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3 things to do this weekend (10/20 – 10/21)

3 things to do this weekend (10/20 – 10/21)

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Have a smashing time at Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival in Christiansburg, Virginia! Go on a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch and pick out a "great pumpkin" of your own (trust me, there's some huge ones), or opt for one of Ed's Carved and Painted Pumpkins. Make your way through their corn maze with...

Homecoming Preview

Homecoming Preview

Sophia Landeryou, Student Life Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Spirit days: Monday-Blues and Greens day Tuesday- Woodstock day (hippy/tie-dye) Wednesday- Battle of the bands Thursday- Beach boys vs KISS; Hawaiians vs. Rockers Friday- Class color day Spirit court: Nomination Process Students will submit their nominations for best costumes and most sp...

3 things to do this weekend (10/13 – 10/14)

3 things to do this weekend (10/13 – 10/14)

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Take advantage of Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week in Culpeper, Virginia! Once again, enjoy a prix fixe menu featuring the best food in Culpeper. Participating restaurants include Natraj Indian Cuisine, Piedmont Virginia Steakhouse, Uncle Elder's Family Restaurant BBQ, Grass Rootes Kitchen, The...

4 things to do this weekend (10/6 – 10/7)

4 things to do this weekend (10/6 – 10/7)

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

1.) Go nuts at the Suffolk Peanut Festival in Suffolk, Virginia! Enter the Peanut Butter Sculpting Contest and receive complimentary admission to the Festival. Follow along the Peanut Fest Parade as it progresses down Washington Street, North Main Street, and Finney Avenue. Enjoy lively music from local...

Homecoming 2018 Spirit Days Revealed

Sophia Landeryou, Student Life Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under SLHS Updates, Student Life

Monday- Blues and green day: Wear green and blue to show school spirit Tuesday- Woodstock day: Wear hippy themed clothes and tie-dye Wednesday- Battle of the bands: Each class has a theme(Freshmen-country, sophomore-pop, juniors-rock, seniors-disco) Thursday- Beach boys vs KISS: Hawaiian vs...

Art in the parking lot

Art in the parking lot

Vanessa Melendez, staff writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories

For the first time ever, SLHS seniors were given the opportunity on September 22nd and 29th to paint their parking spaces between 10am and 3pm. This was an opportunity for the class of 2019 to show off their creativity and individuality through their parking spaces. What started off as last year’s...

5 things to do this weekend (9/29 – 9/30)

5 things to do this weekend (9/29 – 9/30)

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) All loyal fans of the Broadway sensation 'Hamilton: An American Musical' must attend the Hamilton Tour Takeover at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia! Explore the grounds of Monticello and find out more about one of our nation's most fascinating founding fathers. Learn about...

New Teacher Spotlight-Ms.Cincinnati

New Teacher Spotlight-Ms.Cincinnati

Sophia Landeryou & Hannah Casey, Staff writers

September 21, 2018


Filed under Student Life

“What stands out to me about South Lakes is the diversity and the intrinsic motivation in students,” says Ms. Cincinnati, the new World History One and Government Honors teacher at SLHS. Prior to teaching World History I and Government Honors at South Lakes, Ms. Cincinnati also taught...

New Teacher Spotlight-Mr.Wood

New Teacher Spotlight-Mr.Wood

Sophia Landeryou & Hannah Casey, Staff writers

September 19, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Before teaching Latin I at South Lakes, Mr. Wood spent seven years as a teacher at Lake Braddock High School. Prior to that, he worked in Colorado at a charter school, teaching Latin to grades K-8. “I love how inclusive South Lakes is - kids come from all walks of life,” Wood says. Mr....

4 things to do this weekend (9/15 – 9/16)

4 things to do this weekend (9/15 – 9/16)

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Uncategorized

1.) Ladies and gentlemen, this is your last chance to see 'Hamilton' (written by Lin-Manuel Miranda) at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.! Witness the award-winning Broadway musical that everyone's been raving about (without having to pay as much for tickets). You definitely don't have to be a history...

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