South Lakes Sentinel

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...

Outstanding Leader: Ms. Jennifer Campbell

Saousane Bejjaji, staff writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Jennifer Campbell, Career Center Specialist for 2 years now, is one of the nominees for the Outstanding Leader award. Ms. Campbell knew she wanted to be a Career Center Specialist 10 years ago! Previously, she was a substitute and, later, a transcript assistant for 6 years at Westfield High School. She...

Outstanding Leader: Mr. Campbell

Outstanding Leader: Mr. Campbell

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Mr. Bill Campbell is a name that is unknown by some, but one that many students should get to know. He has been a counselor for 40 years and at South Lakes for 21 years. He is from California and likes to watch the Nebraska Cornhuskers college basketball teams and the Capitals and be active (he is a...

Outstanding Teacher Nominee: Mr. Pallow Parajuli

Sophia Landeryou, online editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Mr. Pallow Parajuli, a Physics teacher at South Lakes, has been teaching for about three years. This year, he has been nominated for the Outstanding New Teacher award. Mr. Parajuli knew that he wanted to be a teacher after being a long-term Geometry substitute. According to him, the best part of South...

Outstanding Teacher: Mr. Aanand Vasudevan

Outstanding Teacher: Mr. Aanand Vasudevan

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Aanand Vasudevan, commonly known with his students as Mr. V or Coach V, has been nominated for the Outstanding New Teacher award. Mr. Vasudevan came to South Lakes to teach Geometry and Probability and Statistics in 2017. Although he has only been teaching at South Lakes for two years, all of his students...

Ms. Amy Saylor: Outstanding Teacher Nominee

Ms. Amy Saylor: Outstanding Teacher Nominee

Maddy McFarlin, sports editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Trends

Amy Saylor is an art teacher at South Lakes and has been nominated for an Outstanding Teacher Award. Ms. Saylor has been a teacher for 25 years and both of her parents were teachers before her. She attended Mansfield University for her undergraduate and masters degree. “I was so lucky to land this...

Club Spotlight: International Club

Club Spotlight: International Club

Vanessa Melendez, staff writer

March 13, 2019


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

The International Club here at South Lakes is dedicated to bringing students together and learning about diversity. During their meetings, club members celebrate different holidays from around the world and learn about their customs and traditions. “Seeing that our school and community is so diverse...

“Books suck”

“Books suck”

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Most people love reading. They venerate books, whereas others cannot stand them. If you are one of those who buys a novel with a nice cover and quits after reading the first chapter, I am by your side. All of a sudden, we may feel inspired and purchase a book because we want to gain new perspectives,...

Katsucon 2019

Katsucon 2019

Kristina Schwarzkopf, staff writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life

Were you bored this past Valentine's weekend? You wouldn’t have been if you were one of the several thousands of people who spent that time at Katsucon, a well-known anime, comic book, videogame and movie convention that takes place annually at the National Harbor in DC. Katsucon, with its hundreds...

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