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Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Low Paying Jobs That Can Pay Lower Than Minimum Wage

Ramya Raja, News Editor

April 23, 2019

Based on the national average, one in four high school students over the age of 16 are employed with some type of part-time job. While there are many high school students earning an income and attending school simultaneously, not all of these student workers are paid reasonably for their labor because...

Students of the Month for March 2019

Students of the Month for March 2019

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

March 29, 2019

During the last IF of the month, the school holds a ceremony for students and one lucky teacher for them to receive awards and food afterwards. Parents and the teachers are invited to watch these outstanding Raiders receive their awards for all the different subjects. The students recognized thi...

“Pajama Game” Proves to be Yet Another Success for NFHS Theatre Department

Abby Marks, Features Editor

February 21, 2019

North Forsyth’s theatre kids always seem to show a whole other level of talent when it comes to putting on productions, most recently being “The Pajama Game.” From tech to choreography to vocals, this play was definitely one to remember. “The Pajama Game” is based off of Richard Bisse...

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019

Disney has been making live-action movies since the ‘50s, but in recent years these movies have started blowing up. From “Cinderella” to “The Jungle Book” to “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney has been remaking it all. In 2014, Disney announced that they would be remaking the beloved movie ...

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Raider Athletes Sign on to Play on in College

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Six Raider athletes honored the tradition of signing on to play sports at their respected colleges in ceremony. The signings take place at North Forsyth where families, friends and teammates can see their athletes move on to the next chapter as an athlete. Mary Ellen Enright, who recently was named c...

Students of the Month

Students of the Month

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

The November students of the month for North Forsyth High School have been announced. Each month, teachers nominate students who have been progressing or improving in their classes, or who have exceeded the teachers’ expectations, to win student of the month awards. Different teachers are given th...

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Forsyth County School Systems Claim the Title of “Highest SAT Scores” in Georgia

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

This year, students in the Forsyth County School System scored an average of 1167 on the SAT, which is above the state and national average. A total of 2,206 students took the SAT, scoring an average of 589 in the reading/writing section and 578 in the math section. Forsyth’s mean score improved by 21 points...

AP US History Students of NFHS are in the Middle of Their Own Civil War

AP US History Students of NFHS are in the Middle of Their Own Civil War

Sallie Kate Worley, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Since the week of Nov. 5, AP US History (APUSH) students have been involved in a Civil War simulation, pitting Combs’ students against Monte’s. Here is how the game works: The rivals identify each other by their red or black lanyards. A student with a red lanyard may challenge a student with a ...

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

PSAT: What To Expect From Those Who Have Taken It

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2018

Every year when October comes around, students begin preparing and studying for the PSAT. Freshman, sophomores, and juniors are all able to take it; however, sophomores are the only grade required to take it. It is a great way to prepare and know what to expect on the actual SAT. When preparing ...

North Forsyth Was In High Spirits Last Week

North Forsyth Was In High Spirits Last Week

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...

Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season

Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season

Holley Murray, Literary Editor

October 15, 2018

In the wake of the 2018 U.S. Open, the international buzz surrounding tennis is more alive than ever as people lament about the defeats of their favorite competitors, root passionately for them in their victories, and debate controversies regarding athletic star Serena Williams and her dispute with r...

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

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...

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