The Raider Wire

You Shouldn’t Panic About the Coronavirus

Thank you notes that some students left behind for their teacher during the quarantine. Photo by: Melissa Gresham

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

In no way do I mean to downplay the seriousness or severity of COVID-19. Although we should be trying our best to avoid the virus, I wish to inform people that death should not be a fear of the typical North Forsyth High School student.  It is not surprising that more people are beginning to panic. Wi...

The Raider Station Refresh Is on Its Way to the Hub

 A new addition to the Hub is opening soon, the Raider Station Refresh. It will sell beverages such as lemonade, tea, juice, and soda. It is non-food based and it will be open at lunch.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2020

There is yet another beverage shop on its way to North Forsyth High School. It is called the Raider Station Refresh, and it will be placed inside the Hub. Unlike the Raider’s Roast, it’s main focus is on drinks like teas, sodas, and juices. They will serve coffee but will also have an entire menu f...

How and Why Youtube is Going Downhill

The red sign conveys the unnecessary influx of hatred directed towards the current state of YouTube, while the grayed out colors represent the growing irrelevance with the site. Photo By: Steven Gresham.

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

I have practically lived on YouTube for the past five to six years of my life (a fact that I am not very proud of), and I struggle to correctly describe my frustrations with the current state of this site. Youtube used to be an excellent social media platform where you had the right to say what you w...

Pros and Cons of Raising Legal Vaping Age to 21

High schoolers practically rely on nicotine and vapes to relieve their stress or to fit in, but it won’t be like this for much longer. The legal smoking age is being moved from 18 to 21, which will make it much harder to gain access to these addicting products. Photo by Getty Images.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

January 27, 2020

High schoolers all across the country have given way to society’s norms and surrendered to underage vaping within the past few years. About a month ago, President Donald Trump gave his stamp of approval on raising the purchasing age of tobacco products from 18 to 21. This law will go into effect at...

Disney is Ruining Star Wars

Senior Grace Wood , a long time Star Wars fan, is showing her support for the franchise by wearing a classic Star Wars shirt. She is also showing her disdain for the newest installments by giving two thumbs down.

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

BE WARNED: This article will contain spoilers for Star Wars Episodes 1-8. I have been a Star Wars fan for as long as I can remember, and unlike most people, I can find enjoyment in the prequel trilogy. However, even I draw the line with the poor understanding and treatment of the franchise and it...

Monte Pythons vs Combs Brushes in NFHS Civil War

This is one of the lanyards used in the game.This Lanyard was used by Melody Scott. Photo By: Melody Scott

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 4 through Nov. 8, two AP U.S. History teachers arranged a fun and creative project for their students. Mr. Monte gave his classes a black lanyard and Ms.Combs gave her classes a red lanyard. Everyone on each team received five laundry clips on their lanyards  which represented necessities f...

Possible Sessions For Wellness Wednesday

 Regan lamb Kaylee Fowler showing off what they have learned so far in there wellness sessions.
Photo by; Chasidy Culpepper

Chasidy Culpepper, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Wellness Wednesday is an hour long free time period which takes place right in the middle of the day. It serves as a small block of time for students to get the opportunity to take care of missed school work, exercise or catch up with friends. Some Wellness Wednesday sessions include crocheting with Ms. Sai...

Seniors- Everything you Need to Know about FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a government form that helps students go to college for free. Filling out the form is easy and only requires a few steps.

Daphni Torres, News Editor

November 19, 2019

FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, has been opened to students to fill out since Oct. 1 available to until June 30. FAFSA is a government-provided form available to fill out for free online that helps students going to college or career school with access to grants, loans, and wo...

Wellness Wednesday’s Newest Session: “Classic Rock Music Hour”

There is a new addition to Wellness Wednesday called “Classic Rock Music Hour.” The image above is senior Tyler Hogan, who plays the guitar for the session.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

November 18, 2019

Wellness Wednesday has added a new session for students called “Classic Rock Music Hour” in room 331. With Coach Andy Martin as it’s host, it is a sixty-minute period to listen to classic rock music and jam out with senior Tyler Hogan. Every Wednesday, he brings his guitar from home and plays ...

NFHS Loses One Rocket League Game, Wins Another

The Esports club practicing before their match against North Atlanta High. Photo By Steven Gresham

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

The North Forsyth High School Esports club lost one match and won another by default last Thursday on Nov. 7. The NFHS Esports club meets every Thursday in the HOSA room for a Rocket League match against other schools. divide into two teams of three to take on two different schools at once. Mr.Stallings c...

What’s the Deal with the Controversy Surrounding ‘Joker?’

This is one of the first few images of the film that was released to the public. From this photo, many people could tell that it was going to be a darker movie and political concerns were already being formed about the effects of this film on impressionable teenagers.

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

“Joker” just recently hit theaters on Oct. 4 with overwhelmingly positive audience reviews, but not without an enormous controversy and backlash from critics. Several professional film critics have accused this movie of being politically incorrect and irresponsible. “Joker,” which originally e...

Castleberry’s Conspiracy Club On The Rise

Castleberry teaching Conspiracy Theories on 9-25-2019. Going over JFK’s route on the day of his assassination.

September 26, 2019

North Forsyth has a new club on the rise. It’s called Conspiracy Theories and it takes place every Wellness Wednesday in room T1104. The session is run by Mr. Castleberry, a 10th grade world history teacher, with the purpose of ultimately taking an in-depth look into the conspiracy theories that su...

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