Entertainment Liz Johnson
The Oprah Winfrey Show are all rumored candidates. Jenny is airing its last season in 2011. McCartney is well known for what There has been speculation she does with autistic kids and about whether her shoes can be is a good friend of Oprah. Ryan ﬁlled because Oprah’s show is Seacrest is the host of American not one that covers one certain Idol and also has his own radio subject; her show covers topics show. Whoever takes Oprah’s from cooking to the premiere place knows that if they are chosen of movies. To ﬁnd someone they have big shoes to ﬁll. In a survey taken at capable of ﬁlling North Forsyth, her shoes is easier six out of ten said than done. people voted Oprah has beenan for Queen entertainer and an Latifah, one idol to the world for Ryan for many years. Seacrest, and She is very active three for Tyra in charity work and Banks. Jenny helping children. McCartney Oprah has gone Oprah on an issue received no to third world of her own O Magazine. votes. countries to help children by building schools Oprah is not done with her career so they can get an education. though. She’s leaving her show to In order for a show to be as start her own television network, successful as Oprah’s, the host the Oprah Winfrey Network. Oprah or hostess has to be an important is going out with a bang in her last public ﬁgure, well known on world season, and she didn’t start her last topics, and frequently involved in premiere without a surprise. She paid for her whole studio audience charity, much as Oprah is. Many people are being to go on an all expense paid eight considered to have their own day trip to Australia. The Oprah shows during Oprah’s time Winfrey Show has been on the air slot. Jenny McCartney, Ryan for twenty-ﬁve years, and viewers Seacrest, and Queen Latifah will be sad to see it go.
Seventeen Again Morgan Reynolds
Many teenagers expect senior year to be mostly fun and games, but these the following faculty members of North Forsyth chose to commit to school and still managed to have fun. Principal Bass, Ms. Hernandez, and Mrs. Lawrence were questioned by The Norland about their lives at age seventeen.
representative on student council. I was in the school musical. I volunteered with our service group, helped with yearbook, and was editor of the school literary magazine. I also held two part-time jobs after school and on weekends, which kept me very busy. I had no romances during high school, allowing me to award more time to my jobs and extra-curricular activities. I had a great senior year with no regrets. The highlight of the year was a trip I took with my mentor to London, Paris Munich, and Istanbul over spring break. It was a real adventure and a great learning experience.”
Mrs.Lawrence, a Latin teacher at North Forsyth, talks about her many accomplishments as a senior.
Lawrence: “I was one of the top students in my class during high school, and I won the senior award given annually to the student who best represented the ideals of my school. It was an honor given for service to the school as well as academic achievement. I worked very hard but loved the activities I was a part of. Senior year I was a
Bass: “I was a senior in high school when I was seventeen. I attended West Tredell High School where I took a full load of classes. I participated in many outdoor activities such as ﬁshing, hunting, and hiking. Some important events that took place while I was seventeen include band trips, prom, graduation, and the senior beach trip. I was mostly an honor student and graduated with no problems.”
Ms.Hernandez, a new math teacher at North Forsyth, is a good example for seniors.
Principal Bass shares his experience as a successful senior in high school.
Hernandez: “At the age of seventeen I was a senior in high school. During that year I was drum major of the marching band, and I worked part-time at a bridal store. I spent a lot of time applying for colleges and working hard to maintain my grades. School has always been very important to me. Throughout my high school career I was very determined to make my high school resume the ideal pick for any college and senior year was no different. Aside from school I enjoyed reading, hiking, and spending time with loved ones. While I was seventeen, the two most important events were my high school graduation and my departure from home to college. My parents were so proud! Everything they had worked so hard for ﬁnally paid off as I was the ﬁrst person in my family to attend college. Looking back, being seventeen was a lot of hard work, but in the end it deﬁnitely paid off!”