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The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

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Georgia Tech. Doctora Green representing her Georgia Tech mug after her student got an early acceptance into the college. She always had a special place in her heart for the college.

Student gratitude over Georgia Tech acceptance goes viral

Dione Geiling and Naisha Roy January 27, 2020

A wholesome teaching moment quickly snowballed into more as news sites quickly gained coverage of South Forsyth’s Doctora Green freaking out over Senior Max Pacheco’s acceptance into Georgia Tech....

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Alleviating stress or causing more? Many students count on that 20% that the EOC brings to boost their class average since the test is not as challenging as AP Exams. I have seen more anxiety as a result of this change.” said Ms. Hunt. Many students regarded the EOC as a grade booster.

AP and IB students no longer have to take EOC

Kate Haas, Senior Editor December 18, 2019

The Georgia Board of Education recently approved the State’s School Superintendent Richard Wood’s advisement to no longer require AP (Advanced Placement) and IB (International Baccalaureate) students...

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Representing our school. South Forsyth students pose for a photo in their official FBLA business attire. Most students pictured are FBLA Officers, or involved FBLA members looking to become officers. Adviser Carla Yonk captured this image soon after the Fall Leadership Conference, held at the Classic Center in Athens, GA.

FBLA President Tharini R.K. Shares what it takes to be an officer

Shreya Mishra, Senior Editor, Online Lead December 4, 2019

South Forsyth's FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapter is a highly reputable CTAE Pathway organization, known for its several state and national championships. Alongside winning FBLA competitive...

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The diploma. Throughout high school, students work extremely diligently to ensure their success in the future. Through CTAE Pathways, students have the opportunity to personalize their learning and sneak a preview of what their future diploma might consist of.

CTAE graduation rate increases over 14% this year

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief December 4, 2019

The Georgia Department of Education, GADOE, strives for its students' excellence in the upcoming future. Students throughout the state have the opportunity to participate in over 100 Career and Technical...

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Nancy Pelosi stands up against Trump during an office meeting. Pelosi leads the charge against Trump. The debate is over the Ukraine scandal.

The debate of impeachment

Brantley Jenkins, Columns Editor November 28, 2019

The President is under fire once again. Democrats are attempting to remove President Trump from the White House. Impeachment, the forced removal of the president, seems imminent when viewed from the Democratic...

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All aboard. Every day, hundreds of students board school buses with an expectation to reach school safe and sound. However, drivers such as those under the influence can endanger this safety. Parents trust buses to get their kids to school safely, and the fact that someone took that job lightly and almost got kids killed [makes me angry], Madsen asserted.

Wreck on Buford Highway leaves two girls injured, arrested driver under influence of drugs

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor November 22, 2019

On Friday, November 15th, a car swerved around a school bus and continued on the sidewalk, injuring two young girls that were waiting on the curb as well as an adult. The driver was a 19-year-old Forsyth...

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South Forsyth commemorates the fall of the Berlin Wall

Grace Drawdy and Kelsey Watson November 18, 2019

Students filled the hallway, ready for another normal week at school. However, they didn't know the amount of excitement soon to come, all caused by a few boxes. As students entered the Main Hall Atrium,...

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Dancing the Zorba. At the Greek festival, the Nicholas and Irene Greek Dance Troupe entertained guests with traditional Greek dances. Greek music also accompanied their dance.

Shout “Opa!” to the Cumming Greek Festival

Kate Haas and Sierra Wamsley November 8, 2019

Polished jewelry varying from tent to tent lays out in the open with a shopkeeper lurking near. The mysterious smells of homemade gyros and baklava drifting fill the air. One step off the bus and the mix...

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Looking into a storm. Pictured are President Trump and his counsel watching the raid unfold. Trump claimed to have been in close touch with the special-op forces, and aims to eliminate Islamic Forces in Syria. He claimed on Twitter, Just confirmed that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s number one replacement has been terminated by American troops. Most likely would have taken the top spot - Now he is also Dead!

Trump Confirms ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Dead

Shreya Mishra, Senior Editor, Online Lead November 3, 2019

On Saturday, October 26th, United States President Donald Trump announced Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi dead in a targeted US Official raid. The operation began with the help of several...

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Dangerous borders. This capture embodies the serene and placid Tigris river by the Eastern side of the Turkey-Syrian border. However, these countries’ borders are highly unsafe and risky to be around since there are constant attacks and activity between Kurdish rebel groups and Turkey.

South’s Voices on the Turkish-Kurdish Conflict

Minakshi Shivananda, News Editor November 1, 2019

An unknown topic has risen in the midst of the already tenuous Middle Eastern problems: the Turkish-Kurdish conflict. This conflict has been significant in the Middle East starting from the 1970s and tensions...

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Tailgate with friends. Freshman Katelyn Kwak cools down with her popsicle underneath the warm sun. Faculty members passed out these sweet treats to students, eager to kickoff the  tailgate.

Homecoming Pep Rally and Tailgate

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief October 21, 2019

At the end of the spirit-filled week, South Forsyth High School held a pep rally to introduce the varsity football team and the cheerleaders in an effort to hype up the students and faculty before the...

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The line up. Children and students enjoyed German delicacies at South Forsyths Oktoberfest celebration. The community wide event was an important and lucrative fundraiser for the German program and provided tasty German foods to the young children that attended.

The German Oktoberfest Comes to South

Kelsey Watson, Staff Writer October 21, 2019

Willkommen auf Oktoberfest! South Forsyth High School’s German Club hosted their annual Oktoberfest on October 18th in the plaza after school where they sold traditional German foods paired with other...

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