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DECA Tailgate

Sadie Rawlings, Associate Editor

August 28, 2019

Surrounded by red, green, yellow inflatables and the savor of Jim 'N Nick's barbeque wafting through the air, students celebrate the beginning of the 2019 football season. DECA, a co-curricular marketing club, held their annual tailgate before the football game against Sprayberry. Freshmen through seniors were clad in their Hawaiian attire with a collection of colorful leis and grass skirts. While there, DECA officers were playing music and encouraging students to have fun, and the marketing teachers relaxed while watching the students hanging out. A carefree vibe flows throughout the air as students bounce in the jumpy-houses...

Don’t sleep on this: How sleep levels impact the lives of teens

Don’t sleep on this: How sleep levels impact the lives of teens

May 16, 2019

Students crowd the halls, mindlessly wandering. Heavy eyelids and intermittent yawns remind them of their once cozy beds. The morning bell alerts them, slightly waking up their systems as they shuffle along to their classes, comparable to a hoard of zombies. There is a common factor within this scenario: sleep, or the lack thereof. Before finding the causes and effects of the lack of sleep, it is...

Looking forward to the upcoming baseball season

Looking forward to the upcoming baseball season

March 1, 2019

The crack of a baseball bat hitting a ball echoes through the fields. The crowds of fans and family cheer as the player runs from base to base. He slides into home, winning the game. The South Boy's baseball teams are preparing for a new season. Since December of last year, they have been raising money and practicing to be the best that they can be. You can check out more information about this...

South Forsyth Mock Trial Team wins 3rd place in District

South Forsyth Mock Trial Team wins 3rd place in District

February 6, 2019

Court is adjourned as the mock trial teams across the county exit the doors of the Forsyth County Courthouse with pride. The blinding sunset shines upon the mock trial teams as they walk for lunch and wait patiently for their results. Later on, the South Forsyth Mock Trial team would receive victorious news. On Saturday, Feb. 2, 2018, South Forsyth won the 3rd place in the district Georgia Mock Tr...

Featured Club: Mock Trial Competition

Featured Club: Mock Trial Competition

December 19, 2018

Court is now in session as the South Forsyth Mock Trial Team prepare their testimonies and arguments for the annual court case and competition. The South Forsyth Mock Trial Team represents a class of public speakers and students with a different mindset using their distinctive thinking processes and backgrounds to develop cases that are firm and substantial. More than that, they are a group of friend...

Court-side victory: Taking on Lanier

Court-side victory: Taking on Lanier

December 1, 2018

On November 29th, the South's JV basketball team traveled to Gwinnett County to play Lanier. Within the first quarter, the boys were up significantly from the Longhorns, and by half-time, they were beating Lanier by 20 points. During the 4th quarter, the mercy rule was applied due to the fact that the Eagles were up by 4o points. "We have a very fluid team this year with people moving up [to varsity] a...

Mapping the varsity volleyball season

Mapping the varsity volleyball season

November 26, 2018

The Varsity Volleyball team impressed many this year, making it to the second round of state competitions, and fighting a tough game throughout the season. Regardless of where they go, they play incredibly well, raising the bar for Volleyball teams across Georgia. Here's a look at where they've gone, and the results of their games: ...

Winning the championship: South Forsyth’s Marching Band

Winning the championship: South Forsyth’s Marching Band

November 14, 2018

On Saturday, Nov 3, 2018, the South Forsyth Marching Band won first place at the White Columns Invitational in Milton High School. The band's 2018 show that won the honor was titled Inside Out, to which the band put much work and effort into. This performance was inspired off of Pure Imagination by Willy Wonka as the show's overarching theme as well as other works, such as some music dating back to Bach's works, ...

South Forsyth’s Winter Guard wins 1st place

South Forsyth’s Winter Guard wins 1st place

March 28, 2018

On Saturday, March 17, 2018, the South Forsyth Winter Guard won 1st place in the Scholastic Regional A Class competition at Flowery Branch High School in Gwinnett County. "Being together with the entire team I worked with when our name was announced for 1st place was definitely a moment to remember" freshman Haley Watterson said. The Winter Guard performed their show, Mirror Mirror, against four oth...

South Forsyth’s Indoor Percussion wins 1st place

South Forsyth’s Indoor Percussion wins 1st place

March 15, 2018

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, the South Forsyth Indoor Percussion won first place in the Georgia Indoor Percussion Association (GIPA) competition at North Gwinnett High School. The SFHS Indoor Percussion performed their show, Inked, against 6 other schools in the division. This performance was based off of several of Beethoven's pieces including Moonlight Sonata and the Pathetique Sonata, but the ...

Club Profile: Muslim Student Association

Club Profile: Muslim Student Association

December 6, 2017

Number of Members: About 20 members Date of Meetings: Every 2nd and 3rd Wednesday of the month in Room 1328; from 3:50- 4:30 after school. Leaders: Ola Mohammad Club Sponsor: Mr. Thompson  Achievements: Last year, 7 members made it to the National Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST). Requirements: Students must pay a $15 fee for club shirts and other expenses. Descript...

Club Profile: Black Student Union

Club Profile: Black Student Union

December 4, 2017

Number of Members: About 20-30 members; number continually varies. Date of Meetings: Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in Mrs. Bergdahl's Room (Rm. 486); from 7:45-8:15 before school begins. Leaders: Taylor Davis and Camryn Samuel Club Sponsor: Mrs. Bergdahl Achievements: The first chapter of Northern Georgia to start a BSU. Requirements: Only a $15 fee is required to pay for tickets, ...

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