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South Lakes to get sanitary products in bathrooms

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December 20, 2019

After years of requests and negotiations, the Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) School Board has approved the implementation of menstrual sanitary products in school bathrooms. In the past, students...

Connector Bus fuss: Why Connector Buses weren’t running & what this meant for students

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December 20, 2019

The Connector Bus is a system that runs throughout Fairfax County, and as of December 5, 2019, the buses have effectively switched to their Sunday schedule or completely stopped running, as a result of...

The “Danger” of Video Games

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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...

Midsummer at South Lakes

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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...

A Reflection on Ethics Day

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...

The Crash That Lasts

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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...

South Lakes High School Choir: Headed to Disney World!

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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...

Five Perfect Fall Related Gift Ideas          

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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,...

 The art of being thankful

Via Living On The Edge
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...

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...

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