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Cam Savage Featured on Sports Center & House Of Highlights

Cam Savage Featured on Sports Center & House Of Highlights

Joe Brotemarkle, staff writer

December 8, 2018


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Senior Cameron (a.k.a. Cam) Savage is the star guard on the South Lakes boys varisty basketball team. Last Friday, Savage jumped over an opposing player in pursuit of the layup. Since then, a clip of Savage’s killer moves has gone viral, with the video being featured on House of Highlights and Sports...

Donate to the Food Drive and support the SLHS Food Pantry

Donate to the Food Drive and support the SLHS Food Pantry

December 6, 2018


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

Channel your inner Santa Claus this year and give the gifts of food and other necessities to fellow classmates for the holidays! From Monday, December 10th to Friday, December 14th, students from the Interact Club will be outside at the Kiss and Ride before and after school to collect your donations....

How to make the most of your snow day

How to make the most of your snow day

Adriana Agic, staff writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Every student in school looks forward to snow days. There’s no classes all day - which means more time for sleeping in, Netflix binges, and finishing that homework you were stressing about! However, some students use snow days for relaxation, rest, and rejuvenation so they’ll be able to complete...

Academic curriculum weighing heavily on student’s mental health

Megan Gillespie, staff writer

November 27, 2018


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

Has homework been negatively affecting your life outside of school? Many students believe that it does. Junior Topher Whomsley said that excess schoolwork prevents him from doing outside activities because “it takes up most of [his’ free time and sometimes [he] can't go to soccer practices, which...

South Lakes football team beats Herndon in last game of season

Maddy McFarlin, staff writer

November 15, 2018


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

The final football game this season against Herndon High School was a rainy one, but the Seahawks came through with a win with a score of 23-7. During the first quarter of the game, South Lakes intercepted the pass, with Izaiah Williams-Baffoe scoring a touchdown, and converted on the extra point...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Vanessa Melendez, staff writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The International Club’s goal is to introduce students cultures from around the world. The different festivities, clothings, foods, and holidays that each country has to offer. Their first meeting was a success. They introduced us the wonders of Diwali, celebrated in India. A holiday that is enjoyed...

One Love Foundation: Yards for Yeardley

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

November 14, 2018


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

The South Lakes Women’s Lacrosse Team is using their preseason training to contribute to a great cause. Yards for Yeardley is an awareness project that was started by girls on the Boston College and University of Virginia lacrosse teams to fundraise for Yeardley Love, a woman who sustained fatal injuries...

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...

Seahawks Look to Keep Season Alive

Seahawks Look to Keep Season Alive

Marc Goldstein, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under SLHS Updates, Sport Updates, Sports

The 8-2 Seahawks travel to Falls Church Friday night as they take on the Marshall Statesmen. The Seahawks have momentum heading into this game, having won five straight games. However, the Statesmen have won six in a row and eight out of the last nine games. This is a big game for many players,...

Winners of the 2018 Fall Photo Contest

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Here are the winners of the 2018 Fall Photo Contest! 1st Place Winner: Pramod Mamillapalli (Senior) Prize: $25 Visa Gift Card and fancy dinner with online editor Miranda Sandoval 2nd Place Winner: Emily Idelson (Senior) Prize: $15 Visa Gift Card 3rd Place Winner: A.J. Jammula  (Senior) Prize: $10 Visa Gift ...

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