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What’s your favorite Seahawk sports tradition?

What’s your favorite Seahawk sports tradition?

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

For many Seahawk athletes, the lead up to gameday is very special. From wearing their jersey to school to eating the same pregame meal, these traditions are kept both on and off the field. When we asked our social media following what their favorite traditions were, we saw just how wide the range of ...

Got stress? Join Lily Kasper and the Mind, Body and Spirit Club!

Got stress? Join Lily Kasper and the Mind, Body and Spirit Club!

Olivia Cochis, Features Editor

November 9, 2019

     Every Wednesday morning at 7:15, the Mind, Body and Spirit Club meets in room 602. The mission of the club is to reduce students’ stress. With so many students with overwhelming amounts of stress due to the overload with school assignments, college applications, and extracurricul...

May I please speak to your (football) managers?

May I please speak to your (football) managers?

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...

How art and mindfulness can relieve stress and headaches

How art and mindfulness can relieve stress and headaches

Mary Kathryn McNicoll, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Students have been reporting higher levels of stress than adults. Some schools are taking action by implementing mindfulness into the school day. The University of Washington did their own study by using art to decrease the amount of stress and headaches caused by stress.   They tested a group of 8 teenage girls and g...

Nationals capture first World Series win in franchise history

Nationals capture first World Series win in franchise history

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

     Game Seven. The so-called “best words in sports.” The game that decides everything. The game of all games. These terms are some that bring good memories to some fans and memories of heartbreak to others. This was the most important game for the Washington Nationals franchise....

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

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

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 ...

Why this is Virginia’s most important election ever

Why this is Virginia’s most important election ever

Helen Ehrlich, News editor

October 29, 2019

While some students may just see local elections as just a day off school, Virginia’s election is a highly contentious race that has been gaining attention from celebrities and campaigns all across the country. Voters will head to the polls on November 5, 2019 from 6am to 7pm to cast their vote on sc...

‘Joker’ is the best DC film since ‘The Dark Knight’

‘Joker’ is the best DC film since ‘The Dark Knight’

Sammy Melideo, Guest Writer

October 23, 2019

Joker, the new DC comic book film directed by Todd Philips, is truly a cinematic masterpiece. It tells the story of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a failed comedian who lives with his sick mother and struggles with a mental illness that makes him laugh at inappropriate times. He is isolated, bullied...

What Seahawks are saying: FCPS On

What Seahawks are saying: FCPS On

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...

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

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

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,...

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