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How NFHS’ Competition Cheer Prepared For State

How NFHS’ Competition Cheer Prepared For State

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

State competition for cheerleading has passed, and the competition cheer team for North Forsyth High School take fifth place. Cheerleading is not an easy process, and it takes practice and determination to attempt doing this as a sport. Coach Wood, the coach for competition cheer at North, provided some i...

Raider Robotics State Championship

Raider Robotics State Championship

Ramya Raja, News and Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  North Forsyth High School’s robotics club, Raider Robotics, had four teams qualify for the VEX robotics state championship at Ola High School in McDonough, GA during the weekend of March 2-3. Teams 3536S, 3536M, 3536R, and 3536Y represented North Forsyth High School this past weekend, and...

Raider Pride on the Wrestling Mat

Raider Pride on the Wrestling Mat

Bella Angell, Features and Opinion Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Wrestling is considered the oldest sport in history. It is sometimes used as entertainment but mostly it is a competitive sport. Wrestling is a combat sport comprised of grappling with an opponent, and the challenger declares victory when he is able to throw or “pin” the other down according to the...

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

North Students Place in FBLA Competition

North Students Place in FBLA Competition

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


Filed under School, Showcase

Congratulations to Ethan Davis and Cameron Wright for placing at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta on March 21. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national career student association for students in grades 7-12, who are interested in business or education careers. Davis placed...

NFHS Named AP Honor School

NFHS Named AP Honor School

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

March 20, 2015


Filed under School, Showcase

On February 18, the State School Superintendent, Richard Woods, named North Forsyth High School one of 609 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.  The Georgia Department of Education presented the award in six categories: AP Challenge Schools, AP Access and Support Schools, AP Merit Schools, AP Stem Schools,...

DECA goes international

DECA goes international

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015


Filed under School, Showcase

Recently DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America), a marketing and business club at North Forsyth, competed at the Georgia State Wide Competition. The club had several students qualify for an International Conference in Orlando this coming April. Club members competed in several events, (including...

Record-Setting Performance by the Raider Swim Team at State

Record-Setting Performance by the Raider Swim Team at State

Jack Dalmolin and Owen Wickman

February 27, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On February 6th and 7th, the NFHS swim team competed at the GHSA 6A Swimming and Diving State Championships. The Raiders had a number of exceptional performances across the board, bringing a large contingent to compete in swimming. Most of the state qualifiers placed in the top 20 and returned for f...

The Unsung Journey to State

The Unsung Journey to State

Sam Perryman, Staff Writer

March 27, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

In the excitement of the lady raider’s winning basketball season and their journey to the state championship, it is easy to forget about our very own unsung heroes of intelligence, the Academic Bowl team. On February 8th, the team participated in the state level RESA competition and won, meaning th...

North Forsyth Wrestling Teams Pins Fourth Place

North Forsyth Wrestling Teams Pins Fourth Place

Andrea Martin, Photography Editor

January 14, 2014


Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports

On January 9-11th the North Forsyth High School wrestling team competed at the state competition in Macon, Georgia. North Forsyth was one of sixteen teams invited to represent the state at this meet and made us proud by taking fourth place overall. “I feel like we put in a good fight. Fourth pla...

Friday Links: U.S. Government Shutdown

Friday Links:  U.S. Government Shutdown

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer

October 11, 2013


Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

On September 30, the United States Government shut down due to the inability of the House and Senate to agree on a funding bill. Republicans wish to defund Obamacare, while Democrats will not agree to anything unless the government is reopened and the borrowing limit is increased.  President Obama delivered a speec...

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