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South Lakes calls for a ceasefire

Ashwaq Nur, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

South Lakes Students orchestrated a walkout in support of Palestine on November 16th, 2023. This war has ensued in Gaza between Israel and Hamas, a militant group based in the Gaza Strip fueling this protest....

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Behind the Screen: A Mixed Verdict on Reston Town Center’s Dine-In Movie Theater

Anya Crevits and Luella Adam December 5, 2023

LOOK Movie Theater is a new movie theater in Reston. With its location in the middle of the Town Center, it replaced the previous movie theater, Bow Tie Cinema. Bow Tie Cinema opened in 2011, closed during...

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Fairfax County investing in electric school buses

Vix Kendley, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

The Fairfax County School Board has officially dedicated its fleet of buses to carbon neutrality by 2040. Fairfax County wields the second largest school bus fleet in the country, coming in at 1,625 diesel...

Reston Town Center’s Holiday Parade

Reston Town Center’s Holiday Parade

Emma Ayres, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

The Reston Town Center’s annual holiday parade featured students from the South Lakes Band and JROTC as well as various dance companies, Boy Scouts, balloons, fire departments, Santa Claus, 501st legion,...

Should Thanksgiving Break be a week long?

Should Thanksgiving Break be a week long?

Iris Yi, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

From November 22 to November 24, students have school off for Thanksgiving Break, which includes the day before, after, and the weekend of Thanksgiving. This also includes Black Friday. However, many students...

New 2023 FCPS Grading Policy

New 2023 FCPS Grading Policy

Nataly Alvarado and Heidy Dominguez November 29, 2023

At the beginning of the school year FCPS switched the minimum grade of all assignments to zero percent rather than 50 percent. This means that if students do not complete their work, they will not receive...

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Omegle cierra oficialmente: Un final decisivo para la plataforma en línea

Dania Hernandez, Editora Internacional November 16, 2023

En la era del salvaje oeste de internet, la web mundial solo se hacía más grande a medida que el tiempo conducía a nuevas experiencias desviantes. Omegle hizo su gran debut en 2009, siendo uno de los...

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Omegle’s Official Shutdown

Dania Hernandez, International Editor November 15, 2023

In the early internet’s wild west era, the world-wide-web was only getting bigger as time led to new diverting experiences! Omegle made its grand debut in 2009, being one of the earliest text and video-chat...

National College Signing Day Interviews!

Geoffrey Precht, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

Seven student athletes committed to the colleges of their choice. I got the privilege to interview three of them. Here’s what they said about their goals, selected colleges, and some other cool opinions...

Fire caught at the South Lakes’ Girls Restroom

Fire caught at the South Lakes’ Girls Restroom

Iris Yi, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

Students and teachers alike were shocked to hear the fire alarm during the 2nd Period, even though there was no fire drill planned. The Fairfax Fire Department made their way to South Lakes Drive, where...

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