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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.

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

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...

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.”

North Forsyth celebrates a rise in graduation rate

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...

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.”

Seniors Achieve Semifinalist Status

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...

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.

Scouting Out Success

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,...

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

How to Keep New Year’s Resolutions

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...

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