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In memoriam of the lost members of the class of 2021

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

Two members of the class of 2021 will not physically be with their classmates at graduation. Daniel Cruz Serrano was lost in 2018, and Carter Smith in 2019. Friends and peers continue to mourn the loss...

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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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POV: SLHS senior quietly becomes internet famous — Interview with Lindsay Kaine

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

To students at South Lakes, Lindsay Kaine is just another senior, classmate, friend, yearbook editor and friendly face walking the crowded halls. To millions of followers online, Lindsay is a celebrity.   Kaine...

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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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Class of 2021 updates & graduation information — Exams, yearbooks, grad party & more

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief May 21, 2021

For the class of 2021, the school year is rapidly coming to a close. Senior gatherings, farewells and South Lakes traditions will all culminate on graduation day.   Elementary School Appreciation It’s...

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The “Spirit of Reston” adapts — Marching Band during COVID

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

Band has been a thriving entity at South Lakes for as long as many students, staff members and alumni can remember. With marching being so hands on and group based, COVID has been a harsh enemy. Weather...

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