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Spring back into reading this break

Emmalina Sjapeki, Co-Editor in Chief March 31, 2023

Whether you're heading out of town and need something to tide you over on the upcoming journey or you're staying at home and slowly forgetting what the sun looks like, spring break is one of the best times...

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Five Trendy Fashion Ideas for the Spring Season

Samia Akter, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

The start of a new season means new fashion trends for everyone to look forward to. Spring 2022 will bring many new fashion trends and new styles for everyone to pull off. There is no better way to make...

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How to get reorganized for second semester

Rione Marie Tecson, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

Losing a week of second quarter had many students and teachers up in a twirl because of all the time that was lost. The week back from winter break was supposed to be used for them to review and go over...

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A farewell from the Sentinel’s editor-in-chief

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief June 3, 2021

When I first joined the South Lakes Sentinel my freshman year, I had a singular goal: to write. I didn't know what kind of publication or staff I would find, but I knew that I wanted to pursue my passion...

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Virginia June 8 election guide — Primary races heat up

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief June 3, 2021

Virginians are hitting the polls, yet again! This time it’s primary season. The races across the state and Fairfax County are both tense and historic. Virginians living in Herndon or Reston will vote...

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Episode 12 of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks”

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief June 3, 2021

“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.    The final episode...

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An Interview with the class of 2021’s graduation student speaker

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief June 3, 2021

Jordan Burnett has been selected to speak in front of the graduating class of 2021. She’ll take the stage at Woodson High School to address her classmates, teachers and the community as a whole on June...

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Tips and advice to underclassmen about college apps from a graduating senior 

Adriana Agic, Entertainment Co-Editor June 2, 2021

Welcome to part two of valuable tips and advice to all the underclassmen from a graduating senior! Part one contained many tips about how you can make the most of your time at school while this article...

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Senior shirts made by Seahawk artist Valeria Beauchamp

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief June 2, 2021

The class of 2021 has faced a year lacking the traditions, events and the senior memories so many students looked forward to making during their time at South Lakes. While these students haven’t had...

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Making Couture in COVID — South Lakes students enter in fashion show

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

Fashion is a passion for many students but a future career for very few and a Fairfax Academy program is here to change that.    South Lakes student Alenoush Davis described her experiences...

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