South Lakes Sentinel

Sean Caceres

August 29, 2019

Sean is currently a Sophomore at South Lakes High School. He is a staff writer for the Sentinel. He is a very voracious and motivated writer and loves to laugh a lot.

The Celebration of National Women’s Month

The Celebration of National Women’s Month

Shuhd SirelkhatimAhmed, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

The month of March is National Women’s Month, a time to recognize the powerful women who have shaped the world we live in today. We celebrate the women who have faced adversity and discrimination. We acknowledge the women who've broken barriers and proven themselves just as worthy as any other man....

Larry Johnson award

February 7, 2019

League members are reminded to please nominate a deserving person who has assisted your school for the Larry Johnson Award. The Larry Johnson Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC) Award was developed in 2003 to recognize individuals who have contributed in an exceptional manner to the development...

2019 MLB Hall of Fame Announcement

2019 MLB Hall of Fame Announcement

Marc Goldstein, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

The BBWAA (Baseball Writers Association of America) voted three new members into the Hall of Fame. Edgar Martinez, Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, and Mike Mussina will join baseball icons that have been enshrined as well. Each have had outstanding careers and all have individual achievements that propelled...

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

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...

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Maddy McFarlin, staff sports writer

January 13, 2019

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...

Coat and Blanket Drive for Syrian Refugees

Coat and Blanket Drive for Syrian Refugees

Rhea Braganza, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

For the sixth year in a row, Northern Virginia is putting on its annual, month-long blanket and coat drive to help Syrian refugees facing a cold winter in refugee camps.The drive is organized by the NOVA Relief Center, an organization that is dedicated to improving the quality of life for refugees. ...

Holiday Sports Gift Guide

Holiday Sports Gift Guide

Maddy McFarlin, staff writer

November 30, 2018

Holidays are right around the corner and these DIY gift ideas are perfect for any sports lover or athlete! All of these ideas are easy and affordable. At under $15, these DIYs are not only affordable, but they also are easy to make and look good! Enjoy these gift ideas! DIY Custom Football Ornamen...

Adriana Agic

November 19, 2018

Adriana Agic is a sophomore in high school. She is a part of the GLI Club and takes piano outside of school. This is Adriana’s second year in journalism, and she is psyched to write editorials and opinion articles for the newspaper. Adriana is very passionate about writing, history, piano, and anything...

Opinion on Amazon’s 2nd headquarters

Birk Slothouber

November 14, 2018

Amazon is nearing its final decision on what city will house their second headquarters, and local governments are going to great lengths to make it their city. Perhaps the most egregious example is Chicago, whose mayor offered to let the Amazon Corporation keep the money collected by taxes on their employees,...

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