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Flint Not Forgotten

Flint Not Forgotten

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 172 views
Filed under News, Showcase

After the recent water crisis in Flint, Michigan appeared out of nowhere in the spring of 2014, a massive news story that dominated many journalistic sources, people were shocked to find out the statistics behind Flint and the government corruption, along with the horrible sanitation issues in which...

Lake Lanier at Lowest Level since 2012

Lake Lanier at Lowest Level since 2012

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017 • 162 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

The water levels in Lake Lanier began dropping earlier this year after an extended period without rain; the lake level has not been this low in close to four years. Lake Lanier is the source of Atlanta’s water and if the levels get progressively worse, water will be a thing to fight for in the surrounding...

Thunderstorms Cause Band Room to Flood Two Weeks in a Row

Thunderstorms Cause Band Room to Flood Two Weeks in a Row

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016 • 308 views
Filed under School, Showcase

On August 26 the band room flooded during the John’s Creek pep band game. The game was held at a two-hour delay due to a lightening threat, and the band did not return to campus until after midnight. Once the band arrived at the school, they entered the building to find the majority of the upstairs...

Pollution Still a Concern for 2016 Olympics

Pollution Still a Concern for 2016 Olympics

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015 • 261 views
Filed under News, Showcase

As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro rapidly approaches, there are still many concerns about the pollution levels in the Guanabara Bay. All of the outdoor water sport events will be held there, and when Rio was chosen six years ago to host the 2016 Olympic Games, the Rio committee promised to...

A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy

A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy

Gracen Martin and Rhiannon Martin
March 24, 2015 • 405 views
Filed under Audio, Podcasts, Showcase

Due to hectic schedules, it is very difficult to be a healthy teenage girl in high school. But our installment in A Girl’s Guide to Getting Healthy shares helpful tips and easy ways to maintain overall fitness, health, and well being while juggling a tough, overloaded high school career. Listen ...

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
March 23, 2015 • 367 views
Filed under School, Showcase

Calling all runners! Simple Charity and Just One: Africa, non-profit organizations for global poverty, are partnering up and hosting a 5k and Fun Run on the morning of Saturday, March 28 at North Forsyth Middle School. Simple Charity is a Christian club at NFHS that hopes to “punch poverty in the face,”...

North’s Swim Team Kicks Up Waves

North’s Swim Team Kicks Up Waves

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer
December 13, 2013 • 3,575 views
Filed under School, Showcase, Sports

The Swimming Raiders plunged into the Riverside Military Academy pool on Wednesday November 20th. The waves were kicked up when the girls 400 Freestyle Relay (Kaylyn Thomas SR, Elly Wagner SR, NicoleSullivan JR, and Rachel Sullivan FR) swam their hearts out in 3:32.60. This swift race gave the relay...

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