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

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 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

NFHS Loses One Rocket League Game, Wins Another

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?’

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

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’s Conspiracy Club On The Rise

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...

Raider Time is a Waste of Time

Raider Time is a Waste of Time

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

With the start of the 2019-2020 school year came many new changes for North Forsyth, one of which has been quite controversial. Raider Time is an attempt to provide built-in time throughout the day to complete homework and improve mental health. Each day, students spend 37 minutes in a class that they...

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...

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