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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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Valuable tips and advice to underclassmen from a graduating senior pt. 1

Adriana Agic, Entertainment Co-Editor June 2, 2021

As a graduating senior who’s experienced all the highs and lows of high school at South Lakes, it’s my job to pass on all the crucial tips, advice and general lifestyle information that I’ve learned...

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New “alternate learning space” being added

Zen Smith, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

When walking through the halls at South Lakes, you may have come across a large, empty, area on the second floor of classrooms.    Formerly a locker pod, the entire section has been cleared...

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South Lakes JV Softball: Current season updates

Chloe Baker, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

After a year-long hiatus due to COVID, the South Lakes Junior Varsity (JV) Softball Team is back in business! The team, led by head coach Casey Schieda and assistant coach John Schieda, started off the...

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