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


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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Pictured above (left to right) are freshman Pragna Veeravelli and Aribah Tely. Shining sunflowers. These best friends wear the matching sunflower shirts for Twin Tuesday.

Homecoming Spirit Week

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief October 21, 2019

As the time for homecoming rolled around, students were eager to show off their enthusiasm for the school during one of the biggest times of the year. Leading up to the South vs. Lambert game, students...

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Souths language learners. Ethan Barrilleaux, RJ Craig,
Haven Somerson, Katherine Yang, Christopher Efobi, Vanessa Garcia Urbana, Esther Kim, Jocelyn Somerson, Alex Van Alstyne, Grace Van Alstyne, and Dhriti Pentela compete in the Clemson poetry declamation competition. They embrace their learned languages by representing South Forsyth High School  in a contest amongst other southeastern schools.

A world full of languages

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

On Saturday, October 19th, over 400 students from the southeastern United States, including 11 students from South Forsyth, competed against each other in a world language poetry declamation contest hosted...

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The Amazon Rainforest has been burning down since August, causing serious deforestation. Government officials have been hard at work, attempting to find an effective solution to bringing an end to these fires. Wildfires occur every year and are quite severe each time- some natural some not.  This year the fires are particularly bad because of the extreme drought plaguing the region, Mrs. Cooper says.

Amazon Rainforest In Jeopardy

Lisa Holiday, Staff Writer September 17, 2019

The Amazon Rainforest was set ablaze August 22nd due to irresponsible farmers using slash and burn techniques. Organizations and the Brazilian government have been investing millions into attempting...

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Colors in remembrance. Students at SFHS dress up in honor for 9/11. The Spanish National Honors Society encouraged their members to wear red, white, and blue in memory. I am dressing in support for both the society and 9/11, freshman Angelica Conde says.

Dressing for the memory of 9/11

Naisha Roy and Carmel Yonas September 13, 2019

South’s very own Spanish National Honors Society dressed in patriotic colors to commemorate the September 11th attacks on the Twin Towers. As part of the Spanish National Honors Society [SNHS], students...

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Reconstructing the damage. South Carolina was left devastated by Hurricane Dorian, leaving thousands of buildings completely demolished or barely standing. According to The Red Cross, more than 630 volunteers gathered to help shelter, feed, and mobilize resources in the state.

Hurricane Dorian surpasses Georgia, but still affects families in South Forsyth

Minakshi Shivananda, News Editor September 9, 2019

Joining the barrage of recent storms, another hurricane lurked up to the North Atlantic Ocean, now infamously known as Hurricane Dorian. The massive tropical cyclone made landfall in the Bahamas on September...

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Getting to know your peers. The students pictured (Adam Strandquist, Susanna Yonk) greeted each other before they played a round of Gun, Man, Gorilla.  This game was meant to ease the air for students, and help FBLA members get to know each other while having some fun.

FBLA embarks on new year with Kickoff Social

Shreya Mishra, Senior Editor, Online Lead August 27, 2019

South's FBLA Chapter began their year on Thursday, August 22, with an interactive and informational kickoff social. The meeting began in the War Eagle Dining Hall after school. Tharini R.K, the current...

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