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

Maggie Craig

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief

Maggie Craig is currently a senior at SFHS and is super excited to be this year's Editor-in-Chief for The Bird Feed. If she isn’t writing stories, you will find her jamming out on her guitar or ukulele. She is a performer at heart and is a member of the voice company at RISPA. Maggie loves musicals such as Waitress and Miss Saigon. In her spare time, she binge-watches anime and plays on her Nintendo Switch. Never hesitate to approach her and say hello because she loves meeting new people. You can contact her through her email @[email protected] or through her Twitter @Smrcraig108.

National English Honor Society creates a photo opportunity for parents and their children. These trick-or-treaters posed with the famous golden ticket from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

[Photo] Trunk or Treat! SFHS’s Unique Twist on Halloween

November 5, 2022

National English Honor Society creates a photo opportunity for parents and their children. These trick-or-treaters posed with the famous golden ticket from "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory".

(From left to right) National English Honor Society (NEHS) members Matt Craig and Josh Wilson donate canned goods to the Food Fight cause. NEHS awarded its members with an hour of service if they brought in food items at their November meeting.

[Photo] (Food) Fighting For A Cause: South Devours West in Charity ‘Food Fight’

November 11, 2022

(From left to right) National English Honor Society (NEHS) members Matt Craig and Josh Wilson donate canned goods to the Food Fight cause. NEHS awarded its members with an hour of service if they brought...

Angela Tan, a senior at South, setting up decorations for the Homecoming Dance at SFHSs Blue Gym in Cumming, GA. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. South Forsyths student council arrived at the gym before the dance and arranged the various decorations.

[Photo] All Panic, No Disco? Students Express Mixed Feelings About 2022 HoCo Dance

October 31, 2022

Angela Tan, a senior at South, setting up decorations for the Homecoming Dance at SFHS's Blue Gym in Cumming, GA. on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. South Forsyth's student council arrived at the gym before the...

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

October 18, 2022

When I was a girl I used to watch mosquitoes Land on my thigh, And steal the nutrients From my body. Unaware of any diseases They may carry.   Now that I’m older, I watch...

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Mario of the Super Mario Bros is an Italian plumber whose determination to rescue his beloved Princess Peach have driven a decades-long video game franchise. Fans worldwide hope the 2023 animated film will live up to their high expectations.

The Super Mario Bros. Will Level Up to the Big Screen in April 2023

October 9, 2022

On Thursday Oct. 6, Nintendo released their first Super Mario Bros. Movie Direct, a livestream event which gave the world a first look at The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023), an upcoming animated film about...

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Long live the Queen. Britains Queen Elizabeth II passes away on Thursday, Sept. 9th. Her eldest son, Charles, ascended the throne upon his mothers death.

The End of an Era: Queen Elizabeth II Passes Away at 96

September 10, 2022

On Sept. 8th, Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at 96 years old at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, her lifelong summer retreat. After serving for seven decades, Elizabeth II was Great Britain’s longest-reigning...

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Stabbing at the Mall of Georgia. Macys manager gets stabbed amidst a robbery. 27-year-old Jose Reyes-Serrato was shot and arrested for the robbery.

Attempted Jewelry Theft Injures 1, Closes Mall of Georgia Temporarily

September 6, 2022

On Friday, Sept. 2nd, 27-year-old Jose Reyes-Serrato attempted to rob the jewelry department at Macy’s in the Mall of Georgia. According to officials, Reyes-Serrato allegedly armed himself with a kitchen...

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Easter Sunday shenanigans. Famous Filipino-American comedian Jo Koy produces a Filipino comedy for the big screens. The movie received mixed reviews from critics.

A Win For the Filipino-American Community? Jo Koy’s “Easter Sunday” Review

August 8, 2022

(*This article contains spoilers for Easter Sunday*) Growing up Filipino-American, I rarely saw any form of Filipino representation in the media. Throughout elementary school, none of my classmates...

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Prom royalty. Seniors Emory Hilton and Praneet Venigalla smile bright as they proudly wear their crowns. Both seniors were beyond grateful as it marked a special moment in their high school journey.

A Walk in the Enchanted Forest: SFHS Celebrates Prom 2022

April 20, 2022

On Friday, April 15th, SFHS students and their dates dressed in long, shimmering dresses and fitted tuxedos walked through lush greens and fairy lights upon entering the ballroom. South students and guests...

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Adam SIlveras They Both Die at the end is getting an onscreen portrayal.

[Photo] Adam Silvera’s “They Both Die at the End” to Receive Series Adaptation

March 30, 2022

Adam SIlvera's They Both Die at the end is getting an onscreen portrayal.

