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  • November 12Come out to the basketball games tonight in the arena. Girls JV @4:30, Girls varsity @6 & Boys varsity @8
  • November 12Competition Cheer has moved onto the state round and will be going to Columbus this Friday to compete.
  • November 12Thanksgiving is less than 2 two weeks away!

Can A Student’s Activism Hold a Candle to Real World Problems?

Can A Student’s Activism Hold a Candle to Real World Problems?

Trey Kuhn, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Many people have heard of the name Greta Thurnberg, but who is she and what has made her so popular?  Her identity and what she does may not have much of an impact on people right now, but in another decade or two her words could be all the difference in the world. Greta Thunberg is a climate change activist....

The Psychology of Attachment Objects

The Psychology of Attachment Objects

Zachary Furbush, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

As you walk around school, and see random people with odd objects and little stuffed animals, have you ever stopped to wonder “What are those people doing?” After reading through a plethora of scholarly articles on attachment or “transitional” objects, I began to find an answer, and one that...

Is Water Wet

Is Water Wet

Allison Oldani, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

There is one question that prevents the good students of Forsyth Central from sleeping at night. They toss and turn, contemplating the question that has no easy answer. In most cases they think they know the answer but there is always doubt. That question isn’t what is the meaning of life? Is God ...

Social Media

Social Media

Heidy Lopez-Rangel, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Today’s youth has access to the internet which offers a wide selection of social media - Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and YouTube are some of the most common ones. Within these sites, many have created such a name for themselves that they now depend on social media as a career. Various types of p...

Donut worry, all you need to know about the new donut shop

Donut worry, all you need to know about the new donut shop

Izzy Busse and Allison Oldani, Staff Writers

September 1, 2019

Looking for the best new donuts in Cumming? Check out Donuts Stop, located in Central Plaza across from FCHS . They opened Friday August, 16th and it’s been the talk of the town. Conveniently, they are open from 5am- 2pm on weekdays, perfect for breakfast. They primarily serve donuts, but a variety of ...

Are We a Trophy Saturated Society?

Are We a Trophy Saturated Society?

Christina Cannady, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Do we give kids too many trophies? The answer is not simply “yes” or “no.” There is actually quite a bit of psychology and studies around this topic. Today, kids are given trophies and awards for showing up to already mandatory school functions, club meetings, and sports events. They are bei...

The Friends And Advocates Bookstore: A Hidden Feature Within The Library

The Friends And Advocates Bookstore: A Hidden Feature Within The Library

Sarina Starling, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

 The Friends and Advocates organization began its run in 1995, founded by a community of bibliophiles. There are several locations for The Friends and Advocates franchise: Post Road in Cumming, Sharon Forks, and another at Hampton Park. Each bookstore is staffed by a few different longtime members ...

Do We Need Cable Anymore?

Do We Need Cable Anymore?

Brianna Noto, Editor

February 6, 2019

It is the age of streaming music, TV shows, and movies. Services such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and HBO Now allow users to stream what they want, when they want, most of the time without commercials or ads. It seems that cable just can’t keep up anymore. With prices as low as $10 a month, a...

Donald Trump is no Ronald Reagan

Donald Trump is no Ronald Reagan

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

In 2016, Donald Trump was constantly compared to Ronald Reagan. As one of the most successful businessmen in the world, a television personality, and a former Democrat, it seemed as if he was blossoming into a duplicate of the beloved conservative idol that is Ronald Reagan. Don’t let these meaningless...

Is “The Nightmare Before Christmas” A Halloween Or Christmas Film?

Is “The Nightmare Before Christmas” A Halloween Or Christmas Film?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018

The Nightmare Before Christmas, a classic, critically acclaimed holiday movie turned 25 years old yesterday. The movie centers around Jack Skellington, the “pumpkin king” and representative of the fictional land Halloween Town. Unlike in the real world, Halloween is an everlasting tradition and ca...

Is Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Dead?

Is Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Dead?

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. And when this happens, and when we allow freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state...

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Christina Cannady, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

People often question which activities may be defined as “sport.” Some are a strong yes, some are a strong no, but a few fall somewhere in the middle, like cheerleading.  The question of if cheerleading is a sport or not cannot be answered with one word. There are different factors that balance ...

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