South Lakes Sentinel

Mr. Michael Dobbs: Outstanding Leader

Maddy McFarlin, sports editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Mr. Michael Dobbs is a technology support specialist (TSPEC) at South Lakes. His main focus is making sure the technology works, whereas a technology specialist would teach others how to work the technology. Dobbs attended Pennsylvania State University and found this position here at South Lakes because...

MLB Season Preview

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Since winter is officially over, it’s now time for baseball season to get underway. All 30 teams have work to do, from the powerhouses to the basement dwellers. MLB is celebrating their 150th year of existence and this could be one of the best yet. The best part about opening day, though, is that every...

Le’Veon Bell says hello to the New York Jets

Le’Veon Bell says hello to the New York Jets

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Top Stories, Trends

After a year-long break from football after deciding that the Steelers weren’t paying him enough, Le’Veon Bell decided to come back to the NFL with the New York Jets. While he was gone, he was missing out on being paid about $14 million, which is what he would have made during the past 2018 season....

Dick’s Sporting Goods stores remove guns

Dick’s Sporting Goods stores remove guns

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

After the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Dick’s Sporting Goods removed assault-style weapons from all stores. This week, Ed Stack, the CEO of the Coraopolis, Pennsylvania-based chain, made an announcement that Dick’s Sporting Goods will stop selling firearms in some stores at the end...

“Skip the Straw,” save a sea turtle

“Skip the Straw,” save a sea turtle

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

In the U.S. alone, 500 million straws are used each day. That’s enough straws to fill 125 school buses! The “Skip the Straw, Save a Turtle” campaign has been on the rise in 2019 due to the problem of straws in the ocean. Most of the straws that are used are too small to be recycled because they...

Outstanding Teacher Nominee: Mr. Evan Millar

Outstanding Teacher Nominee: Mr. Evan Millar

Brooke Snyder, staff writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

SLHS math teacher Mr. Evan Millar has been nominated for an Outstanding Teacher Award. Mr. Millar has been teaching at South Lakes for the past 3 years and in Fairfax County for the past 9 years; he taught at Terraset Elementary befo re coming to our school. He has also been teaching basketball at South...

Outstanding Leader: Ms. Jennifer Campbell

Saousane Bejjaji, staff writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Jennifer Campbell, Career Center Specialist for 2 years now, is one of the nominees for the Outstanding Leader award. Ms. Campbell knew she wanted to be a Career Center Specialist 10 years ago! Previously, she was a substitute and, later, a transcript assistant for 6 years at Westfield High School. She...

Outstanding Leader: Mr. Campbell

Outstanding Leader: Mr. Campbell

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Mr. Bill Campbell is a name that is unknown by some, but one that many students should get to know. He has been a counselor for 40 years and at South Lakes for 21 years. He is from California and likes to watch the Nebraska Cornhuskers college basketball teams and the Capitals and be active (he is a...

Outstanding Teacher Nominee: Mr. Pallow Parajuli

Sophia Landeryou, online editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Mr. Pallow Parajuli, a Physics teacher at South Lakes, has been teaching for about three years. This year, he has been nominated for the Outstanding New Teacher award. Mr. Parajuli knew that he wanted to be a teacher after being a long-term Geometry substitute. According to him, the best part of South...

Outstanding Teacher: Mr. Aanand Vasudevan

Outstanding Teacher: Mr. Aanand Vasudevan

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Aanand Vasudevan, commonly known with his students as Mr. V or Coach V, has been nominated for the Outstanding New Teacher award. Mr. Vasudevan came to South Lakes to teach Geometry and Probability and Statistics in 2017. Although he has only been teaching at South Lakes for two years, all of his students...

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