NFHS Counseling Newsletter


Hello Raider Nation!

This month's newsletter is going to primarily focus on important registration information for the 2021-2022 school year! Whether you are a current or incoming Raider, there is information provided here for you. We want to help make this registration process as smooth as possible for everyone. If you are new to NFHS, we are so excited to welcome you!

Seniors, we didn't forget about you! You can check out the end of the newsletter for Class of 2021 information.


Important Dates to Know:

  • Wednesday, February 17th - Distribution of Registration Information/Packets to current Raiders during Raider Time Homebase
  • Thursday, February 18th - PORTAL OPENS for High School Elective Selection @ 8:00 am
  • Thursday, February 18th - Wednesday, February 24th - Counselors will be meeting with students during their English classes to review core recommendations and elective choices
  • Thursday, February 18th - Virtual Advanced Placement Night @ 6:30
  • Monday, February 22nd - Counselors available at NFHS for open lab to assist with elective selection from 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Monday, February 22nd - Newly Redistricted Students from West Forsyth Parent Night (6:00-6:45 - Last Names A-M & 7:00-7:45 - Last Names N-Z)
  • Wednesday, February 24th - DEADLINE PORTAL CLOSES for High School Elective Selection @ 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 24th - Course applications due to appropriate teachers by 4:00 pm
  • Monday, March 8th - Online Course Waiver OPENS @ 8:00 am
  • Monday, March 15th - Online Course Waiver CLOSES @ 4:00 pm

Check out our NFHS Fresh Start 2021 Video:

Fresh start 2021

Future Raiders - Class of 2025

We are SO excited to welcome you to Raider Nation! Please utilize the following buttons to access helpful registration information:

Future Raiders - Current West Forsyth Families

We are also SO excited to welcome you all to Raider Nation! Please utilize the following buttons to access registration information that will be the most helpful to you:

We are looking forward to seeing you on Monday, February 22nd at NFHS for our Newly Redistricted Students from WFHS Parent Night. Please only plan on 2 people per family attending, 1 student and 1 parent. The first session from 6:00-6:45 pm will be for families with last name A-M and the second session from 7:00-7:45 pm will be for families with last names N-Z.

Current Raiders

Can you believe it is already time to register for next school year?! Please utilize the buttons below to access the registration information that will be most helpful to you:

Headed East? - Students Districted for East Forsyth High School

Please use the button below to access the East Forsyth Registration and Transition Information page!

Class of 2021!

Senior Spring Semester Reminders

Your Raider Nation counselors will be presenting some important Spring Semester Reminders in Raider Time Homebase on Wednesday, February 17th. If you miss it, we will link this presentation to the Class of 2021 Page on the NFHS Counseling website.


Reminder that your NFHS Counselors are constantly updating the Class of 2021 Scholarship List with scholarship opportunities available to all of you!

Here are some highlighted scholarships with upcoming deadlines:

Transcript reminder

To request official transcripts, students need to create an account and submit these requests electronically through Official transcripts are $6 each and will be sent electronically to the selected school.

Senior Class News & Senior Dues

Visit the Senior Class News Page for important senior updates and date information. Remember to pay your senior dues! These can be paid online to Balfour and will cover the cost of cap and gown, diploma cover, graduation expenses, facility rentals, & senior events. Use the button below to be directed to the Senior Class News Page: