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SpaceX Starlink Broadband Satellite Deployment over Earth by jurvetson is marked with CC BY 2.0. Optioned under Fair Use.

Musk’s Starlink System Provides Internet Service to War-Torn Ukraine

Sayna Kaushik, News Editor March 16, 2022

Elon Musk, infamous Tesla Billionaire and SpaceX CEO, announced on February 26 that SpaceX would provide its Starlink internet service to Ukraine so that citizens of the war-torn nation can have uninterrupted...

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Neighbors and adversaries: The history of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine goes back much further than most modern news coverage suggests. Globalicious! by rogiro is marked with CC BY-NC 2.0. To view the terms, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/?ref=openverse

The Historical Background Behind the Russia and Ukraine Conflict

Saahithya Gutta, Saanvi Tatipalli, and Tisha Kaur March 7, 2022

On February 24th, Russia invaded Ukraine, shocking Ukrainians and countries around the world. The events that followed included a long list of unprecedented acts and an even longer list of exceptional...

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European Parliament Plenary. On March 1st, President von der Leyen solidifies support for Ukraine and condemns Russia’s aggressions. She announced EU sanctions and the distribution of the budget to provide appropriate aid.

Nations, Alliances Unite to Provide International Support for Beseiged Ukraine

Shivani Murugapiran, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

Fear and uncertainty have spread rapidly throughout the world as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues to escalate. Increasing international support, combined with Ukraine’s requests to join the European...

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Minister of Defence of Ukraine: Russia delivers militants, armament, equipment, munitions through the Ukrainian eastern border by Ministry of Defense of Ukraine is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Live Updates

Last updated Tuesday, March 8th at 11:26 a.m. Up until Wednesday, February 23rd, the Russian-Ukrainian border stood on the precipice of invasion as conflict rose from both sides. Russia moved medical...

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New Supreme Court Nominee, D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Judge Jackson was nominated to take retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyers place. She has served in the U.S. Army and has experience as a public defender.

Biden Nominates D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

Sayna Kaushik, News Editor February 25, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced on January 27, 2022, his retirement from the nation’s highest court, creating the opportunity for President Joe Biden to appoint a replacement.  On February...

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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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A table of love. South Social Leaders line up in the dining hall as they talk to new students and pass out fun Valentines day treats. This was the second successful and memorable event organized by this passionate group of leaders.

South Social Leaders Radiate Love at “No Stranger Left Behind” Event

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief February 14, 2022

On February 14th, South Forsyth High School’s South Social Leaders planned an exciting and welcoming event for Valentine’s Day. The event, known as “South Social: No Stranger Left Behind,”...

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STAR Student and Teacher ceremony. (From left to right) Local sponsor, Scott Rohem gifts senior Naisha Roy and Mr. Kevin Denney with the STAR Student and Teacher awards. This banquet occurred at the University of North Georgia Cumming Campus.

PAGE Recognizes South’s STAR Student and Teacher at the Forsyth County Banquet

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

On Thursday, February 10th, the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) held their annual banquets for the Forsyth County Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Students and Teachers...

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Sprinkling love all around. Souths culinary students create an innovative Valentines Day opportunity for students to pre-order sweet treats for their friends. Many students have enjoyed this opportunity as they can suprise their peers with these yummy desserts.

South’s 585 Cafe Spreads the Love with Their “Be Mine” Treat Special

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief February 7, 2022

South Forsyth High School’s culinary program is organizing a fun “Be Mine” treat special for this Valentine’s Day. The 585 Cafe is sponsoring this event, and students can choose a delicious...

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War Eagle Prom 2022. Every year, hundreds of SOFO juniors and seniors look forward to this event culminating a years worth of hard work. During IF announcements, the AVTF team announced the ethereal theme of this years prom.

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Prom 2022

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief January 31, 2022

On January 26th, South Forsyth High School announced this year’s prom theme and ticket prices with the help of the AV Technology and Film (AVTF) class. In IF announcements that Wednesday, the AVTF class...

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Walking through the halls. On Monday, South exercises the new six-minute passing period. Students walked through the halls to get to their classes in time.

Saved By the Bell: SFHS Implements a New Change to Monday Passing Periods

Maggie Craig and Saanvi Tatipalli January 26, 2022

On Monday, South Forsyth High School made an impactful change to class transition lengths as students entered the second semester of the year. Previously, SFHS allowed students a 12-minute passing period...

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Accessible testing. The Biden administration recently announced that they are allowing every American household to order up to four free at-home COVID-19 testing kits. These kits are available to order at covidtests.gov.

US Government Distributes Free COVID-19 Tests to All Residents

Shree Delwadia and Tisha Kaur January 24, 2022

Earlier this week, President Joe Biden signed into action a plan in which all households in the country could receive four free COVID-19 tests. The goal of this plan is to reduce the number of COVID-19...

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