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Does “Legendary” live up to it’s name?

Does “Legendary” live up to it’s name?

Sami Saab, multimedia editor

January 4, 2013

Released in 2008, the videogame for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, “Legendary” is a flawed masterpiece created by Spark Unlimited, which follows the adventures of Charles Deckard, a career criminal who is hired to steal Pandora’s Box from a museum, but accidently opens it in the process. This...

IB Diploma Candidates attend panel discussion with alumni

IB Diploma Candidates attend panel discussion with alumni

Viviana Del Toro, photo editor

January 3, 2013

This annual event allows IB candidate students during learning seminar 1 and 2 to ask questions to former IB graduates and find out what life after South Lakes will be like.

South Lakes defeates Herndon in food drive competition

South Lakes defeates Herndon in food drive competition

Grace Erard, student life editor

December 21, 2012

Herndon Principal William Bates will wear South Lakes spirit wear for a week as a penalty for his school’s loss in a canned food drive competition run by the two schools’ leadership programs. Seahawks collected a total of 1,300 cans for Fairfax County bus drivers, beating Herndon by 481 cans. According...

Varsity girls basketball defeats Herndon 46-33, boys varisty falls short 59-51

Varsity girls basketball defeats Herndon 46-33, boys varisty falls short 59-51

Charlotte Smith and Haley Vaughn, features editor and sports editor

December 21, 2012

Juniors Caitlin Jensen and Abby Rendle scored 15 and 11 points respectively to lead girls’ varsity basketball to a 46-33 victory over rival Herndon on Dec. 18. The girls led throughout the game with strong defense as Herndon turned the ball over 33 times. The Lady Seahawks set a goal to limit Herndon’s...

Gingerbread creations return for the holidays

Gingerbread creations return for the holidays

Mark Bouwmeester, online sports editor

December 4, 2012

Students and faculty came together in the lecture hall to participate in the seventh annual gingerbread competition held on Dec. 3. Since the German honor society started the competition seven years ago, the event has become a traditional part of the holiday season and has gained some fame around...

Seahawks said: speaking about community service

online staff

November 15, 2012

Students and teachers share their opinons and experiences regarding community service. View the photo gallery to see their quotes.

Speech/debate tournament, mock testing and theater set building make for busy Saturday

Speech/debate tournament, mock testing and theater set building make for busy Saturday

Viviana Del Toro, photo editor

November 12, 2012

Saturday, Nov. 10 was not a day off at South Lakes High School. Along with athletic practices South Lakes hosted a WACFL Speech and Debate Tournament, PTSA hosted a ACT/SAT test and the theater departmemt worked on building its set for the upcoming show "Great Gatsby." More more information on "The...

Seahawks said: reactions from presidential election

online staff

November 7, 2012

Students and teachers respond to President Obama's re-election on Tuesday Nov. 6. View the photo gallery to see their quotes.

Varsity football expects strong finish

Varsity football expects strong finish

Viviana Del Toro, photo editor

October 19, 2012

In a complete reversal from the previous week’s 5-0 loss to McLean, varsity football scored five touchdowns against Madison during last Friday’s homecoming game. Both teams exchanged the lead eight times with Madison winning the game with a touchdown run with less than one minute remaining in the...

South Lakes hosts Pixar themed homecoming parade

South Lakes hosts Pixar themed homecoming parade

Rachel Rogers, online editor

October 15, 2012

The annual South Lakes homecoming parade marched down Colt Neck Rd. and South Lakes Dr. on Oct. 13, showing off Pixar themed floats and showering children with candy. The freshmen were the first class to appear in the parade, with students impersonating coral and riding on their Finding Nemo themed...

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