South Lakes Sentinel

Mentor program continues to serve freshmen

Rachel Rogers, Seahawk Stories editor

September 15, 2011


Filed under Student Life

This year, freshman entered the South Lakes community along with a new group of mentors from the Taking Flight Mentoring Program. Started seven years ago to help freshman entering high school and to create unity within the South Lakes community, the program has enjoyed much success. “I think...

Freshmen explore South Lakes at orientation

Viviana Del Toro, staff writer

September 15, 2011


Filed under Student Life

On September 1 the Class of 2015 came to South Lakes for freshman orientation. Assistant principal of the Class of 2015 Lindsey Trout and leadership teacher Mike Astudillo welcomed the freshmen to the assembly and provided information that will prepare them for the next four years. “I was nervous,”...

SGA and leadership create art for new trailers

Niki May, staff writer

September 14, 2011


Filed under Student Life

This year, South Lakes acquired a new addition of trailers to house the foreign language department.  SGA members made sure that the trailers were pleasing to the eye. The trailers were placed outside by the kiss and ride area.  The trailers have become necessary due to the increase in the student...

Alaskan cruise provides scenic experience

Charlotte Smith, staff writer

September 8, 2011


Filed under Student Life

Princess Cruises is one of several cruise lines offering along Alaska's inside passage. The cruise begins and ends in Seattle, Washington and continues to Skagway, Alaska. After excursions in Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway, Alaska the cruise heads back south to stop at Vancouver Island, British Columbia...

A peek of Romeo and Juliet’s Verona

Viviana Del Toro, staff writer

August 17, 2011


Filed under Student Life

During my visit to Italy this summer, I went to Verona and explored the home of Romeo and Juliet. I also saw the Arena of Verona which is used nowadays as an outdoor theater for classic operas and concerts. Verona was full of amazing sights. There were lots of tourists and it was nice to be one of them.

The list: Class of 2011 heading in all directions this fall

The list: Class of 2011 heading in all directions this fall

Compiled by staff

June 15, 2011


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

As graduation for the Class of 2011 approaches, here is a look at those attending college in the fall, along with some trivia connected to each school.  American University, Washington, D.C. (Eagles)  Robert Bouwmeester  The Princeton Review listed American University as the most politica...

Senior awards ceremony held June 9

June 15, 2011


Filed under Student Life

Last Thursday on June 9, South Lakes held the annual senior awards ceremony in the theatre.  During the service, over 75 students were presented with community based and special achievement scholarships.  Ultimately, the amount of scholarship money awarded to the class of 2011 came to a grand total...

Youth triathlon dedicated to resident’s memory

Grace Erard, news editor

June 9, 2011


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Close to 200 youths between the ages of 6 and 15 participated in the inaugural Be Amyazing Reston Youth Triathlon on May 22, 2011. The athletes swam in the Ridge Heights Pool, biked near South Lakes High School, and completed the event by running on the South Lakes track. The course lengths varied...

Signing yearbooks a hassle for many students

Will Sweet, managing editor

June 9, 2011


Filed under Student Life, Trends

Yearbooks can be a welcome sight for many students. Their arrival signals the end of the school year. For some, though, yearbooks coming in can be a groan-inducing event. For these students, there is nothing they dread more than having a yearbook and pen thrown in their face. “It’s annoying...

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