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How teachers and students feel about Schoology

Luke Cavey, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Schoology is the new app that FCPS is using to manage classroom assignments and reminders. It’s brand new to most teachers and students at South Lakes High School so I will be gathering opinions from...

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New “alternate learning space” being added

Zen Smith, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

When walking through the halls at South Lakes, you may have come across a large, empty, area on the second floor of classrooms.    Formerly a locker pod, the entire section has been cleared...

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Class of 2021 updates & graduation information — Exams, yearbooks, grad party & more

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief May 21, 2021

For the class of 2021, the school year is rapidly coming to a close. Senior gatherings, farewells and South Lakes traditions will all culminate on graduation day.   Elementary School Appreciation It’s...

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SLHS 2021 final exam & activity schedule

Camilla Wynes, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

With the school year beginning to come to an end, the much dreaded final exams begin.    Along with these exams are textbook and laptop drop off days. Seniors will turn in laptops and texts...

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Class schedule for the week of January 18, 2021

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief January 14, 2021

Due to changes made to Fairfax County’s return-to-school plan and the end of the first semester, scheduling changes have been made to week of January 18, 2021.   Monday, January 18: No School...

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Capitol Hill overtaken by insurrectionists

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief January 7, 2021

Washington DC was plunged into a state of panic and one of the nation’s darkest days on January 6, 2020 after the certification of the 2020 presidential election results was interrupted by a siege of...

Virginia Rep’s request leads to near physical fight in Congress

Virginia Rep’s request leads to near physical fight in Congress

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief January 7, 2021

After a day of violence in Washington DC and Northern Virginia, the certification of the 2020 presidential election results almost led to a fistfight between House members at 3 AM.   The Senate...

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VA tightens COVID restrictions & FCPS halts return plan

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief November 18, 2020

Virginia’s Governor Northam has signed two new executive orders regarding COVID-precautions, after a serious rise in COVID-19 cases across the commonwealth Virginia has 1,500 new COVID-19 cases per day,...

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VA’s Governor Northam tests positive for COVID-19

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief September 25, 2020

Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam has tested positive for COVID-19. Virginia’s First Lady Pamela Northam (former pediatric occupational therapist) has also tested positive. An employee working in the...

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Important information for the class of 2021

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief August 27, 2020

The class of 2021 is facing a senior fall like no other. Fully virtual and socially distanced, certain aspects to the year have been up in the air. Here's important and urgent information on things like...

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