South Lakes Sentinel

Clairo: Rise of fame

Clairo: Rise of fame

Megan Gillespie, staff writer

April 9, 2019


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

Claire Cottrill, AKA “Clairo,” has been gaining a massive amount of followers and attention over the past few months. In high school, she began publishing small snippets of original songs and full covers on websites such as bandcamp and SoundCloud. In May of 2016, she began to publish her covers...

Got volunteer hours?

Rachel Smith, staff writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, SLHS Updates, Trends

If you are looking for volunteer hours then you've come to the right place! Here are some great opportunities that are fun and need your helping hands. All of these events are located right here in Reston! Love Dogs? 19th Annual Pet Fiesta - Volunteers Needed! Want to play with puppies and other...

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

Leana Travis, editor-in-chief

April 9, 2019


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

The American affiliate of Dutch Skiing company SnowWorld is considering working with Fairfax County to build their first Indoor Ski Resort in NortForceh America, according to a report by a subcommittee of the Fairfax County Sports Tourism Task. The Resort could potentially include a 100-room hotel with...

Hard Work U: College of the Ozarks

Hard Work U: College of the Ozarks

Sydney Cook, staff writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

We live in a world where college is heavily encouraged for students to complete - but what if the cost of the university deters you? College of the Ozarks is a liberal arts college located in Missouri that integrates learning, work, and service. Students who attend this school pay for college in a unique...

Even a rat hole has its charms

Even a rat hole has its charms

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

I am from a tiny village of 1,500 people deep in the mountains. That means everyone knows each other and no matter what you do, you will be always in the spotlight. It is that kind of place where you can just walk to go everywhere, everybody has is own trusted pub, and there are no popular coffee houses...

Time management tips & tricks

Time management tips & tricks

Taylor Anderson, staff writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

“Good time management enables you to work smarter - not harder -” says the Mind Tools Newsletter, “you get more done in less time, even when time is tight and pressures are high.” Time management gives one an advantage over their hectic schedule or chaotic calendar. The ability to deal with...

Healthy Foods Facts & Myths

Healthy Foods Facts & Myths

Saousane Bejjaji, staff writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

It’s no secret that us millennials and Gen Z members are always out on the look for new healthy, trendy and easy diets. Every magazine, Instagram post, and celebrity seems to tell us something contradictory to what we already know! 1.) "Fat-free or low-fat foods are always better than the full-fat...

Olivia Jade is the bronzed face of the college admissions scandal

Olivia Jade is the bronzed face of the college admissions scandal

Rhea Braganza, staff writer

March 28, 2019


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

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin, known as “Aunt Becky” on the show, and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were arrested for bribing University of Southern California (USC) in order to get their daughters, Olivia Jade Giannulli and Isabella Rose Giannulli, into the college. Loughlin...

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....

“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...

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