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


Performers pose with the legendary songwriter, Chandrabose, who holds his prestigious OSCAR award. Audience members during the Sri Chandrabose Felicitation in Atlanta event were entertained all evening by various exceptional performances, some which were practiced and put together just days before.

2023 Oscar for “Best Original Song” Goes to Telugu Ballad “Naatu Naatu,” Songwriter Visits FoCo

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor March 28, 2023

Naatu, a “local” Telugu word originating from South India, is now being spoken and heard throughout the world after a catchy Telugu ballad, “Naatu Naatu,” won the 2023 Oscar for Best Original Song....

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Head Custodian Sam Tartic comes to school before sunrise to make sure its clean and safe for students and staff members. However, Tartics journey began long before his time at South Forsyth.

A ‘Good Wind Behind Your Back’: Head Custodian Sam Tartic Shares His Story of Resilience, Focus

Saanvi Tatipalli, Features Editor March 28, 2023

South Forsyth High School’s 16 year-olds are typically concerned with standard teenage problems: classwork, social circles, driver’s licenses, relationships and so on.  When South's Head Custodian...

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The 2022 hit The Glory returns to Netflix on Mar. 10th. The last eight episodes continued the story of Moon Dong-Eun and her revenge.

Netflix’s “The Glory” Is a Glorious Love Letter to the Art of Revenge

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief March 24, 2023

Everyone loves a good revenge story. From “John Wick” to “Mean Girls,” there’s something oddly satisfying about watching a protagonist deliver justice to their enemies. That’s why Netflix’s...

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Buildings are left in ruin in Hatay, Turkey. After several devastating earthquakes rumbled across southern Turkey, many cities were left levelled.

Several Earthquakes Devastate Turkey and Syria, Calling Infrastructure Integrity Into Question

Simra Waheed, News Editor March 10, 2023

In the early morning of Feb. 6, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Gaziantep, Turkey, a city near the country's shared border with Syria. The earthquake devastated the surrounding cities of Kilis,...

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As part of the American Enterprise Project, Nikki Garikota and Sritha Neeli work to promote female entrepreneurship. Through a combination of workshops, interviews, and a social media campaign, Garikota and Neeli educated students and many others about the importance of female business leadership.

South FBLA Partners Work to Educate and Empower Women in Business, Entrepreneurship

Srithi Neeli and Nikki Garikota March 9, 2023

The American Enterprise project is an FBLA competition in which students have an opportunity to impact the students, school, and community in a positive way. Two South juniors competing as a team this...

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2022 British Academy of Film and Television Award (BAFTA) winner Ariana DeBose receives an invitation to perform the opening act for the 2023 BAFTAs. Her tribute rap for the female nominees gained traction on social media sites like Twitter and TikTok.

Ariana DeBose Was Our ‘Woman King’ At The BAFTAs

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief March 1, 2023

Will Smith punching Chris Rock at the Oscars? Boring. Harry Styles making a distasteful speech at the Grammys? Meh. “West Side Story” star Ariana DeBose creating a clumsy rap at the BAFTAs? Sign...

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Many teens get their license after their 16th birthday or in the months that follow. According to the CDC, up until recently, “motor vehicle crashes” have been the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States.

Is 16 too Early? Freedom is Great, but it Comes with Greater Responsibilities Behind the Wheel

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor February 28, 2023

“A lot of people do really well on the driving test, but they’re still often horrible, unsafe drivers on the road,” said South Sophomore Caylie Perrella. Perrella took her driving test on Dec....

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The 2022 HOSA MRC group pitcured left to right (Aadi Dodda, Namita Gupta, Nikita Kopula, Aryan Kumar). Through the HOSA and MRC partnership, dedicated high school students are able to make a strong impact on the community though volunteering and service.

HOSA MRC: South Students Help the Community Through Service Learning

Charley Sarmiento and Diya Maheshwari February 28, 2023

Every year, members of South Forsyth High School’s HOSA chapter have the opportunity to partner with the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) to spread public-health awareness. This year, juniors Aadi Dodda,...

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The clean-up effort underway as Ohio scrambles to keep the chemicals at bay. Numerous health problems have risen in the wake of the derailment.

Norfolk Southern Train Derails in Rural Ohio, Spills Toxic Chemicals, Kills Wildlife

Avani Prabhu, Copy Editor February 15, 2023

On Feb. 3, a Northfolk Southern train crossing the Ohio-Pennsylvania Border derailed and spewed toxic chemicals into the surrounding area of East Palestine, Ohio. The government was adamant that the...

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Wilted rose. The weather gets harsh and leaves no exception for once beautiful and lively flowers like roses. Like flowers not being able to survive certain seasons, humans also find it hard to live with their mental health during a specific part of the year.

SAD is Real: It’s Always the Right Season to Get Help

Dhriti Pippiri, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

The month of January: it's the time of year to put Christmas carols behind us and begin a new semester. For most students, including myself, this time of year it's especially a hassle to find the motivation...

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Febrauary 1st, 2023. Sitting at the table are Alex Urias (left), Yash Jain (center), Michael Sime (right). The baseball team gathered around the table to celebrate the student athletes for this memorable occasion.

Bases Loaded: Three South Baseball Players Hit it Out of the College Park, Score Scholarships

Simra Waheed and Charley Sarmiento February 15, 2023

On Winter Signing Day 2023, the bleachers overflowed with support as South Forsyth High School congratulated three senior baseball players for signing on with colleges. “The baseball program is blessed...

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Introverts get easily overwhelmed when theyre around too many people. They work better when left alone with their own thoughts.

One isn’t the Loneliest Number: Schools Must do More to Support Introverts

Avani Prabhu, Copy Editor February 13, 2023

Almost 40% of the world’s population consider themselves to be introverts. But in the loud, bustling environment that is public school, this can be pretty hard to believe. It’s hard to get by if you're...

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