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

Shree Delwadia

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief

Shree Delwadia is excited to be part of The Bird Feed as a senior! This year is her fourth year on staff, and she cannot wait to take on her new responsibilities as the Editor-In-Chief. By working on the staff as a writer and an editor, she has learned a variety of communication, teamwork, and accountability skills that she will take on to other roles in her life. At school, she is a part of MDJunior, Beta Club, and UNICEF.  In her spare time, she loves spending time with her friends and family or discovering new things to do. Two of her ride-or-die tv shows are Grey’s Anatomy and Friends. Moreover, Shree has a strong interest in medicine and hopes to pursue a career in healthcare one day. You can contact her via twitter @ShreeDBirdFeed or using her email [email protected].

Stay home. As a result of health officials recommending physical distancing, many streets and buildings are empty. Many doctors and others believe that physical distancing is the key to slow the transmission of COVID-19.

Six Feet Apart

April 3, 2020

As many individuals are affected by these unforeseen circumstances, the key to returning to our normal schedules is by working together. As current statistics show, the number of COVID-19 cases in the...

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Adjusting to a new environment. As schools close due to certain circumstances, students are using Itslearning and other online communication features to excel in their online learning. Since this is a new situation for many, it is essential to ask questions and get help when needed.

[Photo] Making the best of online learning- A Guide for Students, by Students

April 19, 2020

Adjusting to a new environment. As schools close due to certain circumstances, students are using Itslearning and other online communication features to excel in their online learning. Since this is a...

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A peace of mind. With many different things changing around an individual, it is important to take a moment to decompress if feeling overwhelmed. Taking care of ones body and mind is the key to being happy and healthy.

Stress Relief

April 1, 2020

With these unforeseen circumstances, everyone is adapting to the idea of online learning. Some feel that is rather stressful as there are so many different things to keep track of and remember to do. Others...

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Virtual learning. While online learning is a new focus, itslearning is helping students all over the world make sure their work is easy to access and work. While the site did glitch and freeze up more earlier, itslearning has mostly fixed those issues through updates.

Itslearning Use

April 1, 2020

As school shifts to an online platform, many students from all over the world utilize Itslearning to get their daily school work done. Through itslearning, teachers are able to clearly communicate messages,...

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The experience of a lifetime. SFHS HOSA members attended the 20th annual State Leadership Conference at the beginning of March. Many war eagles brought home medals which showcased their talent and hard work.

Towards Tomorrow: HOSA 2020 State Leadership Conference

March 26, 2020

On March 5th,  over 70 South Forsyth High School HOSA members attended the 20th Annual HOSA State Leadership Conference. With 20 years in the making, this HOSA conference was bigger, better, and more...

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Pictured (left to right) are Siya Kumar, Krithika Kasireddy, Ms. Rachel Collins, Ms. Jennifer Clendenen, Aasha Kodukula, and Minakshi Shivananda. The leaders of tomorrow. Four sophomores at South Forsyth High School, along with their HOSA advisers, partnered with a local Medical Reserve Corps organization to give back to the community. By creating different events that support their passion, these students impacted and learned a lot from their community.

South students partner with local Medical Reserve Corps Chapter

March 3, 2020

Recently, a group of students at South Forsyth High School dedicated their time and effort to give back to the community. Sophomores Minakshi Shivananda, Siya Kumar, Krithika Kasireddy, Aasha Kodukula...

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Victory. Varsity tennis player Mina Amirkhani puts much effort into her practices. Just like the Souths tennis teams, her  goal for the year is to win the state medal during this years championships.

An initial look at the upcoming varsity tennis season

February 28, 2020

As spring semester begins, the South Forsyth varsity tennis team is starting to compete with other teams throughout the state. Currently, the girls’ and boys’ varsity team both stand undefeated, hoping...

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Bright minds, bright ideas. SFHS recently released its third academy: the Enterprise Academy. The focus of this academy is to prepares students for future careers in businesses and entrepreneurship.

Rolling into academies: Enterprise Academy

February 24, 2020

To start off the new year, South Forsyth High School introduced a new academy for all of its students. After introducing the SPARK and Innovation Academy last year, Enterprise Academy is the third one...

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Recruting all around. FBLA members and members from the American Red Cross organization were in the main hall atrium recruiting many blood donors. Students also had the opportunity to learn more information about donating blood.

