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StreamIN/CheckIN Is Not The Solution We’re Looking For

Camilla Wynes, Co Student Life Editor October 6, 2021

FCPS’s new Covid related feature hit schools on Monday, September 27. StreamIN/CheckIN will allow students to watch and listen to their class if they are out with Covid related ailments for more than...

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Mental Burnout In The New School Year

Rione Marie Tecson, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

Just like in the virtual environment, many students continue to bring up concerns regarding mental health during face-to-face learning. There are many different challenges this school year compared to...

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Changing the Grading System

Sophia Paradowski, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

From as early as kindergarten, students are given marks on their behavior, aptitude, and ability to work, intended to motivate them into doing the best they can. While these measurements are helpful in...

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Why You Should Come to Taco Zocalo

Brooke Snyder, News Editor September 30, 2021

Taco Zocalo puts a spin on traditional Mexican cuisine, attracting many students at South Lakes. As it is located in Faraday Professional Center, it stays hidden. It definitely needs more attention from...

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Things Not to Say to a Hijabi

Amany Nassar, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

As a Muslim girl who wears a headscarf (aka, a “hijabi”), I’ve been asked plenty of, well...interesting questions, to say the least. There is a very big difference between asking questions out of...

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SLHS Lunch with Covid-19

Toleen Alhussaini, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

Social distancing can be very hard in school, especially when everyone is surrounded by one another. With Covid, many things have changed at South Lakes and one of them is lunch. During lunch, there are...

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Enforcement of Covid guidelines

Rione Marie Tecson, Staff Writer September 16, 2021

With Covid-19 playing a big role in the new school year, many students have started adjusting to their new schedules along with the rules and regulations caused by COVID-19. Unfortunately, not everyone...


How teachers and students feel about Schoology

Luke Cavey, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Schoology is the new app that FCPS is using to manage classroom assignments and reminders. It’s brand new to most teachers and students at South Lakes High School so I will be gathering opinions from...

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The Student Parking Lot Dilemma

Taylor Anderson, Co-Editor in Chief September 8, 2021

Now that school is back to its usual hustle and bustle, students are driving to school and parents are taking advantage of the kiss and ride. This fall, licensed Juniors and Seniors are being reminded...

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A farewell from the Sentinel’s editor-in-chief

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief June 3, 2021

When I first joined the South Lakes Sentinel my freshman year, I had a singular goal: to write. I didn't know what kind of publication or staff I would find, but I knew that I wanted to pursue my passion...

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