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Painting stolen from the Reston Community Center

Painting stolen from the Reston Community Center

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

May 23, 2019


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

A painting was stolen from an exhibition at the Reston Community Center. The Fairfax County Police issued their annual report recognizing the art theft in the Reston District Station section. The annual report states, "Unfortunately, the Reston Community Center became a target when a painting was...

Top stops for ice cream this summer

Top stops for ice cream this summer

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

1.) Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Location: 10030 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030 Website: https://www.freddysusa.com You Gotta Try: Brownie Delight Sundae, Dirt ‘n’ Worms Concrete Fun Fact: Freddy’s is owned by one of the last World War II veterans still living! Also, they have one of the best veggie burgers ever (one which will ...

Clairo: Rise to fame

Clairo: Rise to fame

Megan Gillespie, staff writer

April 9, 2019


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

Claire Cottrill, AKA “Clairo,” has been gaining a massive amount of followers and attention over the past few months. In high school, she began publishing small snippets of original songs and full covers on websites such as bandcamp and SoundCloud. In May of 2016, she began to publish her covers...

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Birk Slothouber, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


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

The American affiliate of Dutch Skiing company SnowWorld is considering working with Fairfax County to build their first Indoor Ski Resort in NortForceh America, according to a report by a subcommittee of the Fairfax County Sports Tourism Task. The Resort could potentially include a 100-room hotel with...

What it means to be a Seahawk athlete

What it means to be a Seahawk athlete

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

April 9, 2019


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

Being a Seahawk athlete is much more than the “Friday night lights” or wearing the uniform to gain status around the school. Being a Seahawk athlete requires hard work and dedication in both the sport and in school. South Lakes has about 20 sports in total, so there are many athletes in the school....

Even a rat hole has its charms

Even a rat hole has its charms

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

I am from a tiny village of 1,500 people deep in the mountains. That means everyone knows each other and no matter what you do, you will be always in the spotlight. It is that kind of place where you can just walk to go everywhere, everybody has is own trusted pub, and there are no popular coffee houses...

Time management tips & tricks

Time management tips & tricks

Taylor Anderson, staff writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

“Good time management enables you to work smarter - not harder -” says the Mind Tools Newsletter, “you get more done in less time, even when time is tight and pressures are high.” Time management gives one an advantage over their hectic schedule or chaotic calendar. The ability to deal with...

Healthy Foods Facts & Myths

Healthy Foods Facts & Myths

Saousane Bejjaji, staff writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

It’s no secret that us millennials and Gen Z members are always out on the look for new healthy, trendy and easy diets. Every magazine, Instagram post, and celebrity seems to tell us something contradictory to what we already know! 1.) "Fat-free or low-fat foods are always better than the full-fat...

Olivia Jade is the bronzed face of the college admissions scandal

Olivia Jade is the bronzed face of the college admissions scandal

Rhea Braganza, staff writer

March 28, 2019


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

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin, known as “Aunt Becky” on the show, and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were arrested for bribing University of Southern California (USC) in order to get their daughters, Olivia Jade Giannulli and Isabella Rose Giannulli, into the college. Loughlin...

Mr. Michael Dobbs: Outstanding Leader

Maddy McFarlin, sports editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Mr. Michael Dobbs is a technology support specialist (TSPEC) at South Lakes. His main focus is making sure the technology works, whereas a technology specialist would teach others how to work the technology. Dobbs attended Pennsylvania State University and found this position here at South Lakes because...

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