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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 women's 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...

Summer in Snapshots

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer May 18, 2015

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...

Tonight memories come in waves and I find that I am drowning.

Memories Come In Waves

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer May 12, 2015

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...

With this simple recipe, creating a healthy ice cream treat can be effortless and enjoyable.

DIY Healthy Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

JoAnn Ahn and Jade Flack May 7, 2015

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,...

Since kayaking is such a simplistically exciting activity, hitting the waters is now possible at any time of the day. Central Bulldog Sophomore Maria Hansen and younger sister Laney Hansen love making the fifteen minute drive to Lake Lanier just before the sun sets and catching the oranges and yellows cast upon the water.

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor December 11, 2014

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...

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