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Located at 5705 Shattalon Drive in Winston-Salem, NC, North Forsyth High School is nestled in a canopy of trees at the end of a long tree-lined drive. It is one of sixteen high schools in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school system, enrolling and educating approximately 1200 students per year in grades 9 through 12.North Forsyth offers a wide variety of courses in various levels including Honors, Seminar, and Advanced Placement. It also offers opportunities for students to achieve not only academically, but in extracurricular activities as well. North offers over 30 clubs and organizations in a variety of interest levels along with honor societies for each academic area. It is also home to a successful visual and performing arts program and to a branch of the Air Force JROTC. This allows all students to find something that they are passionate about and get involved during their academic career. North is committed to producing successful 21st century adults and provides many programs to help students stay on track and focused while in high school, such as Peer mentors, Black achievers, and Latin achievers.As a member of the 3-A Western-Piedmont conference, North Forsyth's sports program appeals to many Vikings with a variety of varsity and junior varsity sports. It has won four state championships, two regional championships, and produced many All-American athletes in its history. North has an outstanding record in many sports including baseball, basketball, and soccer and has had many athletes go on to play in college and professionally. Since 2009, North Forsyth has won three titles in boys basketball, two in boys swimming, and one in girls swimming.The halls are filled with a plethora of smiling faces and welcoming personalities of the staff, students, and administrators. So come in and explore the "Realm of the Vikings!"
- Opened: 1963
- Mascot: Vikings
- Colors: Crimson, Columbia Blue, and White
- Motto: "Once a Viking, Always a Viking"
- Interesting Fact: North Forsyth is one of the only schools in its district that holds graduation outdoors on its football field.
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