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The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

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The aftermath of the storm. Hurricane Ida first lands in Louisiana as a category 4 hurricane, lending way to extremely strong winds alongside heavy rainfall. 

The storm resulted in many fallen trees and flood streets for the residents of the state.

Hurricane Ida makes landfall during the peak of hurricane season

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief September 8, 2021

16 years ago, in August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina first made landfall in New Orleans, Louisiana and its surrounding cities as a Category 5 hurricane. This catastrophic event devastated many families and...

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FD-Yay. The U.S. Food and Drug Administrations approval of the first COVID vaccine helps improve vaccination rates. The approval was the next step following Emergency Use.

FDA Approves first COVID-19 Vaccine

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor August 31, 2021

On Monday, August 23rd, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The shot, previously known as the “Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine,” became FDA-approved for all individuals...

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Senior Megan Milstead holding her prom ticket. Milstead is glad to finally have her ticket after waiting in the long line for prom tickets. Milstead was sure to be at ticket sales right at 2:00. She waited in line for 30 minutes to receive her own ticket and a guests ticket.

Seniors surge the corridors for prom tickets

Lucy Moon and Kailee O'Donnell April 2, 2021

On March 22, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. sharp, South Forsyth seniors began flooding West Hall in an attempt to purchase the limited amount of prom tickets for the 2021 school year. The time slot lasted from 2:00...

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A tragic accident. The spa shootings in Atlanta led to the death of many innocent lives. However, this shooting led to an increase in rallies and marches to fight against anti-Asian hate present in the country.

Atlanta shootings at local massage spas

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief April 2, 2021

Delaina Ashley Yaun, Soon Chung Park, Paul Andre Michels, Xiajie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, and Yong Ae Yue. These names will be marked in history for many generations to come. On March...

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President Joe Biden. The Biden administration is receiving backlash because of the surge of immigrants at the Mexican-American border. The increase of unaccompanied children has been the main concern for border patrol agents.

A crisis on the Southern border unfolds under Biden Administration

Lucy Moon, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Recently, the White House has been quiet about the chaos ensuing on the Mexican-American border. Immigrants and unaccompanied children are traveling miles to show up to the American border just to be shoved...

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An unforeseen situation. Recently, there was a crime scene at a common hangout spot in Forsyth County. Many students who were at the site of the stabbing were shocked and scared by the horrific events.

Road rage incident at local shopping outlet

Shree Delwadia, Lisa Holiday, and Sayna Kaushik March 23, 2021

A road rage altercation between two drivers at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 19th at the Collection at Forsyth led to the brutal stabbing of a man. Public crowds surrounded the yellow tape around...

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(left to right) Senators Warnock and Ossoff with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. The election of Ossoff and Warnock is a big deal for the countrys politics. They held a press conference discussing the COVID relief Senate Democrats are working to deliver.

Georgia defies odds by electing two minorities as Senators

Brooke Eldridge, Opinions and Arts and Entertainment Editor March 19, 2021

Georgia has been considered a conservative state since 1964, so when a Jewish man and a baptist Black man were elected as Georgia’s senators in the 2020 election, it came as a surprise to many. Because...

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A quiet image of North Point Mall in Alpharetta. Alpharetta city officials have confirmed development plans for North Point Mall and more facilities in Alpharetta. City planners generated these new and eco-friendly plans once the project fell under new management.  South Forsyth senior, Harper Mason says, I believe it was a good decision to have a more environmentally sustainable approach to this project.

Development of North Point Mall and surrounding areas in Alpharetta to come

Lisa Holiday, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Recently, officials announced that North Point Mall in Alpharetta, GA has confirmed plans for expansion. The COVID-19 pandemic inspired the expansion team to renovate the mall in order to accommodate...

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Shots fired. While we are unsure of the long term science behind the shot, researchers are adamant about vaccinating as many people as possible.  The vaccination process began in February and March, and hopefully will continue throughout the year. We don’t know yet, says Nurse Ceniceros. We’re going to know soon- whether the vaccine actually stops the spread of COVID. It’s a short study, not a long study. I’ve gotten both my shots and Im still wearing my mask. And something really cool is that this time last year, I was at another school and we were counting the number of kids that had the flu daily. We’d be like, “Okay, slash-mark A, A, BB, AB, A,” and this year we’ve only had one flu.

The effect of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Forsyth County

Naisha Roy and Grace Drawdy March 1, 2021

In March of 2020, the battle with the deadly Coronavirus started in Forsyth County. Now, almost a year later, the battle that has taken the lives of millions of individuals across the globe is still ongoing....

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In our hands. The senate runoff election on the 5th determines who will control our Senate for the next 4 years. The candidates have tirelessly campaigned after the general election in order to win. Paying attention to other elections, like this runoff, gives us more autonomy over our government and that’s a privilege we have as Americans, says senior Luiza Parodia.

For Georgians, the Election is far from over

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor December 21, 2020

With the electoral college giving Biden a decisive victory on the 14th, it seems like one of the longest and most divisive elections in the history of the United States is finally drawing to a close. However,...

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SFHS graduation coach Ms. McKee. She enjoys being able to help students develop their interests and prepare for their futures. In the past she has been an AP and IB science teacher and AP coordinator which eventually led her to pursue the path of a graduation coach. As a teacher your role is with those students that you teach. In this role it’s a further reach, (Ms. McKee).

Forsyth County Schools achieves highest graduation rate: An interview with South’s graduation coach, Jill McKee

Lisa Holiday and Brooke Eldridge December 17, 2020

The 2020 Forsyth County Schools’ graduation rate saw its highest percentage of 96.14%. Taking the lead in the county with a graduation rate of 98.91% is South Forsyth High School. Right below SFHS is...

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Political cartoon of Biden playing against Trump in football. America is split into two teams, team Biden and team Trump. The days following the election were tense, with both teams fighting for a victory and the respect of the crowd of American citizens.

A rundown of the election that split America

Kailee O'Donnell and Sayna Kaushik December 17, 2020

On November 3, voters throughout Forsyth County participated in the 2020 election to choose their next president. Little did the county and nation know that this election would be like no other before,...

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