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Club Spotlight: RaiderCast

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2022

  North Forsyth High School is known for its vast amount of clubs, activities, pathways and classes that it offers. Due to this environment swarming with options, some projects can fall through...

Everyday students walk the halls with their own pressures and struggles
Source: Emma Simmons

Should Students Feel This Stressed?

Emma Simmons, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2022

The modern high school student and teenager are characterized by depression, anxiety and an angst that overwhelms most other characteristics of this generation. It is often attributed to the moodiness...

Left to right: Kai Shabman, Jae Wallis and Cheyene Hencley’s reaction to Paul Matthews death.
Photo by: Kai Shabman

Why Paul Matthews Didn’t Survive in “The Guy Who Didn’t Like Musicals”

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

“The Guy Who Didn’t Like Musicals” was made by Starkid Productions and has one of the most shocking endings I have ever seen. When a meteor hits Hatchetfield, infecting people to make them sing and...

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

You Shouldn’t Panic About the Coronavirus

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...

 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.

The Raider Station Refresh Is on Its Way to the Hub

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...

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.

How and Why Youtube is Going Downhill

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....

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.

Pros and Cons of Raising Legal Vaping Age to 21

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...

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.

Disney is Ruining Star Wars

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....

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

Monte Pythons vs Combs Brushes in NFHS Civil War

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...

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

Possible Sessions For Wellness Wednesday

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...

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.

Seniors- Everything you Need to Know about FAFSA

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...

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.

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

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...

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