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Nine innings. The game is nicknamed America's favorite past time and continues to entertain all generations. With a delayed season everything right now is on hold but the Atlanta Braes will come up ready to play. With a team based on younger athletes with few veterans, the organization is looking good to get their third straight NL East pennant.

Atlanta Braves have the talent for third straight NL East pennant

May 13, 2020

Baseball is America’s pastime. It is a game that dates back hundreds of years, but never ceases to amaze Americans. This season, however, has provided a serious learning curve to the league.  Commissioner Rob Manfred said in an interview with an ESPN broadcaster...

Engaging in learning in an unorthodox climate. The set-up of a online learning looks quite similar to what is shown above. Many students have found themselves taking online summer courses to free up space in their schedule or to be ahead amongst their peers. However this does have its pros and cons as it is still very new and may not be as great as it seems.

Point Counterpoint: Online Summer Courses

May 11, 2020

With course registration drawing to a close, many students pursue the option of taking courses over the summer as a means of getting ahead in coursework. While this method of education can be very beneficial to the student and their GPA, it also has a...

Keeping everyone informed. As students are completing the school year virtually, teachers and staff are contiously updating them with the newest information. As of now, there are updates regarding grades and tests administered at the end of the year.

Latest updates regarding grades and final exams

May 7, 2020

As many schools are closed for the rest of the year, schools and educational organizations are adapting to these unique circumstances. Many counties are releasing new updates and information regarding final grades and exams to keep their students informed....

Reading time. The much anticipated sequel to

Margaret Atwood brings new commentary about women’s rights in her novel, “The Testaments”

May 4, 2020

*Spoiler alert* The follow-up novel to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments, strikes the perfect balance between fiction and reality as Margaret Atwood compares the violently religious and controlling country of Gilead to the current state of...

Easter is here. The West Hall tree is full of colorful eggs. The German students hand painted each egg and hung them up to celebrate the Easter season.

The German Club welcomes Easter with their Tree of Life

May 4, 2020

South Forsyth prides itself on the ability to incorporate all kinds of culture into the community. One annual tradition is the creation of the Osterbaum or Tree of Life by the German Club. Before Easter and spring break, these students decorate the Wes...

Dirt roads and pretty girls. One of the genres of music on the rise is Country Music. Country music has deep roots in the South where it is the main center of inspiration for the genre. Top artists for this genre include Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, and Zach Brown Band.

A hot take on the country genre

May 4, 2020

Country music is the heartbeat of America. Built on pillars of American nationalism and roots of hard work and determination, country music is one of the staples of not only the South, but the nation that our forefathers built. Pickup trucks, dirt roads,...

Adjusting to a new environment. As schools close due to certain circumstances, students are using Itslearning and other online communication features to excel in their online learning. Since this is a new situation for many, it is essential to ask questions and get help when needed.

Making the best of online learning- A Guide for Students, by Students

April 19, 2020

With online learning set to continue through the rest of the school year, it's imperative that students and teachers work together to preserve the nuance of education and maximize their resources. While online learning is very different than going to...

Clash of credits. Students are questioning the differences between Dual Enrollment Courses and AP Courses. Many misconceptions have circulated the SOFO community regarding both of these courses.

Explained: Dual enrollment course vs AP classes

April 16, 2020

Over the past few years, students have struggled with choosing which higher level class pathway is right for them. Some of these options include the Dual Enrollment and AP (Advanced Placement) pathways. There are many differences between them, however. Both Dua...

Sofopalooza shenanigans. Rising freshmen Matt Craig, Caleb Singh, and Tamsen Hayden relax on a bench in the plaza after a long day filled with smiles and laughter. They cannot wait to become a South Forsyth War Eagle in the 2020-2021 school year.

South Forsyth’s annual Sofopalooza welcomes the rising freshmen

April 16, 2020

On Saturday morning, the South Forsyth High School campus buzzed with teachers and student volunteers dressed in tie-dye uniforms as they prepared the school for Sofopalooza, an event to introduce the many clubs at SFHS to the rising freshmen. The Sofopalooza sta...

Artist photo. Robin Skinner poses in a green-stripped polo. Cavetown, Skinner's artist name, has gained over 250 million Spotify plays.

Cavetown brings his story to light in his new album “SLEEPYHEAD”

April 16, 2020

Robin Skinner, a small town singer turned worldwide sensation, formed Cavetown in 2013 in Cambridge, England. His whole life, Skinner felt “trapped” in his parents home, and so he began making YouTube videos relating to “day-in-the-life,” ...

A calm state of mind. Sometimes individuals fill their mind with worries about their past or future instead of enjoying the present. Reflecting on the present without any judgement is the practice of being mindful.

A Mindful Minute

April 3, 2020

The world is full of unknown moments, challenges, and accomplishments. As things around everyone always seem to be changing, it is nice to take a minute and reflect on the present. To encourage students and staff to practice mindfulness during this time, F...

Stay home. As a result of health officials recommending physical distancing, many streets and buildings are empty. Many doctors and others believe that physical distancing is the key to slow the transmission of COVID-19.

Six Feet Apart

April 3, 2020

As many individuals are affected by these unforeseen circumstances, the key to returning to our normal schedules is by working together. As current statistics show, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country is increasing day by day. In order to reduce the...

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