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Santa Quits Christmas This Year

Santa Quits Christmas This Year

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

December 22, 2018

On Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, Saint Nicholas--commonly known as Santa Claus--stated that he would be quitting Christmas. At 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Nicholas stood in front of his home at the North Pole, with millions of elves and reporters from all around the world watching. With a distressed look on his f...

Warmth

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 can’t tell you exactly what day it was, or who led me there, but I can...

Winter Report — Massive Snowstorm Shakes up East Coast

Winter Report — Massive Snowstorm Shakes up East Coast

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

On the weekend of January 22nd, a major blizzard swept through the East Coast, dumping snow over 60 million people, all the way from Massachusetts to Georgia. Shepherdstown, a city in West Virginia, got 42 inches of snow from the storm. As of now, there are 28 deaths due to the storm. However that number...

Do You Like My Hot Chocolate?

Do You Like My Hot Chocolate?

Kayla Salemi, Opinion Editor

December 10, 2015

Do you like my hot chocolate? Wrapped together in a fluffy blanket, The warmth seeping into the palms of my hands. Frozen fingers enjoying the company of the heated mug, A myriad of white mountains float in the sea A steaming chocolate sea Then I will ask again, do you like my hot chocolate? The...

A Not-So-Boring Christmas

A Not-So-Boring Christmas

Bella Angell, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015

We all like to stay home with a cup of coffee, a blanket and a classic Christmas movie. However, we all eventually get cabin fever and feel the need to get out of the house. There are many things to do all over North Georgia, including Atlanta, to inspire Christmas spirit and here are some of the most...

Twas’ the falling snow that began the tale

Twas’ the falling snow that began the tale

Grace Hanks, Staff Writer

December 18, 2014

Twas’ the falling snow that began the tale Fluttering now; Swooping, Arcs of Soft, Sweet, Color. Hands braided Like roots, Strong, Passionate, Underneath Scattering wheels Of hope; Love. The orange sun Setting, Slowly, Gracefully, On the horizon. ...

Christmas in the Country

Christmas in the Country

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

During a tree trimming break, kick up your boots with this Southern seasonal sample and prepare for this upcoming holiday. The Christmas mood is a seasonal feeling, but some traditional songs can get boring easily. Here’s a list of Christmas tunes when you desperately need a switch in songs. Georgia...

Snow Adventure

Caroline Duckworth, Short Story Editor

February 20, 2014

A couple days ago, a great storm of snow blew in from the north, drenching the world in ice. Now the world hibernates beneath a thick blanket of whiteness.  But this snowstorm also brought along an ice dragon.

Snow Over Fo. Co.

Snow Over Fo. Co.

Ben Strube, Online/Design Editor

February 3, 2014

On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014, snow began to fall down upon the North Forsyth campus. Within hours, the grounds were covered in soft white flakes and ice was beginning to creep across the roads. By Thursday, January 30th, 2014, the snow was beginning to recede from North's campus; however, it left a...

Terrorism Threats in Sochi

Terrorism Threats in Sochi

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer

January 27, 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics are to be held in Sochi, a Russian city near the volatile Caucus region. On December 29 and 30, there were two suicide bombings in Volgograd, a Russian city 400 miles northeast of Sochi, killing over 40 people. These attacks raised fears of a terrorist attack on the Olympic Games themselves, as Islamic te...

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