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“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+...

Patriots secure overtime win against Chiefs

Patriots secure overtime win against Chiefs

Sean Caceres, staff writer

February 19, 2019


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

Kansas City and the New England had a very intense and suspenseful game. In the first half the Patriots were successful in gaining yardage by running the ball continuously with minimal passes and finally allowing running back Sony Michel to score. 7-0 in the second quarter and on the verge of scoring...

Gronk to decide on retirement

Gronk to decide on retirement

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Just days after the 2019 Super Bowl, Patriots star and tight end Rob Gronkowski declared that he is thinking about retiring before the next season, saying that he’s “definitely going to look at [his] future, for sure.” By this he means retiring from football to pursue other hobbies before he becomes...

Giannis Gunning for MVP

Giannis Gunning for MVP

Joseph Brotemarkle, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Sports Score

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks’ star forward, is in the lead for the NBA’s most valuable player. He is currently in front of James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, and Steph Curry. Antetokounmpo - also known as the “Greek Freak” - was born in Athens, Greece and got drafted...

Trump makes deal, temporarily ends America’s longest shutdown

Trump makes deal, temporarily ends America’s longest shutdown

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

February 4, 2019


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

On January 25, 2019, President Trump signed a bipartisan bill that will reopen the government temporarily, funding it until February 15. Lasting 35 days (from December 22, 2018 to January 25, 2019), the (partial) government shutdown made American history as the longest to date. For the duration of...

Come to the 2019 Broadway Night production THIS WEEKEND

Come to the 2019 Broadway Night production THIS WEEKEND

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, News, SLHS Updates, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Join the South Lakes High School Choral Department THIS WEEKEND for the 14th annual Broadway Night with this year’s production titled Revivals, featuring numbers from some of Broadway’s most popular revivals including songs from Pippin, Once On This Island, Chicago, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and...

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 24, 2019


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

The Los Angeles Rams took on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game on January 20th. The winner of this game would continue to the Super Bowl to compete to be the greatest football team in the world. The New Orleans Saints took the early lead, scoring a touchdown and two field goals in...

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