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Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Anna Grace Brown: An Oboe Wizard

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017 • 165 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

North Forsyth’s halls are sprinkled with incredibly talented actors, singers, mathematicians, musicians and many more. One of these gifted musicians is senior Anna Grace Brown, one of three oboists here at North.   She started playing the oboe in sixth grade at North Forsyth Middle School...

Appreciating Our Educators

Appreciating Our Educators

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 142 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

At North Forsyth High School, we have some of the greatest, most talented and most outgoing teachers in the county. Those who work here, put in hours upon hours every day to create assignments, lessons and fun activities to improve the knowledge of the students in their classrooms. The week of April...

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Mock Interviews at NFHS Give Students Real Life Skills

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 93 views
Filed under News, Showcase

You may have noticed that the Media Center was closed March 14, 15 and 16. You may have also noticed that there were many well-dressed visitors coming and going, as well as North students dressed like business professionals. The reason for this was the Career Technical Agriculture Education (CTAE) Mo...

North students value school, success for 2017

North students value school, success for 2017

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017 • 191 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Most everyone had a New Year’s resolution when 2017 hit, but the problem with resolutions is that not many people can keep them. We mostly hear people talking about how they want to lose weight and eat healthier, but most of it is all talk and little action. A few students from North Forsyth High...

An Inside Look into the Life of a Student Athlete

An Inside Look into the Life of a Student Athlete

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017 • 165 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth High School offers many different types of sports programs for students to partake in, just some of which include football, soccer, swimming, wrestling, cheerleading and more. Most spectators, however, only pay attention to the games or competitions that the athletes are in, and they do...

“Being a Swimmer”

“Being a Swimmer”

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
November 30, 2015 • 251 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Being a swimmer means more than simply playing a sport, it means participating in something larger than yourself, where dreams can be created or crushed by a fraction of a second.   Being a swimmer means making unforgettable memories with lifelong friends it means encouraging and...

An Open Letter to High School (From a Student’s Perspective)

An Open Letter to High School (From a Student’s Perspective)

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 17, 2015 • 271 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear High School, I do not know who invented you or your classes, stress, and downright horror, but whoever it was, they must have been ingenious. Anyone who takes the time to organize seven hours a day into a series of fifty minute increments must have been a mathematician or extremely bored. Also,...

North Forsyth Microsoft Acheivements

North Forsyth Microsoft Acheivements

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
May 15, 2015 • 524 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Congratulate this year’s students that have received the last certificate of the Microsoft Certification. An exact amount of one-hundred and twenty students achieved their certificate this year thanks to their marvelous teacher Dr. LeShea. These certificates state that the students whom attended the...

How Accessories Help Define Our Individuality

How Accessories Help Define Our Individuality

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
May 8, 2015 • 408 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

When taking notice of the small details of the people around, it may be easy to recognize all of the jewelry and accessories they place on themselves. Although many people pay no attention to these details, it is clear to most that they have the ability to amp up or bring a little sparkle to any given...

Journalism Program Awarded and Recognized

Journalism Program Awarded and Recognized

Gracen Martin, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015 • 521 views
Filed under School, Showcase

The North Forsyth High School Journalism program and many of its students have been awarded and recognized by many associations and contests. The NFHS Raider Wire newspaper and the Threshold literary magazine have both been recognized by the Georgia Scholastic Press Association (GSPA), and have both...

HOSA Competitor Makes National

HOSA Competitor Makes National

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015 • 371 views
Filed under School, Showcase

Last weekend the Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club was well represented by junior Sarah Horne at a state wide competition. HOSA is a competition based club with more than 30 events ranging from writing to CPR, for students both in high school and college. Sarah competed against 42...

What Depression Looks Like

What Depression Looks Like

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
March 3, 2015 • 799 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

The dark secret of depression is that many teens today are diagnosed with this mental illness. Some hide it with smiles while some just hide their hands in their jacket and carry on with their day. It is not something it joke about, but an important topic that must be discussed. **Disclaimer: All...

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