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Art Spotlight: Gabrielle Baughman

Art Spotlight: Gabrielle Baughman

Sophia Landeryou, staff writer

February 4, 2019


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

Senior Gabrielle Baughman has had interest in art ever since kindergarten. It was just one those things she naturally did for fun. Her love for art thrived throughout high school here at South Lakes, and she has lots to show for it. Art has done many things for her over the years. It is a safe space...

Come to the 2019 Broadway Night production THIS WEEKEND

Come to the 2019 Broadway Night production THIS WEEKEND

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, News, SLHS Updates, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Join the South Lakes High School Choral Department THIS WEEKEND for the 14th annual Broadway Night with this year’s production titled Revivals, featuring numbers from some of Broadway’s most popular revivals including songs from Pippin, Once On This Island, Chicago, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and...

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

January 31, 2019


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

Understandably, our generation has grown weary after being subjected to mediocre action movies with predictable plots, forgettable “heroes,” and numbing loads of violence. However, ‘Bumblebee,’ the riveting new live-action movie produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Travis Knight, is a...

Should convicted felons be allowed to vote?

Should convicted felons be allowed to vote?

Ben Zalles, staff writer and photographer

January 29, 2019


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

According to a 2016 report done by “The Sentencing Project,” it is estimated that 6.1 million Americans are denied the right to vote when they’re convicted of a felony. The term “felony disenfranchisement” is used to describe the laws that currently restrict the voting rights of people who...

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...

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 24, 2019


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

The Los Angeles Rams took on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game on January 20th. The winner of this game would continue to the Super Bowl to compete to be the greatest football team in the world. The New Orleans Saints took the early lead, scoring a touchdown and two field goals in...

The impact of analytics on sports

The impact of analytics on sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under 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...

South Lakes hosts their first Family Game Night

South Lakes hosts their first Family Game Night

Izzy Abbondanaza, staff writer

January 23, 2019


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

South Lakes hosted their very first Family Game Night on January 16th. Hosted by the SLHS Leadership team, it was a great success. Along with the leadership team, the Interact club helped out by selling hot chocolate and coffee in exchange for cash donations. South Lakes invited all the local elementary...

Meet Marty the Robot at your local Giant

Meet Marty the Robot at your local Giant

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

January 23, 2019


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

If you see a tall, gray robot with googly eyes patrolling the aisles of Giant, don’t be alarmed! It’s Marty the Robot, an unassisted machine that recognizes and reports hazards and out-of-stock items. Marty will work in coexistence with Giant employees while they spend more time with customers. 500...

Amazon’s HQ2 impact on NOVA schools

Amazon’s HQ2 impact on NOVA schools

Helen Ehrlich, news editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

In November, Amazon announced that Northern Virginia would serve as the location of their latest head offices, nicknamed “HQ2.” With the construction of HQ2, new families and students will be moving into the Northern Virginia region, reshaping the educational system of the area as we know it. As...

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