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SLHS’ calorie counting assignment sparks student concern

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief May 28, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article contains information regarding eating disorders.   All students in the state of Virginia are required to “receive health and physical education” from kindergarten...

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2021 summer bucket list

Rama Elawad, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Can you believe that it's almost Summer time? Yes you heard it, summer is arriving very soon! Summer is one of my favorite seasons, because not only is the weather nice and hot and fit for a nice cold...

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Desserts to make in the spring

Rione Marie Tecson, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

Spring has finally arrived and the weather has been great for different kinds of desserts! Why not try to make these pastries to spice up your time at home. Many people still haven't been outside in a...

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Snacks you should try this spring

Toleen Alhussaini, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Who doesn't love a good snack! With the year of COVID, many people have gotten creative when it comes to trying new things.  I have tried several new snacks that I am excited to share with you.    Mochi Mochi...

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Summer service learning opportunities

Taylor Anderson, Opinion Editor April 15, 2021

For many highschool students, dragging your feet with service hours is easy, but once the deadline to submit comes around, you’re scrambling. Earning those hours in a pandemic isn’t a walk in the park...

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From South Korea to South Lakes: Welcoming the new Latin Teacher, Ms. Whitfield

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

The Latin department has recently gained a new addition. A new teacher, Ms. Tara Whitfield, has joined us at South Lakes. A military husband has led Ms. Whitfield to gain rich teaching experience in many...

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Chag sameach! – Passover customs & traditions

Chloe Baker, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

Passover 2021 begins on Saturday March 27th at sundown, and ends on the evening on Sunday April 4th. With the first Seder being March 27th and the second one on March 28th. Although there are things we...

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Returning to the Building: My Experience with hybrid learning

Chloe Baker, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

It almost marks exactly one year since our last day of regular classes. Unbenounced to us, students would not return for at least another year. Then, when we did return, it would be very different from...

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How to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day during a pandemic

Caiya Morrison, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

While St. Patrick's Day has been simply deemed “that one day where we all either wear green or get pinched,” I think it’s important that those of us who are still stuck at home have a way to celebrate...

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The intriguing market of sports memorabilia

Marc Goldstein, Assistant Editor in Chief March 9, 2021

Recently, the internet has discovered that a priceless Mickey Mantle baseball card was once sold for an astounding $5.2 million. That is insane solely based on the monetary value of a piece of cardstock....

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