South Lakes Sentinel

Rabid animals roam the roads of Fairfax County

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

November 14, 2018


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

If you are planning on taking a casual stroll after a long day of school, consider a different activity. An alarming amount of rabid animal attacks have arisen in Fairfax County. “Fairfax County is endemic for rabies. We have one of the higher rabies burdens in the country. Typically we have 40...

Snake Escape at Hayfield High School

Snake Escape at Hayfield High School

Rhea Braganza, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under News

At Hayfield High School a large snake escaped a biology lab. Last Monday, shortly after midnight, a Columbian Red Tail Boa Constrictor managed to escape their school science lab and slither around the school, setting the motion detectors off. Animal Protection Officer Siobhan Chase was called in...

Snow Days Ahead?

Jordan Anderson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under News

  Get ready for snow days and 2 hour delays, because local forecasters predict that there will be a huge amount of snow in January and February. The Washington Post stated that there will be 20 to 30 inches of snow. The Northern Virginia area receives 15.4 inches of snow on average. The Chief F...

Lee County teachers allowed arms on campus

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

11 schools in Lee County, VA were given the right to allow teachers the ability to carry guns on school property. The plan to arm teachers was decided by a unanimous vote by the Virginia Board of Education. Selected teachers faced a stringent application, training, and screening process all funded by...

New CAVA restaurant opens in Tysons

New CAVA restaurant opens in Tysons

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

You may be familiar with the growing restaurant CAVA. Many customers rave over its healthy salad options and its seasonal menu. Luckily, The Mediterranean restaurant just opened a new location in Tysons on October 22nd. This new location will be CAVA’s 23rd restaurant in Virginia and 69th nationwide!...

NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY: How to and why you should vote

NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY: How to and why you should vote

Helen Ehrlich, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

          Over the past year, teenagers have become more and more involved in politics and activism. While marching, protests, and contacting our representatives is incredibly important and helpful, there is only one thing that can make the biggest impact: voting. Millenials and ...

Cutting the Clock: Youth Curfew

Cutting the Clock: Youth Curfew

Ben Zalles, staff photographer and writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Over the years, the topic of youth curfew laws have sparked widespread debate regarding both its effectiveness in the community, and whether or not it is constitutional. Youth curfew laws are typically defined as ordinances that prohibit people under 18 from being in public or business owned areas from...

FCPS implements new safety measures

FCPS implements new safety measures

Birk Slothouber, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Fairfax County Public Schools are currently implementing new safety measures to prevent violence in schools. On the 27th of July, the school board approved a new budget, allocating 4 million dollars in funding for multiple new safety measures, based on a report by the FCPS Office of Safety...

Fight breaks out in D.C. Chick-Fil-A

Fight breaks out in D.C. Chick-Fil-A

Rhea Braganza, Staff Writer

September 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

In a quiet part of D.C, Tenleytown, where many United States presidents’ kids have gone to school, a brawl broke out at the local Chick-Fil-A. As a company, Chick-Fil-A has been very controversial in the past with its beliefs, but this week it faced a different kind of controversy when conflict...

Get ready for the South Lakes vs. Oakton football game tonight!

Get ready for the South Lakes vs. Oakton football game tonight!

Maddy McFarlin, staff writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Get your red, white and blue ready for the South Lakes VS Oakton football game tonight! This year, the Hype Squad is gearing up for the game of the season with their “USA Out” theme! Don’t miss the incredible performance by the SLHS Dance Team and the Band during the halftime show. ...

The news site of South Lakes High School.
News