The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed


In February 2022, Forsyth County School System chose to remove eight books from Middle and High School shelves. Most of the books were chosen based on objections to the titles in other school systems.

Forsyth County Schools Removes 8 Books from Middle, High School Shelves due to ‘Explicit Content’

Maggie Craig and Sree Delwadia, Associate Editor, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2022

In February 2022, the Forsyth County School (FCS) District banned eight books from their schools’ libraries and curriculum due to “explicit content” mentioned in the novels.  “Administratively...

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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

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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Coronavirus. This picture portrays a microscopic version of COVID-19. On March 4th, 2020, the CDC created an illustration of the virus severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) as they displayed the spike-like proteins found within the virus.

CDC Changes Isolation Guidelines in Response to Omicron Variant

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter January 17, 2022

On Monday, December 27th, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated COVID-19 guidelines. Based on research surrounding the latest Omicron variant,  CDC health experts...

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