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The best of the best: LeBron or Jordan?

The best of the best: LeBron or Jordan?

Joseph Brotemarkle

February 26, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Analytics has revealed that former pros and fans have been arguing over who the greatest basketball player of all time is - LeBron James or Michael Jordan. This argument has been around for a couple of years, but has been heating up in recent years because of all of the championships James is racking...

Restaurant Review: Coastal Flats

Restaurant Review: Coastal Flats

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

February 26, 2019


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

The other day, my Mom and I drove to Fairfax Corner and arrived at Coastal Flats around 4:30 for dinner. A part of the Great American Restaurant chain, I have frequented it many times while growing up; I’ve had consistently good experiences each time and so it has earned my respect. Anyways, since...

Patriots secure overtime win against Chiefs

Patriots secure overtime win against Chiefs

Sean Caceres, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

Kansas City and the New England had a very intense and suspenseful game. In the first half the Patriots were successful in gaining yardage by running the ball continuously with minimal passes and finally allowing running back Sony Michel to score. 7-0 in the second quarter and on the verge of scoring...

How analytics comes in to play with sports

How analytics comes in to play with sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

February 19, 2019


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

While most sports come down to the best players and teams, analytics and stats have enhanced football, basketball, and baseball. This “revolution” has been rising for a long time, but became really popular in 2015 when teams started to win with the use of analytics. Many executives have used stats...

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Saylor

Sydney Cook, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Ms. Saylor has been an art teacher here at South Lakes for the past 24 years. Her attraction to art started in second grade, when her teacher caught a glimpse of her artwork and told her mother that she has talent. She recalled that she had to settle for business classes because her high school did not...

Art Spotlight: Alex Otero

Hannah Casey, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories

Junior Alex Otero, a Photography student here at South Lakes, has had an interest in the arts for as long as he can remember. He recalled that when was younger, he would doodle in all the blank pages of his children's coloring books. “Art is like coffee in the morning for me; it's just something...

Art Spotlight: Sarai Galla-Cruz

Sophia Landeryou, Student Life Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, Trends

Sarai Galla-Cruz, a senior, started taking art classes in 7th grade and soon fell in love with it. She wanted to take it again in high school and instead of taking Art 1, she showed her work to Mr. Ravenstahl and was put into Art 2 and 3. She got all of her work done fast so that she was able to check...

Gronk to decide on retirement

Gronk to decide on retirement

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Just days after the 2019 Super Bowl, Patriots star and tight end Rob Gronkowski declared that he is thinking about retiring before the next season, saying that he’s “definitely going to look at [his] future, for sure.” By this he means retiring from football to pursue other hobbies before he becomes...

Trump makes deal, temporarily ends America’s longest shutdown

Trump makes deal, temporarily ends America’s longest shutdown

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, SLHS Updates, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends, Uncategorized

On January 25, 2019, President Trump signed a bipartisan bill that will reopen the government temporarily, funding it until February 15. Lasting 35 days (from December 22, 2018 to January 25, 2019), the (partial) government shutdown made American history as the longest to date. For the duration of...

Art Spotlight: Austin Shea

Art Spotlight: Austin Shea

Brooke Snyder, staff writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Austin Shea, a student in Ms. Saylor’s digital art class, has had a love of art from a very young age (since he was around 4 or 5) He said that as a little kid, he “was always thinking about art or music.” He enjoys Ms. Saylor’s class because he believes that you have a lot of freedom when...

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