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Brooke Eldridge

Brooke Eldridge, Opinions and Arts and Entertainment Editor

Brooke Eldridge is jumping into her senior year and is excited to work for The Bird Feed one last year as the Opinions and Arts and Entertainment editor. She indulges in helping others and animals and is all about spreading awareness of mental health. She has a high sense of fashion and loves coordinating her clothes by color. In her free time, Brooke enjoys watching any horror film she can find and listening to her favorite artist, Billie Eilish. Although she comes off as quiet and shy, talk to her and you’ll be pleasantly surprised! She is known as a creative and loving friend. You can contact her on twitter @BrookeEldridge7 or email [email protected]

French children’s show ‘Miraculous Ladybug’ has quickly gained popularity in the U.S.

May 7, 2021

All the way back in 2017, Netflix appeared with a French-Japanese-Korean animated television series for children ages six to twelve called “Miraculous Ladybug.” Virtually unheard of in the United States...

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Woman advocating for LGBTQ+ rights. The Equality Act is an advancement toward further equality for LGBTQ+ people. LGBTQ+ people have been subjected to discrimination for years and the Equality Act would be a huge step for the community.

The Equality Act is the new hope for the LGBTQ+ community

April 23, 2021

This past February, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act. This bill further amends the Civil Rights Act by banning discrimination against people based on gender identity and sexual...

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Chase (6 Dogs) out in nature wearing

Remembering 6 Dogs through his posthumous album “RONALD.”

April 23, 2021

When the news hit that underground artist Chase Amick, more known by his rapper name 6 Dogs, passed on January 25, it was devastating for thousands of people, including myself. Chase was my cousin, so...

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Nancy Pelosi. Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges and the nation celebrated this step towards accountability.

Nancy Pelosi’s statement on Derek Chauvin’s verdict ignites anger nationwide

April 21, 2021

  Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this piece belong solely to their respective author(s). They do not necessarily represent the opinions of South Forsyth High School or Forsyth County Schools. As...

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(left to right) Senators Warnock and Ossoff with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. The election of Ossoff and Warnock is a big deal for the country's politics. They held a press conference discussing the COVID relief Senate Democrats are working to deliver.

Georgia defies odds by electing two minorities as Senators

March 19, 2021

Georgia has been considered a conservative state since 1964, so when a Jewish man and a baptist Black man were elected as Georgia’s senators in the 2020 election, it came as a surprise to many. Because...

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SFHS graduation coach Ms. McKee. She enjoys being able to help students develop their interests and prepare for their futures. In the past she has been an AP and IB science teacher and AP coordinator which eventually led her to pursue the path of a graduation coach.

Forsyth County Schools achieves highest graduation rate: An interview with South’s graduation coach, Jill McKee

December 17, 2020

The 2020 Forsyth County Schools’ graduation rate saw its highest percentage of 96.14%. Taking the lead in the county with a graduation rate of 98.91% is South Forsyth High School. Right below SFHS is...

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A different perspective. Debra Amick is the Vice President of Quality Improvement and oversees the quality care of patients. At the beginning of the pandemic, she was buried in her work to ensure everyone was receiving quality care.

COVID-19: Talking with a trained healthcare professional

December 10, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, people have all felt a little uncertain about the state of our country. From limited social interactions to consistent hand washing and periods of mask-wearing, it’s been...

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Unique patterns. Cody Strozensky, a student at South Forsyth High School, wears a black uniquely patterned mask with a dark hoodie. With the pandemic, students have been seen with some pretty unique and colorful masks.

The upcoming of mask fashion

October 19, 2020

Coronavirus has caused so much grief, loneliness and fear for so many people. Having the constant worry of contracting the virus or giving it to others can be mentally draining. However, If everyone participates,...

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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...

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Photoshoot with artist. Layton Greene poses for artist photos styling in a neon jacket. Her EP,

Rapidly rising artist Layton Greene takes R&B to another level

March 13, 2020

From a young girl with a secret talent to a now rapidly rising artist, Layton Greene has become one of the new sensations in R&B music. Growing up in St. Louis, Illinois, Greene discovered her talent...

