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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...

Midnight Treats: a cookie delivery service near you

Midnight Treats: a cookie delivery service near you

Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

January 23, 2019


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

Midnight Treats, a local Vienna cookie delivery service, is making your midnight cookie dreams a reality. It was started in July of 2018 by the ambitious Johnny Nguyen, four of his close friends, and his mother. Inspired by his mother’s delicious chocolate chip cookies, Nguyen wanted to find ways to...

Genesys- Paid Internship for Juniors during their Senior Year

January 22, 2019


Filed under Features, News, SLHS Updates, Trends

Genesys Works Interest Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 29th Time: 9:48 a.m.- 10:28 a.m. (SS 3) and 10:34 a.m. - 11:14 a.m. (SS 2) Place: Career Center What is Genesys Works? At Genesys Works, you will… · Train in Information Technology and professional skills · Earn a paid corp...

Broadway Night 2019: Revivals performing February 1st and 2nd – Tickets now on sale!

Broadway Night 2019: Revivals performing February 1st and 2nd – Tickets now on sale!

January 17, 2019


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

Join South Lakes High School Choral Department 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 Dolls, Godspell and many...

Actions have consequences – even in politics

Actions have consequences – even in politics

Birk Slothouber, staff writer

January 17, 2019


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

From the 2016 Election onward, there’s been an increasing number of calls for civility from various talking heads in the media. They generally say that politics has increasingly intruded into American life, and as a result, people who disagree on politics are more divided than ever, and that people...

“I Am ShowJoe”

“I Am ShowJoe”

Taylor Anderson, staff writer

January 17, 2019


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

South Lakes junior Joseph Dagbe, otherwise known as “Showjoe,” has taken an interest to the world of music. The football and basketball star decided one day to experiment in lyric writing with little expectation of it ever going beyond him and his friends. The young creator’s highest intentions...

Best teen jobs available in Reston

Best teen jobs available in Reston

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

January 17, 2019


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

Working a job during high school can be hard and stressful, but for many people it worth it since you can have more independence and develop a sense of responsibility. Below are some available workplaces to be a restaurant team member: Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1284 - Reston Town Center-(01284) 119...

Virginia Boys State Info

January 17, 2019


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

Virginia Boys State Information Date: June 16-22, 2018 Place: Radford University You must be able to attend during these dates to be considered as an applicant. About Boys State: Only young men, who have successfully completed their junior year of high school and have at least one...

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 13, 2019


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

James Harden, star guard for the Houston Rockets, is now considered by some as the “Greatest of All Time” (GOAT) amongst basketball offensive players. Harden is averaging 34 points and 9 assists per game this season. A big game changer this season was having all-star point guard Chris Paul - which...

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Maddy McFarlin, staff sports writer

January 13, 2019


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

The Virginia Tech Hokies went up against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Military Bowl, which took place in Annapolis, Maryland on December 31, 2018, Virginia Tech Hokies vs Cincinnati Bearcats. The Military Bowl is an annual postseason game (put on by the NCAA since 2008) that is between two Division...

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