South Lakes Sentinel

Youth triathlon dedicated to resident’s memory

Grace Erard, news editor

June 9, 2011

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

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...

Amy’s Amigos raises over $30,000 for cancer research

Sarah Davidson, contributing writer

June 9, 2011

Amy’s Amigos, a student run group started by freshman Olivia Wolfe in 2008, has raised over $30,000 for brain tumor and cancer research since it’s initiation in 2008. The group was started for Amy Boyle, a classmate, teammate, and friend who battled a brain tumor for several years, but passed...

Seahawks connect and clash with younger siblings

Viviana Del Toro, contributing writer

June 7, 2011

Students appear to have closer relationships with younger siblings that they share common interests with. Of course, some just do not get along. Sophomore Samir Maslouhi and his seven-year-old sister Sara both play soccer together. “My sister is in first grade,” said Maslouhi. “She’s amazing...

Trailers to become artwork

Grace Erard, news editor

June 7, 2011

The auxiliary trailers outside of South Lakes are currently a physical reminder of the overcrowding in the region. However, students hope to change this. According to junior Emily Lopynski, leadership and foreign language students plan on giving the trailers a major makeover in response to numerous...

Seniors anticipate Beach Week

Lily Shtuhl, focus editor

June 7, 2011

Although not typically a school sponsored event, Beach Week is a tradition amongst graduating high school seniors. Planned by the students themselves, Beach Week is exactly what it sounds like, a fun week spent at a beach house with classmates. Groups with an average size around twenty, rent a beach...

Students hyped during yearbook distribution

June 2, 2011

The yearbook staff, under the direction of adviser Suzanne Abdelrazaq, distributed this year's book on June 1-2. This year's 256-page color book focused on the theme "All the Hype" in connection with the tremendous school spirit shown in recent years. Books are still on sale based on availability.

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