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Freshman Emily Willhite and her family are visiting Navarre Beach this summer. Pictured is one of her favorite attractions in Navarre. Photo by Emily Willhite.

Sliding Into Summer Plans

Elizabeth Wood, Features Editor May 13, 2022

With school ending in less than a month, students are ready to take back their free time this summer. Some students prefer to stay home and relax. Others already have plans for traveling this summer.   Some...

Escape the heat and get in the summer groove with these four fan favorites! Photo by Harkins Theater.

Four Movies to Get You in the Summer Groove

Ashleigh Martin, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

School is almost out, which means no more massive workloads, no insanely early curfews, and no more staying up late finishing projects or studying for tests. There are plenty of activities you can do over...

Views at the end of a hiking trail in Fort Mountain State Park.

Photo by: Imogene Ragan

10 Things to Do This Summer

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer May 15, 2021

With summer being just a few weeks away, many students and their families are planning their trips, camps and activities for the holiday. There are so many things to do and so many places to go that can...

Junior Carena Ravenal during her most recent trip to Ghana in 2020. Photo by: Carena Ravenal (Instagram).

Carena Ravenal’s Trip to Remember

Emma Kimball, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

If you were allowed to change a child's life for the better, would you? Junior Carena Ravenal hopes to do just that by pairing with an organization known as CORM, which stands for City of Refuge Ministries....

It’s time to crown summer as the ultimate season. Photos from Pinterest. Collage by Jen Vincent.

Fall People are Actually Insane

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor November 4, 2020

Let’s be honest here. No one likes sitting out in the cold with layers upon layers of jackets on. No one likes waking up to see no sunlight, dead trees and cloudy skies. And let’s be really honest,...

This is the current schedule for Forsyth County Schools and the topic of discussion for this article. Photo by: Steven Gresham.

Should the School Year be Year-Round?

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer February 29, 2020

I am currently in my sophomore year of high school, and I think that after 13 years of torture, I am entitled to voice my opinion of the current school schedule. Ever since I was in kindergarten, I wondered...

Important events in politics, pop culture and around the world have occurred during the summer of 2018. Whether seemingly big or small, these past stories have made an impact in people’s lives around the world. Photos by : Billboard.com , CNN.com, Genius.com, Moveon.org

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

Anna Anglin, Web Editor September 21, 2018

Although the school year comes to a close and the Raider Wire takes its annual 2 month break, the news and important events never come to an end. Here’s what happened during the hiatus. Thailand Cave...

To the Beach We Go

To the Beach We Go

Leilani Gibbons, Editor- in- chief February 28, 2018

It has been years since the nights of lantern light and chilly sand molding under my feet. In these days, the summer nights held cooling sunsets and warm breezes that ran over your shoulders like a thin...

Weezer performed on Sept 16 at the Roxy Stage, performing their oldest hits and many of the newer ones. The band was able to entertain a wide range of people in the crowd, screaming along to songs that many would call legendary.

Music Midtown: Sending Summer Off With a Bang

Holley Murray, Staff Writer October 19, 2017

Some places in the world irresistibly give the feeling that reality is somehow altered within, as though less problems exist and time is less real. Held in Piedmont Park on Sept. 16 and 17, Music Midtown...

Summer is meant for fun but sometimes it’s hard to come up with things to do! Here is a list of things to do when you can’t think of anything!

13 Things to Do This Summer

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

1. Go berry picking- The closest place to North Forsyth High School to pick berries is the Orchards of Brannon Oak Farms at 1005 Creek Vista Dr, Cumming, GA 30041. There are so many reasons of going berry...

During the brief period of time between summer and winter, when the sun began to fade and the first flurries of snow fell from the clouds, I stepped through the threshold of some mysterious place.

Warmth

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor March 7, 2017

During the brief period of time between summer and winter, when the sun began to fade, and the first flurries of snow fell from the clouds, I stepped through the threshold of some mysterious place.   I...

(From left to right) The “Mc-trio,” Amanda McGrory, Tatyana McFadden and Chelsea McClammer, won multiple medals for the womens 1500-meter T54. These athletes train and compete alongside one another (Photo from TeamUSA.org).

USA Places Fourth at Paralympics

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor October 5, 2016

At the end of September, the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games winded down in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Over 160 countries participated in 528 medal events for 23 different sports- all competed by athletes with...

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