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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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Infographic describing statistics of young voters during the 2022 Midterm Election.

Becoming an Adult in America: Voting is the Best way to Ensure Democracy Thrives

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter December 14, 2022

Voting for the first time felt surreal. As I stood in line with my mom, I couldn’t help but feel like an adult. In my early teenage years, I had a preconception about elections - that the process...

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Getting your flu shot is a sure way to stay safe from the flu. Last year, only half of the US population was vaccinated. This year, The CDC predicts an even more severe flu season.

Feeling Under the Weather: Flu Season 2022 Brings a Variety of Respiratory Illnesses

Avani Prabhu, Copy Editor December 9, 2022

Looking around, you might notice that some of your classmates haven’t been at school recently. Chances are, they’ve got the flu. Influenza, or more commonly known as the flu, is a viral respiratory...

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This Is a severe volcanic eruption taking place. It is similar to the Mauna Loa volcanic eruption.

World’s Largest Active Volcano Erupts for the First Time in 38 Years

Tally Meer, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

The world’s largest active volcano is Mauna Loa, located on the island of Hawaii, and it's been very quiet for almost four decades. But on Nov. 28, 2022, the natural wonder erupted for the very first...

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German Exchange Students dress up for Pajama Day. During HOCO Week spirit, the German Exhange Students dressed up in matching shark onesies for Pajama Day. (Maggie Craig / The Bird Feed)

Hallo! German Foreign Exchange Students Close the Culture GAPP at South

Simra Waheed, Charley Sarmiento, and Sophia Prashanth November 18, 2022

Recently, several German exchange students arrived on the footsteps of South Forsyth High School (SFHS) as part of an American adventure facilitated by the  German American Partnership Program (GAPP). While...

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25-year-old Maxwell Frost regularly brings his progressive message to constituents in his Florida District. Frost previously served as the National Organizing Director of the March For Our Lives organization.

Midterms 2022: Frost for the Future – 25-year-old Becomes First Gen Z Member of Congress

Charley Sarmiento and Simra Waheed November 15, 2022

The time has come for Generation Z to have a seat in politics. Maxwell Alejandro Frost, a former Uber driver and 25-year-old Democratic Candidate, has become the first member of Generation Z to be...

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John Fetterman, previously the Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, was elected as the states newest Senator on Nov. 9, 2022, in a highly contested Mid-Term Election. Fetterman suffered a stroke in early 2022, but persevered to win the recent election.

Midterms 2022: Stroke Survivor Fetterman Wins Highly Contested Penn. Senate Seat

Sophia Prashanth and Avani Prabhu November 15, 2022

Before Pennsylvania's newly elected Democratic Senator, John Fetterman, was declared winner of a debate against his Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz, some questioned if he would be able to participate...

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Im a Georgia Voter. Georgia polling places provide stickers for voters after voting. These stickers are a sense of pride for many Georgian voters.

Midterms 2022: Georgia Senate Seat Undecided, Voters Brace for Runoff Election

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor November 15, 2022

As of November 9, 2022, Georgia has 98% of its votes in for its Senate election, but none of the candidates have exceeded the 50% threshold necessary to be declared the official winner. Democrat Raphael...

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Large crowds like this arent uncommon in Seoul, South Korea, which is why the size in the crowd wasnt an issue at first in Itaewon. The crowd crush incident claimed approximately 150 lives. (Craig Nagy / Flicker)

Deadly ‘Crowd Crush’ Disaster Strikes South Korea’s First Post-Covid Halloween

Lea Ciccarelli, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

On Oct. 29, thousands of people flocked to the Itaewon District in Seoul, South Korea. What was intended to be a nighttime of celebration and fun Halloween festivities turned into one of the deadliest...

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Bins labeled by grade level sit in South Forsyth High Schools entry way to accept donations for the Food Fight. The competition with West generated 9,924.4 lbs of food for The Place of Forsyth, a local food pantry.

(Food) Fighting For A Cause: South Devours West in Charity ‘Food Fight’

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief November 11, 2022

When a school administrator hears the words "food fight," it would normally be cause for panic - but this October, South Forsyth administrators Dr. Wendy Shrader and Mr. Scott McCloy were excitedly encouraging...

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On Thursday, October 27th, South Forsyth High School celebrates their annual Trunk or Treat. The Trunk or Treat is meant to gather the community together while involving the clubs and organizations of South.

Trunk or Treat! SFHS’s Unique Twist on Halloween

Kripa Madhadevan, Staff Writer November 5, 2022

The crisp autumn air and the excited chatter of little children spread across the bus lanes of South Forsyth High School (SFHS) during their annual Trunk-or-Treat celebration. SFHS Student Council hosted...

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Francisco Valentinotti and Royce Arockiasamy show the coconut dessert they brought to exhibit a sample of Perus food. Thirteen countries were represented at the Hispanic Heritage Festival.

iCelebracion!: South Forsyth High School Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor October 30, 2022

On Thursday, Oct. 13th, Hispanic music, aromatic cultural cuisine, and friendly faces transformed the South Forsyth High School (SFHS) dining hall into a cultural celebration. National Hispanic Heritage...

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On Wednesday, Oct. 5, protestors rally in the streets of Stockholm, Sweden, many holding up pictures of Mahsa Amini. Similar protests have erupted all over the globe against the Iranian governments response to and possible involvement in Aminis death.

‘Women, Life, Freedom’: Death of 22-Year-Old Mahsa Amini Sparks Global Protest

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter October 15, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 16, in Tehran, Iran, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died after an allegedly violent encounter with the country's morality police. Before her untimely death, Amini was at the mall with her...

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