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What Concerts are Like During Covid-19

Chloe Baker, Co Student Life Editor October 6, 2021

In my life so far, I have been to over 30 concerts. I jump at every opportunity to see artists and bands I like in the flesh. I truly cherish a good show by a great artist. When the shutdown happened and...

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StreamIN/CheckIN Is Not The Solution We’re Looking For

Camilla Wynes, Co Student Life Editor October 6, 2021

FCPS’s new Covid related feature hit schools on Monday, September 27. StreamIN/CheckIN will allow students to watch and listen to their class if they are out with Covid related ailments for more than...

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Mental Burnout In The New School Year

Rione Marie Tecson, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

Just like in the virtual environment, many students continue to bring up concerns regarding mental health during face-to-face learning. There are many different challenges this school year compared to...

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Changing the Grading System

Sophia Paradowski, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

From as early as kindergarten, students are given marks on their behavior, aptitude, and ability to work, intended to motivate them into doing the best they can. While these measurements are helpful in...

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Club Fair 2021-2022 Information

Toleen Alhussaini, Staff Writer October 5, 2021

Interested in joining a club this year? Not sure what you're interested in? Join The South Lakes Club Fair on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, in the main hallway during all lunches. Come and check out many...

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New Hawks at the Lakes, the New Student Ambassadors Program

Kit Machida, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

To handle the large influx of students who are new to the school building itself, the South Lakes New Student Ambassadors program has been tasked with integrating new students into the South Lakes culture...

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Why You Should Come to Taco Zocalo

Brooke Snyder, News Editor September 30, 2021

Taco Zocalo puts a spin on traditional Mexican cuisine, attracting many students at South Lakes. As it is located in Faraday Professional Center, it stays hidden. It definitely needs more attention from...

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Hype Squad Feature

Madeline Miller, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

The South Lakes High School Hype Squad is the heart of the student cheering section at all the football games as well as other athletic events! It is what gets students pumped up and full of school spirit...

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South Lakes’ STEAM Team Creates Structure for Reston Town Center

Sarina Nayak, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

ViDustria: a word coined by the South Lake’s STEAM team and given to their newest public art structure going up in Reston Town Center this October. The word is a combination of “vi”, a derivative...

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School Sports during COVID

Sara Maslouhi, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Every student athlete is so eager to participate in games and represent their school. Playing a sport during COVID has been tough because there have been many games canceled. Additionally, students who...

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