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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...

Ms. Amy Saylor: Outstanding Teacher Nominee

Ms. Amy Saylor: Outstanding Teacher Nominee

Maddy McFarlin, sports editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Top Stories, Trends

Amy Saylor is an art teacher at South Lakes and has been nominated for an Outstanding Teacher Award. Ms. Saylor has been a teacher for 25 years and both of her parents were teachers before her. She attended Mansfield University for her undergraduate and masters degree. “I was so lucky to land this...

Michael B. Jordan partakes in the harness trend

Michael B. Jordan partakes in the harness trend

Sean Caceres, staff writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Sports, Student Life, Trends

Celebrities are profoundly known for each of their sets of skills including acting, cooking, singing, producing, and directing. Celebrities they are also known for their different senses of fashion. High fashion goes back to 1858 when Charles Frederick Worth was the first designer to have his label...

New varsity team captain Michael Bush discusses upcoming soccer season

New varsity team captain Michael Bush discusses upcoming soccer season

Sean Caceres, staff writer

February 28, 2019


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

The soccer season is right around the corner, and the varsity soccer team is practicing and recruiting new players for the upcoming season. They recently held tryouts on March 18th, 19th, and 21st. During the tryouts, Coach Marty and Coach Vasudevan had constant drills and scrimmages in play. There were...

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...

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...

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