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Negative Body and Self-Images Are Not Helping Anyone

Teenagers are constantly struggling with trying to look perfect. This causes negative self and body-image which honestly isn’t helping their struggle.

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

Imagine yourself looking in the mirror to see your reflection and not being happy with it. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many teens everywhere. Body image is how and what a person thinks and feels about their body. This image includes how a person wished their body looked, which may or may...

Rise Up Raider Review

The journalism table was set up and ready to recruit new staff members for the 2018-2019 school year!

Melina Vergilis, Web Editor

March 8, 2018

Saturday, February 10th was Rise Up Raider day at North Forsyth High School from 9-11 A.M. Many of the rising freshmen were visiting from their current middle schools to check out possible classes and electives they could take. There were tables set up for math, history, English, Spanish, sports,...

North Forsyth High School Is Crossing Over To A New Game

The new version of the game “Animal Crossing” has been released on the Apple Store and everyone is downloading it.

Melina Vergilis, Web Editor

December 7, 2017

North Forsyth High School. students have recently been sucked into an up and coming game known as “Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp”, a new spin on the original game released by Nintendo.The game was originally only available on the Wii or any Nintendo device, but recently, Nintendo released it t...

The Top 10 Most Anticipated YA Books of 2017

There are so many books being released in 2017! Which are you most excited for?

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017

There were many great Young-Adult books released in 2016, but even more are being released in 2017! They range from LGBTQ+ contemporaries to sci-fi and fantasy. These books are released throughout the whole year so you can always be reading one while you wait for the next! (Note: Some of these are stand-alone...

Is the Switch the Rebranding of the Company?

Above is a screenshot from the teaser trailer that was released in October to begin the hype for this new console from Nintendo. At the time no other information had been introduced about the Nintendo Switch, so this video left fans baffled and intrigued for the release. The only piece of information that people were given in the video was that the Switch will be coming in March of 2017 and is planned to become one of the fastest developed consoles of our generation.

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

March 1, 2017

Nintendo has kept the public under wraps about what is has been in the works since the passing of the former CEO in 2015, only to finally enlighten the loyal fans this October with the teaser trailer for the Nintendo Switch. This hybrid gaming-system brings a completely different feel into the console...

Why All These Classics?

Classics are nice and they teach us many lessons about life, but do we have to read all classics during the school year? We need young- adult novels in our lives!

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

A topic that many teens talk about is what books are being required to read in school. Pretty much all of the books are classics. There are many high schoolers who despise reading, so they have a smaller chance of being successful in school. If a few young-adult novels were introduced to school reading...

The Chains of Adolescence

When will be free from the pressures of society and our peers? When will we triumph due to our own glory? Art credit – Downloaded from Deviantart, username Benedeus.

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

Freedom, an idea presented and yearned forever since the dawn of time by every human being. It is not free, it is not given, but it should be something that everyone can have no matter the circumstances. In today’s generation, the definition of freedom has become warped and stretched into something...

This Squiggly Mess We Call Life

“Following straight lines shortens distances, and also life,” says Antonio Porchia, an Argentian poet. If we all lived straight lines, we would have no lives. If we all lived as circles, we would never die.

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

A circle is a never ending figure with no corners, no branching off, no turns, no backtracking, and no end. Just the same old thing over and over. A line is a never ending, straight arrow pointing in one direction. No turns, no branching off, no backtracking, and no end. Life is not a circle nor is it...

“NoFo HoCo” for the Win

Many young men and women lined up on a dock to take a photo before going to Homecoming. Everyone’s bright smiles show how excited they are for the dance. Mckenna Watson, a freshmen at North Forsyth High School, exclaims, “I’ve been waiting for this night to come all week. I can’t wait any longer!”

Kayla Salemi, Staff

October 13, 2014

 October 27 was a crazy night for most North Forsyth High School students. Marissa Marino, a freshman student at North Forsyth, stated enthusiastically, “This is my first year at North Forsyth, and so far the homecoming dance has been the highlight.”  The theme ‘Under the Big Top’ seemed to be v...

Playlist: Inspiration

Rachael Hosea, sophomore, smiling with her face angled toward the sun in front of the North Forsyth’s 800 building on August 30, 2013.

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

Lots of people, especially teens, having been going through, or has gone through, a time in their lives where they think they’re ugly, not good enough, or they’re looking for a reason why they should just continue on with life. Through hard times, most teens turn to music to help them through...

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