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Class of 2021 meeting updates

Class of 2021 meeting updates

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief February 9, 2021

With 114 days (including breaks and weekends) until graduation for the class of 2021, administrators brought the senior class into a virtual meeting to discuss what the remainder of the year will include....

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Class schedule for the week of January 18, 2021

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief January 14, 2021

Due to changes made to Fairfax County’s return-to-school plan and the end of the first semester, scheduling changes have been made to week of January 18, 2021.   Monday, January 18: No School...

Soccer recruitment through COVID: Carter Berg

Broadcasting Department December 18, 2020

We take you inside the commitment story of one of South Lakes top athletes, soccer player Carter Berg. https://youtu.be/40XxMoHngRY

Best ways to relax during winter break

Best ways to relax during winter break

Madison Kauffman, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Life during the holidays, for many of us, has always been stressful. Now, the holidays include the added pressures of COVID-19. It seems that most of the benefits of the holidays, like  spending time...

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Student company spreads warmth with Baba Blankets

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

As COVID-19 rages on and our longing to see loved ones grows stronger by the day, a Junior Achievement company coming from 19 students at South Lakes hopes to provide comfort and spread love. Love is a...

Joy to the world, a little earlier this year

Joy to the world, a little earlier this year

Rhea Braganza, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

The start of the holiday season has always been a controversial topic. The ongoing debate of “when should Christmas start?” happens each year. How much justice should Thanksgiving get? 2020 has obviously...

Pick your poison: Concurrent learning

Pick your poison: Concurrent learning

Luke Cavey, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic schools have resulted in different ways of learning. One of these methods is concurrent learning. For Fairfax County Public Schools, concurrent is splitting people into...

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Playa Bowls: the newest and hottest place in RTC – What you need to order & know

Abigail Paulikonis, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

How Playa Bowls came to be There's a new restaurant at the Reston Town Center: Playa Bowls. Playa Bowls was created by two surfers Robert Giuliani and Abby Taylor. They started Playa Bowls after they...

Applying to college in a pandemic

Applying to college in a pandemic

Quinn Kamernick, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

  With the pandemic this year, it is very obvious that applying to colleges will be very different. Major things that have changed, including the way that college information is communicated, college...

18 ways to get into the holiday spirit (quarantine edition)

18 ways to get into the holiday spirit (quarantine edition)

Maddy McFarlin, Features Co-Editor December 16, 2020

Although the holidays are looking a little different this year, there are some traditions that can be continued and there are some new ones that can be added to make the holidays just as special. Here...

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