SFHS students and FBLA members host blood drive

February 1, 2020

Currently, the American Red Cross is suffering from a major blood crisis. With less than a five day supply of blood on hand, the organization is looking for those who would like to donate blood. Red Cross...

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Questing for excellence. Souths Innovation Academy is known for helping its students partake in creative risks to reach their fullest potential. The school participated in the Innovation Academy takeover during the month of November.

Flying into academies: Innovation Academy

December 13, 2019

With students spending around 8 hours or more hours at school, South Forsyth High School wants to provide its students many opportunities to discover their passions. In response to that, SFHS is rolling...

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The diploma. Throughout high school, students work extremely diligently to ensure their success in the future. Through CTAE Pathways, students have the opportunity to personalize their learning and sneak a preview of what their future diploma might consist of.

CTAE graduation rate increases over 14% this year

December 4, 2019

The Georgia Department of Education, GADOE, strives for its students' excellence in the upcoming future. Students throughout the state have the opportunity to participate in over 100 Career and Technical...

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A season of thanks. During Thanksgiving, friends and family celebrate the favorite memories and experiences of the year. Despite the American connotation related with Thanksgiving, people from all over the country follow their own conditions.

Celebrating our differences: Thanksgiving Traditions

November 29, 2019

Thanksgiving or thanks-giving? When people think of the holiday, turkey and stuffing usually take precedence over appreciation. However, the holiday serves a different purpose for every family. While some...

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Juuls are becoming more and more common among the public as the use of vapes and e-cigarettes become part of daily routine. More and more companies have introduced new flavors of vape that are increasing their popularity and public demand continues to grow.

One simple ‘NO’ can save peoples’ lives

November 19, 2019

The simple consent or thought to vape is all it takes for one to join the thousands in today’s society that are part of an epidemic called vaping. Many people can conclude that the rates of vaping,...

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Spooky season. Halloween is an annual tradition in the United States and many people purchase expensive costumes, increasing sales  for costume stores. However, Party City is not the only place to purchase a costume; DIY costumes are an easy way to save money and still have a killer costume!

[Photo] Easy Halloween Costumes – A guide for students, by students

October 27, 2019

Spooky season. Halloween is an annual tradition in the United States and many people purchase expensive costumes, increasing sales for costume stores. However, Party City is not the only place to purchase...

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Food and Drink Costumes

October 29, 2019

For Halloween, costumes relating to food and drinks are a common choice for many. However, some costumes in stores might be too expensive for just one costume party. In order to save money, check out some...

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Couple Costumes

October 28, 2019

Since Halloween is around the corner, a great date night activity is going trick-or-treating together. There are a multitude of costumes to select from for you and your significant other and below are...

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Pictured above (left to right) are freshman Pragna Veeravelli and Aribah Tely. Shining sunflowers. These best friends wear the matching sunflower shirts for Twin Tuesday.

Homecoming Spirit Week

October 21, 2019

As the time for homecoming rolled around, students were eager to show off their enthusiasm for the school during one of the biggest times of the year. Leading up to the South vs. Lambert game, students...

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School Spirit. This year South celebrated its homecoming bigger and better than ever. Along with the annual traditions of homecoming week, the school also invited back its alumni to help celebrate its 30th anniversary.

SOFO HOCO: War Eagle spirit

October 17, 2019

Homecoming is an annual tradition at South Forsyth High School that many students and staff look forward to. Because of South's 30th anniversary, homecoming week was full of more spirit than ever before....

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Raising student-awareness.  SPARK Academy, one of the first academies to be demonstrated at SFHS, not only offers personal skills, but also sets students up to be life-long learners. The SPARK Academy supports a variety of different careers in the medical science and research fields.

[Photo] Flying into academies: SPARK Academy

September 1, 2019

Raising student-awareness. SPARK Academy, one of the first academies to be demonstrated at SFHS, not only offers personal skills, but also sets students up to be life-long learners. The SPARK Academy...

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[Photo] How to work with your teacher

August 25, 2019

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[Photo] Home Environment and Organization

August 24, 2019

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[Photo] Note-taking

August 24, 2019

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[Photo] Planning Tips

August 22, 2019

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Pencils, markers, notebooks, and more! As students get back into their daily routine in the year, they begin to organize all their supplies. Throghout the year, students organizational skills are a major key to unlocking the door to success.

Settling into South – A guide for students, by students

August 25, 2019

High school is officially in full swing, and freshmen are learning that it is nothing like their previous experiences. Freedom is tenfold; we have more time in between our classes, more study time, and...

