South Lakes Sentinel

Foodie and the Feast: healthy eating

Gargie Nagarkar, online news editor

February 6, 2013

Playing a school sport is a very demanding experience. After practices, the hungries hit hard and it becomes very tempting to grab a bag of chips or a can of soda because they are the fast option. Next time, instead of reaching for the easy meal, grab some fruit instead. Make sure to badger mom and...

Niki’s Guide: learning how to learn

Niki May, staff writers

February 6, 2013

Life is not fair. When it comes to thriving in school, certain students have clear advantages over others. However, a way around this exists. The person who studies twice as long as their fellow classmate yet receives a worse grade, more than likely did not study a way that’s beneficial. Over one...

The Little Things: Ravens fail to cope

Rachel Rogers, online editor

February 4, 2013

The best advice to give right now is to not be a Raven, the football players - not the birds. Sure they have much going for them, like winning the Super Bowl, national fame, and Ray Lewis’ dance moves, but there is one thing they cannot do. Deal with a little change. Everyone who follows football...

Niki’s Guide: do not be a kiss-up, be a friend.

Niki’s Guide: do not be a kiss-up, be a friend.

Niki May, staff writers

February 4, 2013

There is a common misconception that having a good relationship with a teacher means that the student is a “kiss-up." This is so far from the case. Being a “kiss-up” is making a show of talking sweetly to a teacher in order to gain a reaction. It is guaranteed that grades will be better once...

Foodie and the Feast: difficulties of cake making

Foodie and the Feast: difficulties of cake making

Gargie Nagarkar, online news editor

February 4, 2013

Making birthday cakes for friends can be a gratifying experience. However, carving and icing cakes can become a frustrating and messy affair unless proper steps are taken. Shaping and carving a cake can be especially infuriating when the cake is moist and pieces of it fall off, ignoring the path...

The Little Things: living without hot chocolate

Rachel Rogers, online managing editor

January 31, 2013

Sometimes in life students need to learn to live without, such as when they crave their normal brand of classic Land O’ Lakes Hot Chocolate, but the store decides to stop selling it in bulk. It does not matter what course of action is taken, because a huge, corporate business has decided not to...

From the Hill: Isreal blocks UN investigators

Matt Dopsovic, staff writer

January 31, 2013

As of Jan. 29 the BBC reported that Israel is refusing to allow United Nations Human Rights Council inspectors into the country to perform a regularly scheduled investigation on Israel’s human rights situation. This makes Israel the first member of the UN to deny a scheduled inspection, even North...

Niki’s Guide: working towards long term rewards

Niki May, staff writers

January 31, 2013

If someone could choose a reward of $50 today or $55 in three months, it is likely the person receiving the money would choose $50 today because it is an immediate reward, even though in the long term the second option would be more beneficial. Same rule applies to school. Each day when deciding whether...

Foodie and the Feast: going green

Gargie Nagarkar, online news editor

January 25, 2013

For the teenage environmentalists searching for ways to Go Green, eliminating or reducing the amount of meat and dairy products consumed is a simple and easy step to take. Animals raised for slaughter consume five times more grain than those who eat the same grain. According to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, animals from factory farms have contributed to 173 miles of...

The Little Things: Winter Parking

Rachel Rogers, online editor

January 25, 2013

Students have recently been faced with the terror of an inch of snow, which means that hundreds of new drivers must learn how to park in between the unseen lines of the parking lot. Yesterday many students were flustered and angry about how other people could not park like normal people. However,...

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