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The Issue With Language Learning in America

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Modern day high school students across America are required to take a foreign language once in their four years. Most four-year universities, however, require applicants to take a world language for two years whilst more prestigious universities and colleges such as Stanford or Harvard recommend three t...

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

Coach Andy Martin is a new staff member to North Forsyth High School and we welcome him with open arms! This is his first year coaching for North High in his 18 years of teaching. He previously taught at Forsyth Central High School and North Forsyth Middle School. When asked what made him want to lea...

Bassett Hits the Big Time: 2017 Teacher of the Year

Bassett Hits the Big Time: 2017 Teacher of the Year

Holley Murray, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under School, Showcase

On Sept. 5, Ninth grade English teacher James Bassett was announced as 2017 North Forsyth High School teacher of the year. It is an honor that came as a surprise to none of his former students; eyewitnesses from Mrs. Transue’s 10th grade English class, next door to Bassett, can confirm that the room...

The Art Department’s Newest Addition

The Art Department’s Newest Addition

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, several teachers add to the teacher staff at North Forsyth High School. One of those hired for the 2016-2017 school year is Mrs. Amy Henke, a teacher for painting one and two, visual arts one and yearbook. Henke came to North Forsyth High School after working for North Forsyth Middle School...

Mrs. Rose: An Interview

Mrs. Rose: An Interview

Daniel Snodgrass and Austin Gray

May 12, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

It was a dark and stormy night—thunder roared and lightning flashed. We knew we had to ask Mrs. Rose the questions…but could we do it? Yes, but after the sacrifice of Austin’s right leg and my spleen. You’re welcome. -      How have you liked teaching at North Forsyth?  “Teaching at North has been the highlight o...

Nelson Selected For an Honorary Award

Nelson Selected For an Honorary Award

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

North Forsyth High School Biology teacher, Stephen Nelson, was recently selected by Georgia Science Teacher Association to be named as 2015 High School Science Teacher of Promise. Mr. Nelson graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science Education with an emphasis in Biology. He...

Dr. Superwoman

Dr. Superwoman

Natalie Wilson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

It is year eight of coming to consciousness before the sun and slipping out of the house, taking precaution not to disturb her family. She piles her papers in the passenger side and rolls out the driveway, sleep persistently knocking in her brain. Tossing it aside, knowing she is counted on to sacrifice...

Our Beloved Johnny Depp – Part 2 (feat. Mrs. Burruss)

Our Beloved Johnny Depp – Part 2 (feat. Mrs. Burruss)

Jack Fleming, Podcast Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Audio, Showcase

Between the secrets from her lips and the fun in her voice, Mrs. Burruss professes her love for Johnny Depp. She explains all her hopes and dreams as well as her daily fixes involving Johnny Depp.

Our Beloved Johnny Depp – Part 1 (feat. Mrs. Carpenter)

Our Beloved Johnny Depp – Part 1 (feat. Mrs. Carpenter)

Jack Flemming, Podcast Editor

December 13, 2013


Filed under Audio, Showcase

Mrs. Carpenter shares a story of how her love of Johnny Depp all began. Her story is truly comical to hear and we get a perfect understanding of just how much she loves Johnny Depp. Through her many expressions that her fellow Johnny Depp fanatic, Mrs. Burruss, has nothing on her obsession, we can see...

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