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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, Reviews, 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...

Midnight Treats: a cookie delivery service near you

Midnight Treats: a cookie delivery service near you

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

January 23, 2019


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

Midnight Treats, a local Vienna cookie delivery service, is making your midnight cookie dreams a reality. It was started in July of 2018 by the ambitious Johnny Nguyen, four of his close friends, and his mother. Inspired by his mother’s delicious chocolate chip cookies, Nguyen wanted to find ways to...

Genesys- Paid Internship for Juniors during their Senior Year

January 22, 2019


Filed under Features, News, SLHS Updates, Trends

Genesys Works Interest Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 29th Time: 9:48 a.m.- 10:28 a.m. (SS 3) and 10:34 a.m. - 11:14 a.m. (SS 2) Place: Career Center What is Genesys Works? At Genesys Works, you will… · Train in Information Technology and professional skills · Earn a paid corp...

Student Spotlight: Alexa Perez

Student Spotlight: Alexa Perez

Megan Gillespie, staff writer

January 17, 2019


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

Freshman Alexa Perez (or alexamarie on SoundCloud) has become very popular after her latest song release, “Not the Same” featuring senior Austin Shea (also known as Describer). Perez said she's been interested in music since age six considering her family's musical background. After her first appearance...

Actions have consequences – even in politics

Actions have consequences – even in politics

Birk Slothouber, staff writer

January 17, 2019


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

From the 2016 Election onward, there’s been an increasing number of calls for civility from various talking heads in the media. They generally say that politics has increasingly intruded into American life, and as a result, people who disagree on politics are more divided than ever, and that people...

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