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South Lakes to get sanitary products in bathrooms

South Lakes to get sanitary products in bathrooms

Helen Ehrlich, News editor

December 20, 2019

After years of requests and negotiations, the Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) School Board has approved the implementation of menstrual sanitary products in school bathrooms. In the past, students have had to go to school clinics in order to retrieve products such as pads. With the introduction ...

South Lakes High School Choir: Headed to Disney World!

South Lakes High School Choir: Headed to Disney World!

Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Members of the South Lakes advanced choirs will be experiencing a “whole new world” this week! After the chorus students performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City in the spring of 2019, they auditioned for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: singing at the Walt Disney World Candlelight Processional ...

Athletic Boosters Grant Program

Athletic Boosters Grant Program

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

November 26, 2019

The South Lakes Athletic Boosters are known for helping out the teams at South Lakes, but their generosity extends further than just football and basketball. They have started a program that gives money to teams when they are in need. The first team to receive the grant is the swim and dive team. The ...

South Lakes Rallies Back to Stun Chantilly

South Lakes Rallies Back to Stun Chantilly

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

November 16, 2019

  While many people have changed their focus from the football season to the upcoming winter sports season, the South Lakes football team wants the attention to remain on them. They are one of two Seahawks teams still playing, along with the Girls Volleyball team. The football team faced its big...

South Lakes crushes Herndon to clinch spot in playoffs

South Lakes crushes Herndon to clinch spot in playoffs

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

A rivalry is something that all teams need to have in order to maintain a level of passion, no matter the sport. The way a team measures itself to their bitter rival is motivation for the players and coaches. The Baron Cameron Bowl is the local equivalent to Yankees vs. Red Sox or any great sports riv...

VA Delegate Ibraheem Samirah visits the South Lakes Young Democrats club: Protest, politics & progressive change

VA Delegate Ibraheem Samirah visits the South Lakes Young Democrats club: Protest, politics & progressive change

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

October 29, 2019

Virginia Democratic Delegate for Herndon Ibraheem Samirah came to visit the South Lakes Young Democrats club on Wednesday, October 24. He spoke about his story, personal beliefs, plans for Virginia and interacted with members of the South Lakes community. His messages were inspiring and his passion ...

What Seahawks are saying: FCPS On

What Seahawks are saying: FCPS On

Olivia Cochis, Features Editor

October 21, 2019

     Take your laptops out! Fairfax County Public Schools kicked off their new computer program FCPS On this school year. Every student has been given a 13’’ Dell laptop (Dell Latitude 3300 XCTO.) that is usable both inside and outside the classroom. This is helpful in giving all s...

Quarterback Marcus Miles shares his goals for the season

Quarterback Marcus Miles shares his goals for the season

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

October 12, 2019

While every position on the field is important, the quarterback is the biggest factor to a team’s success. Without a good quarterback it is very difficult, albeit not impossible, to win. Although he was out for the first two games of the season with an illness, he is finally back, and the whole tea...

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

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

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

October 10, 2019

"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.  "Seahawk Talks" is the official podcast of The South Lakes Sentinel. It's your number one source for all information about South Lakes, ...

German exchange students come to South Lakes

German exchange students come to South Lakes

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

October 8, 2019

     Over the summer of 2019, the South Lakes German department sent a group of students abroad to experience everyday life and culture in Germany. They spent time with their host students in school, at home, and in their free time. This fall, the once host families became the tourists ,j...

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