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


Prom is the night where people let loose and have fun which lasts into the morning. However, this occasion isnt one which everyone prefers. Others of us would rather stay out of congested crowds and focus on different kinds of memorable moments.

For those of us who don’t go to prom

Lauren Holiday, News Editor April 8, 2018

It’s a cool Saturday night in May and the high school is overflowing with students in glistening dresses and sleek suits. Chaperones scan the halls and classrooms for any lost stragglers. Music rumbles...

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Lucy Taylor, left, asks Anvitha Bommineni, right, to Prom through a promposal saying Of all the fish in the sea, Im so glad you swam with me. Whale you go to prom with me?

Point-counterpoint: Promposals, the next big thing

Sierra Wamsley, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2018

Prom is just around the corner and promposals have begun. Every once in a while, crowds of students gather in the hallways to witness witty and cute promposals. Guys sometimes hold up posters with puns,...

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Statistics have shown that prom attendance in the Southern United States is the highest it has been with 76% of teens reporting that they will attend the end of year celebration for upper-classmen. (Statistics credited to USA Today).

Are proms worth the hype?

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor April 7, 2018

Ah, proms. The highlight of the year and the big event that ends an upperclassmen's year of hard work. Before prom, it is not uncommon to see students shuffling around stores in search of the perfect suit...

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The vibrancy of prom overshadows the innate gender stereotypes that exist in this event.

Is Prom too genderized?

Adithya Ramanujam, Editor-in-chief April 6, 2018

Anyone who has watched a High School movie understands that Prom is thought of as the pinnacle of the high school experience. A night full of fun with glamorous clothes to make lasting memories with friends...

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Jared Honey poses for a picture with his date to prom, Hannah Hausler. He asked her on her birthday, which made the day extra special to remember. The two have been dating for a year and are excited to go to prom together for the second time.

Point Counterpoint: Extravagant promposals are not worth the expense

Alyssa Freyman, Editor-in-chief April 3, 2018

In 2001, the first promposal was recorded. Two students had asked girls to prom over the school loudspeaker while singing an edited version of “The Wedding Singer”. Since then, promposals became the...

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A survey was taken by approximately 200 of South Forsyths students about their smartphone usage, with 45% believing that smartphones are mostly used as distractions, while 55% believe that they are mostly used as assistants.

Smartphones: Better Assistant or Better Distractor?

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor March 15, 2018

After walking into the cafeteria for lunch, I quickly find my seat to eat and I suddenly stop and look around for a moment. Possibly hundreds of students like me are also eating, seated in one room, and...

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The graphic above shows human trafficking around the world and presents where most human trafficking occurs. The routes for human trafficking and their origins are also depicted.

Human trafficking sweeps Georgia

Lauren Bunker, Staff Writer March 14, 2018

Human trafficking has persisted as a major problem for many years and has grown alarmingly. It is a tragedy for the many girls, and even some boys, who are forced into modern day slavery. From 2002 to...

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Keeping yourself relaxed and down to earth is a great way to achieve the New Me for the new year.

Making New Year’s Resolutions Last

Grace Drawdy , Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2018

     “New Year, New Me” is a common phrase almost everyone lives by, but not many people succeed in finding and achieving their “NEW ME”. It’s an understood concept that when the clock strikes...

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Many students across the nation are now given online learning days as a way to do school work, despite weather issues.

Online Learning Days: Extra Work or Extra Rest?

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor January 25, 2018

With a slight stretch and a yawn, I woke up and my eyes met the ceiling once again. I started to remove the covers when a sudden gust of chilling wind entered the bed, uninvited I might add. Shivering...

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Point Counterpoint: Silence is Golden

Point Counterpoint: Silence is Golden

Daria Weber, Copy Editor December 14, 2017

In a student’s life, time after school is more often than not spent studying. With midterms approaching, this statement is truer than ever. With the increased study time, students may have difficulty...

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The #MeToo campaign on Twitter encouraged many women to speak out against the men who have violated them. This unprecedented flood of accusations continues to rock Washington and Hollywood.

#MeToo: America’s women speak out

Will Logsdon , Senior Editor December 13, 2017

During the months of October, November, and December, sexual assault cases have been brought against famous Hollywood producers and actors. Harvey Weinstein was the first Hollywood titan to be ousted by...

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Many students use music as a way to stay focused and motivated while studying.

Point counterpoint: Studying to the sound of music

Sierra Wamsley, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2017

With midterms quickly approaching, many are looking for a productive way to study. Some turn to study groups and others to parents and teachers for early morning help, but the majority of teens at South...

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