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What’s the point of AVID?

Belen Brown, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

AVID, a program that pushes students who are in the “middle” academically, has been an elective offered at South Lakes for ten years. It offers students the opportunity to improve their grades with...

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Service hour opportunities you will actually enjoy

Emma Ayres, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Service hours are encouraged for students at SLHS, with many programs like the IB diploma and honors societies requiring them. While service hours are not explicitly required to graduate, they are tracked...

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Places to shop for prom

Anna Dooley, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Prom season is here! It’s time to start looking for outfits to wear, if you haven’t found one already. This can be a stressful time for high schoolers一but it’s easy to make it fun! Try looking...

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Seahawks feel their winter blues starting to melt away

Lucy Rosst, Staff Editor March 15, 2024

Seasonal depression, also called the winter blues, is when people feel more sad or depressed than usual during the cold winter months. For high schoolers in particular, this can translate to a lack of...

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Student spotlight: Merrick Rillstone

Anya Crevits and Luella Adam March 8, 2024

The South Lakes basketball team is having a fantastic season and are on their way to play in the Class 6 State finals in Richmond on March 9th. There they will face Patriot High School. They hope to bring...

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Activities to do instead of going on your phone!

Rocio Juarez Mendez, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

It is well known that being on your phone too much is not great for your physical and mental wellbeing. It can lead to headaches, poor grades, addiction and even anxiety. Teens tend to use their phones...

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Getting to know SLHS counselor Mrs. Westfall

Sierra Hughes and Mithra Venkatesan February 23, 2024

Students have probably seen Mrs. Westfall walking through the halls but may not know much about her. She has been working as a counselor at South Lakes for 10 years now. Westfall’s favorite part of her...

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How did Seahawks spend Valentine’s Day?

Lucy Rosst, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

February 14th: Valentine’s Day, a holiday which can be with friends, family, partners or not at all. The Seahawk community is no different and celebrated in almost every way imaginable. After conducting...

Eleven students represented South Lakes at District band

Veronika Owen, Co-editor in chief February 23, 2024

Eleven students represented South Lakes High School as members of the 2024 District XII Band. “VBODA District XII is the largest All-District event in the state and contains some of the most qualified...

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Spring sports at South Lakes

Iris Yi, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

The end of winter sports opens the door to the spring sports at South Lakes. South Lakes offers boys’ baseball, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls tennis, boys and girls lacrosse, outdoor track, and...

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