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How To Choose Your College Major

How To Choose Your College Major

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

If you intend to earn a professional degree after High School, you will probably need certain courses or prerequisites Some colleges ask you to list your expected major on your college application--although "undecided" is usually an option but do not require you to declare a definitive degree until later...

Stars of NFHS Choir

Stars of NFHS Choir

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019


Filed under News, School, Showcase

Have you ever been to a choir concert here at NFHS? Maybe choral music isn’t your vibe? Well now there is a chance for you to view some of the school’s choral students as they perform all kinds of solos and duets. The music that each student has picked to perform shows a different level of skill and ...

Why Seniors Should NOT Take IE2 Before College

Why Seniors Should NOT Take IE2 Before College

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Senior year is the last hurdle before students go off to participate in college, and most students wish to take it easy for their last year of high school. One of the options that rising seniors have is IE2 (Investing in Educational Excellence), which allows seniors to remove one to three classes from ...

Generation Z: Generation Z Faces A Dilemma; Stay the Same, or Change the World

Generation Z: Generation Z Faces A Dilemma; Stay the Same, or Change the World

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Each generation has their own set of strengths and weaknesses that can be traced back to them. Somehow Generation Z, or our current generation,  has been linked to a larger list of weaknesses than past generations. What gives Generation Z its unfavorable image? Why do other generations get to decide...

The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

It is sad, really. It is sad that for us, the act of conversing with someone is a scary thought. Instead of actually speaking face to face, we would prefer cowering behind the safety of our screens. We would rather use emojis than show our actual emotions because using emojis is safer. Who can tell w...

Alliance Academy for Innovation Defeats North Forsyth In First JV Academic Team

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase

Alliance Academy won against North Forsyth (350-110) on October 1 in the first Junior Varsity Academic Team match of the fall season. Both teams competed professionally during the hour-long competition in which members from Alliance Academy showed great sportsmanship after winning. For background info...

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

September Raider Students of the Month Recognized

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under School, Showcase, Student Life

Eight hard-working Raiders were honored during Instructional Focus this Wednesday as the September students of the month! One student was nominated by teachers for each department. Criteria for selection varies from subject to subject, but the students chosen for student of the month are all-around...

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