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Dribbling toward defenders. In a previous game against Centennial High School, Clara Morris runs across the court with the ball in hand. The final score was 57-26, South being the winner.

South Forsyth v. North Gwinnett throughout the years

February 10, 2020

On Tuesday, December 3, the Lady War Eagles had a huge game against North Gwinnett. Varsity Lady War Eagles made a comeback this holiday season with the head coach, Keith Gravitt.  It seems that the girls...

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Cover art for single. Nova Miller poses with her guitar in front of a pink background for her single

Nova Miller’s new single “Do It To Myself” produces a realistic look on life

February 10, 2020

A life-long music enthusiast and eighteen-year-old Swedish pop singer-songwriter, Nova Miller, began her career at a very young age. The former artist turned music executive, Lolene, discovered Miller...

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Man in Joker makeup. Posing in clown makeup for a shoot, the scene of the photo shows the darkness that surrounds the Joker character. Joker received great audience ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, with a percentage of 89%!

The Joker is a cinematic masterpiece

December 18, 2019

A twist that made cinematic history to the iconic Joker character, Joaquin Phoenix portrayed the aberrant backstory on how the Joker got his name, his behavior, and his psychotic mind. Critics from Rotten...

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VSCO girl. In class, South Forsyth junior, Minaahil Cheema, showcases her hot pink hydroflask and

The hype of app sensation: TikTok

November 20, 2019

In November of 2017, a Chinese company called ByteDance obtained the app Musical.ly. Rebranded as “TikTok,” students and adults alike populated the app and began a new era of lip-sync and dance videos....

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The rise of Minecraft

September 20, 2019

After 10 years since its release, Minecraft's long-awaited return has finally arrived. Everyone remembers playing with their friends in fourth and fifth grade, and after distant memories flashing in and...

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The 17 year old, Billie Eilish, recently posed in a photoshoot for her newest release of

“Bury a Friend” is the new hit by Billie Eilish

March 13, 2019

The rise of alternative music is bringing once-small creators to the top, one of them including 17-year old Billie Eilish. In 2017, Billie did an interview with Vanity Fair, asking her basic questions...

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Literacy Day on display. Tuesday, March 12 marked the day South Forsyth High School partook in a day surrounding academic discourse and its importance in the classroom environment. Many classes participated in Socratic Seminars and class discussions.

More than a day for books: SFHS Literacy Day

March 12, 2019

Posters and wallpapers decorated the hallways advocating for Literacy Day on March 12th. Teachers and students have been preparing for this day to come, and now spectators are visiting classrooms and watching...

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Exploring the difference between introverts and extroverts

Exploring the difference between introverts and extroverts

February 6, 2019

In this world, there are many people who can be shy and quiet, outgoing and loud, or a mixture of both. A girl who sits in class and doesn’t like to speak up, but is super outgoing around the people...

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A glow in the window. The menorah is the traditional candle holder for Hanukkah; 9 candles are lit for each day of the holiday.

Celebrating the Jewish holiday Hanukkah: An interview with Matthew Thompson

December 10, 2018

The purpose of Hanukkah is to celebrate the Jews´ victory over a tyrant king, and the re-dedication of the second Temple in Jerusalem. So when a small family of Jewish people gathers around their dining...

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(From left to right: Coach Pileggi, Alexis Carvalho, Emory Hilton, Kalyn Vlasak, Jacquelyn Baker, Gaby Schauer, Cori Brustein, Coach Brawner, Katie Ireland, Mallory Mctyre, Jennifer Lucarelli, Abby Hallowes, Trinity Ford, Tori Watkins, Lily Cameron, Kendall Stephens, Sara Dougherty, Elizabeth Coffin , Sadee Sherrick, Kaylee Erneston and Sienna Rosin) The South Forsyth cheer team took on Regions and competed against four different schools; they placed 4th.

