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


Joe Biden (left) and Donald Trump (right) are some of the oldest people to be president of the United States. They’re a big part of the discussion about having more young people hold office.
“Joe Biden and Donald Trump”/ Gage Skidmore, Sheelah Craighead / Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Is Age Only a Number in Presidency?

Avani Prabhu, News Editor January 23, 2024

President Joe Biden is 80 years old, the oldest person to ever hold office. Donald Trump held the record before him at 77. With the next presidential election coming up, people are starting to...

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While popular, the ethically fraught practice of family vlogging is once again in the spotlight after the arrest of 8 Passengers matriarch Ruby Franke. “There were three in the vlogging” / Kelly Ishikawa / Flickr /
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Is Family Vlogging Actually Evil?

Amanda Rushton, Staff Writer January 15, 2024

This story contains mention of child abuse. If you or someone you know is being endangered by their guardian, anonymous reports may be made 24/7 by calling Georgia's Division of Family and Children Services...

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 City streets are turned into wreckage. The Noto Earthquake tore through the Noto peninsula, toppling buildings and destroying roads. 
JSDF Noto Earthquake 2024-01-07 4 (Search by Drone) by Japan Ministry of Defence (防衛省) is licensed under CC BY 4.0.5

Japan’s New Year’s Day Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Plane Crash Devastate Japan

Charley Sarmiento and Simra Waheed January 15, 2024

On New Year's Day in Japan, a series of disasters struck the Western Coast. Japan entered the new year with a 7.6-magnitude earthquake.  The earthquake was swiftly followed by a devastating tsunami,...

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South Community Gets Creative for a Rolling Dream

South Community Gets Creative for a “Rolling Dream”

Saanvi Tatipalli, Features Editor November 30, 2023

On Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m., South Forsyth High School’s DECA Club will host a “SoFo Paint Night” for students and families to get creative and fundraise for a meaningful cause. All the proceeds...

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Actors and writers alike join together to protest against Hollywoods unfair pay. On September 27, 2023, the strikes ended after a new deal was made.

Three Strikes and Hollywood’s Out: Actors and Writers Alike Shut Down Hollywood’s Unfair Wages

Vianca, Moreno November 12, 2023

For many people, a life in Hollywood sounds like one filled with gilded glamour, fame, and wealth. The truth? Most aspiring actors aren’t paid enough to sustain themselves. They aren’t the only ones...

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SFHS FBLA Students. Students wait for guest speaker Mr. Patrick Grady to speak about FBLA. Afterwards, students stood up and clapped along to a fun leadership chant Grady sang along to.

5 Stars for 6 Flags: FBLA Fall Rally was a Blast

Saanvi Tatipalli, Features Editor October 9, 2023

Around 5,000 middle and high school students from across Georgia gathered at Six Flags Over Georgia on Oct. 2 for an event with Georgia’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Approximately 150...

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South Forsyth’s National Spanish Honor Society is having their Oct. meeting in Dra. Green’s room. Members enjoyed socializing and eating cultural foods.

New Year, New Club Rules

Charley Sarmiento and Matt Craig September 15, 2023

When you enter South Forsyth High School, there’s an abundance of organizations for students to find a place to belong. Ranging from the Economics Club to the Pokemon Club, there’s truly a club for...

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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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Performers pose with the legendary songwriter, Chandrabose, who holds his prestigious OSCAR award. Audience members during the Sri Chandrabose Felicitation in Atlanta event were entertained all evening by various exceptional performances, some which were practiced and put together just days before.

2023 Oscar for “Best Original Song” Goes to Telugu Ballad “Naatu Naatu,” Songwriter Visits FoCo

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor March 28, 2023

Naatu, a “local” Telugu word originating from South India, is now being spoken and heard throughout the world after a catchy Telugu ballad, “Naatu Naatu,” won the 2023 Oscar for Best Original Song....

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Buildings are left in ruin in Hatay, Turkey. After several devastating earthquakes rumbled across southern Turkey, many cities were left levelled.

Several Earthquakes Devastate Turkey and Syria, Calling Infrastructure Integrity Into Question

Simra Waheed, Managing Editor March 10, 2023

In the early morning of Feb. 6, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Gaziantep, Turkey, a city near the country's shared border with Syria. The earthquake devastated the surrounding cities of Kilis,...

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As part of the American Enterprise Project, Nikki Garikota and Sritha Neeli work to promote female entrepreneurship. Through a combination of workshops, interviews, and a social media campaign, Garikota and Neeli educated students and many others about the importance of female business leadership.

South FBLA Partners Work to Educate and Empower Women in Business, Entrepreneurship

Srithi Neeli and Nikki Garikota March 9, 2023

The American Enterprise project is an FBLA competition in which students have an opportunity to impact the students, school, and community in a positive way. Two South juniors competing as a team this...

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The clean-up effort underway as Ohio scrambles to keep the chemicals at bay. Numerous health problems have risen in the wake of the derailment.

Norfolk Southern Train Derails in Rural Ohio, Spills Toxic Chemicals, Kills Wildlife

Avani Prabhu, News Editor February 15, 2023

On Feb. 3, a Northfolk Southern train crossing the Ohio-Pennsylvania Border derailed and spewed toxic chemicals into the surrounding area of East Palestine, Ohio. The government was adamant that the...

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