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SLHS 2021 final exam & activity schedule

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

With the school year beginning to come to an end, the much dreaded final exams begin.    Along with these exams are textbook and laptop drop off days. Seniors will turn in laptops and texts...

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SLHS prom 2021: Everything you need to know

Chloe Baker, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The word is out! South Lakes will be having its annual prom, on Saturday May 15 Due to COVID, the prom will not be held at a hotel per usual, it will be at our school in the parking lot!    Some...

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Students light up the night with Seahawk Illumination

Taylor Anderson, Opinion Editor May 6, 2021

The South Lakes Leadership team put together an event that had never been done at South Lakes before, but it’s easy to say that it successfully lit up some faces!  Leadership called their...

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South Lakes senior does wushu in FCPS Talent competition

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

When an email regarding a Fairfax County Public Schools talent competition was sent out to seniors, South Lakes student, Evan Xu, not without some peer pressure from his friends, decided to enter. Without...

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

Chloe Baker, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Without a doubt we can say that the 2020-2021 school year has been nothing short of unusual. Between an abrupt end to the 2019-2020 school year, and a hybrid start in early 2021, teachers have been working...

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NHS paints SLHS picnic tables

Taylor Anderson, Opinion Editor April 27, 2021

If you’ve had the chance to stop by the school lately, you might have noticed a new attraction outside of door four. The South Lakes National Honors Society (NHS) chapter recently headed a school beautification...

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Kindness Counts Club holds food drive

Taylor Anderson, Opinion Editor April 22, 2021

The Kindness Counts Club held a food drive to benefit the South Lakes Food Pantry on Saturday April 17, 2021. The drive, raising almost 500 pounds of food, was a major success. Especially considering that...

Bathroom stalls upgraded by students

Bathroom stalls upgraded by students

Abigail Paulikonis, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

The first round of  painting South Lakes’ bathroom stalls was completed by 25 students who volunteered to go into school on February 27, 2021. This bathroom painting was a project that started in...

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Light display parade to be held by SLHS Leadership

Abigail Paulikonis, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

South Lakes Leadership is hosting a drive-through light show this Friday, on April 24th at 8 PM. There will be music and light displays made by South Lakes clubs and teams. All the clubs and teams' light...

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Class of ‘21 to graduate at Woodson HS & other SLHS senior updates

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief April 20, 2021

With only one full month of school left for the class of 2021, there are many plans to make. Prom, the all night grad party and walking across the stage at EagleBank are all going to look very different...

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