South Lakes Sentinel

Sights from The Sentinel’s trip to New York City

Marc Goldstein and Catie Ries

November 8, 2019

Recently, certain members of the Sentinel and Freebird Yearbook staff took a trip to New York City for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Fall Conference. This was the 80th conference that Columbia University has hosted. Students and staff went up a day before to explore in Times Square for a f...

May I please speak to your (football) managers?

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Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

With the success of the football team at any school, the people who are behind the scenes are very instrumental. They give out water bottles and help prepare for the game day experience that is so widely known. Coaches praise them for all the work they do which goes unnoticed and how they make it possible f...

VA Delegate Ibraheem Samirah visits the South Lakes Young Democrats club: Protest, politics & progressive change

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Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

October 29, 2019

Virginia Democratic Delegate for Herndon Ibraheem Samirah came to visit the South Lakes Young Democrats club on Wednesday, October 24. He spoke about his story, personal beliefs, plans for Virginia and interacted with members of the South Lakes community. His messages were inspiring and his passion ...

What Seahawks are saying: FCPS On

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Olivia Cochis, Features Editor

October 21, 2019

     Take your laptops out! Fairfax County Public Schools kicked off their new computer program FCPS On this school year. Every student has been given a 13’’ Dell laptop (Dell Latitude 3300 XCTO.) that is usable both inside and outside the classroom. This is helpful in giving all s...

“Forever 21” is more like “Ending 21”

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Saousane Bejjaji, Staff writer

October 17, 2019

The infamous store that helped popularize trendy and cheap clothing, Forever 21 (F21), has filed for bankruptcy. After experiencing a decline in sales caused by the rise of competition from online sellers like Amazon, its seems like the store has fallen out of favor with Gen-z shoppers.  Many a...

Remembering Mr. Chang: How the late teacher and coach touched the South Lakes community

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Mekhi Stokes, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Mr. Chang was the most inspiring human being. I know the inspiration and passion he brought to South Lakes High School will never be forgotten. I know that Mr. Chang would never give up on anybody. No matter how bad things got, he would help you fight for what you want. If you ever put your head down,...

Spotlight on the South Lakes golf team

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Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Golf is a sport that doesn’t usually receive attention from the South Lakes student body, but it is a sport that many players feel passionate about and work hard at playing. Some players are new and learning their way through the sport from coaches and peers, while others have played their whole lives a...

It’s Fall, Y’all!

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Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

I feel like summer keeps lingering, meaning it has definitely overstayed it’s visit. Who else is so pumped for fall? I know quite a few people don’t like autumn for a pretty fair reason: you get sick easily. However, that is literally the only reason I understand. It’s time to get you all in t...

Episode Two of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks”

Episode Two of the Sentinel's podcast,

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

October 10, 2019

"Seahawk Talks" is the official podcast of The South Lakes Sentinel. It's your number one source for all information about South Lakes, the DMV and the world.  On this episode of "Seahawk Talks" we share school news highlights, discuss all of the very exciting local sports news with the Sentin...

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