South Lakes Sentinel

Clairo: Rise of fame

Clairo: Rise of 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

Leana Travis, editor-in-chief

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...

MLB Season Preview

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

March 28, 2019


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

Since winter is officially over, it’s now time for baseball season to get underway. All 30 teams have work to do, from the powerhouses to the basement dwellers. MLB is celebrating their 150th year of existence and this could be one of the best yet. The best part about opening day, though, is that every...

Outstanding Teacher Nominee: Mr. Evan Millar

Outstanding Teacher Nominee: Mr. Evan Millar

Brooke Snyder, staff writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

SLHS math teacher Mr. Evan Millar has been nominated for an Outstanding Teacher Award. Mr. Millar has been teaching at South Lakes for the past 3 years and in Fairfax County for the past 9 years; he taught at Terraset Elementary befo re coming to our school. He has also been teaching basketball at South...

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