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Merry Thanksgiving: Are Holidays Over-Commercialized?

It is easy to get so wrapped up in buying the perfect gift for friends and family with the constant advertisement of the newest deals and latest presents to give. (Photo by: Grace Wood)
November 21, 2019

The holiday seasons are upon us in the next coming months; however, Christmas started in July according to Hobby Lobby and Hallmark. Companies capitalize on the joy that the holidays bring us, providing...

WOW Your Family at Christmas With This Mac & Cheese Recipe

This macaroni and cheese is perfect as a full meal or a side dish. It is also ideal for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
January 24, 2017

This creamy, crumb-topped macaroni and cheese is not only a great side dish for the holidays, but also one of the best comfort foods for any time of the year. It is quick and easy to make; most people...

An Attitude of Gratitude

It’s important to focus on and appreciate the little things in our everyday life. We tend to only give thanks on special holidays when we should be doing this every day.
December 19, 2016

The sound of leaves crunching, wind blowing The taste of freshly made pumpkin pie, and perfectly baked turkey - We all have something that excites us or makes our mouth water in anticipation During...

Do North Students Go Black Friday Shopping?

Freshmen Payton Waltman and Anna Grace Turbeville pose for The Raider Wire. Clogston plans on shopping this year, while Palak plans on staying indoors.
December 14, 2016

The craziest shopping day of the year has come and gone: Black Friday. It is used as a day for stores to put their stock on major sales as a kickoff to the Christmas shopping season. People line up very...

Thanksgiving Traditions at North

Drey Woodson-- Generally, Drey Woodson spends Thanksgiving at his grandmother’s house along with his extended family.  They usually watch the Macy’s Day Parade and play monopoly.  For Thanksgiving dinner, they have the traditional turkey, pumpkin pie, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes (which the North Forsyth senior remembered because he always has to cut up all the potatoes) and lots of sweet tea.  Before the meal, they all say a family prayer, and then they can eat.
November 18, 2016

All in all, there is a variety of traditions kept by the students and teachers of North.  Whether your family spends hours cooking a feast, goes out to a restaurant, or spends Thanksgiving in some other...

Black Friday Online Sales Trending Upward

More Americans shopped online on Black Friday than they shopped in stores, and statistics from Black Friday 2015 suggest that the event is quickly becoming less relevant.
January 14, 2016

Black Friday 2015 saw more online shopping than actual in-store doorbuster shopping. The (New Product Development) NPD Group estimated 103 million online shoppers versus 102 million in store shoppers....

Helping Forsyth’s Hungry

Feed the Hungry Forsyth signs that hang in the windows of every restaurant that supports them.
November 25, 2013

This time of year everyone is talking about what they’re thankful for, and the hungry of Forsyth County are thankful for the nonprofit organization Feed the Hungry Forsyth. The two amazing founders,...

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