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

Avani Prabhu

Avani Prabhu, News Editor

Avani Prabhu is a sophomore at South Forsyth High School. She is returning for her second year in  The Bird Feed and is excited to be back. Some of her hobbies include writing, drawing, reading, and playing Minecraft. She also loves to play board games and enjoys beating her brother in games like chess and Monopoly.  She loves to create things and share them with other people. She has several guppies but is obsessed with cats and hopes to get one in the future. Avani is very passionate about the environment and hopes to one day become a Biologist. 

The seniors relived fond memories as they glued pictures into their scrapbooks. Volunteers helped when they could and listened to the stories shared at the table.

Bridging Smiles and Ending Loneliness: An FBLA Project Focused on Helping our Senior Citizens

Avani Prabhu, News Editor May 3, 2024

One of the biggest problems faced by seniors today is loneliness. In fact, one-fourth of adults over 65 suffer from loneliness according to the CDC. Older people usually live far from their friends and...

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Joe Biden (left) and Donald Trump (right) are some of the oldest people to be president of the United States. They’re a big part of the discussion about having more young people hold office.
“Joe Biden and Donald Trump”/ Gage Skidmore, Sheelah Craighead / Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Is Age Only a Number in Presidency?

Avani Prabhu, News Editor January 23, 2024

President Joe Biden is 80 years old, the oldest person to ever hold office. Donald Trump held the record before him at 77. With the next presidential election coming up, people are starting to...

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Dawn Garrett-Martin works hard to keep the cafeteria running. Shes been in working for 26 years

Dawn ’til Dusk: Cafe Manager Dawn Garrett-Martin Gives South her all

Avani Prabhu, News Editor March 18, 2023

From sunup to sundown, a cafeteria manager works tirelessly to feed the staff and students of South Forsyth High School. That manager's name is Dawn Garrett-Martin. She leads a group of 10 staff members...

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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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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 Cross Country and Track and Field signee Carmel Yonas poses with her cross country team, who all came to support Yonas on Signing Day.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: 12 South Athletes Sign with College Athletics

Rathna Malapati and Avani Prabhu February 6, 2023

On Feb. 1-3, 12 South Forsyth athletes committed to continuing their athletic careers at a variety of colleges across the country. The Arena filled with families, friends, coaches and other students...

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Getting your flu shot is a sure way to stay safe from the flu. Last year, only half of the US population was vaccinated. This year, The CDC predicts an even more severe flu season.

Feeling Under the Weather: Flu Season 2022 Brings a Variety of Respiratory Illnesses

Avani Prabhu, News Editor December 9, 2022

Looking around, you might notice that some of your classmates haven’t been at school recently. Chances are, they’ve got the flu. Influenza, or more commonly known as the flu, is a viral respiratory...

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John Fetterman, previously the Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, was elected as the states newest Senator on Nov. 9, 2022, in a highly contested Mid-Term Election. Fetterman suffered a stroke in early 2022, but persevered to win the recent election.

Midterms 2022: Stroke Survivor Fetterman Wins Highly Contested Penn. Senate Seat

Sophia Prashanth and Avani Prabhu November 15, 2022

Before Pennsylvania's newly elected Democratic Senator, John Fetterman, was declared winner of a debate against his Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz, some questioned if he would be able to participate...

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James Webb Telescope

Anybody Out There? The James Webb Telescope Helps Narrow Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Avani Prabhu, News Editor September 10, 2022

The scientific community of Earth is buzzing with excitement over the James Webb Telescope's recent discovery of carbon dioxide on a distant exo-planet, WASP-39b. The telescope's photos may leave the...

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