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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: 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...

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, 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...

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