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New Wegmans set to open in Reston

November 30, 2022

Reston is getting a Wegmans supermarket, after an almost four-year long wait. The new store will open its doors for the very first time on Wednesday, February first, 2023 at nine a.m.    It...

Cross Country Spotlight

Anna Dooley, Staff Writer November 28, 2022

South Lakes Cross Country and Track & Field have been the most successful teams at the school in history. What gives so many of these students the skill and devotion to run?    The...

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South Lakes Learning Center

Grayson Quigley, Staff Writer November 21, 2022

It comes as no surprise that Fairfax County Public Schools has always been ranked among the best counties for education in the US, especially with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology...

2022 Homecoming Overview

Anna Dooley , Staff Writer November 10, 2022

This year’s homecoming dance was a thrilling start to the school year, with the “Who Dunnit” preparing students for Halloween scares!    Not all schools are fit for electrifying dances...

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Homecoming Spirit Week

Grayson Quigley and Madeline Miller October 27, 2022

  The South Lakes student body has no shortage of school spirit and creativity and what time is that more evident than Spirit Week! Falling on the week of homecoming, the excitement is palpable...

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Theatre Cabaret

Grayson Quigley, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

The SLHS Theatre Department’s first show of the year was on Friday, October 7th. The “Shoot for the Stars” Cabaret was a talent show of sorts, where any students—not just those in theatre—could...

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Updated FCPS Calendar

Grayson Quigley, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

FCPS first introduced Religious Cultural Observance (RCO) days in the 2021-2022 school year due to backlash for having an exclusive religious calendar. Students practicing their religion’s holidays would...

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South Lakes Students Protest New Model Trans Policy

Emmalina Sjapeki , Co-Editor in Chief September 30, 2022

Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin won the election by promising to reinforce parental rights in education, but he is now facing backlash from the voters' children. The Virginia Department of Education (DOE)...

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FCPS Phone Policy

Grayson Quigley, Staff Writer September 30, 2022

As of June 2022, FCPS updated their cell phone policy in the SR&R for grades K-12. While the rules differ between grade levels, the general consensus is that phones should be away throughout the majority...

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South Lakes Activities Fair

Emmalina Sjapeki, Co-Editor in Chief September 23, 2022

  You could hear the gym before you could see it: staff and students milling around, excitedly chattering about various clubs and extracurriculars at this year's activities fair. The activities...

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