South Lakes Sentinel

Lights, Camera, Prom!

Kaylin Tang, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

April is right around the corner and you know what that means! Prom is the most special school dance of the year and you don’t want to miss it. As a senior, going to prom will be a memory you will have for the rest of your life and you definitely want to make sure its a night to remember. Dressing...

Fairfax County School Board Passes Resolution On Gun Violence

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018

     17 lives were taken and over 14 were injured during a school shooting that occurred on February 14, 2018, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.      In response to this tragedy and other recent incidents across the U.S. involving firearms,...

6 Things to Do This Weekend (2/24 – 2/25)

6 Things to Do This Weekend (2/24 – 2/25)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

1.) Check out the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center near Virginia Beach! They have thousands of animals (over 300 different species), an aviary, an IMAX theater complete with epic 3D movies, boat tours, and a zipline. For admission, head to: 2.) Grab some buddies and go to G-Force Karts in Richmond, Virginia!...

IB Iron Chef Competition

IB Iron Chef Competition

February 6, 2018

Need CAS hours? Want to win cool prizes? Then compete in IB IRON CHEF!! IB Iron Chef is a friendlly team cooking competition to raise money for Helping Hungry Kids Interest Meeting: February 9, 2018 at 3 pm in Room 214 Any questions? Email Interest form:

On Track to Win

Isabella Abondanza

December 12, 2017

There are over one hundred students participating in the indoor track and field program at South Lakes. “About 30 kids from our school competed,” said by Ali Gilbert, sophomore from the team. “Many kids compete in more than one event, which shows the talents and skills the people on the team have.” South...

5 Things to Do This Weekend (12/8-12/10)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (12/8-12/10)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

1.) Sit back, relax, and listen to pianist Luke James play your holiday favorites on Friday the 8th at Tyson’s Galleria in McLean, Virginia. This the perfect way to unwind after dinner at Wildfire and an evening of shopping. Better yet, get some cake to-go from Danielle’s Desserts and take it with...

Represent Your Club at the Gingerbread Competition!

November 16, 2017

The South Lakes High School German Honor Society is hosting the 12th annual gingerbread building competition on the 29th of November. On behalf of GHS, we formally invite you to represent your club by forming a team and entering into the competition. The competition lasts from 3:00 to 6:30&nb...

SLHS Fall Pep Rally 2017 Dance Team Performance

Pramod Mamillapalli, online editor

October 18, 2017

Hannah Casey, social media director

September 13, 2017

Hannah Casey is a social media director and is a returning journalism member. She helps manage all the social media accounts to promote the sentinel. Outside of dedicating her free time to the newspaper, she loves to dance and cheer. Hannah wants to be an international spy when she grows up. ...

Leana Travis, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2017

Leana Travis is a senior, and it's her fourth and final year on the Sentinel staff. In her spare time, she likes to read and make music. She's thrilled for her second year as the editor of the Sentinel and hopes to bring about some positive change. ...

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