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NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

NFHS Drumline Travels to Ohio for World Finals

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

On April 9, 2019, North Forsyth High School’s Drumline traveled to Dayton, Ohio, for the WGI Percussion World Championships. They left the high school at 3 p.m. that afternoon to embark on an eight-hour bus ride. Drumline students shared bittersweet ‘nervous-but-excited’ emotions, but were overall pump...

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

Kylie Palak: ASL as a Passion

Abby Marks, Features Editor

October 25, 2018

North Forsyth High School’s halls are littered with students who hold unique talents and abilities. From musicians and theater lovers to academic geniuses and foreign language experts, there are many students at North who rise above and beyond and use their talents to reach others. One such student ...

A Close Up of One of Journalism’s Own: Snodgrass Edition

A Close Up of One of Journalism’s Own: Snodgrass Edition

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

February 1, 2017

It was seemingly another simple Tuesday on April 25, 2000; the weather was “not too hot, not too cold- all you needed was a light jacket.” –Miss Congeniality. As the light breeze picked up, a new, mysterious feeling was stirring in the spring air. What the world didn’t know at the time was that...

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

In a stunning display of ignorance, Jay Marois, a freshman in AP Human Geography class, pointed at the small northern European country of Denmark on Friday when asked to locate China on a map. “I just can’t believe it,” said a shocked and appalled onlooker who asked to remain anonymous. “Like,...

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

NFHS Sophomore Savannah Keith Wins National Award

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Sophomore Savannah Keith has been recognized for a regional and national award for Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program began in 1923 and recognizes the talents, dreams, and creativity of America’s youth today. A few authors and artists, who are a celebrated...

Faith in Simple Charity

Faith in Simple Charity

Erin Dickman

October 10, 2014

Simple Charity began with a dream for a solution. Senior Brian Grasso, the founder of Simple Charity, saw the potential in North Forsyth to raise $100,000 before the end of the school year for the poverty-stricken delivered through Christian-based organizations. The group has hosted several events to...

Experiencing Freedom

Experiencing Freedom

Rayanne Griffith, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014

Fireworks bursting in the night sky Graduation caps soaring in the warm air Relief and bliss tenses in everyone’s vibe Oh, how great it is to finally taste freedom.   Packing boxes, leaving family behind Anxiety, and nerves built up inside No longer a lost kid But a soul...

What Not to Wear

What Not to Wear

Reilly Deckard, Staff Editor

April 7, 2014

North Forsyth has two major rule infractions committed by students: tardies and dress code. 83% of surveyed staff members at North Forsyth dress code a student at least one to three times a day. Giving a student dress code can be anything from simply giving someone a warning to sending them to ISS. Compared...

Ryder’s Discovery

Ryder’s Discovery

Beattie Hoyle, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

“Be still, you stupid mutt,” Ryder begged. With a squirmy puppy in tow, Ryder sprinted across the street and headed towards Fifth Avenue. Glancing down at his silver Rolex, he let out an exasperated moan. It was barely noon and he’d already managed to lose Gwen’s expensive Stuart Weitzman’s...

Fighting for a Victory

Fighting for a Victory

Jack Fleming, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

The North Forsyth High School wrestling team now walks through the school with their heads held high as they bring home a victory from their recent Regional Competition. Placing Top 4 Regional Medalist the team also competed on February 7th and 8th at the GHSA Class AAAAAA East Sectional tournaments...

Uglies by Scott Westerfield Book Review

Uglies by Scott Westerfield Book Review

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014

Imagine someone living in a world where they are raised to believe they are ugly. And they continue to believe it until they turn 16—in which they then go through an operation to become ‘pretty’. Tally Youngblood does. Ever since Tally could remember, she had been raised to think that everyone...

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Band Members Advance in Auditions

Emily Starling, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2013

Congratulations to the following North Forsyth band students who have advanced to the second round of the Georgia All-State Band auditions: Jacob Ambrose - Trumpet Patrick Collins - Trumpet Nick D'Amico - Alto Sax & Tenor Sax Cheylin Dutra - Tenor Sax Zach Flynn - Trumpet Zach Miller - Tuba Aaro...

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