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Pixars Turning Red. In this 2022 film, Meilin Lee transforms into a red panda whenever she experiences any strong emotions. Through her panda form, Mei learned how to adopt her own personality apart from her mothers standards and strictures.

Pressures, Parenting and Pandas: Let’s Talk about Pixar’s “Turning Red”

March 25, 2022

(*The following review contains potential spoilers for the Disney-Pixar film Turning Red.) Pixar’s newest release, Turning Red, first premiered in theatres worldwide on March 1st and made its debut...

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Anime captivates all. Demon Slayer is an action anime series that has grown to fame since its 2019 release. The shows art style and music charmed its audience and made it a great place to start when you first start watching anime.

The Ultimate Anime Guide: A Rundown of Awesome Anime Starters

March 14, 2022

Due to the massive growth of TikTok during the pandemic, the social media platform gave rise to a form of entertainment that went under the radar for many. Japanese cartoons, or anime, rose to fame when...

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Action anime. The series, My Hero Academia features protagonist, Izuku Midoriya, learning how to use his newfound abilities. MHA, along with four other shows, are featured on this list.

Action

March 13, 2022

Action anime is the epitome of how friendship triumphs all. The following series are very popular shows that have rightly gained recognition for their unique characters, fast-moving plots and eye-catching...

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Psychological thrillers. Death Note is a series about a sociopathic teenager and his quest to purify humanity. Death Note, along with four other series, is featured on this list.

Psychological Thriller

March 13, 2022

Similar to romance anime, these thrillers will have your heart racing but in a very different way. However, these next anime are not for the faintest of hearts. Be prepared for blood, gore and many, many...

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Drama anime. Fruits Basket (2019) follows the story of orphaned Tohru Honda and her goal to free the Sohma family from their curse. Fruits Basket (2019) joined this list along with four other drama anime.

Drama

March 13, 2022

Are you looking for a good message about family and friendships? Or are you just trying to find something to make you cry? Either way, here are a few anime series that will make you feel all sorts of emotions...

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Romance anime for all. Ouran High School Host Club features a very unlikely couple. OHSHC joined this list along with four other romance anime.

Romance

March 13, 2022

Here you can find slow-burns, enemies-to-lovers, friends-to-lovers and more. Romance anime has all the tropes and cliches you can imagine. These shows are well-known for their cute storylines as well as...

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Pick and Choose. Several celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, and Karlie Kloss participate in the act of cultural appropriation. While they feigned ignorance towards the harm caused by these actions, they still caused immense hurt in the respective communities.

[Photo] Celebrities Don’t “Misunderstand” Culture – They Just Don’t Care

March 2, 2022

Pick and Choose. Several celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, and Karlie Kloss participate in the act of cultural appropriation. While they feigned ignorance towards the harm caused by these...

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Youve got a pizza of my heart. Senior leaders Shree Delwadia and Swetha Pendela (pictured from left to right) pass out Valentines day cards filled with many puns. They gave cards to various students and teachers to share the love on this special day.

[Photo] South Social Leaders Radiate Love at “No Stranger Left Behind” Event

February 14, 2022

You've got a pizza of my heart. Senior leaders Shree Delwadia and Swetha Pendela (pictured from left to right) pass out Valentine's day cards filled with many puns. They gave cards to various students...

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STAR Student and Teacher ceremony. (From left to right) Local sponsor, Scott Rohem gifts senior Naisha Roy and Mr. Kevin Denney with the STAR Student and Teacher awards. This banquet occurred at the University of North Georgia Cumming Campus.

PAGE Recognizes South’s STAR Student and Teacher at the Forsyth County Banquet

February 11, 2022

On Thursday, February 10th, the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) held their annual banquets for the Forsyth County Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Students and Teachers...

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Swimming into victory. South Forsyths Swim team smiles bright as they prepare to compete at their state championship. All the swimmers were very excited to showcase their skills as they went into the weekend.

South’s Swim and Dive Team Wipes Out Competition at State Championship

February 9, 2022

Beginning on Friday, February 4th, the South Forsyth Swim & Dive team went to Georgia Tech University to compete in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Swimming Championships. Students,...

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War Eagle Prom 2022. Every year, hundreds of SOFO juniors and seniors look forward to this event culminating a years worth of hard work. During IF announcements, the AVTF team announced the ethereal theme of this years prom.

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Prom 2022

January 31, 2022

On January 26th, South Forsyth High School announced this year’s prom theme and ticket prices with the help of the AV Technology and Film (AVTF) class. In IF announcements that Wednesday, the AVTF class...

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Dont sleep on this. Dance Co. President Harshi Brahmbhatt choreographs this lyrical number. The number featured the striking talents of the upperclassmen dancers.

