An In Depth Look at Forsyth Academy

An In Depth Look at Forsyth Academy

Lexee Burgess, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
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By: Lexee Burgess Forsyth Academy is a small, alternative school for students that feel the need to graduate early, or just desire a different learning experience. The academy has a great philosophy that combines strong personal relationships between the staff and students with an intense focus on exce...

GSA Meets For the First Time

GSA Meets For the First Time

Matthew Hanley, Editor in Chief
November 1, 2016
Filed under Student Life

On Tuesday, October 18th, Forsyth Central’s own Gay-Straight Alliance held its very first meeting. A plethora of students attended and lended their voices to what would have been expected to be a shy, tense gathering. Spearheaded by freshmen students Em and Susan, the two collected the room’s atte...

Hauntings in Forsyth

Taylor Hackney, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under Student Life

We all hear about paranormal activities; the misfortunate few of us witness them and most of us just hope they never happen to us. Ghosts and hauntings are something that few refuse to admit that they believe in; after all, with a quiet serene town such as Cumming, GA, it’s unlikely that such event...

“Pippin” Takes Central Stage!

“Pippin” Takes Central Stage!

Kealy Ford, Editor in chief
October 21, 2016
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 Pippin the musical is an energetic display of color and magic, portrayed in sensual movements and striking fosse dance. The actors’ faces are alight with intricate makeup and intense expressions. The idea of Pippin is that the musical is a traveling circus show in which the actors desperately tr...

The DOs and DON’Ts of Halloween

The DOs and DON’Ts of Halloween

Jiries Hishmeh, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Halloween is right around the corner, and you know what that means: time to buy some coma-inducing candy, set up house decorations, and finish your perfect costume for the big night. But here is a list of the DOs and DON’Ts of Halloween. DO : Have a costume that covers the three B's (gentlemen include...

Your Turn As An Intern: The Honors Mentorship Program

Your Turn As An Intern: The Honors Mentorship Program

Matthew Hanley, Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Last year, five students participated in the pilot year of Forsyth Central’s own Honors Mentorship Program, a career-building pathway offered to rising Seniors. Much like the IE2 program, Honors Mentorship is a “class” that students are permitted to sign up for; however, unlike the first-come,...

Central Rallies!

Central Rallies!

Mckenzie See-Holbrooke, Staff Writer
October 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Forsyth Central’s pep rallies can always be expected to be chock full of energy and fun activities for students to participate in. An energy of pride courses through the stadium as students from all four classes come to attend. This year’s Homecoming pep rally was as uniform as ever. The competi...

Michele Dugan: 2016 Teacher of the Year

Michele Dugan: 2016 Teacher of the Year

Joshua Hall
October 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Every year in a fierce -- but friendly -- competition between the teachers on the Forsyth Central campus, one teacher is given recognition for all the hard work that he or she has put forth throughout the school year. Although all of the teachers go above and beyond their requirements, working tirelessl...

Aidan Corrigan Takes Central By Storm

Aidan Corrigan Takes Central By Storm

Erin Tozier, Editor in Chief
September 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The bright lights illuminate the stadium, and the announcer’s voice booms into the twilight sky. On the field, the Bulldogs score another touchdown, sending the crowd into an uproar. Near the front of the bleachers are the Central Crazies, leading the fans in showing support for the home team with...

What Do Freshmen Really Think About Forsyth Central?

What Do Freshmen Really Think About Forsyth Central?

Joshua Hall
September 21, 2016
Filed under Student Life

It’s a strange transition from the cramped hallways of middle school to the broad, winding hallways that we have become so familiar with over the numerous days and long classes which fill our week.  As the years go by -- and we become used to our monotonous school schedule -- we forget that newfound feel...

The Art of Ben McKenney

The Art of Ben McKenney

Luke Lindsey
September 21, 2016
Filed under A&E, Student Life

Film is a form of entertainment that has been around since William Kennedy Laurie Dickson began a project in 1889 to invent the “Strip Kinetograph,” the world’s first film video camera. Over the course of many years, filmmakers have shaped this activity into an art of its own. I say, “shaped”...

A Peek Inside The PAC

A Peek Inside The PAC

Matthew Hanley, Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

On Monday, August 30th, I shadowed drama student Josh Hall into the Performing Arts Center, hoping to grab an inside look at the world of high school drama. As a student who has never stepped foot into the building, save for a middle school trip to see a play, I had little idea what went on backsta...

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