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IB Biology students conduct ecological tests on Snakeden Branch

IB Biology students conduct ecological tests on Snakeden Branch

Grace Erard, online editor

October 15, 2013

IB Biology students strapped on waders and high rubber boots today and plunged into various reaches on Snakeden Branch. They worked with representatives from the Reston Association and United States Geological Survey to take water samples, test phosphate, pH,  dissolved oxygen, and nitrogen levels,...

Students take a walk on the wild side during Safari Day

Students take a walk on the wild side during Safari Day

Grace Erard, online editor

October 15, 2013

Spirit Week continued today with Safari Day. Seniors wore camouflage clothing while younger students dressed as wild animals and safari guides.

Spirit Week begins with Wacky Tacky Day

Spirit Week begins with Wacky Tacky Day

Grace Erard, online editor

October 11, 2013

Students strutted the hallways during school today in their craziest clothing for Wacky Tacky Day. This marked the beginning of Spirit Week, which will continue Tuesday, Oct. 15 with Safari Day. Wednesday, Oct. 16 is Pajama Day and a holiday for seniors who do not have to take the PSAT with t...

Leadership hosted 4th annual block party

Leadership hosted 4th annual block party

Viviana Del Toro, business manager

September 16, 2013

This year's annual block party took place August 29 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the student parking lot followed by the junior varsity and varsity girl's field hockey game against Falls Church. The block party was organized by the leadership class sponsored by Lindsay Roseborough.  

Freshman ‘forges’ unique hobby

Freshman ‘forges’ unique hobby

Omar Farooq, online writer

May 9, 2013

Normalize, rivet, face, oxidize, flux, wire brush, and forge welding. These are words that often resonate in the mind of self-taught blacksmith Everest Gromoll.  Gromoll, a freshman, often forges with his personal blacksmith forge, self-made from a pot and pan, during his free hours after school.  ...

Seahawks use social media to promote Smitty Strong campaign

Grace Erard, student life editor

May 1, 2013

German 3 completes eight annual geography cookie project

German 3 completes eight annual geography cookie project

Viviana Del Toro, photo editor

April 23, 2013

German 3 students engaged in an exclusive baking project to demonstrate their knowlege of Germany's geography.  The project allows students to display the information they have gained throughout the unit entitled "Different Regions and Cultural Differences in Germany." Once the German shaped...

Sophomores attend third annual Career Fair

Sophomores attend third annual Career Fair

Anna Szima, online staff writer

April 23, 2013

South Lakes hosted its third annual Career Fair for sophomores  April 12. The Career Fair culminates the sophomores’ two week career unit, providing  an opportunity to speak with professionals from a wide variety of professions. “This is a volunteer organized event,” career center specialist...

Spring clothing trends

April 18, 2013

As the seasons change, new styles blossom. Students model their styles around the school.

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