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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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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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Before the storm hit. St. Sebastian’s church, a Roman Catholic church, was one of the 3 that were affected by the bombing on Easter Sunday. Nearly 104 people were killed in this church, and at least 250 were killed throughout all 6 six locations. According to a source from the New Yorker, a man named Jude stated, ”The hospital, it was a cemetery.” Easter will never be the same in Sri Lanka.

Student Voices on the Sri Lankan Bombings

Minakshi Shivananda, News Editor May 10, 2019

April 21st, 2019. The gleaming, but warm, rays of the golden sun gave its blessings to begin another wonderful day in Colombo, Sri Lanka. However, this wasn’t just a regular day; this was a day to celebrate....

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Reflecting on school safety. Mr. Morlanne is the Assistant Principal at South, and is also in charge of school safety plans. He takes his school safety jobs seriously in order to keep students in a safe environment. I think more people are aware of and concerned about school safety responded Mr. Morlanne. People are willing to talk about it, which is good. Theyre asking questions and they want to know what our policies and procedures are so that they are prepared. So its all about the readiness.

Reflecting on school safety a year after the Parkland shooting

Alyssa Freyman, Editor-in-chief March 4, 2019

The Parkland shooting continues to haunt people, even a year after the event. Students fear a shooting in their own school and having to walk in the same footsteps as Parkland students. In Forsyth County,...

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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, Editor-In-Chief 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...

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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...

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons. First Responders. What depicts the California Wild-fire crisis is the scene of a burning home, and firefighters on the job to extinguish the flame. However, inside the home was more than burning furniture. There were the memories of an innocent family, now in the midst of catastrophe.

Reflecting on the California wildfire crisis

Shreya Mishra and Shree Delwadia December 12, 2018
The Califoria Wild-land Fire Crisis has sparked emotions across the nation? What caused it, and how can it be controlled?
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This picture captures the destruction of Hurricane Michael in Jackson County, FL.

Hurricane Michael devastates Southeast Coast

Kayleigh Emberton and Minakshi Shivananda October 18, 2018

Hurricane Michael arrived at full force last Thursday, heading straight for Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas. Panama City experienced the worst of the storm with winds up to 155 miles an hour and heavy...

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