomas, President Justin Skaggs and Treasurer Rachel Jennings sit for a portrait, excited to meet with Ms. Glenda Santiago for their first congregation as Senior Student Council.

Senior Student Council: “Make North Great Again”

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2016

  The 2016-2017 school year is picking up pace, and the Senior Student Council has already started convening to discuss what they can do to make it the best year yet. On Wednesday, Sept....

Seniors Brian Grasso and Emma Browning cheerfully smile at the camera with the knowledge of their possibly imminent scholarship opportunity. Browning and Grasso studied for days preparing for the PSAT their junior year, working to achieve high enough scores to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship. “I actually got a higher score my sophomore year,” Emma explains, laughing. “You can do a lot with $2500. To be considered for this scholarship could mean lower college tuition, which would make the preparation worth it.”

Seniors Achieve Semifinalist Status

Eden Dunford, Poetry Editor October 31, 2014

Every year, 16,000 students nationwide qualify as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) gives grants to commendable high school students...

Lisa Moore working on her UGA application during class.

Senioritis: The Battle Rages On

Andrea Martin, Photography Editor January 13, 2014

It’s second semester and for the underclassmen that doesn’t mean much, but for North Forsyth’s senior class,  second semester means that the long awaited end of our high school career is oh so close....

As the members of North's senior class begin to pass the milestone that is the 18th birthday, sky diving has become a common celebratory activity. Tandem Skydiving (Atlanta) is renowned for their quality staff and safety procedures and has been the primary company used by North's newest eighteen year-olds.

Falling From the Heavens

Ben Strube, Design/Web Editor October 8, 2013

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