The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed


South Forsyth HOSA students volunteering at a retirement home and handing out valentines cards. They distributed out handcrafted cards that were filled with heartfelt messages, and smiles were gifted in return.

Empowering Minds & Inspiring Lives: SFHS HOSA Campaigns for Mental Health Awareness

Sophia Prashanth, Lifestyle Editor & Social Media Lead February 13, 2024

In the United States alone, there are about 57 million people who suffer from mental health disorders. Over 970 million individuals worldwide suffer from a mental health illness. Considering that one...

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Anonymous BirdFeed Staffer

The Journey to Accepting Racial Identity is no Joke

The Bird Feed Staff February 12, 2024

Due to the sensitive nature of this topic, the Bird Feed has chosen to let all interviewees remain anonymous in order to protect their privacy and encourage open dialogue. Sometimes, racism arises in...

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Grace Chin (left) and Sritha Neeli (right) are presenting an informational poster pertaining to women in Venture Capital.

Real Girl Math: Meet ‘Women in Venture Capital,’ an FBLA American Enterprise Project

Sritha Neeli, Grace Chin, and Saanvi Kankipati February 12, 2024

Women in Venture Capital The American Enterprise project is an FBLA competitive event in which members have an opportunity to impact students, schools and their overall community by introducing them to...

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South Forsyth High Schools HOSA Students at a Bake Sale for their campaign to raise awareness for eating disorders. Through the support of their community, the students were able to raise money for NEDA.

SFHS Students Raise Awareness for Eating Disorders through “Nourish to Flourish” Campaign

Diya Maheshwari, Lead Copy Editor January 30, 2024

Scrolling through social media, you’ll see things ranging from your best friend’s cutest pictures to a celebrity’s lunch and your favorite artist’s album announcement, but five South Forsyth High...

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Triketa Hills, the home of Mata Rani, draws millions of devotees every year. Crown on the hill by Subirkumarnarula is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

‘Jai Mata Di!’ – South Student Makes Global Trek to Find True Meaning of Faith

Sanaa Gupta, Staff Writer January 10, 2024

Sweat dripping down my face, I continued step-by-step up the eight mile trek, still thinking of the train ride just hours before.  “Jai Mata Di,” I huff to myself, rubbing the sweat out of my eyes. Hours...

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Image courtesy of Mrs. Pam Bibik.

New Principal Pam Bibik is ‘Back in Blue’

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor August 2, 2023

A singer at heart, a Georgia native and a member of FBLA and Future Homemakers of Atlanta (now known as FCCLA), Pamela “Pam” Bibik, the new principal of South Forsyth High School (SFHS), chose education...

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Dawn Martin shows off the strawberry scones her class made from scratch. Martin has been working at South for 22 years.

South’s Dawn Martin Gives ‘100%’ to Culinary Program and Staff

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor May 8, 2023

Everyday, from sunup to sundown, an instructor works tirelessly to enhance and refine the South Forsyth High School Culinary Department, known throughout Forsyth County for its exceptional food. Typically...

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Head Custodian Sam Tartic comes to school before sunrise to make sure its clean and safe for students and staff members. However, Tartics journey began long before his time at South Forsyth.

A ‘Good Wind Behind Your Back’: Head Custodian Sam Tartic Shares His Story of Resilience, Focus

Saanvi Tatipalli, Features Editor March 28, 2023

South Forsyth High School’s 16 year-olds are typically concerned with standard teenage problems: classwork, social circles, driver’s licenses, relationships and so on.  When South's Head Custodian...

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Dawn Garrett-Martin works hard to keep the cafeteria running. Shes been in working for 26 years

Dawn ’til Dusk: Cafe Manager Dawn Garrett-Martin Gives South her all

Avani Prabhu, News Editor March 18, 2023

From sunup to sundown, a cafeteria manager works tirelessly to feed the staff and students of South Forsyth High School. That manager's name is Dawn Garrett-Martin. She leads a group of 10 staff members...

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The 2022 HOSA MRC group pitcured left to right (Aadi Dodda, Namita Gupta, Nikita Kopula, Aryan Kumar). Through the HOSA and MRC partnership, dedicated high school students are able to make a strong impact on the community though volunteering and service.

HOSA MRC: South Students Help the Community Through Service Learning

Charley Sarmiento and Diya Maheshwari February 28, 2023

Every year, members of South Forsyth High School’s HOSA chapter have the opportunity to partner with the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) to spread public-health awareness. This year, juniors Aadi Dodda,...

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South senior Swapnika Gullapalli shows off South FBLAs accomplishments at the Region Leadership Conference. Gullapalli has been involved in FBLA for all four years of high school.

Senior Spotlight: Swapnika Gullapalli Shines in Her Community

Mahanya Nimmagadda, Contributing Staff Writer February 8, 2023

Swapnika Gullapalli is the 2022-2023 President of the South Forsyth chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and of the Southside Dance Company. She is a determined and passionate young leader,...

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