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Got volunteer hours?

Rachel Smith, staff writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, SLHS Updates, Trends

If you are looking for volunteer hours then you've come to the right place! Here are some great opportunities that are fun and need your helping hands. All of these events are located right here in Reston! Love Dogs? 19th Annual Pet Fiesta - Volunteers Needed! Want to play with puppies and other...

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...

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...

Le’Veon Bell says hello to the New York Jets

Le’Veon Bell says hello to the New York Jets

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Top Stories, Trends

After a year-long break from football after deciding that the Steelers weren’t paying him enough, Le’Veon Bell decided to come back to the NFL with the New York Jets. While he was gone, he was missing out on being paid about $14 million, which is what he would have made during the past 2018 season....

Dick’s Sporting Goods stores remove guns

Dick’s Sporting Goods stores remove guns

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

After the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Dick’s Sporting Goods removed assault-style weapons from all stores. This week, Ed Stack, the CEO of the Coraopolis, Pennsylvania-based chain, made an announcement that Dick’s Sporting Goods will stop selling firearms in some stores at the end...

The Celebration of National Women’s Month

The Celebration of National Women’s Month

Shuhd SirelkhatimAhmed, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

The month of March is National Women’s Month, a time to recognize the powerful women who have shaped the world we live in today. We celebrate the women who have faced adversity and discrimination. We acknowledge the women who've broken barriers and proven themselves just as worthy as any other man....

“Skip the Straw,” save a sea turtle

“Skip the Straw,” save a sea turtle

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

In the U.S. alone, 500 million straws are used each day. That’s enough straws to fill 125 school buses! The “Skip the Straw, Save a Turtle” campaign has been on the rise in 2019 due to the problem of straws in the ocean. Most of the straws that are used are too small to be recycled because they...

Michael B. Jordan partakes in the harness trend

Michael B. Jordan partakes in the harness trend

Sean Caceres, staff writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Sports, Student Life, Trends

Celebrities are profoundly known for each of their sets of skills including acting, cooking, singing, producing, and directing. Celebrities they are also known for their different senses of fashion. High fashion goes back to 1858 when Charles Frederick Worth was the first designer to have his label...

March Madness is just around the corner

March Madness is just around the corner

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

March Madness is the most exciting time in college basketball, as the 64 best college teams compete in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament for the title of best college basketball team in the country. In the tournament, the best teams play against the worst to make sure that that best teams play in...

Ariana Grande to perform at Manchester Pride

Ariana Grande to perform at Manchester Pride

Daphne Ngo, staff writer

March 1, 2019


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

Near the end of February, Ariana Grande was announced as the headliner of Manchester Pride. Almost immediately, she was faced with backlash from the LGBT+ community, many of the arguments surrounding the fact that she was a straight, cis woman performing at Pride, something meant for those in the LGBT+...

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