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Germanna Open House April 14

Connor Merk, Editor

April 2, 2019

Germanna Community College is hosting an open house on Saturday, April 14 from 8:30am to 1pm at the Fredericksburg area campus in Spotsylvania - 1000 Germanna Point Drive, Fredericksburg VA. This event will feature on the spot admission, financial aid help, and visits with faculty, advisors, counselors,...

Dance Team Finds Victory at Nationals

Dance Team Finds Victory at Nationals

Melanie Thomas, Reporter

March 29, 2019

This past weekend the Colonial Forge Dance Team traveled to Myrtle Beach last weekend to compete at the EDA National Dance Competition. They’ve been working towards this competition since, July and were not disappointed with the results. The team, lead by coaches Lisa Sinclair and Semira Hall, took...

The Ultimate Highschool Checklist

Tamar Caldwell, Reporter

February 26, 2018

With the fate of our education and future in the palms of our hands, high school is the craziest maze that students must survive through before their entrance to the real world. One of the best things that will assist you in a journey through these 4 years of high school is a mapped out list of what...

Kicking The Way To College

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018

Audra Curtin ('18) talks about her recent commitment to Frostburg State University for soccer as well as her plans for the future.

Military Bound

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018

Football player and Virginia Military Institute commit Ayden Jilson ('18) discusses his plans for the future and the reason he chose VMI over other schools. Jilson also explains his plans for after college.

From Football to the Farming

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 15, 2018

Football player Will Carroll ('18) recently committed to Old Dominion University to continue his football career and hopefully fulfill his dream of being "self-sufficient." In this video, Carroll discusses why he chose ODU and his plans for the future.

From C-Forge to NYC

Gaby Christian and Ernesto Bowen

February 9, 2018

Forge athlete Mitchell Shinskie ('18) will attend Colombia University in New York City next fall to further his football career. In this video, Shinskie talks about the recruitment experience.

Duo Has Creative Twist On Adopt-A-Senior Day

Duo Has Creative Twist On Adopt-A-Senior Day

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

May 12, 2017

Around the school, it becomes a competition to see who can think of the most creative Adopt-A-Senior costume. Seniors wore everything from over-sized diapers to duck costumes as the underclassmen paraded their seniors around the hallway, making them perform any stunt they could think of. Although se...

2017 Senior Art Showcase

Mackenzie Nolan, Reporter

April 24, 2017

Throughout the last four years, student artists have been creating and developing their portfolios and are ready to show them off. This year’s senior showcase begins tonight with opening festivities going from 4 to 6 in the library. There will be food and drinks to enjoy while guests peruse the art. T...

Seniors Then And Now

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

April 13, 2017

Seniors share pictures of their transformations from freshman to senior year along with their best memories from their time at Colonial Forge. Mckenzi Migliorini Best High School Memory: "My favorite memory from high school would be from junior year. I applied to a program at the VMFA called Teen Stylin'. This program was in Richmond, and it allowed me to be satu...

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