South Lakes Sentinel

2021-2022 Staff

Marc Goldstein
Editor in Chief

Marc Goldstein

Marc is a senior at South Lakes and is the Editor in Chief of The Sentinel. This is his 4th year on staff, and third as an editor. Outside of writing for The Sentinel, he writes for multiple media outlets, holding internships...

Taylor Anderson
Co-Editor in Chief

Taylor Anderson

Taylor Anderson is a Senior at South Lakes and is the Co-Editor in Chief for The Sentinel. She is a part of the SLHS varsity cheer team, and really dedicates her time to be a part of the school community. In her free time she...

Chloe Baker
Co Student Life Editor

Chloe Baker

Chloe Baker is a Senior at South Lakes. This is her second year on staff, and first year being an editor. She is so excited to start writing again and have an amazing year creating content for the Sentinel. At school she is also...

Co Student Life Editor

Camilla Wynes

    Camilla Wynes is currently a junior at South Lakes and a second year staff writer for The Sentinel. She can regularly be found at various open mic and music events all over Northern Virginia supporting her talented friends and meeti...

Drew Stahl
Co Sports Editor

Drew Stahl

Drew Stahl is a Sophomore at South Lakes High School. This will be Drew’s first year as a Sports Editor and his second year on staff. He loves to talk about sports and is the voice of South Lakes Athletics. Drew has previously ...

Jack Lotz
Co Sports Editor

Jack Lotz

Jack is a sophomore at South Lakes. This is his 2nd year as a writer in sports for the Sentinel. Besides writing, Jack plays baseball for South Lakes and loves the Nationals, Wizards, Washington Football team and the North Car...

Brooke Snyder
News Editor

Brooke Snyder

Brooke is a senior and the News Editor of the South Lakes Sentinel! This is her second year in journalism. In her free time, she loves to read, write, and hang out with her friends. She also enjoys vacationing at the beach and go...

Staff Writer

Fatima Daoud

Fatima Daoud is staff writer for The Sentinel, and a freshman at South Lakes High School. When she's not in school she likes to spend time with friends and family. Aside from that Fatima enjoys playing sports, cooking, and dr...

Sara Maslouhi
Staff Writer

Sara Maslouhi

Sara Maslouhi is a Senior at South Lakes and this is her second year as a Staff Writer. She is very passionate about getting involved in the community and school activities. She is really excited to write for the sports team an...

Emily Conway
Staff Writer

Emily Conway

Emily Conway is a freshman at South Lakes High School and a first-year Staff Writer for The Sentinel. In her free time she loves to read, write, figure skate, and roller skate. She has always loved to read and write. In fact, she...

Sophia Paradowski
Staff Writer

Sophia Paradowski

Sophia Paradowski is currently a sophomore at South Lakes High School. This is her first year writing for The Sentinel and she is looking forward to being a part of the journalism team. She’s active in afterschool activitie...

Veronika Owen
Staff Writer

Veronika Owen

Veronika Owen is a sophomore at South Lakes and a Staff Writer for The South Lakes Sentinel.  This is her first year in Journalism, and she is excited to be back in person after a virtual freshman year.  She has had a passi...

Staff Writer

Stephanie South

Stephanie South is a Sophomore at South Lakes High School, and this is their first year in journalism. They are a Staff Writer at the moment. They have always enjoyed writing, and so they thought they would try something more t...

Sarina Nayak
Staff Writer

Sarina Nayak

Sarina Nayak is a sophomore at South Lakes and is a Staff Writer for The Sentinel. This is her first year writing for The Sentinel. In her free time, she enjoys playing music on her ukulele and violin, baking chocolate chip c...

Staff Writer

Sarah Nijkamp

Sarah Nijkamp is a Staff Writer for The Sentinel, and is a sophomore in South Lakes High School. She Is very work-oriented, and wants to help get the best results for everyone. In her free time, she enjoys doing Taekwondo, dra...

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Samia Akter

Samia Akter is a freshman at South Lakes High School. She is a Staff Writer for The Sentinel. Samia enjoys writing and being a part of the South Lakes community. Outside of school, she enjoys  making some sort of artwork. Wr...

Madeline Miller
Staff Writer

Madeline Miller

Madeline Miller is a Freshman at South Lakes High School and a Staff Writer for the Sentinel. She does competitive gymnastics and field hockey in her free time. She also likes to involve herself in the Reston community. Additi...

Staff Writer

Jinan Asad

Jinan Asad is a Senior at South Lakes and is a Staff Writer for The Sentinel. This is her first year in journalism but she has taken a yearbook class in her previous years of high school. She likes to listen to music and have a g...

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Heidi Gilman

Heidi is a freshman at South Lakes, and is excited to join The Sentinel staff as a Staff Writer. She took creative writing in middle school and loved it. She loves to swim and is a part of the South Lakes swim and dive team as wel...

Hannah Siraj
Staff Writer

Hannah Siraj

Hannah Siraj is a freshman and this is her first year as a Staff Writer for The Sentinel. She loves to swim and is on the South Lakes Golf team. In her free time, she likes to work out and listen to music. She is very passionat...

