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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

Saanvi Tatipalli

Saanvi Tatipalli, Staff Writer

Saanvi Tatipalli is a freshman at South Forsyth High School, thrilled to start her first year working with The Bird Feed as a staff writer. She is an avid writer, dancer, and artist and when she’s not honing in on her passions, she’s finding new ones to try out. She enjoys writing poetry and fiction and is always excited to express her emotions through her artwork. She also loves to learn more about the world around her and is excited to get to know new people. You can reach out to her at [email protected].

The SAT. Students are spending much time studying for a test that is unlikely to help in their future professions - and it makes sense. Although these scores are pretty important towards your chances to getting into college, schools have gone easier on the importance of them since the COVID crisis.

Stressing Over Testing: Standardized Test Scores are Overrated

April 13, 2022

Remember the anxiety you had the night before the SAT or ACT, when you thought that this test will make or break your future? Remember cramming everything last minute, ignoring the dribbles of sweat...

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The beauty of colors. Students from South Forsyth High School crowd together as they celebrate the Hindu festival of colors, Holi. Individuals from all over the county came together to rejoice as they created new memories with their friends and familiy.

Bright Colors and Brighter Smiles: Cumming Fairgrounds Celebrates Holi

March 25, 2022

Vibrant colors sprinkled the scene and cars packed the parking lot underneath the sun at the Cumming Fairgrounds on March 19th. Students, friends, and families joyfully celebrated at the largest...

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The Juggling Juggler

The Juggling Juggler

March 20, 2022

Juggling the three balls on and on, The juggler juggles day and night When dawn rises and dusk goes down Everyone gathers round and round To watch the juggler constantly Day and night till...

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow

March 9, 2022

trudging across the bright wooden tiles of her suburban home,    she gazes at the  yellow streaks of  paint pouring from the  windows.   giddy for the  beautiful day,...

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Neighbors and adversaries: The history of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine goes back much further than most modern news coverage suggests. Globalicious! by rogiro is marked with CC BY-NC 2.0. To view the terms, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/?ref=openverse

The Historical Background Behind the Russia and Ukraine Conflict

March 7, 2022

On February 24th, Russia invaded Ukraine, shocking Ukrainians and countries around the world. The events that followed included a long list of unprecedented acts and an even longer list of exceptional...

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Minister of Defence of Ukraine: Russia delivers militants, armament, equipment, munitions through the Ukrainian eastern border by Ministry of Defense of Ukraine is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Live Updates

March 1, 2022

Last updated Tuesday, March 8th at 11:26 a.m. Up until Wednesday, February 23rd, the Russian-Ukrainian border stood on the precipice of invasion as conflict rose from both sides. Russia moved medical...

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Celebrating Success. SFHS Mock Trial students pose for a picture with post-competition excitement. After the competition, the club members were looking forward to and anticipating their results.

SFHS Mock Trial is “Sustained” by 3rd Place Win at District Competition

February 28, 2022

The SFHS Mock Trial team is one of South’s most competitive clubs, where students compete and enact ‘mock’ versions of court cases with materials from the High School Mock Trial Committee. Here’s...

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Lending a hand. South Forsyth creates the Eagles Share Closet as a space where students can access personal items that they may not have at home. This closet has supported many students within the school.

South Supports its Students Through the Eagle’s Share Closet

February 8, 2022

Before the start of the Pandemic, South Forsyth High School took action when the school’s staff saw some of its students were in need of some additional support. SFHS Principal Ms. Laura Wilson worked...

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Woman and the workforce. Society should work towards making amends in the workforce as the gender pay gap grows. Womens participation in the workforce was once so much lower than men.

Balancing the Scales for Women in the Workforce

February 4, 2022

When senior Shivani Murugapiran, president of the SFHS Girls Who Code chapter, walked into her data operations internship, she noticed that something felt off. She was the only girl on her team, and...

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Iridescent Milestone

Iridescent Milestone

January 28, 2022

Everyone around “Click” pause “Click” On their iridescent dreams Adjusting their shirts Taking deep breaths Biting their nails Wiggling their toes Brushing off the dust On...