SOFO Dance Company Shines in 2022 Winter Showcase

January 28, 2022

As the music began to pour into the auditorium, the Dance Company set onto the stage with a mission of creating an unforgettable performance to start off the night strong. The team showcased their creative...

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Walking through the halls. On Monday, South exercises the new six-minute passing period. Students walked through the halls to get to their classes in time.

Saved By the Bell: SFHS Implements a New Change to Monday Passing Periods

January 26, 2022

On Monday, South Forsyth High School made an impactful change to class transition lengths as students entered the second semester of the year. Previously, SFHS allowed students a 12-minute passing period...

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Senior Spotlight. Souths Swetha Pendela enters her last semester of high school. She reflected upon her years serving many of Souths clubs and organizations.

Senior Spotlight: Swetha Pendela Strives to Lead Others

January 18, 2022

South Forsyth senior Swetha Pendela has dedicated her four years at South to serving the community and creating foundations for various clubs and organizations at SFHS. Pendela is deeply involved in over...

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#bodycheck. Trends featuring bodychecking circulate users For You Pages on a daily basis. These trends have had a long history of being banned and reappearing on prominent social medias.

TikTok’s “Body Checks” Are the Latest Social Media Trend to Promote Unhealthy Beauty Standards

January 14, 2022

Disclaimers: The contents of this article discuss body image, body dysmorphia, eating disorders and other images/language that may be triggering. If these topics may negatively affect you, please proceed...

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The elephant in the room

December 21, 2021

Stealing, scheming and manipulation all wrapped up in a cute Christmas game? Count me in. White Elephant is all about utilizing your brains and using a bit of luck to optimize your chances of landing a...

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The battle of Christmas traditions. Both Secret Santa and White Elephant are beloved Christmas activities that many partake in during the season. However, many people often have a superior game preference that trumps all holiday games.

Point-Counterpoint: Secret Santa v.s. White Elephant

December 21, 2021

With Christmas just around the corner, many students are planning Christmas parties with their friends to show their appreciation during the festive season. Christmas parties are great for several reasons:...

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Pop. Six. Squish. In Souths production of Chicago, they perform the iconic number Cell Block Tango. The merry murderesses of the Cook County Jail sung about killing their husbands.

SFHS PA’s Chicago is All That Jazz

December 16, 2021

On December 9th-12th, South Forsyth’s Advanced Musical Theatre performed the high school edition of the award-winning musical Chicago. Through the jazzy music and famous Fosse choreography, the SFHS...

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Jamming out on campus. Sophomore Aayush Pawar listens to his music during lunch. He appreciated how South allows students to bring their tunes wherever they go.

[Photo] BookTok’s Top 5 Recommendations: Bibliophile Approved!

December 20, 2021

Jamming out on campus. Sophomore Aayush Pawar listens to his music during lunch. He appreciated how South allows students to bring their tunes wherever they go.

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The story of the underdogs. The Atlanta Braves take their accomplishment to the streets of Atlanta and Cobb county. The Braves fans and Georgians cheered them on as they rode around in trucks and buses.

World Series 2021: The Atlanta Braves Take Home First Championship Since 1995

November 18, 2021

On the night of November 2nd, the Atlanta Braves won 7-0 against the Houston Astros in the 6th game of the World Series, crowning them this year’s World Series Champions. This is Atlanta’s second...

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When youre an Addams. Gomez Addams introduces his family in the opening song. This fun and eerie piece set the mood for the rest of the production.

SFHS PA’s Rendition of The Addams Family Has Us “Pulled in a New Direction”

November 7, 2021

During The Night of One Acts, the SFHS Performing Arts program showcased their one-hour rendition of the 2010 broadway musical The Addams Family along with Advanced Drama's "The Old Man and the Old Moon"...

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War Eagle Spirit all around. During homecoming week, students and staff celebrate their school spirit after an unforeseen school year. This week consisted of creative spirit days, an energetic football, game, and a memorable homecoming dance.

SOFO HOCO 2021: The Return of the Homecoming traditions

October 26, 2021

From October 18th - 22nd, South celebrated Homecoming Week, the annual tradition where students and staff showcase their school spirit and support for the football team. This led up to the hallmark Homecoming...

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Homecoming Dance

October 26, 2021

On Saturday night, the SFHS student council hung colorful lights all over the plaza, passed out glow sticks and even gave out light bulb-shaped cookies to advance the “Light Up The Night” theme...

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Rough and rowdy. In the play, the Old Man walks into town to find a group of restless sailors. The Old Man deceived this ragtag group in order to find his wife.

A Story of Memory: SFHS’s PA Performs “The Old Man and the Old Moon”

October 14, 2021

On October 7th-10th, the South Forsyth High School Performing Arts Program presented two amazing shows during their Night of One Acts. SFHS’s Musical Theatre Combo class started the evening with their...

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