School construction takes a toll on student life and campus accessibility

By: Morgan Champion With North Forsyth High School’s extensive four-year construction project beginning to demolish, build, and pave the way for multiple new roads and buildings, both student life and the layout of campus have dramatically changed—sometimes for the worse. Construction on a new cafeteria and library as well as new classrooms have resulted in the former carpool entrance and main office being relocated to … Continue reading School construction takes a toll on student life and campus accessibility

A new favorite

By: Coles Ehlers Everyone’s heard of frozen yogurt places where you choose your own toppings, but have you ever done that in a donut shop? Zombie Donuts recently expanded from it’s Washington, DC location to Athens and has become a community favorite. Opened recently in Athens by University of Georgia alumnus Tony Raffa, the business is built around the idea of customer’s choice and knowing … Continue reading A new favorite

International students struggle to embrace American culture

By: Andi Breitowich A tough issue international students face is engaging in American culture, specifically in high school. Assimilating students, who do not speak English and have large cultural differences, is a challenging task to overcome. Students from similar backgrounds often stay together and choose to not fully commit to the American life of a “high schooler”. It is important to include these students into … Continue reading International students struggle to embrace American culture

Block scheduling creates less stress for students

By: Ashley Williams Block scheduling for high schools is a relatively novel idea that has garnered attention as a way to make the school day less stressful for high school students and allow them to delve deeper into course topics. Students on a traditional school schedule attend six or seven class periods per day in the same courses for the whole school year. On a … Continue reading Block scheduling creates less stress for students