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Beauty is pain. Claire's and Justice makeup may contain asbestos, particles which are known to be linked to lung cancer. The stores had to recall their products in response to the accusations- a worse hit to an already failing business.

Asbestos found in Claire’s and Justice Makeup Products

Naisha Roy and Shreya Mishra March 15, 2019

The giggles of excitement could be heard from the adolescent stores as young girls rushed to purchase their desired products. The parents followed, with the preconceptions of a pleasant, safe store where...

Literacy Day on display. Tuesday, March 12 marked the day South Forsyth High School partook in a day surrounding academic discourse and its importance in the classroom environment. Many classes participated in Socratic Seminars and class discussions.

More than a day for books: SFHS Literacy Day

Posters and wallpapers decorated the hallways advocating for Literacy Day on March 12th. Teachers and students have been preparing for this day to come, and now spectators are visiting classrooms and watching...

Using the hand, not the head. Cheating is just cutting corners, students need to find better methods to prepare themselves for the future. Students who cheated through high school have found that their lack of retained information is detrimental to how their lives will play out after high school.

Trends in academic dishonesty at South Forsyth High School

Lauren Holiday, News Editor March 1, 2019

It’s been a long, rough year for just about any student who has to multitask their lives. Jobs, family, extracurriculars, and preparing for colleges all alongside having to worry about grades in classes...

A sea of colors. Dream on 3 continues to raise funds for Carter and Carli, similar to the staff-student basketball game. The Silent Disco was the newest fundraiser for Carter and Carli's dream, and hundreds of students attended to jam out.

Partying for a cause

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor February 6, 2019

Music is blasting, but it's totally quiet. People are dancing to their favorite songs, but no one's moves are quite the same. All across the room, people don red, blue, and green colored headphones and...

Defense and plaintiff at court. The South Forsyth Mock Trial Team stand together on the courtroom stairway steps for a group photo. They recently received news of winning third place in district and will start preparing for the district round.

South Forsyth Mock Trial Team wins 3rd place in District

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor February 6, 2019

Court is adjourned as the mock trial teams across the county exit the doors of the Forsyth County Courthouse with pride. The blinding sunset shines upon the mock trial teams as they walk for lunch and...

The command center. The White House is the building where all the important governmental and presidential topics are conversated and decided. The man that wanted to atttack the White House was taken into federal custody based on the severity of his plan.

Student Voices: The Planned Attack on the White House

Shree Delwadia, Associate Editor January 31, 2019

Last week, a man from Cumming, Georgia, was accused of having plans to attack the white house and several other buildings in Washington. Even though no attack was made, 21-year old Hasher Taheb had developed...

Products of our past. In the past, immigration to US was for a better life. Now, immigrants flee to the US for their lives. Individuals like Oscar Leonel Lopez are barely surviving in their own countries. They have the same goals as the Eastern Europeans did when they first came to the United States: a brighter future.

South Forsyth voices on Guatemalan Migrants

Minakshi Shivananda, News Editor January 24, 2019

About a year ago, 32-year-old Oscar Leonel Lopez, native to Guatemala, traveled to the US-Mexico border. There, he was caught by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and sent back home to the...

Enthusiastic Educator. Mrs. Parrella, known by her students as Señora Parrella, has been working at South for seven years, two years with Special Needs and in the media center. Unforeseen by SFHS, Sra. Parrella obtained a degree specializing in working with students with disabilities.”To me, it’s very upsetting because it’s easy for people for to say that we’re going to do this or do that, but how would he [Matt Bevin, Kentucky governor] feel if his child was thrown in a room without a proper teacher to student ratio.”

Standing up: The Teacher Pension Crisis

Minakshi Shivananda, News Editor November 5, 2018

Imagine for a moment that you’re a teacher; a teacher that always puts in their best efforts to help their students succeed. Working late hours, grading never-ending papers, meeting with students; you...

German foreign exchange, Lara Herrmann, gives a presentation to the journalism class on the popularity of Schlager Music in Germany.

German students take on SFHS

Students arrive at the Atlanta airport, 4,671 miles away from their homes in Leipzig, Germany. This is their first tour of America, visiting Washington, D.C. a couple of weeks before. They meet their student...

Mark Zuckerberg sat before Congress for two days of testimony as he explained how Facebook was rectifying their users' security following the social media software's largest breach.

Facebook scandal shines a light on the lack of social media regulation

Will Logsdon , Senior Editor April 16, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, testified last week in front of Congress to clarify the circumstances of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal as well as to defend the tech giant's reputation. Republican...

This year, South Forsyth High School's theme for prom is Aurora. The Prom Committee has been planning and brainstorming since September to make prom 2018 enjoyable for all who attend. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFXTTacKmG4

Dancing under Northern Lights: SFHS Prom 2018

Daria Weber, Copy Editor April 1, 2018

Prom is an event that adults may look back fondly upon and students look forward to. A lot goes into preparing to go to prom, such as buying an outfit, brainstorming promposal ideas, finding a ride, and...

Despite the cold and windy weather, South's German Club kids set up their Tree of Life between the World Language Mod Pod and West Hall.

German club celebrates old Easter tradition

Lauren Bunker, Staff Writer March 31, 2018

Ostereierbaum, also known as an Easter egg tree, is a German tradition where the branches of trees and bushes are decorated with eggs. During Ostereierbaum, children in Germany gather an array of supplies...

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