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

Olivia Waletzke

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer

Olivia is a freshman at South and new to the journalism crew! Writing is a huge passion of hers so the Journalism group is a dream come true for her. She enjoys hanging out with her friends and adores meeting new people to talk to. Olivia was born in a suburb outside Chicago and is a definite Midwesterner. She enjoys rollerskating and getting Boba tea with her friends on the weekends. Olivia has a deep passion for traveling, and just recently traveled to Japan over the summer of 2018. Olivia is into fashion. You will rarely see her wearing cozy clothes to school. She likes to see herself as a friendly person, making Journalism the class for her! Feel free to contact her via my email [email protected] and follow my twitter @o_waletzke

Star athletes. Junior Carson Nolan and Freshman Lia Carter stand together celebrating their victories. Both girls have suffered minor injuries, but their motivation and hard work ethic are worth celebrating.

The South Forsyth Gymnastics Team Flips Out Of Prelims

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer May 16, 2019

The anxious gymnast stands patiently in front of the uneven bars. Her hands are coated with white dusty chalk. The crowd's cheers are passionate and never ending. She looks to the judges as they scribble...

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The outfit with a million words. Each model had something different to say about their style and how it matched their personality. All 4 models had one thing in common; they were incredibly unique.

Southside Vogue: OUR Uniforms

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer March 25, 2019

With a school as sprawling as South, it's easy to get lost in the shuffle. We sit in colorless classrooms for hours on end, listening to teachers present. At school, there are limited windows for us to...

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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

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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Big on Spotify. 415 has over 50,000 monthly listeners on Spotify. With this huge success, the band thanks all of their fans from all around the world.

415 Hits Over 50,000 Monthly Listeners

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer March 5, 2019

The stars were shining brightly above the Valero gas station on the corner of Atlanta Hwy and Buford Dam Rd. a few Saturdays ago. All types of cars, from Mustangs to minivans, rolled into the parking lot,...

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[Video] The Making of an Important Production

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer January 23, 2019

This past winter, the Sawnee School of Ballet put on their annual performance of the Nutcracker. The show was successfully performed in December, but necessary preparation for the performance began in...

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Beaming Seniors. Letta Young and Griffin Bramer pose for the camera, their superlative was Best Hair. Bramer holds an older picture of himself with long hair, since he recently cut his hair short and dyed it red, resulting in scattered laughs throughout the studio.

South’s Spectacular Senior Superlatives

Minakshi Shivananda and Olivia Waletzke December 5, 2018

Indeed, South Forsyth will be sending another group of seniors off to college. As a way to remember the memories and personalities of the class of 2019, South’s yearbook staff continued the tradition...

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The Dancing Snowflakes. In a world of winter-wonderland, traditional winter treats and items come to life in The Nutcracker. In this scene, dancing snowflakes make way for the Queens arrival in an elegant procession.

Behind the Scenes of the Sawnee Ballet Theater’s Nutcracker

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer December 5, 2018

Her heart is racing, and butterflies are fluttering in her stomach. The cold wind from the AC backstage is the only thing keeping her cool. She jumps repeatedly in place, her pointe shoes silently tapping...

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Soutside Improvers listen to Senior Krishna Poroori explain an improv game.

Featured Club: Southside Improv

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer November 16, 2018

The final bell chimes on a Friday afternoon, releasing students to rush home and begin their long-awaited weekend. The school may seem deserted, but the Performing Arts Center (PAC) remains bustling with...

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Lost in Translation. Japanese students and I pose for a picture after chatting about my time in Kyoto. Later, we exchanged emails, and I was able to contact them when I arrived back home.

Japan: Land of the Rising Fame

Olivia Waletzke, Staff Writer November 5, 2018

When we think of Japan, what comes to mind? Anime? Raw fish? Crowded city? Though some of this may be true, Japan has much more to offer. I traveled there this summer, and the country has much more to...

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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

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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