South Lakes Sentinel

Helen is News Editor, Editor-In-Chief, founder and manager of the broadcasting department. She is one of the managers of the Sentinel's social media. She is a staff writer and Head Social Media Manager for a magazine outside of the Sentinel. She attends extra writing programs and intensives. Helen enjoys politics, activism and charity work.

Helen Ehrlich, Editor-In-Chief

Jun 25, 2020
The Weekly Wrap Up: COVID-19 News Briefing – June 25 (Story)
Jun 23, 2020
Virginia statewide primary Democratic voting guide: 11th District (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
South Lakes students & Oakton student organize a local protest for Black Lives Matter (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
The Weekly Wrap Up: COVID-19 News Briefing – June 18 (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
Emergency police reform legislation passes in DC (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
Virginia makes Juneteenth a paid state holiday (Story)
Jun 18, 2020
Virginia Senate Primary Voting Guide: 11th District (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
The Weekly Wrap Up: COVID-19 News Briefing – June 11 (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
An interview with Unheard Voices Of FCPS, the Instagram account spotlighting the silenced (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
Seahawk Talks Ep 11, CoronaCast Ep. 2 – Korean Baseball & the State of Sports (Story)
Jun 10, 2020
A farewell to Sentinel Editor-in-Chief, Leana Travis (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
The Weekly Wrap Up: COVID-19 News Briefing – June 4 (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
Richmond to remove statue of Robert E. Lee (Story)
Jun 02, 2020
A state of unrest – The DMV experiences historic protests for the #BlackLivesMatter movement (Story)
May 28, 2020
The Weekly Wrap Up: COVID-19 news briefing, May 28 (Story)
May 21, 2020
The Weekly Wrap Up: COVID-19 news briefing, May 21 (Story)
May 14, 2020
The weekly wrap up: COVID-19 news briefing (Story)
May 12, 2020
South Lakes sophomore shares her family’s visa experience through political cartoons (Story)
May 10, 2020
Fairfax County’s local businesses & How to support them during lockdown (Story)
May 07, 2020
Virginia passes a slew of bills – Big changes made in LGBTQ+ rights, marijuana, gun control, hair and more (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Coronavirus comes to the DMV – State of emergency, school closures, supply shortages & event cancellations (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Marijuana Decriminalized in Virginia (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Gun control bills in the Virginia Legislature (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Statue controversy (Story)
Feb 14, 2020
Virginia passes law allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
The deadly Coronavirus possibly found in Fairfax County (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
“Herstory” Made: Virginia ratifies the ERA (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Episode Eight of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” – “WWIII” in Iran (Story)
Dec 20, 2019
South Lakes to get sanitary products in bathrooms (Story)
Dec 20, 2019
Connector Bus fuss: Why Connector Buses weren’t running & what this meant for students (Story)
Nov 22, 2019
Democratic control: a historic election in Virginia (Story)
Nov 02, 2019
Everything on the Ballot in the Upcoming VA Election: Your Voting Guide (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
VA Delegate Ibraheem Samirah visits the South Lakes Young Democrats club: Protest, politics & progressive change (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Why this is Virginia’s most important election ever (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Episode Three of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Episode Two of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Episode One of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
German exchange students come to South Lakes (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
Vaping in Virginia: As teens die, government officials are alarmed (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
Amazon’s HQ2 impact on NOVA schools (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
Holiday special: a newspaper-centric gift guide (Story)
Dec 19, 2018
The best holiday movies & T.V. shows of the season (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY: How to and why you should vote (Story)
May 09, 2018
New Olympic program sheds light on history of sexism in swimming (Story)
Apr 23, 2018
The End of Lockers in American Schools (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
Winter Holidays at South Lakes High (Story)
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