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A quiet image of North Point Mall in Alpharetta. Alpharetta city officials have confirmed development plans for North Point Mall and more facilities in Alpharetta. City planners generated these new and eco-friendly plans once the project fell under new management.  South Forsyth senior, Harper Mason says, I believe it was a good decision to have a more environmentally sustainable approach to this project.

Development of North Point Mall and surrounding areas in Alpharetta to come

Lisa Holiday, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Recently, officials announced that North Point Mall in Alpharetta, GA has confirmed plans for expansion. The COVID-19 pandemic inspired the expansion team to renovate the mall in order to accommodate...

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Shots fired. While we are unsure of the long term science behind the shot, researchers are adamant about vaccinating as many people as possible.  The vaccination process began in February and March, and hopefully will continue throughout the year. We don’t know yet, says Nurse Ceniceros. We’re going to know soon- whether the vaccine actually stops the spread of COVID. It’s a short study, not a long study. I’ve gotten both my shots and Im still wearing my mask. And something really cool is that this time last year, I was at another school and we were counting the number of kids that had the flu daily. We’d be like, “Okay, slash-mark A, A, BB, AB, A,” and this year we’ve only had one flu.

The Effect of the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in Forsyth County

Naisha Roy and Grace Drawdy March 1, 2021

In March of 2020, the battle with the deadly Coronavirus started in Forsyth County. Now, almost a year later, the battle that has taken the lives of millions of individuals across the globe is still...

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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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In our hands. The senate runoff election on the 5th determines who will control our Senate for the next 4 years. The candidates have tirelessly campaigned after the general election in order to win. Paying attention to other elections, like this runoff, gives us more autonomy over our government and that’s a privilege we have as Americans, says senior Luiza Parodia.

For Georgians, the Election is far from over

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor December 21, 2020

With the electoral college giving Biden a decisive victory on the 14th, it seems like one of the longest and most divisive elections in the history of the United States is finally drawing to a close. However,...

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SFHS graduation coach Ms. McKee. She enjoys being able to help students develop their interests and prepare for their futures. In the past she has been an AP and IB science teacher and AP coordinator which eventually led her to pursue the path of a graduation coach. As a teacher your role is with those students that you teach. In this role it’s a further reach, (Ms. McKee).

Forsyth County Schools achieves highest graduation rate: An interview with South’s graduation coach, Jill McKee

Lisa Holiday and Brooke Eldridge December 17, 2020

The 2020 Forsyth County Schools’ graduation rate saw its highest percentage of 96.14%. Taking the lead in the county with a graduation rate of 98.91% is South Forsyth High School. Right below SFHS is...

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Political cartoon of Biden playing against Trump in football. America is split into two teams, team Biden and team Trump. The days following the election were tense, with both teams fighting for a victory and the respect of the crowd of American citizens.

A rundown of the election that split America

Kailee O'Donnell and Sayna Kaushik December 17, 2020

On November 3, voters throughout Forsyth County participated in the 2020 election to choose their next president. Little did the county and nation know that this election would be like no other before,...

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Amy Coney Barrett being sworn in. On October 26, 2020, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as a justice on the Supreme Court. Republicans were content with this decision, but Democrats were frustrated. This frustration comes from Ginsbergs wish on her death-bed: My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.

Supreme Court nominates and confirms judge Amy Coney Barrett

Grace Drawdy and Lucy Moon November 9, 2020

Throughout the month of October, Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been through four days of hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee; this is the first of many steps of the lengthy confirmation process...

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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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Trump on the debate stage. Trump debates former Vice President Joe Biden at Belmont University. The media illustrated the debate as more successful than the first debate.

Trump and Biden take the debate stage for the final time

Kailee O'Donnell and Lucy Moon November 1, 2020

On October 22, former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump engaged in the final presidential debate before the 2020 election on November 3. Kristen Welker of NBC News moderated the debate...

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Rest in peace. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an influential woman who changed lives. Her successes helped many women around the world. Photo used via flickr under creative commons.

The Loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: a One-Woman Show

Saahithya Gutta, Lifestyle & Features Editor, Social Media Lead October 21, 2020

The passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, 2020, sent shockwaves throughout the entire nation and raised the stakes for this year’s presidential election. This tragic event...

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Kamala Harris answering Susan Page. Page asks Senator Harris a question at the 2020 vice presidential debate. Harris and Pence answered their questions professionally and clearly, unlike Trump and Biden at the presidential debate.

Harris and Pence face-off in the vice presidential debate

Kailee O'Donnell and Lucy Moon October 15, 2020

On Wednesday, October 7, Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris faced off in the first vice presidential debate at the University of Utah. Compared to the first presidential debate, which...

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2020 Presidential Debate. Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democrat candidate Joe Biden participated in the first presidential debate of 2020. It is uncertain if/when the next debate will take place due to President Trumps COVID diagnosis.

A rundown of the First Presidential Debate

Lucy Moon, Staff Writer October 15, 2020

On September 29, 2020, the first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took place at the Samson Pavilion at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland...

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