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South Lakes Club Fair

Rachel Simkins, staff writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Student Life, Top Stories

The club fair on September 29 included a variety of clubs that could strike anyone's interest. Clubs cover everything from protecting animals to learning about theater tech. The turnout of club presenters at the fair wasn't the highest, but the ones that were there, presented interesting topics that support...

IB Biology Goes Outside

IB Biology Goes Outside

Audrey Schultz, guest writer

September 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Maddie Young, Jack Edgemond and Audrey Schultz went to a small stream off of lake Audubon for IB Bio, looking for macro invertebrates that live on the surface of the water.

Under Our Wings Mentorship Program

Briana Carter

September 25, 2016


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Student Life, Top Stories

This year, a new peer mentoring program has been implemented called ‘Under Our Wings’. This program is designed help orient incoming freshman to high school life and to assist them throughout their first year.   Meetings will be held bi-weekly for the first few months during Seahawk Seminar...

8 Tips to Survive Freshman Year

8 Tips to Survive Freshman Year

Birk Slothouber

September 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Top Stories

Starting high school seems super stressful, but here are 8 tips that help you survive your first year.   1.) What you do freshman year does affect you later on when you apply for college, so it’s important to try hard now.   2.) You will hear a lot about subschools, if it is ...

Students Participate in CyberPatriot Competition

Students Participate in CyberPatriot Competition

Chelsea Rowell, staff writer

December 9, 2015


Filed under Clubs & Organizations, Student Life, Top Stories

Three dedicated teams of students, including one all female team, are participating in the national CyberPatriot program.  The CyberPatriot program was founded by the Air Force Association to inspire high school students towards careers in cybersecurity or other STEM fields.  At after school meeti...

Spirit week ends with homecoming parade

Spirit week ends with homecoming parade

Mary Mcdonald, sports editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

At 5 p.m. on Friday Oct. 23, students congregated in the Hunters Woods Shopping Center. Led by the JROTC program and the Marching Band, the annual Homecoming parade began. Cadet Captain Delta Company Commander Constantine Kit describes the parade experience as a part of JROTC. “Homecoming is a...

Spirit week recap 2015-16 school year

Marshall Gordon, editor/ business manager

October 26, 2015


Filed under Galleries, Student Life, Top Stories

South Lakes kicks 2015-2016 school year with a fun filled spirit week. Teachers, administrators, and students all participated in the spirit days, which are listed below.   Monday: Patriotic Day Tuesday: Country club vs western day Wednesday: Class color day Thursday: Decades...

Homecoming 2015 spirit days and events

Homecoming 2015 spirit days and events

October 19, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Monday, Oct. 19: 'merica Monday Tuesday, Oct. 20: Country Western vs. Country Club Wednesday, Oct. 21: Class Color Day Thursday, Oct. 22: Decades Day Friday, Oct. 23: Blue and Green Day

Senior works towards his dream job in medicine

Meaghan McIntyre, Opinion Editor

June 17, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Senior Christian Vagonis has been working as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) since his sophomore year of high school. Vagonis volunteers for the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad in Loudon County. Ever since a young age Vagonis has known that he had a passion for the medical field. “The medical...

Students to participate in summer internships

Jay Park, student life editor

June 11, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Some upperclassmen have been interning starting from the beginning of the second semester. In addition, many students are planning to participate in internships over the summer. The students that take the Political Science class perform a political-based internship throughout their second semester....

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