South Lakes Sentinel

The “Danger” of Video Games

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Caiya Morrison, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

“We must stop the glorification of violence in our society,” President Trump said in response to the two mass shootings that occurred over the week of August 4th. “This includes the gruesome and grisly video games that are now commonplace.”   Trump’s words were the catalyst for an upr...

Midsummer at South Lakes

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Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream took the South Lakes Auditorium under its magical spell the weekend of November 23, 2019. The talented cast truly did the script justice, portraying every whimsical and enchanting detail with maturity and charisma. Every character brought something truly unique ...

A Reflection on Ethics Day

Anthony Swanner, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

During Ethics Day, I was fortunate enough to be able to talk with my group of teammates about moral decisions that an everyday person might have to make. Ethics Day is a way for the community to give back to the future leaders of our society by allowing them to explore the world of ethical decisions....

The Crash That Lasts

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Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Driving is one of the things most looked forward to by teenagers, and it seems like having a car is the end all be all for newly licensed 16 year olds. The freedom of it is exhilarating. As a new driver myself, many things have thrilled me about driving; getting a new car for instance has been a m...

South Lakes High School Choir: Headed to Disney World!

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Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Members of the South Lakes advanced choirs will be experiencing a “whole new world” this week! After the chorus students performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City in the spring of 2019, they auditioned for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: singing at the Walt Disney World Candlelight Processional ...

Five Perfect Fall Related Gift Ideas          

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Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

We all know that one special fall-obsessed person in our lives. Whether it may be a close friend, neighbor, or family member, buying an awesome autumn fall gift could very possibly make their day, week, or even month! I made a list of fall items that you can purchase for specific types of people if you...

 The art of being thankful

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Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

What does it mean to be thankful? It would take me ages to try and explain the importance of being thankful and how it impacts others. Webster’s dictionary defines the word “thankful” as “expressing gratitude and/or relief”. There are endless ways to express gratitude towards the people in...

DIY Crafts for Thanksgiving

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November 27, 2019

Hand Turkey  Supplies: A piece of each color construction paper: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, white, black and brown. Scissors Glue Steps: Body: Take the brown construction paper and cut out two connecting circle shapes, top smaller than the bottom. Feathers: Trace...

What’s your favorite Seahawk sports tradition?

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Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

For many Seahawk athletes, the lead up to gameday is very special. From wearing their jersey to school to eating the same pregame meal, these traditions are kept both on and off the field. When we asked our social media following what their favorite traditions were, we saw just how wide the range of ...

Got stress? Join Lily Kasper and the Mind, Body and Spirit Club!

Pictured: Senior Lily Kasper, president of the Mind, Body and Spirit Club

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Olivia Cochis, Features Editor

November 9, 2019

     Every Wednesday morning at 7:15, the Mind, Body and Spirit Club meets in room 602. The mission of the club is to reduce students’ stress. With so many students with overwhelming amounts of stress due to the overload with school assignments, college applications, and extracurricul...

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