The Raider Wire

Attention Seniors! What You Need to Bring to College, Other Than Yourself

As the school year winds to a close, the majority of seniors have only one thing on their minds: college. Whether one is choosing to move out of state or just down the road, the possibilities are endless and the future is bright.

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019

As the second semester of school begins, there is one thing on everyone’s mind: summer. For freshmen, summer means suntanning and sleepovers; for sophomores driving lessons and increased freedom. For juniors summer is spent getting excited for senior year, and for seniors it means preparing for college....

North Forsyth celebrates a rise in graduation rate

Senior Jessica Marex is very excited for graduation. She said, “Graduating is about getting a better education, going to college and stuff like that is the main goal of any graduate.”

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

North Forsyth High School’s administration does not need to worry about the school’s graduation rates, with a five percent increase of NFHS students graduating this year from last year, taking the total rate of students graduating up to 87.5%. “Honestly, when I think about it, I know every...

Seniors Achieve Semifinalist Status

Seniors Brian Grasso and Emma Browning cheerfully smile at the camera with the knowledge of their possibly imminent scholarship opportunity. Browning and Grasso studied for days preparing for the PSAT their junior year, working to achieve high enough scores to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship. “I actually got a higher score my sophomore year,” Emma explains, laughing. “You can do a lot with $2500. To be considered for this scholarship could mean lower college tuition, which would make the preparation worth it.”

Eden Dunford, Poetry Editor

October 31, 2014

Every year, 16,000 students nationwide qualify as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) gives grants to commendable high school students based on academic accomplishment and other abilities and skills. To become a semifinalist, one...

Scouting Out Success

Jane Poe, second from the right, will always remember her days as a young woman at Girl Scout camp. “Associating with girls that shared my interests and also brought different opinions and talents to share during our meetings was so wonderful for me at that age,” Poe says. Camaraderie is just one of the skills she learned as a Girl Scout, and she still puts it to use daily.

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor

October 23, 2014

Reining the top of the charts of organizations for girls for over 102 years, Girl Scouts has led many young women in directions that would not have been possible without the sense of leadership, responsibility, and most importantly, respect that being a member teaches. Inducting girls starting at the...

How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

A student hits the gym, working for his New Year’s Resolution.

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014

What good does the New Year serve without a resolution? Throw a party, celebrate with friends, and say our last goodbyes to 2013 because we have work to do. Every year, millions of Americans promise themselves that they will change their bad habits and improve some aspect in their lives; unfortunately,...

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