South Lakes crushes Herndon to clinch spot in playoffs

Sentinel 1 day 3 hours ago
A rivalry is something that all teams need to have in order to maintain a level of passion, no matter the sport. The way a team measures itself to their bitter rival is motivation for the players and coaches. The Baron Cameron Bowl is the local equivalent to Yankees vs. Red Sox or any great...
Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

What’s your favorite Seahawk sports tradition?

Sentinel 1 day 4 hours ago
For many Seahawk athletes, the lead up to gameday is very special. From wearing their jersey to school to eating the same pregame meal, these traditions are kept both on and off the field. When we asked our social media following what their favorite traditions were, we saw just how wide the range of these...
Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

What’s your favorite Seahawk sports tradition?

Sentinel 1 day 4 hours ago
For many Seahawk athletes, the lead up to gameday is very special. From wearing their jersey to school to eating the same pregame meal, these traditions are kept both on and off the field. When we asked our social media following what their favorite traditions were, we saw just how wide the range of these...
Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

Marcus Miles Feature

Sentinel 1 day 4 hours ago
While every position on the field is important, the quarterback is the biggest factor to a team’s success. Without a good quarterback it is very difficult, albeit not impossible, to win. Although he was out for the first two games of the season with an illness, he is finally back, and the whole team feels...
Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

Got stress? Join Lily Kasper and the Mind, Body and Spirit Club!

Sentinel 4 days 6 hours ago
     Every Wednesday morning at 7:15, the Mind, Body and Spirit Club meets in room 602. The mission of the club is to reduce students’ stress. With so many students with overwhelming amounts of stress due to the overload with school assignments, college applications, and extracurricular activities, the club is a great way to...
Olivia Cochis, Features Editor

Clippers win their first game and other NBA news

Sentinel 5 days 4 hours ago
The Clippers won in their first game of the season against the Lakers, and Kawhi Leonard was at the forefront of this victory. Even without the help of Paul George, he was still able to keep his team in the game and orchestrate their performance. He had 30 points, 5 assists, and 6 rebounds, while...

Sights from The Sentinel’s trip to New York City

Sentinel 5 days 5 hours ago
Recently, certain members of the Sentinel and Freebird Yearbook staff took a trip to New York City for the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Fall Conference. This was the 80th conference that Columbia University has hosted. Students and staff went up a day before to explore in Times Square for a few hours and after that,...
Marc Goldstein , Sports Editor & Staff Photographer

May I please speak to your (football) managers?

Sentinel 5 days 5 hours ago
With the success of the football team at any school, the people who are behind the scenes are very instrumental. They give out water bottles and help prepare for the game day experience that is so widely known. Coaches praise them for all the work they do which goes unnoticed and how they make it...
Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

Movies Coming To Theaters November and December 2019

Sentinel 5 days 5 hours ago
1- Harriet (November 1) This movie is about Harriet Tubman’s courageous escape from slavery in 1849 and how she led hundreds of slaves through the underground railroad on the path to freedom.    2- Midway (November 8) If you enjoy action-filled war movies, this feature may be a good fit for you. The year is...
Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

“Friends” – 25 Episodes for 25 Years

Sentinel 1 week ago
It has been an insanely fast 25 years since the very first episode of “Friends” aired on September 22, 1994. This iconic television series has helped shape the lives of viewers and fans from the 1990’s, early 2000’s, and even today. In honor of the popular sitcom’s anniversary, I made a list of the 25...
Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

Senior Rose Giusti reflects on nine years of volleyball

Sentinel 1 week ago
For as long as she can remember, Rose Giusti has been playing volleyball, and her last season with South Lakes is coming to an end. She has been on the varsity team since she was a freshman, and now with her, and 7 of her senior teammate’s, departure from South Lakes, there is a lot...
Devin Glauser, Sports Writer

POSTcontent: A Look into Internet Horror

Sentinel 1 week 1 day ago
Horror is an ever-evolving genre with countless infamous monsters and incredible effects. It strikes fear into the hearts of its viewers, making all the monsters they’ve read or heard of come to life with frightening graphic violence. For years, horror movies have been the center of attention. They have been widely regarded as the only...
Evie Mohan, Staff Writer

How art and mindfulness can relieve stress and headaches

Sentinel 1 week 1 day ago
Students have been reporting higher levels of stress than adults. Some schools are taking action by implementing mindfulness into the school day. The University of Washington did their own study by using art to decrease the amount of stress and headaches caused by stress.   They tested a group of 8 teenage girls and got feedback...
Mary Kathryn McNicoll, Staff Writer

Everything on the Ballot in the Upcoming VA Election: Your Voting Guide

Sentinel 1 week 4 days ago
Virginia’s state election is incredibly tense and important, being deemed the most important election in the state’s history, and one of the most important races in the country (you can read my further analysis of the election here). This is what voters who live in the South Lakes High School area need to know about...
Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

Nationals capture first World Series win in franchise history

Sentinel 1 week 6 days ago
     Game Seven. The so-called “best words in sports.” The game that decides everything. The game of all games. These terms are some that bring good memories to some fans and memories of heartbreak to others. This was the most important game for the Washington Nationals franchise. They had defied the odds all season...
Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

VA Delegate Ibraheem Samirah visits the South Lakes Young Democrats club: Protest, politics & progressive change

Sentinel 2 weeks ago
Virginia Democratic Delegate for Herndon Ibraheem Samirah came to visit the South Lakes Young Democrats club on Wednesday, October 24. He spoke about his story, personal beliefs, plans for Virginia and interacted with members of the South Lakes community. His messages were inspiring and his passion for politics and bettering Virginia was evident. In 2018...
Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

Why this is Virginia’s most important election ever

Sentinel 2 weeks ago
While some students may just see local elections as just a day off school, Virginia’s election is a highly contentious race that has been gaining attention from celebrities and campaigns all across the country. Voters will head to the polls on November 5, 2019 from 6am to 7pm to cast their vote on school board...
Helen Ehrlich, News editor

Halloween costume ideas

Sentinel 2 weeks ago
Isn’t it tiring when you don’t know what a good Halloween costume would be? With Halloween just a few days away, here are some costume ideas!   VSCO girl: A good costume idea is dressing up as a VSCO girl, which is a popular trend from the app “TikTok!” Dressing up as a VSCO girl...
Adriana Agic , Entertainment Editor

7 Halloween movies you must watch

Sentinel 2 weeks ago
Halloween is just around the corner! Here are some of the best movies to binge-watch right before or during this spooky holiday.   Psycho (1960) Notable stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh Synopsis: Young secretary Marion steals $40,000 at her job and flees as she to marry the nearly bankrupt man that she loves, and to...
Adriana Agic, Entertainment Editor

Finish The Fight

Sentinel 2 weeks ago
The Washington Nationals have overcome adversity all season to make it to where they are. Game 6 of the World Series is set for October 30th and it is back in Houston where the series began. The Nationals are currently down 3-2 in the best of 7 series, just like they were 95 years ago,...
Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer
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