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Wolf Trap’s summer line up 2020

Wolf Trap's summer line up 2020

Evie Mohan, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Summer is the season of outdoor fun, pleasant weather, and most of all- it’s the season of concerts. At Wolf Trap this summer, there’s something for everyone: musical theater, orchestras, and 80’s pop. Look no further than Vienna, Virginia for summer entertainment! Here are a few highlights from ...

Episode Eight of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” – “WWIII” in Iran

Episode Eight of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” -

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

January 29, 2020

“Seahawk Talks” is the official podcast of The South Lakes Sentinel. It’s your number one source for all information about South Lakes, the DMV and the world.  On this episode of “Seahawk Talks” we share school news highlights and analyze the US conflict with Iran, where it ori...

AHA: Coca Cola’s new brand

AHA: Coca Cola's new brand

Caiya Morrison, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

  On November 7th of 2019, the Coca Cola corporation announced that in March 2020 it will launch a new flavored seltzer brand called “AHA.” The company considers it a “little caffeinated pick-me-up,” with unusual yet inviting flavor pairs. With its vibrant packaging and fresh marketing, AHA...

Reusable water bottles to be distributed this spring

Maddy McFarlin, Sports Editor

January 23, 2020

South Lakes is putting the “green” in green and blue. This spring every student will be receiving a metal water bottle with a custom design created by a fellow Seahawk in an effort to go green. South Lakes donors and the environmental club aim to reduce plastic waste and promote the idea of reusing. ...

Patriots in the first round for the first time in a decade

Patriots in the first round for the first time in a decade

Anthony Swanner, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

  This weekend there were four Wild Card games that provided some of the best football action this whole season. However, the first game was between the 9-7 Tennessee Titans and the 12-4 New England Patriots.  Coming into the game on Saturday, the Patriots are 23-4 overall in home playo...

Why Stores are Leaving Reston Town Center

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Mary Kathryn McNicoll, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Businesses in Reston Town Center  (RTC) are closing, and by the plenty. The businesses that have closed, or are going to close soon, are: Hen Penny, Dawn Baby Price, Obi Sushi Japanese Bistro, Edibles Incredible Desserts, The Bike Lane, Red Velvet Cupcakery, Busara Thai Restaurant, Appalachian Sp...

Democratic control: a historic election in Virginia

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Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

November 22, 2019

Virginia recently held one of the most important and competitive elections in the state’s entire 243 year history (you can read more about the weight of the election here). Virginian voters came out to vote in droves and flipped the legislature. For the first time in 26 years, Virginia is entirely blue. This ...

Ravens end Patriots’ undefeated season

Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

     Although the Ravens may have been off to an average start with their 2-2 record, they have shot up to being one of the better teams in the NFL, with a 6-2 record after a 4 game win streak. However, the Patriots team, like usual, feels pretty confident about their Super Bowl odds, ba...

Clippers win their first game and other NBA news

November 8, 2019

The Clippers won in their first game of the season against the Lakers, and Kawhi Leonard was at the forefront of this victory. Even without the help of Paul George, he was still able to keep his team in the game and orchestrate their performance. He had 30 points, 5 assists, and 6 rebounds, while playing o...

Movies Coming To Theaters November and December 2019

Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

1- Harriet (November 1) This movie is about Harriet Tubman’s courageous escape from slavery in 1849 and how she led hundreds of slaves through the underground railroad on the path to freedom.    2- Midway (November 8) If you enjoy action-filled war movies, this feature may be a good fit for you...

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