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How analytics comes in to play with sports

How analytics comes in to play with sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

While most sports come down to the best players and teams, analytics and stats have enhanced football, basketball, and baseball. This “revolution” has been rising for a long time, but became really popular in 2015 when teams started to win with the use of analytics. Many executives have used stats...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Saylor

Sydney Cook, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Ms. Saylor has been an art teacher here at South Lakes for the past 24 years. Her attraction to art started in second grade, when her teacher caught a glimpse of her artwork and told her mother that she has talent. She recalled that she had to settle for business classes because her high school did not...

Art Spotlight: Alex Otero

Hannah Casey, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Junior Alex Otero, a Photography student here at South Lakes, has had an interest in the arts for as long as he can remember. He recalled that when was younger, he would doodle in all the blank pages of his children's coloring books. “Art is like coffee in the morning for me; it's just something...

Art Spotlight: Sarai Galla-Cruz

Sophia Landeryou, Student Life Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, Trends

Sarai Galla-Cruz, a senior, started taking art classes in 7th grade and soon fell in love with it. She wanted to take it again in high school and instead of taking Art 1, she showed her work to Mr. Ravenstahl and was put into Art 2 and 3. She got all of her work done fast so that she was able to check...

Art Spotlight: Austin Shea

Art Spotlight: Austin Shea

Brooke Snyder, staff writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Austin Shea, a student in Ms. Saylor’s digital art class, has had a love of art from a very young age (since he was around 4 or 5) He said that as a little kid, he “was always thinking about art or music.” He enjoys Ms. Saylor’s class because he believes that you have a lot of freedom when...

Art Spotlight: Gabrielle Baughman

Art Spotlight: Gabrielle Baughman

Sophia Landeryou, staff writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Senior Gabrielle Baughman has had interest in art ever since kindergarten. It was just one those things she naturally did for fun. Her love for art thrived throughout high school here at South Lakes, and she has lots to show for it. Art has done many things for her over the years. It is a safe space...

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Understandably, our generation has grown weary after being subjected to mediocre action movies with predictable plots, forgettable “heroes,” and numbing loads of violence. However, ‘Bumblebee,’ the riveting new live-action movie produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Travis Knight, is a...

Should convicted felons be allowed to vote?

Should convicted felons be allowed to vote?

Ben Zalles, staff writer and photographer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

According to a 2016 report done by “The Sentencing Project,” it is estimated that 6.1 million Americans are denied the right to vote when they’re convicted of a felony. The term “felony disenfranchisement” is used to describe the laws that currently restrict the voting rights of people who...

South Lakes hosts their first Family Game Night

South Lakes hosts their first Family Game Night

Izzy Abbondanaza, staff writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, News, SLHS Updates, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

South Lakes hosted their very first Family Game Night on January 16th. Hosted by the SLHS Leadership team, it was a great success. Along with the leadership team, the Interact club helped out by selling hot chocolate and coffee in exchange for cash donations. South Lakes invited all the local elementary...

Meet Marty the Robot at your local Giant

Meet Marty the Robot at your local Giant

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

If you see a tall, gray robot with googly eyes patrolling the aisles of Giant, don’t be alarmed! It’s Marty the Robot, an unassisted machine that recognizes and reports hazards and out-of-stock items. Marty will work in coexistence with Giant employees while they spend more time with customers. 500...

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