South Lakes Sentinel

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...

Track Team Breaks Two School Records at Nationals

Chelsea Rowell, editor

June 22, 2016

Outdoor track season closed at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals track and field meet at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro. Senior Skander Ballard ran a time of 48.17, tying the school record set in 2008.  He earned 15th place in the Championship Division of the 400 meters. J...

QRU? Nichole Robinson tries out for the JV basketball

KD Werts

October 30, 2015

Freshmen, Nichole Robinson is trying out for JV basketball for more of a competitive challenge. Why are you trying out for JV basketball instead of freshmen? Because for the past years that I’ve been playing basketball with girls my age which has not really been a challenge, and I want to ch...

QRU? New History teacher Mrs. Obando

Kristina Schwarzkopf, staff writer

October 23, 2015

Mrs. Obando, a new history teacher, is looking forward to the experience of teaching high school students after working at Rachel Carson Middle School. What is your favorite thing to do while not working? I enjoy biking and hiking with my husband and spending time with my family. I also enjoy mak...

Seahawk alumni connect through Duke basketball

Jonathan Bonelli, Sports Editor

May 18, 2015

This year’s young Duke University lineup defeated the University of Wisconsin-Madison team 68-63 during the National Championship game April 6 hosted at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianaplis, Indiana. This year’s Duke lineup had three freshman starters but was able to advance far into the postseason...

Students go all out on Destination Day

Students go all out on Destination Day

Manaal Farhan, co-business manager

October 9, 2014

Spirit Week is almost over with Destination Day being the fourth day. Students dressed up according to the cities assigned to their classes. Freshmen dressed up as Vegas, sophomores as New Orleans, juniors as Nashville, and seniors as Honolulu. Seniors came in first place today with 69% participation....

Students Plan to Help Out Struggling Communities

Jesse True, staff writer

June 29, 2014

While some students plan to go out of the country during their summer vacation for a relaxing trip, others like Caroline Sartorius and Lainey Bee plan to help out struggling communities. Lainey Bee a rising senior at South Lakes High School took a trip when she was 14 to Tanzania to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro....

Summer trip to Costa Rica

Manaal Farhan, copy editor

June 26, 2014

The Young Ambassadors Program from the World Affairs Council of Washington D.C. is offering a trip to Costa Rica this summer.  The trip includes sight-seeing in San Jose, drive to Pas Volcano, visit to Jaco Beach, hikes through Monteverde Forest, and a trip to Cloud Forest. The trip is from July...

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