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New “alternate learning space” being added

Zen Smith, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

When walking through the halls at South Lakes, you may have come across a large, empty, area on the second floor of classrooms.    Formerly a locker pod, the entire section has been cleared...

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SLHS Leaderhsip hosts upcoming food drive

Abigail Paulikonis, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Despite the virtual and in-person stress and confusion, Leadership has some upcoming community events for students. Their latest event will benefit the community as a whole.   The South Lakes...

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Curriculum fair & academic advising in 2021

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

As we are virtual, this year South Lakes had to take a different approach to their curriculum fair and academic advising. The Staff at South Lakes have worked hard to try to develop something similar to...

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Wrapping up first quarter virtually

Rione Marie Tecson, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

As the first quarter closes up, many students get a break for the Thanksgiving holiday.   Although the first quarter started off rough virtually for new students and freshmen, teachers and staff...

How to submit a shoe box parade float

How to submit a shoe box parade float

Abigail Paulikonis, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

Since South Lakes Leadership is not able to host their annual spirit week and homecoming parade, they decided to continue on the tradition and make the best of being stuck at home. Leadership decided to...

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The Scoop On The New Drive-Through Zoo in Reston!

Maddy McFarlin, Editor June 3, 2020

Everyone is having to modify their businesses because of the coronavirus and it is interesting to see how clever companies can be. One of the most interesting modifications is what many smaller zoos are...

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How to Maintain a Healthy Mental Health Lifestyle – Quarantine Edition

Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer May 20, 2020

With quarantine becoming the new normal all around the world, so many people have been hit hard by a whirlwind of uncertainty, confusion, and anxiety. It can be pretty overwhelming wondering just how long...

Coronavirus comes to the DMV - State of emergency, school closures, supply shortages & event cancellations

Coronavirus comes to the DMV – State of emergency, school closures, supply shortages & event cancellations

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor March 13, 2020

The Coronavirus is a virus that leads to COVID-19, a flu and influenza-like respiratory disease. The mortality rate is currently being reported at 2.3% to 3.4%, compared to the typical seasonal flu mortality...

Seahawk Dance Team off to nationals!

Seahawk Dance Team off to nationals!

Maddy McFarlin, Sports Editor March 2, 2020

The South Lakes Dance Team will be leaving for Dance Nationals on Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. They will be competing against teams nationwide to determine the best team in the country....

What's really behind MYP?

What’s really behind MYP?

Taylor Anderson, Student Life Editor February 4, 2020

To Sophomores at South Lakes High School, the Middle Years Programme (MYP) project plagues the months between October and January with stress. The MYP project is a “culminating Middle Years Programme...

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