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


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, News 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, News 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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South junior Matt Craig, and his mother, Sheila, enjoy their donuts in the dining hall. The mother and son duo came to school early to partake in the Donut Date.

It’s not Just a Glaze, Mom: South Forsyth’s ‘Donut Date’ Brings Families Together

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief February 10, 2023

To begin the month of celebrating relationships and love, South Forsyth High School created an event to celebrate the irreplaceable love between parents and children. On the morning of Friday, Feb....

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Since the advent of algorithmic social media, a variety of childrens staples in entertainment, fashion and technology have gone by the wayside. With nowhere else to turn, children are consuming more and more content and experiences targeted towards adults.

The Demise of Childhood: How Modern Media is Killing What it Means to be a Kid

Simra Waheed, Managing Editor February 10, 2023

Every morning I sweep open my curtains to find the streets empty. Parks are barren. Swing sets left rusted. Spiral slides blanketed in years-old rust.  Where have all the kids gone?  In today’s...

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Korean student Hailey Yeon changes her birth name to Western one when she moved to the U.S. Yeon has used this new name for nine years of her life.

We Don’t Need Your Westernized Names

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter February 9, 2023

I dread the days my real teachers aren’t in class.  When they don’t show up, that means we have a substitute teacher. And having a substitute teacher means the following question: "Is it Car-mul...

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Two of Souths female athletes hugging their coaches on Signing Day. South celebrated their female athletes on Signing Day in the gymnasium.

Play Like a Girl: South Celebrates Female Athletes Signing with Colleges on National Women in Sports Day

Sophia Prashanth and Diya Maheshwari February 8, 2023

Over 50 years ago, Kathrine Switzer made history when she crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon. The year was 1967, and women weren't allowed to compete in what was then an all-male race;...

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South senior Swapnika Gullapalli shows off South FBLAs accomplishments at the Region Leadership Conference. Gullapalli has been involved in FBLA for all four years of high school.

Senior Spotlight: Swapnika Gullapalli Shines in Her Community

Mahanya Nimmagadda, Contributing Staff Writer February 8, 2023

Swapnika Gullapalli is the 2022-2023 President of the South Forsyth chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and of the Southside Dance Company. She is a determined and passionate young leader,...

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Gifted kids get to experience school in a much different way than regular students. However, in the long run,  gifted students face the challenges of burnout and mental stress.

A Gift or a Curse? Gifted Education Doesn’t Automatically Equal Success

Diya Maheshwari and Charley Sarmiento February 8, 2023

"I had to work harder to prove my worth because a lot of people believe if you’re not Gifted, you’re not smart," said Maggie Craig, a senior at South Forsyth. Craig's many accomplishments include...

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South Forsyth High Schools STAR students go up to receive their awards along with their STAR teachers. They were four of the twenty-three STAR students to come to this event.

2023 Forsyth STAR Students Break Ties and Records in ‘Competitive’ Year

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor February 8, 2023

“Live your life so that someone may want to write a book about it. Live your life so that every chapter is interesting,” Kevin Tanner, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and...

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