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Boys Basketball Media Day Wrap Up

Boys Basketball Media Day Wrap Up

Marc Goldstein, Sports' Editor

January 16, 2020

“Bringing energy and being ready to play is something that everyone can do, and something that everyone should do.”

Best Sports Moments of the 2010s

Best Sports Moments of the 2010s

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

December 31, 2019

Sports leaves us speechless at every turn, that’s what’s so exciting about it. Moments like these don’t come everyday...

Top 10 Uniforms of the 2010s

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

December 29, 2019

When thinking of an athlete, team, or league, fans will often visualize what uniform is being worn. Athletes are not as recognizable without their jerseys which all have their differences, between different teams. The 2010s has seen thousands of different uniform combinations, but only 10 of them will ...

Decade in Review for Sports

Decade in Review for Sports

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

December 27, 2019

The 2010s was a decade for the ages when it came to sports. Between amazing moments, players, teams, and everything else, there will never be another decade quite like the 2010s. We at The Sentinel thought that even though we have individual articles for the sports moments from the past 10 years, we shou...

South Lakes to get sanitary products in bathrooms

South Lakes to get sanitary products in bathrooms

Helen Ehrlich, News editor

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 have had to go to school clinics in order to retrieve products such as pads. With the introduction ...

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

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

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

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 a driver-lead strike. It has 91 routes and goes to Metro stops, Town Centers, neighborhoods and high...

Midsummer at South Lakes

Midsummer at South Lakes

Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

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 and enchanting detail with maturity and charisma. Every character brought something truly unique ...

10 ways to get into the Christmas spirit

10 ways to get into the Christmas spirit

Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

The holidays are right around the corner, and with only three days until winter break there is not a lot of time to prepare. Whether you stay in or go out, these activities are sure to get you in the Christmas spirit! Visit a Christmas Tree Farm Nothing says Christmas like getting a real evergreen to ...

Disney releases “Disney Plus” in hopes of taking over streaming platforms

Disney releases “Disney Plus” in hopes of taking over streaming platforms

Rhea Braganza, Staff writer

December 9, 2019

On November 12, Disney broke the internet by releasing their long awaited streaming platform, Disney Plus. Just hours after releasing the app they were already experiencing issues due to high demand, and within the first few days over ten million people had signed up. The service includes old throwb...

UVA Defeats Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Cup for the First Time in 15 Years

UVA Defeats Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Cup for the First Time in 15 Years

Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The Commonwealth Cup has been an annual football match between Virginia Tech and The University of Virginia for almost 50 years. The first game was in 1970 and Virginia Tech won that game 7-0, giving them the Commonwealth Cup trophy, which the winning team holds onto until the next year when they play fo...

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