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What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

What You Missed: Summer ‘18 Recap

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Local, News, School, Showcase, World

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 Rescue Twelve members of a youth boys soccer team and their coach were trapped in the Tham Luang Ca...

To the Beach We Go

To the Beach We Go

Leilani Gibbons, Editor- in- chief

February 28, 2018


Filed under Literature, Showcase

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 blanket, and the water rushed up to meet your toes as the colorful sky laid its head down and sank...

13 Things to Do This Summer

13 Things to Do This Summer

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

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 picking! Not only do you have fresh fruit, you also have a good time and gain some memories. Get...

Warmth

Warmth

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

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 can’t tell you exactly what day it was, or who led me there, but I can...

USA Places Fourth at Paralympics

USA Places Fourth at Paralympics

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 a large range of disabilities. Some disabilities include impaired muscle power, vision, range of...

Summer in Snapshots

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Summer is a wonderful time of year for students. It’s a time to unwinds, relax, and take a well needed break from the stressful life of school. With summer being a saving grace for nearly everyone, no wonder we all count down the days until our escape from everyday life.

Memories Come In Waves

Memories Come In Waves

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


Filed under Literature, Showcase

In the first few hours of the morning, I'm haunted most by memories of dying summer days that transitioned to scorching black nights. Nights spent burning up raw emotion, taking in my desires that are love, through the lips of a stranger.   I can't look at the stars anymore-- not...

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

JoAnn Ahn and Jade Flack

May 7, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

This school year is quickly coming to an end. As the lengthy break approaches, we may find ourselves indulging in all the wrong treats. For those who are wishing to find delicious, yet healthy, desserts, we found the perfect treat for you. And no, this does not involve any sugar. A tremendous amount...

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Sure, tubing with friends in Helen is totally rad. Yes, boating on a summer’s day is a blast. However, if these common activities only leave a longing for a new way to hit the waters, only a paddle and a life jacket are needed - it is time to load up a car full of friends and kayak it out. Kayaking...

Adventures in Summertime

Adventures in Summertime

Sam Perryman, Short Story Editor

September 30, 2014


Filed under Features, Photo Essay

Summer is a time to be savored and cherished while it lasts, and as we move deeper and deeper into the clutches of the school year, the burning memory of the summer sun will stay with us in the back of our minds.

Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Chase Samples, Staff Writer

May 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

School is coming to an end, not only for us, but for the seniors too. They are going to graduate and some are going off to college. Summer is near, and the heat is right there with it. The pools are starting to open, and that is one awesome way to beat the summer heat. Going to the lake is another great...

Summer Coffee

Summer Coffee

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

With summer just around the corner, students begin preparations for travel, outings, and even just to stay around the house. In America today, coffee is one of the top five most purchased and consumed beverages. Every two of four high school students openly admitted to drinking coffee on a regular basis....

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