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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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Intense esports Competition. South Forsyth High Schools esports club members hold an intense club competition.  Esports gives students the opportunity to have fun and thrive as they compete in a variety of popular video games.

SOFO Esports Lets Students Compete for High Scores, Leadership Lessons

January 19, 2022

South Forsyth's esports team takes the school's motto to a whole new level as students race in competitive gameplay and fight for high scores through this intriguing sport. The GHSA (Georgia High School...

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Ink & Blood

Ink & Blood

January 19, 2022

My heart is bleeding Putrid black ink All over the pages Which used to be  A pearly, plain white Now marked with life And glittered with stories Revealing agony Mixed with love But...

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The return of a major fashion trend. Nowadays, baggy jeans can be found in almost all walks of life. The fashion industry has pushed this trend to the forefront of 2021s winter.

[Photo] The Rise of Cozy, Versatile Baggy Jeans

December 5, 2021

The return of a major fashion trend. Nowadays, baggy jeans can be found in almost all walks of life. The fashion industry has pushed this trend to the forefront of 2021's winter.

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Everyone matters. South Forsyth High School counselors and students create a new suicide awareness campaign known as Sources of Strength. Students were encouraged to spin the Sources of Strength Wheel to learn more about who they can contact in order to support their mental health needs.

SFHS Counselors Work With Students to Raise Awareness for Suicide Prevention

December 1, 2021

A growing concern among students and staff requires attention, and thankfully, the faculty is working towards taking measures to protect its students. This prevalent concern is suicide, which takes...

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Screaming Silence

Screaming Silence

November 10, 2021

If the walls were marred with blood Silence rings a guilty sound Or maybe it just means you’ve found Something farther from this world   If the scene was blanketed with prejudice Silence...

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Threads of my Heritage

Threads of my Heritage

October 29, 2021

The threads of the Indian village  Across the borders, across the world Will forever be ingrained in my memory:   The threads of the sun’s rays as it peeks above the village gutta With...

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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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Mental health matters. Many individuals tend to dismiss the importance of maintaining their mental health because they do not consider it a real health condition. In reality, many students have experienced many of the effects of negative mental health practices without receiving the proper support and help they need.

Chatting with Counselors: COVID 19’s Impact on Students’ Wellbeing and Mental Health

October 25, 2021

As students and staff are settling down in the school year, many individuals are still adjusting from the transition of virtual to in-person school. With over a year of solitude and other hardships...

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Teaching with diligence. Ms. Urbanovitch is communicating with her students, teaching them about marketing. She captivated the students through her lesson, helping them grow as young marketers. She says ...building relationships is really important to me in my classroom. We do a lot of like communication activities and team building.

Marketing Marvel: Ms. Urbanovitch Wins Teacher of the Year Award

October 20, 2021

Ms. Katie Urbanovitch, the fashion marketing and promotions marketing teacher, is forging the path for South Forsyth High School students to grow into creative, responsible, and productive leaders. She...

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Monster Creeping in my Dreams

Monster Creeping in my Dreams

October 6, 2021

Monster creeping in my dreams Makes no sound yet drags me in Silent night and silent day It is screaming all the way    Monster creeping in my dreams Heeds no touch yet freezes...

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Colorful Homemade Beanies. These are the beanies from one of the first shipments made by the GA Madhatter Knits Chapter. They later shipped the beanies to the NICUs, where the nurses filled the babies with love and kept them warm with these beanies.  
Used with permission from GA Madhatter Knits

Kniting Yarn of Love and Warmth to NICUs: Madhatter Knits

October 6, 2021

Fluffy balls of yarn unravel into tiny, fist-sized beanies. To create these mini-masterpieces, volunteers wrap the yarn a few times around the loom, hook it up, and repeat the process.  At South Forsyth...

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Cobwebs

Cobwebs

September 3, 2021

Perhaps Humans are like spiders Living? Why, Yes Breathing? Why, Yes   Spinning and spinning  silky nets They trap? Why, yes They stick? Why, yes   Humans...

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