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Painting stolen from the Reston Community Center

Painting stolen from the Reston Community Center

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

May 23, 2019


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

A painting was stolen from an exhibition at the Reston Community Center. The Fairfax County Police issued their annual report recognizing the art theft in the Reston District Station section. The annual report states, "Unfortunately, the Reston Community Center became a target when a painting was...

Why has Vapiano shut down?

Why has Vapiano shut down?

Saousane Bejjaji, staff writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

If you have recently visited the RTC, you may have noticed that the infamous Italian restaurant, Vapiano, has closed down. After a lot of speculation amongst customers, the company has come out to say that the restaurant is undergoing a "major restructuring.” Some Twitter users went out as far...

Top stops for ice cream this summer

Top stops for ice cream this summer

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

1.) Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Location: 10030 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030 Website: https://www.freddysusa.com You Gotta Try: Brownie Delight Sundae, Dirt ‘n’ Worms Concrete Fun Fact: Freddy’s is owned by one of the last World War II veterans still living! Also, they have one of the best veggie burgers ever (one which will ...

AVID Spotlight

AVID Spotlight

Vanessa Melendez, staff writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Nia Winston is a junior here at South Lakes High School and an AVID student as well. We have witnessed a great amount of leadership from Winston this year. As the representative for the Fairfax Connector Stakeholder Group, she became the voice for local teens, advocating for our community to provide us...

NCAA Women’s Championship

NCAA Women’s Championship

Joseph Brotemarkle, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

On Sunday, April 7th, the number one seed Baylor Bears took on the number one seed Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the NCAA Women’s Championship. Notre Dame came into the championship with 35 wins and 3 losses, while Baylor was going into the game with 36 wins and 1 loss. Baylor had been projected to...

Clairo: Rise to fame

Clairo: Rise to fame

Megan Gillespie, staff writer

April 9, 2019


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

Claire Cottrill, AKA “Clairo,” has been gaining a massive amount of followers and attention over the past few months. In high school, she began publishing small snippets of original songs and full covers on websites such as bandcamp and SoundCloud. In May of 2016, she began to publish her covers...

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Birk Slothouber, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The American affiliate of Dutch Skiing company SnowWorld is considering working with Fairfax County to build their first Indoor Ski Resort in NortForceh America, according to a report by a subcommittee of the Fairfax County Sports Tourism Task. The Resort could potentially include a 100-room hotel with...

What it means to be a Seahawk athlete

What it means to be a Seahawk athlete

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Being a Seahawk athlete is much more than the “Friday night lights” or wearing the uniform to gain status around the school. Being a Seahawk athlete requires hard work and dedication in both the sport and in school. South Lakes has about 20 sports in total, so there are many athletes in the school....

Hard Work U: College of the Ozarks

Hard Work U: College of the Ozarks

Sydney Cook, staff writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

We live in a world where college is heavily encouraged for students to complete - but what if the cost of the university deters you? College of the Ozarks is a liberal arts college located in Missouri that integrates learning, work, and service. Students who attend this school pay for college in a unique...

Even a rat hole has its charms

Even a rat hole has its charms

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

I am from a tiny village of 1,500 people deep in the mountains. That means everyone knows each other and no matter what you do, you will be always in the spotlight. It is that kind of place where you can just walk to go everywhere, everybody has is own trusted pub, and there are no popular coffee houses...

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