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A winner's smile. Pictured are Juniors Rahav Kothuri and Abhinav Pasupuleti, posing victoriously for a photo at the 2019 State Leadership Conference. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Leadership Conference of 2020 was cancelled, students were invited to watch a live awards ceremony virtually, similar to the 2021 SLC broadcast.

FBLA State Competitors overcome social-distancing barriers in SLC submissions

Shreya Mishra, Online Editor March 11, 2021

On Friday, January 18th, Georgia FBLA announced Regional Competition winners leaders via a Youtube Live Ceremony. In the days following, South Forsyth High School FBLA members, in collaboration with advisers,...

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A moment of inspiration. In the above photo, students watch the keynote speaker of FUEL, Bryant Collier.  Officers advised students to sit several feet apart in class, keeping a socially distanced environment. Bryant Collier was a former FBLA member, who won several awards and gained recognition for his public speaking skills. Throughout his speech, that was casted on screens all over high schools in Georgia, he encouraged students to find their passion through organizations like FBLA, and build a career off of doing what they love.

FBLA’s FUEL provides members with a socially-distanced leadership experience

Shreya Mishra, Online Editor December 14, 2020

Every year Georgia Future Business Leaders of America(FBLA) holds a Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) in Athens, Georgia. However, to keep members safe from COVID-19, Georgia FBLA transformed FLC into...

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Building socially-distanced relationships.  This image was captured at the FBLA Fuel 2020, the virtual Fall Leadership Conference.  Teachers allowed few students into classrooms to participate workshops and practice testing rooms. In the pictured room, students participated in an ice-breaker activity that involved writing FBLA goals on beach balls, and passing them across the room. Additionally, students participated in workshops regarding business communication and officer-ship in FBLA.

Catching up with FBLA members amidst pandemic

Shreya Mishra, Online Editor December 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidelines caused clubs and organizations at South Forsyth High School to find innovative ways to foster creativity and continue club activities. South's FBLA...

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Packing supplies. As the elections round closer, Forsyth County School students volunteer to pack different cleaning materials to ensure healthy practices during the 2020 General Elections. Students have also packed different disinfectant supplies such as hand sanitizer and gloves for the poll workers as well.

South Forsyth students help prepare for the upcoming elections

Shree Delwadia, Associate Editor November 9, 2020

As the November elections are getting closer, more and more individuals are working hard to make sure all citizens get a fair chance to vote. This year, citizens have alternate ways to cast their ballots....

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Celebrating Hispanic cultures. South Forsyth students and teachers honor their Hispanic peers during Hispanic Heritage Week. Faculty and students had the opportunity to participate in multiple events and presentations.

SFHS celebrates the Hispanic Heritage

Shree Delwadia, Maggie Craig, Carmel Yonas, and Naisha Roy November 9, 2020

This year, the month of October is dedicated to celebrating Hispanic Heritage. Hispanic Heritage Month commemorates the cultures of Hispanic and Latino Americans. Throughout the month, many organizations...

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Clubs during COVID. South Forsyth High School offers a variety of clubs to their students. While these club might have to adjust their operations, all students will have the opportunity to participate in them, regardless if they are virtual or in-person.

South Forsyth Clubs persevere during COVID-19

Shree Delwadia, Associate Editor September 18, 2020

At South Forsyth High School, clubs and organizations are an integral part of the student body. With over 50 clubs to choose from, students have the ability to connect with new individuals as well as find...

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Pictured (left to right) are Siya Kumar, Krithika Kasireddy, Ms. Rachel Collins, Ms. Jennifer Clendenen, Aasha Kodukula, and Minakshi Shivananda. The leaders of tomorrow. Four sophomores at South Forsyth High School, along with their HOSA advisers, partnered with a local Medical Reserve Corps organization to give back to the community. By creating different events that support their passion, these students impacted and learned a lot from their community.

South students partner with local Medical Reserve Corps Chapter

Shree Delwadia, Associate Editor March 3, 2020

Recently, a group of students at South Forsyth High School dedicated their time and effort to give back to the community. Sophomores Minakshi Shivananda, Siya Kumar, Krithika Kasireddy, Aasha Kodukula...

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Bright minds, bright ideas. SFHS recently released its third academy: the Enterprise Academy. The focus of this academy is to prepares students for future careers in businesses and entrepreneurship.

Rolling into academies: Enterprise Academy

Shree Delwadia, Associate Editor February 24, 2020

To start off the new year, South Forsyth High School introduced a new academy for all of its students. After introducing the SPARK and Innovation Academy last year, Enterprise Academy is the third one...

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Athletes at play. The photo above is a representation of what the inside of a Krav Maga Studio may look like during a lesson. The Krav Maga program strives to combine ancient elements of self-defense along with  relevant strategies and techniques to combat possible targets.

Krav Maga Seminar brings violence awareness to South

Shreya Mishra, Online Editor January 19, 2020

Krav Maga is a world-known self-defense and strength training program that encourages awareness, fitness, and strength in people of all ages. Its origins lie in 1910 when founder Imi Litchenfeld learned...

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Fröhliche Weihnachten! The South Forsyth High School German club poses for a picture. They were joined by the other children who took part in the Christmas festivities.

The German Club brings Christmas cheer with their annual Christmas Market

Kelsey Watson, Staff Writer December 18, 2019

On December 7th, 2019, South Forsyth High School held its annual German Christmas Market, a community-wide event filled with traditional German cuisine and Christmas traditions. The German Club mimicked...

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Questing for excellence. South's Innovation Academy is known for helping its students partake in creative risks to reach their fullest potential. The school participated in the Innovation Academy takeover during the month of November.

Flying into academies: Innovation Academy

Shree Delwadia, Associate Editor December 13, 2019

With students spending around 8 hours or more hours at school, South Forsyth High School wants to provide its students many opportunities to discover their passions. In response to that, SFHS is rolling...

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Captivating Crew. DECA members arrive early to A Magical Morning to prepare for the upcoming families. Julia Bradley and Sarah MacAllaster planned for months as volunteers gathered supplies, bought costumes, and created decorations.

A Magical Morning

Sadie Rawlings, Co-associate Editor November 19, 2019

As the Frozen soundtrack played softly in the background, little Jedis and princesses walked through the cafeteria doors at Piney Grove Middle School as volunteers dressed in various character costumes...

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