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The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

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The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

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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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South Forsyth High Schools STAR students go up to receive their awards along with their STAR teachers. They were four of the twenty-three STAR students to come to this event.

2023 Forsyth STAR Students Break Ties and Records in ‘Competitive’ Year

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor February 8, 2023

“Live your life so that someone may want to write a book about it. Live your life so that every chapter is interesting,” Kevin Tanner, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and...

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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, News 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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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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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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The Forsyth County Sheriffs Office places an advertisement that they are hiring in downtown Cumming, GA. This advertisement is here to bring awareness to the public, and hopefully attract potential recruits.

Staffing Shortages Create Strain for Law Enforcement Agencies Across the Nation

Tally Meer, Staff Writer October 1, 2022

Law enforcement agencies throughout the United States are facing major staffing shortages. The staffing shortage is largely affecting major cities including Atlanta, Kansas City, Chicago and Seattle. Between...

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Stabbing at the Mall of Georgia. Macys manager gets stabbed amidst a robbery. 27-year-old Jose Reyes-Serrato was shot and arrested for the robbery.

Attempted Jewelry Theft Injures 1, Closes Mall of Georgia Temporarily

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief September 6, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 2nd, 27-year-old Jose Reyes-Serrato attempted to rob the jewelry department at Macy’s in the Mall of Georgia. According to officials, Reyes-Serrato allegedly armed himself with a kitchen...

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The beauty of colors. Students from South Forsyth High School crowd together as they celebrate the Hindu festival of colors, Holi. Individuals from all over the county came together to rejoice as they created new memories with their friends and familiy.

Bright Colors and Brighter Smiles: Cumming Fairgrounds Celebrates Holi

Shree Delwadia and Saanvi Tatipalli March 25, 2022

Vibrant colors sprinkled the scene and cars packed the parking lot underneath the sun at the Cumming Fairgrounds on March 19th. Students, friends, and families joyfully celebrated at the largest...

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Polling Volunteering. SFHS IB students volunteer at the Cumming polling station for the 2021 election cycle. The Forsyth County Board of Elections recently decided on new regulations that would affect these polling stations for the 2022 cycle.

Forsyth County Board of Elections Releases Details About 2022 Advanced Voting

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor February 17, 2022

On Friday, February 11th, 2022, the Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections (BRE) called a special meeting to discuss the updates to advance voting procedures and locations for the 2022...

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Bubbling boba. Pearls Tea recent opening in the Collections creates waves of excitement around the local area. Many customers lined up outside of the shop, awaiting its grand opening in  September.

The Collection’s cutest cafe: Pearl’s Tea Experiences Success During its Recent Opening

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief October 18, 2021

In this past month, Pearl’s Tea, a bubble tea shop, opened at the Collections in Forsyth County. Residents were excited for its grand opening in Cumming as many saw the store's promotions on social media,...

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On January 23, 2012, the anniversary of Roe Vs. Wade, anti-abortion activists and the National Organization of Women protested outside the Supreme Court. The pro-life supporters held up signs against Planned Parenthood, advocating for the Supreme Court to de-fund the organization.

Supreme Court Ruling on Mississippi Law may Overturn Roe v. Wade

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter January 1, 2021

On Wednesday, December 1, 2021, the U.S Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding a 2018 Mississippi Law which seeks to prohibit abortion after a pregnancy reaches the 15-week mark. Debating a Standard Challengers...

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Taking precautions. In the above photo, Junior Shree Delwadia is putting her mask on in between a schedule change. Students at South Forsyth High School are highly encouraged to wear face masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19 at school. Junior Shivani Murugapiran, when prompted to comment on the importance of masks, asked, As a student in this community, is it not important to put our peers and staff in a safe position?

Forsyth County Schools responds to recent spike in COVID-19 cases

Shreya Mishra, Senior Editor, Online Lead November 5, 2020

On October 23rd, the Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff Bearden issued a letter to parents, guardians and school faculty regarding the recent spike of student COVID-19 cases in Forsyth County....

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