South Lakes Sentinel

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 ...

Homecoming 2018 Spirit Days Revealed

Sophia Landeryou, Student Life Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under SLHS Updates, Student Life

Monday- Blues and green day: Wear green and blue to show school spirit Tuesday- Woodstock day: Wear hippy themed clothes and tie-dye Wednesday- Battle of the bands: Each class has a theme(Freshmen-country, sophomore-pop, juniors-rock, seniors-disco) Thursday- Beach boys vs KISS: Hawaiian vs...

Centreville Pre-Game

Isabella Abbondanza, Staff writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under SLHS Updates, Sport Updates, Sports

    The Seahawks will be facing the Centreville Wildcats tonight at 7PM. The Seahawks football team has had to postpone the past two games due to rain, but hopefully this Friday will be different. According to the weather, the Seahawks should have a sunny game on Friday. The team is excited ...

2018 Block Party

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, SLHS Updates, Student Life, Trends

Start your long weekend off right and come have a blast at the 2018 SLHS Block Party on Friday, August 31st! The party will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. right here in the school's parking lot (near the stadium). Celebrate the beginning of another epic school year with friends and family. There will...

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