South Lakes Sentinel

Chantilly Academy classes provide unique experiences for students

Sophia Landeryou, staff writer

March 22, 2017

Chantilly Academy gives students the opportunity towards successful post-secondary and higher education. It also gives students life skills that will be relevant in their careers. Chantilly academy offers classes in Engineering and Scientific Technology, Health and Human Services, and Trade and Industr...

A Brief Update on South Lakes Sports- February 2017

Carlyn Abraham, staff writer

February 2, 2017

A Brief Update on South Lakes Sports Basketball The boys freshman basketball team is currently 8-5 and their next game will be against Madison, on Friday, at 4:30 at James Madison High School. The girls freshman basketball team is currently 9-4 and their next game will be against Madison, on Friday, at...

Prison Versus School

Kristina Schwarzkopf, Director of Advertising

November 1, 2016

Food: Surprisingly, despite no government regulation of prison food it’s healthier than school food. The typical school cafeteria meal includes one bread item, 1 and 1/2 to two ounces of meat, eight ounces of milk, and a ½ cup of veggies or fruit. While prison offers one bread item, ¾ cup of sta...

Aidan Protheroe, design editor

October 4, 2016

Aidan Protheroe a Staff Writer in 10th grade at South Lakes. He enjoys reading, Writing, and listening to music, like Green Day, My Chemical Romance, and Pierce the Veil. He also likes watching TV, specifically a lot of cartoons like Steven Universe and Adventure Time, and shows like The Walking Dead...

Rachel Smith, social media director

September 28, 2016

Rachel Smith is a social media director/ staff writer, she manages all social media accounts to promote the south lakes sentinel. She plays lacrosse in her free time and when she grows up she wants to be a food Critic and travel the world.

Sophia Landeryou, student life editor

September 28, 2016

Sophia Landeryou is a student life editor and returning journalism member. In her spare time she likes to swim. She loves anything sweet, especially chocolate. She's super excited about the upcoming year and hopes to continue learning.

School Board Approves Budget for 2016-17 Year

Victoria Gonzales, staff writer

June 22, 2016

After much discussion Fairfax County Public schools has approved a budget for 2017. The budget includes salary increases of about 40 million dollars for teachers and 10 million dollars to reduce the size of classes in elementary schools. There is also 2.2 million dollars to replace some of FCPS...

Local Athletes Participate in 2016 Olympic Games

Andrew Gabriel, staff writer

June 22, 2016

With over a confirmed 8,000 athletes participating in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, this is sure to be a very . Many teams and individuals will compete for world supremacy in these events starting on August 5th and ending August 21st. One country in particular that has thrived i...

United States Air Force Academy Holds Summer Seminar

Briana Carter

June 22, 2016

Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, The United States Air Force Academy is one of the five service academies in the nation. It is a unique, prestigious school that has an amazing athletic program and top-notch academics, perfect for those who want a challenge mentally and physically. A five-day ...

Drug Abuse In Fairfax County

Claudia Reverte, staff writer

June 22, 2016

In the United States we are currently facing the largest prescription drug epidemic of our country’s history. Statistics have now shown that drug overdoses in this country are more frequent than car crashes. This epidemic has unfortunately reached Fairfax County where the number of drug overdoses is incr...

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