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Time management tips & tricks

Time management tips & tricks

Taylor Anderson, staff writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

“Good time management enables you to work smarter - not harder -” says the Mind Tools Newsletter, “you get more done in less time, even when time is tight and pressures are high.” Time management gives one an advantage over their hectic schedule or chaotic calendar. The ability to deal with...

Healthy Foods Facts & Myths

Healthy Foods Facts & Myths

Saousane Bejjaji, staff writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

It’s no secret that us millennials and Gen Z members are always out on the look for new healthy, trendy and easy diets. Every magazine, Instagram post, and celebrity seems to tell us something contradictory to what we already know! 1.) "Fat-free or low-fat foods are always better than the full-fat...

Olivia Jade is the bronzed face of the college admissions scandal

Olivia Jade is the bronzed face of the college admissions scandal

Rhea Braganza, staff writer

March 28, 2019


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

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin, known as “Aunt Becky” on the show, and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were arrested for bribing University of Southern California (USC) in order to get their daughters, Olivia Jade Giannulli and Isabella Rose Giannulli, into the college. Loughlin...

MLB Season Preview

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

March 28, 2019


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

Since winter is officially over, it’s now time for baseball season to get underway. All 30 teams have work to do, from the powerhouses to the basement dwellers. MLB is celebrating their 150th year of existence and this could be one of the best yet. The best part about opening day, though, is that every...

The Celebration of National Women’s Month

The Celebration of National Women’s Month

Shuhd SirelkhatimAhmed, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

The month of March is National Women’s Month, a time to recognize the powerful women who have shaped the world we live in today. We celebrate the women who have faced adversity and discrimination. We acknowledge the women who've broken barriers and proven themselves just as worthy as any other man....

“Skip the Straw,” save a sea turtle

“Skip the Straw,” save a sea turtle

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

In the U.S. alone, 500 million straws are used each day. That’s enough straws to fill 125 school buses! The “Skip the Straw, Save a Turtle” campaign has been on the rise in 2019 due to the problem of straws in the ocean. Most of the straws that are used are too small to be recycled because they...

Volunteer Opportunities-Amyazing Triathlon

Volunteer Opportunities-Amyazing Triathlon

Sophia Landeryou, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Events, Student Life

Volunteers Needed for the Be Amyazing Reston Youth Triathlon – May 12th at South Lakes Sunday, May 12th is the 9th annual Be Amyazing Reston Youth Triathlon and we need lots of volunteers to help make the race a success and raise money for Childhood Brain Cancer research.  The race is held h...

Movie Review: ‘Captain Marvel’

Movie Review: ‘Captain Marvel’

Daphne Ngo, staff writer

March 15, 2019


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

'Captain Marvel' came out only recently, but it’s been subject to controversy ever since it was first announced. Whether it was because people didn’t like the idea of a female superhero or because Brie Larson was cast as the lead, the outlook on this movie was never overwhelmingly positive. Even...

Club Spotlight: International Club

Club Spotlight: International Club

Vanessa Melendez, staff writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, Top Stories

The International Club here at South Lakes is dedicated to bringing students together and learning about diversity. During their meetings, club members celebrate different holidays from around the world and learn about their customs and traditions. “Seeing that our school and community is so diverse...

“Books suck”

“Books suck”

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Most people love reading. They venerate books, whereas others cannot stand them. If you are one of those who buys a novel with a nice cover and quits after reading the first chapter, I am by your side. All of a sudden, we may feel inspired and purchase a book because we want to gain new perspectives,...

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