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Mithra Venkatesan and Sierra Hughes January 22, 2024

Mr. Ravenstahl teaches in his classroom by day but that's not all there is to him. Mr. Ravenstahl is an Art 1, IB visual art, and Theory of Knowledge teacher here at South Lakes. He has been an upstanding...

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Junior Year Course Suggestions

Moses Hvitfeldt-Matthews, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Junior year of high school is the most important year of high school as it’s a time when students face challenging coursework, standardized testing, and begin college preparations. Grades and activities...

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South Lakes calls for a ceasefire

Ashwaq Nur, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

South Lakes Students orchestrated a walkout in support of Palestine on November 16th, 2023. This war has ensued in Gaza between Israel and Hamas, a militant group based in the Gaza Strip fueling this protest....

New 2023 FCPS Grading Policy

New 2023 FCPS Grading Policy

Nataly Alvarado and Heidy Dominguez November 29, 2023

At the beginning of the school year FCPS switched the minimum grade of all assignments to zero percent rather than 50 percent. This means that if students do not complete their work, they will not receive...

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Homecoming Pep-Rally

Sierra Hughes and Mithra Venkatesan October 11, 2023

Friday, September 29th, was South Lakes High School’s Homecoming pep rally. Homecoming week included spirit days, locker pod competitions and concluded with a fun pep rally.    Leadership...

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South Lakes Homecoming Parade 2023

Iris Yi, Staff Writer October 11, 2023

The annual South Lakes Homecoming parade is an event that is looked forward to every year. Many clubs and activities participate in the parade, and even the feeder elementary schools participate. This...

Seniors Feelings about Graduation and Future Plans

Paige Paulikonis, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

The Class of 2022 has been counting down the days until June 2nd for what has felt like forever. Yet the wait is almost over as graduation is just around the corner. The emotions surrounding this exciting...

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FCPS Phone Restriction Policy

Madeline Miller, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

FCPS is considering banning all personal devices during classes in the upcoming years. This policy would be applied to all students as an attempt to decrease the amount of time spent on devices during...

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Take the Pharmacy Technician Elective!

Brooke Snyder, Co News Editor February 23, 2022

Many electives are underrated; some are even unheard of. There are numerous electives students can take at Chantilly Academy that help them advance on a wide range of career paths. Students are exposed...

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Mathspace: A Tedious Burden or a Useful Tool?

Chloe Baker, Co Student Life Editor February 23, 2022

For as long as I can remember, during high school math courses, my computer screen has lit up with red, yellow, and green circles to dictate how well I understand the learned material. The infamous website,...

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