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Top Five Prom Dress Shops

Top Five Prom Dress Shops

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

February 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the start of a new year, prom season approaches quicker and quicker. Many students have already started their search for the perfect outfit to wear on the special night. Though it is exciting shopping for a new gown to wear, it is a very extensive process because many times it is difficult to f...

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, School, Showcase

Fall break is a break that the Forsyth County School System integrated a couple years ago. It is always welcomed with open arms from students and teachers when there is a break; who would not want to have a week off from school? The question, however, tends to be “do I stay or do I go?” A majorit...

Red and Green Mean: Black Friday

Red and Green Mean: Black Friday

Bella Angell

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

It is almost that time of the year: when the Friday after Thanksgiving cues the holiday season. The official name is “Black Friday.” The phrase Black Friday refers to the single day of the year when many retail companies finally go “into the black” meaning they make a profit. This is when...

Do North Students Go Black Friday Shopping?

Do North Students Go Black Friday Shopping?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The craziest shopping day of the year has come and gone: Black Friday. It is used as a day for stores to put their stock on major sales as a kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. People line up very early to be first into a certain store; therefore, they are able to get into the store first and sna...

Amazon Prime… or else

Amazon Prime… or else

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Amazon, one of the world’s leading online retail sources, has been cherished by all at some point or another. Upon opening physical book stores, which offered the same discounted prices to everyone, the company saw an immediate growth in sales. However, in the midst of all the money-making, the company...

Black Friday Online Sales Trending Upward

Black Friday Online Sales Trending Upward

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Black Friday 2015 saw more online shopping than actual in-store doorbuster shopping. The (New Product Development) NPD Group estimated 103 million online shoppers versus 102 million in store shoppers. These numbers changed drastically compared to last year. The NPD vice president said, "We're on the pa...

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