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Ethan Beckett

Ethan Beckett is a freshman at South Lakes and is in his first year as a Staff Writer for The Sentinel. He enjoys playing soccer with his friends, and biking on the W&OD Trail. Ethan would like to join the South Lakes Soccer ...

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Dylan Walsh

Dylan Walsh is a freshman at South Lakes and a first year staff writer for The Sentinel. Aside from writing, he likes to watch sports and hang out with his friends. He is very excited to start journalism and is very much looking forwar...

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Dareen Khoshnaw

Dareen Khoshnaw is a junior at South Lakes High School, and this is her first year as a staff writer for The Sentinel. She has always been passionate about politics, as well as debating, and regularly keeps up with current events. H...

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Marshall Platt

Marshall Platt is a senior at South Lakes High School and is a staff writer for The Sentinel. This is Marshall's first year being a part of The Sentinel as well as his second at South Lakes High School. He is really excited to...

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Arik Weizman

Arik Weizman is a freshman at South Lakes High School, and is a first year staff writer for The Sentinel. He enjoys cooking, playing soccer, and watching Formula One. He has a passion for world history and hopes to pursue a c...

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Andrew Tunley

Andrew Tunley is a freshman at South Lakes High School and a first year staff writer for The Sentinel. In his free time, he enjoys playing travel soccer for Great Falls-Reston, playing the piano, and hanging out with friends. H...

Alex Grover
Staff Writer

Alex Grover

Alex is a senior at South Lakes who is a new staff writer for the South Lakes Sentinel. He ran both cross country and track for the school, enjoys working at his job at a restaurant, hanging out with friends, and learning abou...

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Toleen Alhussaini

Toleen Alhussaini is a sophomore at South Lakes High School, and is a staff writer for The Sentinel. This is her second year as part of The Sentinel. She loves to spend time with her family and friends. Toleen speaks in Arabi...

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Sofian Halibi

Sofian Halibi is a junior at South Lakes High School and a first year staff writer for The Sentinel. He wanted to try something new and journalism seemed like the perfect option. He would like to have a great year with the clas...

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Paige Paulikonis

Paige Paulikonis is a senior at South Lakes High School and this is her first year in journalism. She enjoys being involved in the community and is always ready to help where it is needed. She is a part of many of the great clu...

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Meg Paulson

Meg Paulson is a senior at South Lakes and is a staff writer for The Sentinel. This is her first year working with The Sentinel. Meg is passionate about writing and has self-published four of her books, as well as managing a wr...

Kit Machida
Staff Writer

Kit Machida

Kit, or Kirito, Machida is a staff writer for the sentinel and a senior at South Lakes High School. He is an IB diploma student and is interested in computer science, information systems and technology, and innovative developments. He...

Jaidyn Edwards
Staff Writer

Jaidyn Edwards

Jaidyn is a senior at South Lakes High School and in his first year of journalism. He loves to play football for the South Lakes Seahawks. He is a Defensive back. When he is not in school, he works out and hangs out with his fami...

Emmalina Sjapeki
Staff Writer

Emmalina Sjapeki

Emmalina is currently a sophomore at South Lakes High School. This is her first year writing for The Sentinel, and she is excited to get to write more about the student body and South Lakes community. Outside of school she plays fie...

Amany Nassar
Staff Writer

Amany Nassar

Amany Nassar is a freshman at South Lakes High School. It’s her first year on The Sentinel staff, and she’s excited to join the team. She loves to read, and write about current events. She enjoys watching Vice documentaries in ...

Katherine Garcia-Jovel
Staff Writer

Katherine Garcia-Jovel

Katherine is a sophomore at South Lakes and is a staff writer. This is her second year as a staff writer. Outside of writing, She likes to look at the news and likes to read a lot. What she likes to do in her free time is she l...

Luke Cavey
Staff Writer

Luke Cavey

Luke Cavey is a senior at South Lakes High School and is on the opinion team for the South Lakes Sentinel. Luke can often be seen at Lake Fairfax skatepark. In his free time he enjoys skating, listening to music, and fishing. He hopes...

Rione Marie Tecson
Staff Writer

Rione Marie Tecson

Rione Marie Tecson is a Junior at South Lakes High School. She is a staff writer for journalism and it’s her second year writing for The Sentinel. Aside from writing, she loves to read and enjoys watching dramas in her free tim...

Ryan Ertlschweiger
Staff Writer

Ryan Ertlschweiger

Ryan Ertlschweiger is a senior at South Lakes High School and this is his third year being a part of The Sentinel. Ryan plays baseball at South Lakes and is excited about being in journalism because he loves to write about sports ...

Sean Caceres
Staff Writer

Sean Caceres

Sean is a senior at South Lakes. This is his fourth year writing for The Sentinel. Sean is always ready to meet new people and listen to their stories. Throughout his many interviews, he has come to the realization that everyon...

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