• December 1FCHS is hosting their Winter Festival on December 7th at 6:00 PM.

  • November 13The Central Scene is still collecting gently used winter clothing in the blue boxes around the school.

A Nation Behind Bars

A Nation Behind Bars

Jaeden Amiri-Owens, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

  According to The International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS) the United States represents about 4.4 percent of the world's population, while it houses around 22 percent of the world's prisoners. Various other statistics exist, and many place Seychelles (a small archipelago nation with only 756 actual pri...

Social Media: Not So Social Afterall

Social Media: Not So Social Afterall

Tori Hollenbeck, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

 Social media has taken the sun’s place as the center of our universe. It dictates nearly every move we make. Think about it: Social media is the reason that people are so obsessed with looking flawless in pictures. It is the reason that at the beginning of fall, people get a pumpkin spice latte and t...

Girls Who Code: Closing The Gender Gap In The Computer Science Field

Girls Who Code: Closing The Gender Gap In The Computer Science Field

Maya Hogan, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

 From a young age girls are taught to be perfect, always have straight As, never act “unladylike,” and to leave the recklessness to the boys. It is expected for boys to do, then think after, while girls prove to be quite the opposite;the ways both boys and girls are supposed to act are directed f...

One More Page, One More Sip: Does Caffeine Help Students Study?

One More Page, One More Sip: Does Caffeine Help Students Study?

Emily Corwin, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

You have two tests, an essay, and a project due tomorrow.  If you’re like any normal student, you probably put off all studying until the last minute, and are now staying up until the late hours of the night cramming.  What could possibly keep you working this late like the large coffee with two ...

Tattoos and Piercings: Do They Belong in the Workplace in 2017?

Tattoos and Piercings: Do They Belong in the Workplace in 2017?

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Imagine yourself getting a tattoo that means a lot to you, one that you’ve waited a long time for, or a piercing that you have always thought looked cool. Sounds exciting, right? Now imagine yourself getting a phone call or an email from a company you interviewed for, and they explain that part of t...

The Bigger They Are: Does Class Size Really Matter?

The Bigger They Are: Does Class Size Really Matter?

Cody Brown, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

As of 2017, Forsyth Central has over 1,941 Student’s on campus. That’s almost 2,000 students this year alone. With this many students, surely you’re starting to feel a little cramped? The current argument in schools today is all about size. On one side, people believe that the number of stud...

Tragedy in Charlottesville

Tragedy in Charlottesville

Tori Hollenbeck, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Perhaps you’ve heard of the tragedy that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. In case you haven’t, here’s what you missed: On Saturday, August 12, groups of neo- Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members, and other white supremacist groups gathered for a “Unite the Right” rally, which was supposed to pr...

Supergirl to the Rescue! Or, Maybe Not…

Supergirl to the Rescue! Or, Maybe Not…

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer

August 24, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion

When the show Supergirl came out on CBS in 2015, it was introduced as a female-driven show meant to inspire girls of all ages. The first season lived up to that and taught girls that they can do anything, even if other people believe they can’t. The show was switched to The CW in its second season ...

Modern Day Religion

Modern Day Religion

Kealy Ford, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Punion

America was first colonized by the Puritans, a strict, oppressive religion that valued modesty and homogeneous worship. Their faith was challenged by dissenters who were banished from the colony, and the religious tolerance that America is known for blossomed.  Society, however, now finds itself on th...

The Dangers of Live Streaming

The Dangers of Live Streaming

Emily Corwin, Editor in Chief

May 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A French woman intentionally falls under a train, broadcasting her suicide on the live streaming app Periscope.  A man Facebook Live streams himself shooting an innocent bystander on Easter Sunday.  A girl receives an obscene video from a mysterious follower on YouNow.  Live streaming apps like thes...

Modern Day Religion

Modern Day Religion

Kealy Ford, Editor in Chief

May 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Hundreds of years ago, America was colonized by the Puritans, a strict, oppressive religion that valued modesty and homogeneous worship. Their faith was challenged by dissenters who were banished from the colony, and the religious tolerance that America is known for blossomed.  Society, however, now finds i...

The Senioritis Epidemic

The Senioritis Epidemic

Elijah Jones, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As we enter the last half of the 2016-2017 school year, some seniors might feel inclined to put the pencil down and relax. They may have been accepted to their college of choice, or have decided to take a year off, so they think that the next five months are irrelevant and they can just kick back and...

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