Taking on regionals: South Forsyth Cheer

November 27, 2018

The South Forsyth cheer team hit the regionals with a bang on Saturday, November 3 at Dawson County High School. The four teams in the region were all very competitive and were ready for a challenge, but...

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Gone too soon. A murder victim, 6 year old JonBenét Ramsey's grave located at the Saint James Episcopal Cemetery. She was killed in her home on Christmas in 1996, and was best known for her Little Miss beauty pageant win.

Looking back: Two infamous murders

October 31, 2018

There are always people who crave the mysteries of unsolved murders and odd deaths, and I’m here to calm those cravings. I have been fascinated with murder mysteries and horror concepts for years. Especially...

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German foreign exchange, Lara Herrmann, gives a presentation to the journalism class on the popularity of Schlager Music in Germany.

German students take on SFHS

October 17, 2018

Students arrive at the Atlanta airport, 4,671 miles away from their homes in Leipzig, Germany. This is their first tour of America, visiting Washington, D.C. a couple of weeks before. They meet their student...

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[Photo] Music Midtown is a hit for Forsyth students

September 19, 2018

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6 Dogs biggest performance ever in LA just three weeks ago, posted on Instagram by him with the caption,

6 Dogs takes over the rap music culture

May 21, 2018

The sensational rapper 6 Dogs, whose real name is Chase Amick, was born in 1999 and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He was raised in a Christian household, so he would rap and record his own tracks in secret...

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A performance by the band of siblings, Echosmith, shows their titled name flashing in the backdrop of the stage. (via Flickr under Creative Commons license).

Echosmith’s new single “Over My Head” is a huge hit

May 15, 2018

Echosmith is an emo-pop cultured band made up of artists related by blood; the Sierota's. The band was formed in Los Angeles in 2009 and was signed to Warner Bros. in 2012. Originally, Echosmith had 4...

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Self-care is the necessary care and love for yourself. Everyone deserves to be loved by themselves.

A teen girl’s guide to self-care

May 9, 2018

Self-care is any necessary human regulatory function which is under individual control, deliberate and self-initiated. It's one of the most important things to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However,...

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(From left to right: Lexi Kugelman, Morgan Hearn, Avery Wyckoff) The SFHS girls' lacrosse team prepares to start their game against Central.

South Forsyth’s girls’ lacrosse team dives into new season

February 26, 2018

The first varsity game for girls took place at Peachtree Ridge on February 21st, where South successfully won with a score of 12-11. So far the team has played 3 games, taking home 2 wins, one from Peachtree...

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Speaker Logan Weber opens up his presentation about setting and reaching goals in South's Arena this morning. The Arena was packed with students, forcing the faculty to move the projector and screen  back and adjust the speakers' rotation.

Finding the keys to success through the X-Factor

January 11, 2018

  Logan Weber, a motivational speaker and a Georgian, paid a visit to South Forsyth’s student body to speak about making goals and following through with them. As a public speaker, Mr. Weber...

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Photo via 3268zauber under Creative Commons license.

The BEST horror movies for Halloween

October 23, 2017

It's that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the wind is howling, and the Halloween movies are rising from the dead! It's Halloween season, October, my favorite time of the year. Why? Not only...

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South Forsyth's cheer squad hoists their flyer up in the air to ramp up the crowd before the game. The cheerleaders continued to support the War Eagles with spirit and optimism throughout the rest of the game.

Honey takes Homecoming

October 10, 2017

FThe South Forsyth War Eagles were victorious against the Lassiter Trojans on September 22nd. The final score was 37-20. HOW. YOU. LIKE. US. NOW. 👏🏼FINAL: SOUTH 37 - Lassiter 20👏🏼 —...

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Denmark High School is scheduled to open in August 2018 between Mullinax and Fowler roads in southwest Forsyth, near two schools – Brandywine Elementary and DeSana Middle.

Student opinions on redistricting

October 5, 2017

The frustration with Forsyth County Schools redistricting high schools and elementary schools is an ongoing situation for both students and specific neighborhoods. A new high school called Denmark is arriving...

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