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Fun facts about marine life in the Atlantic Ocean

Rocio Juarez Mendez, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

Virginia is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, which is a diverse habitat for many creatures. Keep reading to learn more about some of the animals that call the ocean home. Orcas These killer whales...

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Welcoming Ms. Ibach to South Lakes

Sierra Hughes and Mithra Venkatesan February 14, 2024

Ms. Ibach is just one out of all of our amazing counselors here at South Lakes. If you haven’t met her before, here are some things about her. She has only been working here as a counselor since January....

Photo Courtesy of Mr. Ravenstahl

« Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Ravenstahl »

Mithra Venkatesan and Sierra Hughes January 22, 2024

Mr. Ravenstahl teaches in his classroom by day but that's not all there is to him. Mr. Ravenstahl is an Art 1, IB visual art, and Theory of Knowledge teacher here at South Lakes. He has been an upstanding...

For your eyes only: Insight into the CIA

For your eyes only: Insight into the CIA

Sierra Hughes and Heidi Gilman January 22, 2024

The CIA is not as far away as you may think. From political scientists to graphic designers, there is a spot for every talent in the Central Intelligence Agency. The Sentinel interviewed the Deputy Director...

SLHS’ History Teacher, Mr. Cincinnati

An Interview with SLHS’ History Teacher, Mr. Cincinnati

Owen Wojciechowski, Staff Writer January 8, 2024

Mr. Cincinnati is an experienced History teacher with eight years of teaching under his belt. He holds a degree from the University of Iowa and is a valuable instructor at SLHS' History Department. His...

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...

Photo featured with the courtesy of @slhs_seahawkey

Captains of the South Lakes Field Hockey Team

Anya Crevits and Iris Yi October 26, 2023

The South Lakes Field Hockey Team had a remarkable season this year. So for that reason, doing a feature on the two captains Brenna Setter, and Ella Boyce, was necessary.  The Varsity Field Hockey...

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SLHS musicians take on “Carmina Burana” in challenging performance

Lucy Rosst, Staff Editor October 25, 2023

South Lakes musicians took to the stage last Thursday to perform “Carmina Burana”, an hour long cantanta, in a huge triumph for the school’s music department. Mainly sung in Latin with a few German...

Photo credits to South Lakes Varsity Cheer’s Instagram

The South Lakes Varsity Cheer Team makes Districts and Regionals

Mithra Venkatesan and Sierra Hughes October 24, 2023

Eat sleep, cheer, and repeat, at least that's what the girls on the cheer team have done for the past few months. The South Lakes Varsity Cheer Girls have worked  very hard to perfect their competition...

SLHS Senior Cheer Team

South Lakes High School Cheer: Soaring to New Heights of Excellence!

Myles Brown, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

SLHS Cheer squad is an electrifying and extraordinary force. They are redefining the essence of school spirit and athleticism as they soar to new heights of excellence.    The school is...

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