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Gifts to Buy Your Indecisive Loved Ones

Emmalina Sjapeki, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

What to get that person who says they don't know what they want... The holidays are fast approaching, and consumer culture is reaching its peak. Everyone loves receiving gifts, but the season also places...

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Seahawk Chorus is Back and Better than Ever

Chloe Baker, co-student life editor December 9, 2021

On November 30th, 2021, SLHS Chorus had their first live performance since the beginning of 2020. After an unforeseen circumstance that delayed the initial date of the fall concert, the chorus took the...

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We tried Schoology. Students and teachers want Google Classroom back.

Emmalina Sjapeki, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

Students and teachers have had to deal with many unprecedented changes since returning to school this year. One of the major differences of the 2021-22 school year is the transition from Google Classroom...

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Lake Anne’s Renovations and Repairs

Paige Paulikonis, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

Lake Anne has been a populous community since the 1960’s, however, changes need to be made. The newly elected Lake Anne Condominium Association president, George Hadjikyriakou, is ready to take on this...

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Why we should bring back asynchronous Mondays

Emmalina Sjapeki, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

The mostly virtual school year of 2020-2021 was certainly an unusual one for South Lakes students. Along with the stress and uncertainty that the Covid-19 pandemic caused, the virtual school year presented...

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What Will Happen During Senior Beach Week?

Brooke Snyder, News Editor October 21, 2021

Senior beach week is a week seniors look forward to every year. During beach week, the entire senior class drives down to the beach. Seniors spend time with their friends, usually in a rented beach house....

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South Lakes Field Hockey Moves on to Playoffs

Alex Grover, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

The South Lakes Field Hockey team has just finished out their regular season matches, ending with a record of 11-5. They finished 3rd in the Concorde District with a record of 6-4. The captain, Teagan...

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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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