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The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

Will Logsdon

Will Logsdon , Senior Editor

Will Logsdon is enrolled in the International Baccalaureate program and spends much of his time participating in student organizations and clubs. He is passionate about history and literature and is an officer for the Rho Kappa Honors Society. In addition to these subjects of study, Will also enjoys Spanish and is the communications officer for the Spanish National Honors Society. Will’s dog, Beanie, is his pride and joy who he wishes he could bring to school every day. Will aspires to be a lawyer or a political scientist and ideally hopes to live in Europe. As a senior, this is Will’s third year in South’s Journalism program which he hopes to grow in order to attract more members. He is also the President of South's chapter of the journalism national honor society, the Quill and Scroll.

If you ever have any questions, please contact me at [email protected] or on Twitter @LogsdonWill.

Mark Zuckerberg sat before Congress for two days of testimony as he explained how Facebook was rectifying their users security following the social media softwares largest breach.

Facebook scandal shines a light on the lack of social media regulation

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor April 16, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, testified last week in front of Congress to clarify the circumstances of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal as well as to defend the tech giant's reputation. Republican...

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YouTube and the Advanced Placement program have collided with a variety of YouTube channels dedicated to helping students master the content for exams in May.

Using YouTube as a study tool for AP exams

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor April 2, 2018

As testing season approaches, it is imperative that Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate students begin their testing preparation in early April. Although the overwhelming majority of students...

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Souths 1961U team created an impressive robot for their VEX State Competition. They were named the Robot Skills Challenge Champion (left), the Tournament Champion (center), and the Design Champion (right).

South’s VEX Robotics chapter recognized at GA state competition

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor March 20, 2018

At the VEX Robotics Georgia State Competition, six teams from South competed. South's registered school number is 1961. Each team uses an abbreviation from the Periodic Table of Elements to distinguish...

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Seniors Om Purohit, Rohan Rege, and Vinay Balamourougan all placed in the FBLA RLC Competition. All three participants will advance to the State Competition.

FBLA RLC Competition is a success for South

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor March 1, 2018

FBLA students from South attended the Regional Leadership Competition on January 29, 2018. At the regional level, 114 competitors qualified for the state competition. This impressive accomplishment was...

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The International Baccalaureate Program has two different pathways, DP and CP, which it offers to students who wish to pursue rigorous course work. Mr. Denney keeps this IB placard in his office.

IB Committee visits South

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor February 22, 2018

During the week of January 21st, South hosted important visitors from the IB Committee. There were three educators who evaluated the school's IB accreditation. One of the teachers on the panel works locally...

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Students from South Forsyth High School attended AP Day at the Georgia State Capitol with teachers Mr. Pearre, Mr. Wolff, and Mr. Frilot. From Left to Right (3rd Row): Jack Slatton, Revanth Tiruveedhi, and Arjun Karanam; (2nd Row): Will Logsdon, Aashvi Patel, and Lahari Madineni; (1st Row): Emily Goncalves, and Chloe Nathan.

South students visit the hill for AP Day

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor February 1, 2018

A select group of students from South Forsyth High School visited the Georgia State Capitol on Thursday to lobby for AP funding. These students were chosen because of their role in Social Studies-based...

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This image was taken in 2009 before Aung San Suu Kyi was elected as State Counsellor to Myanmar. The genocide that has been
perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims within her country has jeopardized her approval rating, especially among the international community.

Rohingya refugees flee ongoing genocide in Myanmar

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor January 23, 2018

In a recent poll conducted by our Student News Site, just one fourth of participants were aware of the devastating human rights travesty occurring in the country of Myanmar. Within this lush and tropical...

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The #MeToo campaign on Twitter encouraged many women to speak out against the men who have violated them. This unprecedented flood of accusations continues to rock Washington and Hollywood.

#MeToo: America’s women speak out

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor December 13, 2017

During the months of October, November, and December, sexual assault cases have been brought against famous Hollywood producers and actors. Harvey Weinstein was the first Hollywood titan to be ousted by...

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The students above are transitioning from 5th to 6th period along the 1300s hall. Many must walk for several minutes in order to reach their final destinations across campus.

[Photo] Transitioning time is extended to accommodate the student body

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor November 28, 2017

The students above are transitioning from 5th to 6th period along the 1300's hall. Many must walk for several minutes in order to reach their final destinations across campus.

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The plague in Madagascar has sparked fears of a worldwide pandemic like the Spanish Influenza of 1918 which killed tens of millions. A Centers for Disease Control staff microbiologist analyzes a vial of the 1918 flu virus.

Africa on alert for plague

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor November 7, 2017

In the last three months, there has been an outbreak of pneumonic plague in Madagascar which has infected nearly two thousand and killed hundreds. This is a disturbing escalation in the spread of the disease...

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Erin Maley, Carly Bachism, Jordyn Paul-Slater, and Maiwenn Loheac engage in a Wednesday Habitudes lesson in Mr. Thompsons IB Literature class. Mr. Thompson infuses his Habitudes lessons with knowledge from his TOK class.

Habitudes: A Movement in 21st Century Education

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor October 31, 2017

  South introduced Habitudes this year because administration and county level educators wished to initiate a dialogue between students and teachers about life skills required for the workplace...

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John Trautwein visited South on Friday, September 9, and spoke to parents about his son Wills suicide. His message stresses parent and educator understanding of the  pressure and stress students struggle to manage.

Suicide month at South changes mindsets

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor September 15, 2017

Teen suicide prevention is recognized annually during the month of September. The counseling department has organized several programs and events this month to initiate a dialogue about teens and mental...

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Hurricane Irma as seen from radar in the Atlantic Ocean.

Hurricane Irma is a ‘nuclear’ storm

Will Logsdon, Senior Editor September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma is expected to make landfall in the United States on Friday, striking either Miami or any other east coast city along the Florida coast. Nearly 95 percent of the Atlantic Island of...

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