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Are High School Students Ready For College

Are High School Students Ready For College

Christina Cannady, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under Student Life

High school seniors are not prepared to go off to college. “Nearly half of college students graduate high school without having ever taken any sort of college readiness course of study,” Amna Ijaz and Collin College write in an article on Study Breaks. High school students are not properly prepare...

Dual Enrollment v. AP Classes- Which is better?

Dual Enrollment v. AP Classes- Which is better?

Ashleigh Stemple, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Dual Enrollment vs. AP One of the main reasons high school students take AP classes is to get college credit. Yes, it offers an interesting challenge, and students tend to learn more in those classes, but the usual reason is that AP takes away some of the classes that are required in college. Howeve...

Forsyth County School Buses Will Now be Air-Conditioned

Forsyth County School Buses Will Now be Air-Conditioned

Christina Cannady, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


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Let's face it, riding the school bus during the summer is not ideal. It gets hot fast, especially with a bus packed full of kids. On most school buses used today in Forsyth County, there is no air conditioning. The only way to get the air flowing is to open the windows and hope it's not raining. L...

Technology in Elementary School Classrooms: a Positive Outlook

Technology in Elementary School Classrooms: a Positive Outlook

Brianna Noto and McKenzie See- Holbrooke, Editors

February 27, 2019


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According to a study conducted by MidAmerica Nazarene University, less than 42 percent of student work, including homework assignments, are completed using paper and pencil. The use of technology in education has been widely implemented throughout all grades, kindergarten through college. The negatives of ...

Student Spotlight: Robby Campfield

Student Spotlight: Robby Campfield

January 30, 2019


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Let me ask you a question. How often do you come across a kid gymnast who has already reached the highest recognition for their age? Many would answer saying they haven’t. Now I don’t want you to start picturing the next Simone Biles or Gabby Douglas; we aren’t quite at the Olympic level quite yet....

The Central Scene Extends its Reach

The Central Scene Extends its Reach

January 30, 2019


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Seven of our staff writers for the Central Scene have been featured in the Forsyth County News online and in print. In the future, look for more articles written by our staff writers in the Hometown News section.   https://www.forsythnews.com/local/education/look-poverty-issues-forsyth-county/ Written by: McKenzie See-Holbrook, Brianna Noto, and Logan Wallace   https://www.forsythne...

Midterm Schedule/ EOC Schedule

Midterm Schedule/ EOC Schedule

December 12, 2018


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December 12- 13 - Winter Milestones EOC Administrations December 13 - Last Day for Semester 1 Summatives December 17 - Winter Milestones EOC Make-Ups December 17 - 7th Period Exam December 18 - 1st & 5th Period Exams December 19 - 2nd & 4th Period Exams December 20 - 3rd &...

Student Spotlight: Charlie Baum

Student Spotlight: Charlie Baum

Logan Wallace, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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Charlie Baum, 17 year old senior, defies gender roles and restrictions. Charlie is recognized at Forsyth Central by his detailed makeup looks. Charlie is a sight to behold and an inspiration to fellow students who struggle with expressing themselves. How do you identify? “I identify as Charl...

An Inside Look at Applying to College

An Inside Look at Applying to College

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Student Life

 Senior year is described as your best, and most importantly, the most stress free year of high school. Students typically take easier classes; some students even have shorter school days, and seniors have many events to close out their last year in high school. No one really talks about the stressfu...

The Elm takes Root

The Elm takes Root

October 15, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

FCHS' literary magazine The Elm is officially available for perusal. Please enjoy the beautiful artwork created by the talented students of Forsyth Central High School. http://http://joom.ag/KaYa

Central’s Takedown of North Forsyth

Central’s Takedown of North Forsyth

Emma Harding, Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student Life

This past Friday night, history was made by the Varsity Football Bulldogs as they broke the 11 year streak of losses when they took down the Raiders of North Forsyth. In the first half of the game, North took the lead on their home turf as they were up 13-3 but it wasn’t long until Central bega...

Homecoming: What to Expect

Homecoming: What to Expect

Emma Harding, Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life

It’s official. Homecoming week has kicked off and is in full gear. All throughout this week, you, a FCHS student, will be showcasing your school spirit. Whether through dressing up each day this week or attending the Varsity Football HOCO game against West Forsyth Friday night, there are chances to sho...

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