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An insider’s perspective on Auto Tech

An insider’s perspective on Auto Tech

Ali Said, staff writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Features, QRUs, Top Stories

I had the opportunity of interviewing the only Autotech teacher, Mr. Magnusson. He is a teacher from Sweden who instructs Autotech 1-3. Ali:How long have you been teaching this course? Mr. Magnusson: Ever since I graduated from university, which has been a very long time. Ali: What is the most impo...

Halloween’s History

Halloween’s History

Leana Travis, staff writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under Features, Halloween 2016, Top Stories

Whether it’s the thrilling movies or the free candy, Halloween has something for everyone, but only a few people know how it came to be. It is known to be a holiday of creative costumes and chocolate enough to last months, but it hasn’t always been this way. It all began with a Gaelic Festival called...

QRU: Kaitlyn Smoot

QRU: Kaitlyn Smoot

Sophia Landeryou, staff writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under QRUs, Top Stories

Q: What do you teach?   A:  I teach Biology   Q: Where are you from?   A: Fauquier county, Virginia   Q: Have you had previous teaching experience?   A: Taught for 5 years in Fauquier   Q: What college did you attend?   A: Virgin...

Fairfax County Parks: Outdoors Can Be Fun!

Fairfax County Parks: Outdoors Can Be Fun!

Pramod Mamillapalli
September 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

In a world where teens can’t live without cell phones, it’s great to get to experience the outdoors without having to travel too far. Virginia is filled with many parks that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. For example, Riverbend park is right here in Fairfax County, which is pretty conveni...

QRU? Senior member of STEAM Team Darya Kharabi

QRU? Senior member of STEAM Team Darya Kharabi

Pramod Mamillapalli, staff writer
October 30, 2015
Filed under QRUs, Top Stories

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. These are some of the aspects of the STEAM Team. Started by a group of people, it expanded into a great club that includes many students and many accomplishments. One student in particular, Darya Kharabi, really stuck out from the crowd...

QRU? Webb Nims discusses his experience on the cross country team

QRU? Webb Nims discusses his experience on the cross country team

Andrew Gabriel, staff editor
October 26, 2015
Filed under QRUs

 Webb Nims gives insight on the school’s cross country program as a freshman on the team.  How has been your experience on the team been so far? Well, it is a lot of fun, there are a lot of cool people on the team. How has your coach been and how does he conduct himself? I think Coach Shuler is a good ...

QRU? Cornerback Marvin Grunshie discusses the ups and downs of this year’s football season

QRU? Cornerback Marvin Grunshie discusses the ups and downs of this year’s football season

Madison Evans, staff writer
October 22, 2015
Filed under QRUs, Top Stories

As the football season draws to a close, senior cornerback Marvin Grunshie reflects on the varsity team. What is it like to be on a team that has come such a long way from last year? “It feels good to be on a winning team, since last year didn’t go so well. There was a lot of distractions last y...

QRU? Coach Taylor discusses the secret to success on the South Lakes football team

QRU? Coach Taylor discusses the secret to success on the South Lakes football team

Jack Dunne, staff writer
October 20, 2015
Filed under QRUs, Top Stories

PE teacher and football coach Trey Taylor talks about his life and the secret to the success of the South Lakes football team. How long have you been at South Lakes? This is my second year being a teacher and coaching at South Lakes. What is your favorite part about South Lakes? My favori...

QRU? debate team member Amel Aksouh

QRU? debate team member Amel Aksouh

Claudia Reverte, staff writer
October 19, 2015
Filed under QRUs, Top Stories

Amel Aksouh, talks about her life at South lakes and the clubs and extracurricular activities she participates in, as well as her experience in her freshman and sophomore year. How was your freshman year at South Lakes High School? It was interesting, not so much academically difficult, but so...

QRU? freshman football player Alex Stoffel dresses for the varsity football team

QRU? freshman football player Alex Stoffel dresses for the varsity football team

Victoria Gonzales, staff writer
October 16, 2015
Filed under QRUs, Top Stories

Freshman football player Alex Stoffel was asked to dress for the south lakes varsity football team. What does football mean to you? I had a lot of family that played football so I’ve grown up loving it. It’s always been an important part of my life. Do you enjoy football? I enjoy pla...

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