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Springing into spirit. On the first day of school, students were introduced to a new spirit app, known as Superfan. This app gives many students opportunities to increase their school spirit by attending different South events and games. SFHS teacher, Ms. Smith, designer of the app, hopes “to unite everyone to be south strong!”

[Photo] Kicking off first day festivities

August 12, 2019

Springing into spirit. On the first day of school, students were introduced to a new spirit app, known as Superfan. This app gives many students opportunities to increase their school spirit by attending...

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Together forever. Maria and Lyndsey enjoy the signing ceremony to officiate their decision to attend Berry College. Both players cannot wait to take part in a new journey of their life, together.

Kicking it into college

May 11, 2019

As the year comes to an end, South Forsyth seniors are making their way towards different colleges and future plans. Whether it’s early admissions deadlines or final decisions, the War Eagle journey...

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A world of opportunities. Mr. Holmes, a World Geography teacher, often uses the boards to display maps to his class. The boards have changed the way many teachers use their everyday class time.

ClearTouch boards change the learning game at South

April 30, 2019

This year, the school installed new ClearTouch boards in every classroom at South Forsyth High School. These boards provide an interactive, sleek interface for both students and teachers. As time goes...

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Freshman, Shruti Kapoor, along with many other 9th grade students explore the wide area of careers and job opportunites for their future. Students had the chance to play different games, get their hands dirty, and even learn more about themselves!

[Photo] 9th grade students attend Junior Achievement Career Fair

April 18, 2019

Freshman, Shruti Kapoor, along with many other 9th grade students explore the wide area of careers and job opportunites for their future. Students had the chance to play different games, get their hands...

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The beginning of something new. South is excited to have a new medical pathway to enrich the level of education for the students interested in the areas within medicine. South offers this pathway to 9th to 12th grade students.

South’s Healthcare Options: A new medical pathway

March 28, 2019

Everyone has his or her own plan or route they follow in order to accomplish their dreams. Whether that dream is to become a teacher, a pilot, or a doctor; South Forsyth High School is ready to help pursue...

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Future health professionals. HOSA members attended the the annual State Leadership Conference to follow their passion in medicine. Like past years, this conference has taken place in downtown Atlanta at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis.

Defining our Purpose: HOSA 2019 State Leadership Conference

March 20, 2019

Seven months ago, the date for the 2019 Georgia HOSA SLC was announced and the preparation began. Since then, students have been finding the right competition for them, preparing for the competition,...

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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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An alternative route. Coach Wagner serves as the JV Head Soccer Coach and is a teacher for weight training and health. His approach to learning and teaching is unique and allows students to learn more about themselves as they move along.

Interviewing the head coach of South’s JV soccer team

February 25, 2019

As spring makes its way closer, the soccer team starts to prepare for the upcoming season. A player kicks the ball around with side to side feet movement, attempting to make a goal. Together, the team...

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[Photo] Schedule

February 6, 2019

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[Photo] Balancing Workload

February 6, 2019

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The journey of a war eagle. As a rising freshman, many students have many different areas of concerns or questions about the upcoming year. Students should not be worried because everyone around South is friendly, kind, and willing to help.

Surviving the First Year of High School: A Guide for Students, by Students

February 4, 2019

The air is filled with new spirit. The hallways in the surroundings are yet to be discovered. Each step taken forward, is a step into a new future. The future called high school. The future of becoming...

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The command center. The White House is the building where all the important governmental and presidential topics are conversated and decided. The man that wanted to atttack the White House was taken into federal custody based on the severity of his plan.

Student Voices: The Planned Attack on the White House

January 31, 2019

Last week, a man from Cumming, Georgia, was accused of having plans to attack the white house and several other buildings in Washington. Even though no attack was made, 21-year old Hasher Taheb had developed...

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[Photo] Classes

February 5, 2019

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[Photo] Clubs/Extracurriculars

February 5, 2019

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons. First Responders. What depicts the California Wild-fire crisis is the scene of a burning home, and firefighters on the job to extinguish the flame. However, inside the home was more than burning furniture. There were the memories of an innocent family, now in the midst of catastrophe.

Reflecting on the California wildfire crisis

December 12, 2018
The Califoria Wild-land Fire Crisis has sparked emotions across the nation? What caused it, and how can it be controlled?
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