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Netflix & binge: most binge-worthy shows

Netflix & binge: most binge-worthy shows

Adriana Agic, staff writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Most of us have had the feeling of boredom and irritation after we’ve finished binging a show on Netflix. We ask ourselves, “When will the next season be released? What do I watch now? Should I just rewatch something?” Here are some show recommendations to get you out of your rut! Historical: The Crown Numbe...

Best teen jobs available in Reston

Best teen jobs available in Reston

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Working a job during high school can be hard and stressful, but for many people it worth it since you can have more independence and develop a sense of responsibility. Below are some available workplaces to be a restaurant team member: Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1284 - Reston Town Center-(01284) 119...

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for students

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for students

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

1. Get more sleep: Although it sounds impossible for a high school student, getting more sleep is crucial for long-term success and your health. Also, getting extra sleep is great! 2. Stop doubting yourself: Saying, “I can’t do this,” “There’s no point,” etc. will only hold you back from...

Holiday special: a newspaper-centric gift guide

Holiday special: a newspaper-centric gift guide

Helen Ehrlich, news editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

DIY Newspaper wreath 1.) Trace around a plate (circular) to make a base on a sheet of paper 2.) Trace around a smaller plate(circular) onto the center of the first plate you traced 3.) Using a craft blade or scissors cut out the outer circle, then the inner, you can recycle the inner circle, the o...

The best holiday movies & T.V. shows of the season

The best holiday movies & T.V. shows of the season

Helen Ehrlich, news editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Netflix A Christmas Inheritance If you’re looking for the cheesiest, most predictable, and most cliché Christmas movie out there, A Christmas Inheritance is just what you want. It tells the story of a New York girl heading to a small town to discover the true spirit of family and Christmas. Snow st...

Why VSCO is valuable

Why VSCO is valuable

Brooke Snyder, staff writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

VSCO - the app that is used for editing and sharing pictures - has become popular, mostly amongst teenage girls that like to share their favorite pictures with friends or the VSCO community. You can use VSCO to edit your pictures with different filters, colors, and themes. There are different variations...

How to make the most of your snow day

How to make the most of your snow day

Adriana Agic, staff writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Every student in school looks forward to snow days. There’s no classes all day - which means more time for sleeping in, Netflix binges, and finishing that homework you were stressing about! However, some students use snow days for relaxation, rest, and rejuvenation so they’ll be able to complete...

A guide to holiday gifts

A guide to holiday gifts

Olivia Cochis, staff writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

Finding the right gift for someone special can be a challenge, especially if they already have everything. Here are some thoughtful ideas that any person would be very happy with receiving this holiday season. For your classic adventurer, a classic gift would be to give them a polaroid camera and...

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

Daphne Ngo, staff writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

With Christmas just around the corner, there are probably many people out there who are looking for cheap, easy to make Christmas gifts to give out. Here are ten awesome ideas that won’t take much time or money. Idea #1: Baked goods - Bake a few sweets in bulk and put together a delicious bag of...

12 YouTube videos that will make your day better

12 YouTube videos that will make your day better

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

1.) "Chef Donald" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoqXzmEYcyU 2.) "A Pep Talk from Kid President" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o 3.) "Hakuna Matata" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xB5ceAruYrI 4.) "The Bare Necessities" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZ6OSf1jKiI 5.) "Better When I'm Dancing" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkCyfBibIbI 7.) "Keep Your Head Up" ...

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