South Lakes Sentinel

Grace Erard, online editor
Grace, a senior IB Diploma candidate and news junkie, is in her fourth year of journalism at South Lakes. She served as a staff writer her freshman year, was the news editor her sophomore year, and held the position of student life editor her junior year. Grace is a member of the Quill and Scroll Honor Society and is on the National Scholastic Press Association Journalism Honor Roll. Over the years she has attended many journalism conventions, including ones hosted by the National Scholastic Press Association/Journalism Education Association and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association,  as well as the Broadcast Journalism Institute at Georgetown University over the summer. She enjoys debating, both on the speech and debate team and in informal settings. In her free time, she plays travel soccer, spends time with her friends and family, reads, watches Jon Stewart, listens to music, and travels.

Email Grace at gerard@southlakessentinel.com

Grace Erard, online editor

Jun 16, 2014
Theatre reflects on school year, bids farewell to seniors (Story)
Jun 12, 2014
Hale named school Sportswoman of the Year (Story)
Jun 06, 2014
Prezi: E-cigarette debate lights up (Story)
Jun 02, 2014
Senior prom goers experience random act of kindness (Story)
May 27, 2014
Boys lacrosse players sport mohawks (Story)
May 20, 2014
Varsity boys lacrosse earns conference honors (Story)
May 19, 2014
Class of 2014 College Matriculation Map (Story)
May 11, 2014
Seahawks raise money for cancer research through AMYazing race (Story/Media)
May 08, 2014
Philosophy Club offers intellectual nourishment (Story)
May 04, 2014
Stressed out IB students tweet about upcoming examinations (Story)
Apr 11, 2014
First person narrative: speak now (Story)
Apr 11, 2014
Pet owners benefit from animal companionship (Story)
Mar 16, 2014
Legally Blonde cast promotes play through video blogs (Story)
Mar 16, 2014
This Time for Africa (Story/Media)
Mar 16, 2014
Eight Seahawk foreniscators soar to national heights (Story)
Mar 01, 2014
Convenient Netflix accessibility creates binge-watching trend (Media)
Feb 26, 2014
Fantasy Fanatics (Story/Media)
Feb 24, 2014
TOK course should not be limited to IB Diploma candidates (Story)
Feb 23, 2014
Seahawk debaters hope to advance to VHSL states, NCFL/NFL nationals (Story)
Feb 23, 2014
Varsity basketball sweeps liberty conference (Story)
Feb 07, 2014
Senior ice hockey players anticipate their last regular season match tonight (Story)
Feb 05, 2014
Lady Seahawks score dates to Sadie Hawkins dance with creative proposals (Story)
Jan 31, 2014
Seahawks struggle with senioritis (Media)
Jan 17, 2014
Varsity wrestling celebrates senior night during double duel (Story/Media)
Jan 15, 2014
Seniors start online alternative literature magazine (Story)
Jan 11, 2014
Senior swimmers compete at their last home meet (Story)
Jan 10, 2014
It can wait (Story)
Jan 08, 2014
14 resolutions for 2014 (Story/Media)
Dec 29, 2013
13 memorable moments from 2013 (Story)
Dec 21, 2013
School rivalry comes to a head on basketball court (Story)
Dec 21, 2013
Winter pep rally fires up Seahawks before rivalry basketball games (Story)
Dec 15, 2013
Winter weather, multiple power outages disrupt school schedule (Story/Media)
Dec 11, 2013
Popularity of quizzes goes up with new QuizUp app (Media)
Dec 11, 2013
School board member’s snow day tweets turn him into a Twitter sensation (Story)
Nov 27, 2013
Senior Caitlin Jensen to play basketball for University of Mary Washington (Story)
Nov 01, 2013
Three seniors share their No Shave November journeys (Story/Media)
Nov 15, 2013
Football hopes to rebound from last Friday’s defeat at region playoffs tonight (Story)
Nov 15, 2013
Dance team set to compete in Fairfax Dance Championship Saturday (Story)
Nov 11, 2013
Safe and sound (Story/Media)
Nov 10, 2013
Academic pressure turns high school into a war-zone (Story)
Nov 05, 2013
Former McAuliffe intern provides insight into today’s gubernatorial race (Story)
Oct 29, 2013
Dance team runs Silver Diner during fundraising night (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2013
IB science students conduct 17 ecological tests on Snakeden Branch (Story/Media)
Oct 21, 2013
Varsity football loses homecoming football game to Langley 56-33 (Story)
Oct 21, 2013
AFAAFA club brings Big Draw to South Lakes (Story/Media)
Oct 21, 2013
Students take part in powderpuff football event (Story)
Oct 17, 2013
Color wars (Story/Media)
Oct 15, 2013
IB Biology students conduct ecological tests on Snakeden Branch (Story/Media)
Oct 15, 2013
Students take a walk on the wild side during Safari Day (Story/Media)
Oct 15, 2013
Padded Resumes: Qualtity vs. Quanity (Story)
Oct 14, 2013
South Lakes publications, journalists receive recognition from Virginia High School League (Story)
Oct 11, 2013
Spirit Week begins with Wacky Tacky Day (Story)
Oct 11, 2013
Homecoming princes, princesses announced (Story/Media)
Oct 11, 2013
Rumors that 2013 Homecoming Court elections were hacked put to rest (Story/Media)
