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Virginia Boys State Info

January 17, 2019

Virginia Boys State Information Date: June 16-22, 2018 Place: Radford University You must be able to attend during these dates to be considered as an applicant. About Boys State: Only young men, who have successfully completed their junior year of high school and have at least one...

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 13, 2019

James Harden, star guard for the Houston Rockets, is now considered by some as the “Greatest of All Time” (GOAT) amongst basketball offensive players. Harden is averaging 34 points and 9 assists per game this season. A big game changer this season was having all-star point guard Chris Paul - which...

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Maddy McFarlin, staff sports writer

January 13, 2019

The Virginia Tech Hokies went up against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Military Bowl, which took place in Annapolis, Maryland on December 31, 2018, Virginia Tech Hokies vs Cincinnati Bearcats. The Military Bowl is an annual postseason game (put on by the NCAA since 2008) that is between two Division...

Falls Church first grader wins 2019 Doodle for Google contest

Falls Church first grader wins 2019 Doodle for Google contest

Rhea Braganza, staff writer

January 13, 2019

Sarah Gomez-Lane, a first grader from Falls Church, Virginia, is this year’s winner of the annual Doodle For Google contest. Her dinosaur drawing was featured on Google January 8th. This year's theme for the students was “What inspires me…” "The things on my doodle are my favorite dinosaurs....

Assault and theft at Reston Town Center store

Assault and theft at Reston Town Center store

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

January 13, 2019

On December 22nd, a fight broke out at Victoria’s Secret in Reston Town Center. At 7:30 pm, the store manager approached three women who were shoplifting. The situation escalated when one of the women pepper-sprayed the manager. Shortly thereafter, she sprayed a security guard as well. After the assault,...

Man arrested at Arlington Cheesecake Factory

Man arrested at Arlington Cheesecake Factory

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

December 10, 2018

The Cheesecake Factory celebrated their 40th Anniversary on December 5th by giving out free slices of cheesecake to customers who ordered through DoorDash, a food delivery service. Unfortunately, the celebration was interrupted after a fight broke out at the restaurant’s Arlington location. Police...

Live frog found in CAVA salad

Live frog found in CAVA salad

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

December 10, 2018

Shredded romaine, pickled onions, diced cucumbers, and a frog - sounds like a healthy choice of salad toppings. Upon returning home from a D.C. CAVA restaurant, American University student Naomi Stahl peered through the clear lid of her to-go container and found a frog crawling over her salad. She...

Donate to the Food Drive and support the SLHS Food Pantry

Donate to the Food Drive and support the SLHS Food Pantry

December 6, 2018

Channel your inner Santa Claus this year and give the gifts of food and other necessities to fellow classmates for the holidays! From Monday, December 10th to Friday, December 14th, students from the Interact Club will be outside at the Kiss and Ride before and after school to collect your donations....

Black Friday: a dangerous day in America

Kristina Schwarzkopf, staff writer

December 3, 2018

People always talk about how intense the crowds are during Black Friday and how animalistic shoppers get when shown that a blender is 50% off for the first fifty shoppers. How dangerous is Black Friday really? Well, in 2008, a Wal-Mart worker died after an “out-of-control” mob of frenzied shoppers...

South Lakes football team beats Herndon in last game of season

Maddy McFarlin, staff writer

November 15, 2018

The final football game this season against Herndon High School was a rainy one, but the Seahawks came through with a win with a score of 23-7. During the first quarter of the game, South Lakes intercepted the pass, with Izaiah Williams-Baffoe scoring a touchdown, and converted on the extra point...

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