The Raider Wire

Are Teenagers Too Old to Go Trick-or-Treating?

Should teenagers be allowed to go trick-or-treating? The Raider Wire Staff offers their opinions on this puzzling question.

Raider Wire Staff, Staff

October 30, 2018

Holley Murray The truth is that there is only so much candy to go around. As fun as it may be for everyone to dress up in exciting costumes and collect bags full of sweets, there comes a time when the tradition must be abandoned to pass the torch on to next generations. Halloween is for the “aw” feeling ...

North Forsyth Was In High Spirits Last Week

Students and staff dressed up everyday for spirit week last week to show their school support and they did a wonderful job.

Carena Ravenel, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

North Forsyth students and staff went all out last week for their annual spirit week. On Monday Disney day commenced, Disney princesses and Mickey ears could be seen around every corner. The halls became magical with glitter and smiles. Fanny packs and Hawaiian button downs fulfilled their true...

Introducing Assistant Administrator Lori Waddell

NFHS is proud to have added Lori Waddell to its staff.  Waddell is a first-year  assistant administrator here at North, but she has been working in the field of education for much longer.

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

November 7, 2017

North Forsyth High School is lucky to have gained several new staff members this school year, including Lori Waddell, who is our new assistant administrator.  This is Waddell’s first year working at NFHS, but she has been working in the field of education for fifteen years.  Before becoming an assistant...

Raider Wire Staff Discussion: Good-Byes

So Long, Farewell, Good-bye.

The Raider Wire Staff

May 5, 2015

Amanda Lewsader Goodbyes are something that I despise and try to avoid when I can. I don’t like the idea of loosing something that means a lot to me or makes me who I am. Whenever there is a mandatory goodbye, such as leaving middle school and going to high school, it makes me feel like I’m ...

Raider Wire Staff Discussion: Best Advice

Here have some free advice from high school students with no life experience and it does not even cost five cents.

Raider Wire Staff

March 27, 2015

We are at a time in our lives when some of us are screwing up left and right and others seem to have it all figured out. We are just getting started with life, and we do not need to have everything figured out. However, we could use some guidance every now and then, so here is some advice for all those...

Raider Wire Staff Discussion: Lockdowns

Do we really know what to do in an emergency? More importantly do we care?

Raider Wire Staff, Staff

March 4, 2015

This staff editorial explores the reactions, whether emotional or physical, that the staff undergoes during lock-downs, as well as the suggestions that the staff has on ways to improve these drills in order to be more effective and informative. Amanda Lewsader I believe that there are ways other t...

Raider Wire Staff Discussion: Book and Movie Pet Peeves

Students are perpetually disappointed by the movies and books we are given.

Raider Wire Staff

January 30, 2015

This month, we are talking about the aspects of movies and books that just annoy us. These are the things that we want to discontinue from all literary and cinematic publications. These are the things we are tired of seeing. We want more and better stores than what we are being given. Ashton Bruce One...

New Additions to North Forsyth: Part 2

Jake Castleberry, the new on level world history teacher, lectures about the reign of absolute monarchs. He joined the staff this year and was a bit anxious, but is settling in well. “I love being here. I graduated from NFHS back in 2001, and I’m just excited to be part of this team of awesome teachers in the social studies department.”

Raicheal Havins, News/Advertisement Editor

December 16, 2014

The newest staff members are settling into the rigorous routine of North Forsyth’s hectic school year, and they are all enjoying meeting new people through their passions, but they do not get to know everyone. However, we do not have the opportunity to meet all of them personally. Mr. Jake Castleberry...

Midterm Exam Schedule Released

Students Delaney Williams (left) and Channing Cooper (right) shiver with both cold and fear of upcoming midterm exams. Students live in constant fear of failing their midterm exams. Midterm exams accompany the gloomy December weather, which reflects feelings of impending doom and encroaching academic apocalypse.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

The NFHS Staff has released the testing dates for the December midterm exams have been released by the NFHS staff. Exams will begin on Tuesday, December 16, and will last until Friday, December 19. Attendance rules have been altered for the week of December 15. Exams will not be given early, with no exc...

NFHS Staff Parade in Pink

Used with permission by Amy Dykes. After completing 10 out of their 20 miles for Saturday, (from left to right) Michelle Smith, Jessica Younghouse, Amy Dykes, Miriam Greene (Jim Hill’s sister), Dr. Beth Hebert, and Lindsey Collins (Dr. Hebert’s daughter) took a lunch break in front of Agnes Scott College. 

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Gracen Martin, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

October is breast cancer awareness month, and four NFHS staff members are tickled pink. Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Dykes, Mrs. Younghouse, and NFHS principal Dr. Hebert showed their support at the Atlanta Two-Day Walk for Breast Cancer on Saturday, October 11th and Sunday, October 12th. During the two-day course, o...

Raider Wire Staff Discussion: Dress Code

The Dress Code is the chains that bind the student body

Raider Wire Staff

October 28, 2014

This is the first year that the Raider Wire is doing a staff post. The goal of the post is to bring unity between the two journalism classrooms, and to highlight differing opinions on topics. Dress Code was chosen for our first topic. Dress code is a strong topic within the current media, especially...

New Additions to North Forsyth: Part 1

New Additions to North Forsyth: Part 1

Raicheal Havins, News/Advertisement Editor

October 27, 2014

The new school year has kicked off to a great start, and a lot of new faces have joined North Forsyth’s population. Staff and students alike find new people to meet with teachers and staff being hired in all departments. The science department added on Ms. Lindsey McAllister, a highly passionate...

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