Oct 10, 2013
Leadership video informs students about spirit week rules (Story)
Oct 08, 2013
Varsity volleyball defeats Herndon in three sets during annual Dig Pink match (Story)
Oct 07, 2013
Contain the Flame (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2013
FLOW Blow Dry & Beauty Bar holds contest for free Homecoming makeover (Story)
Sep 26, 2013
Reston Community Center reaches out to students after recent vandalism (Story)
Sep 25, 2013
Apple introduces impressive features with iOS7 (Media)
Aug 10, 2013
Senior football captains anticipate their final high school season (Story)
Jun 07, 2013
Spanish teachers to take students on Guatemala trip (Story)
Jun 07, 2013
Class of 2013 to take advantage of community college programs (Story)
Jun 07, 2013
17 students to attend Governor’s School (Media)
May 01, 2013
Seahawks use social media to promote Smitty Strong campaign (Story)
Apr 24, 2013
Leadership elects 2013-14 executive council (Story/Media)
Mar 11, 2013
Debate competes at Metro Finals, seniors qualify for Grand National Tournament (Story)
Feb 20, 2013
Speech and debate team experiences growth and success this season (Story)
Feb 15, 2013
Alumna takes advantage of scientific opportunities at MIT (Story)
Feb 15, 2013
Perkins auditions for ‘The Voice’ in Los Angeles (Story)
Jan 08, 2013
Faculty makes a splash in cannonball diving contest against Madison’s staff (Story)
Dec 21, 2012
South Lakes defeates Herndon in food drive competition (Story)
Dec 21, 2012
Defending our country, educating our children (Story)
Nov 14, 2012
Sophomore strives to earn EMT certification (Story)
Nov 12, 2012
Former Seahawk rocks Southern Conference, FCS football world (Story)
Oct 23, 2012
POW/MIA Advocates Club continues to promote awareness of lost troops (Story)
Oct 19, 2012
Five seniors named National Merit Scholarship finalists (Story)
Oct 19, 2012
Name that Seahawk: Which senior has two clubbed thumbs? (Story)
Oct 19, 2012
Name that Seahawk: Which junior recently transferred to South Lakes from Oakton in order to participate in the IB Program? (Story)
Sep 24, 2012
Principal Retzer squashes rumors of conduct restrictions at sports events (Story)
Jun 08, 2012
Seniors to enlist in armed forces after graduation (Story)
Jun 08, 2012
Scholarships awarded to graduates (Story)
Jun 08, 2012
Cochrane, Smith to speak at graduation (Story)
Jun 01, 2012
Reston Bike Club awards over $1,000 in prizes to participants in jersey design contest (Story)
Jun 01, 2012
Be Amyazing Reston Youth Triathlon inspires kids to stay fit and fight cancer (Story)
May 09, 2012
Josh Anderson Foundation sponsors speaker during Mental Wellness Week (Story)
Apr 20, 2012
Students take vows of silence to end LGBT bullying in schools (Story/Media)
Apr 17, 2012
Seahawks reflect on Virginia Tech tragedy during fifth-year anniversary (Story)
Apr 13, 2012
College committments made by soccer, lacrosse athletes (Story)
Apr 13, 2012
Spanish essay wins junior a historical trip (Story)
Mar 06, 2012
Walker addresses rumor about retirement due to cancer (Story)
Feb 15, 2012
QRU? Sophomore Anna Gosling (Story)
Feb 06, 2012
Feldman practices magic with cards (Story)
Feb 06, 2012
Seahawks react to Super Bowl XLVI (Story)
Feb 02, 2012
Homework committee works to create bill of rights (Story/Media)
Feb 02, 2012
School board approves surveillance cameras inside high schools (Story)
Feb 02, 2012
Three students arrested for gang activity (Story)
Feb 02, 2012
Video Fairfax registration due April 2 (Story)
Feb 02, 2012
Locks of Love event to occur this spring (Story)
Dec 16, 2011
America’s military mission in Iraq officially comes to an end (Story)
Dec 16, 2011
Wolfe honored with athletic award by Hunter Mill District (Story)
Dec 16, 2011
FCPS program helps adults receive diplomas (Story/Media)
Dec 16, 2011
Eakins wins school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition (Story)
Dec 16, 2011
Students volunteer during giving season (Story)
Nov 18, 2011
Honor Roll Breakfast celebrates academic achievement (Story)
Nov 18, 2011
Bella Voce performs at prestigious Virginia music conference (Story)
Nov 14, 2011
Family gains awareness after mother’s battle against breast cancer (Story)
Nov 04, 2011
Committee formed to assess homework; Vatterott’s ‘Rethinking Homework’ basis for homework committee study (Story)
Nov 03, 2011
Letters to the editor: November 3 print issue (Media)
Oct 24, 2011
Varsity football loses homecoming game to Langley 35-3 (Story)
Oct 19, 2011
Seahawks celebrate Around the World Day (Media)
Oct 13, 2011
Local burger joint to add Seahawk Burger to menu (Media)
Sep 29, 2011
Seahawk parent shares post 9-11 military experience (Story)
Aug 17, 2011
2011 Varsity Volleyball schedule (Media)
Jun 09, 2011
Youth triathlon dedicated to resident’s memory (Story)
Jun 07, 2011
Trailers to become artwork (Story)
Jun 07, 2011
Virginia superintendents petition for SOL flexibility (Story/Media)
May 18, 2011
Political science dropped from 2011-12 course offerings (Story)
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