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The Great Bowtie Debate of 2014

Sentinel staff members Augie Barringer and Bailey Vehslage face off in the historical debate: ties or bowties? Why bowties are better than normal ties:   Most people wear neckties – they…

1 + 1 Program Progress Report

1 + 1 Program Progress Report

The 1+1 Program kicked off during the 2014-2015 St Luke’s school year. Each ninth and tenth grade student now has a Macbook Air as well as an iPad to assist…

“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks

“Lone Wolf” Terror Attacks

The terror plots which have surfaced in North America in recent weeks signify the spread of ISIS-related support to the United States and Canada, but the fact that individual threats…

StormStyle: 10/27/14 -10/31/14

StormStyle: 10/27/14 -10/31/14

This week in Storm Style, we have three VERY stylish students. Both pairs of sneakers are modeled by junior, Bailey Vehslage. He is clearly a fan of casual –yet stylish–…

The American Nightmare

The American Nightmare

It’s not a secret that American society has a deep fascination, borderline obsession, with secrets. If “we the people” weren’t so engrossed with the idea of illicit knowledge, then companies…

Return of the CELL-ebration

Return of the CELL-ebration

This past Friday marked the return of the CELL-ebration to SLS. In a matter of days, the traditional biology classroom will be transformed into a fully functioning cell, complete with…

Hilltop Photo-op: Building the Golgi Apparatus

Hilltop Photo-op: Building the Golgi Apparatus

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27TH– Students from the freshman biology classes continued to work on their  CELL-ebration project throughout this week. The project will culminate this Friday as students act out the…

Artificial Nature: The Silk Leaf

Artificial Nature: The Silk Leaf

Julian Melchiorri, a graduate student at the Royal College of Art in London, has just made a significant accomplishment: the fabrication of the first ever man-made leaf. Melchiorri created his…

An Assessment of Assessments

An Assessment of Assessments

When I wake up in the morning, I brace myself for the day, mentally prepare myself for the test.  Which test?  That one on the stuff in that class… Whether…

Hilltop Photo-Op: Mole Day!

Hilltop Photo-Op: Mole Day!

  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23RD — Today, scientists around the world celebrated “Mole Day,” commemorating Amedeo Avagadro’s famous number 6.022 x 10²³, also known as 1 mole. A mole is a…

An Ode to Oscar

An Ode to Oscar

In a cultural era where the high fashion industry became dangerously fixated on the excess of pseudo-artistic novelty and shock value, Oscar de la Renta took on the bold undertaking of…

StormStyle: 10/20/14-10/24/14

StormStyle: 10/20/14-10/24/14

  This week in Storm Style we have three very fashionable students! Ella Pepper and Alex Lemmer are sporting the same  style chinos, but they have created two very different…

Random Kid Of the Month: Michael Crispi

Random Kid Of the Month: Michael Crispi

The Sentinel sat down with eight grader Michael Crispi to learn more about him and his experience at SLS. Here’s what we found:   Q: How long have you been…

Hardball is a Slow Game: Making Baseball Faster

Hardball is a Slow Game: Making Baseball Faster

  “Strike two,” the umpire yells.  The Royals are leading the Orioles in the bottom of the sixth inning.  I get out of my chair, go to get a soda,…

PeacePlayers International: Bringing People Together

PeacePlayers International: Bringing People Together

PeacePlayers International (PPI) is a non-profit organization that brings children from communities in conflict together to play basketball. Its mission statement is “To unite, educate and inspire young people in…

The Search for Earth’s Twin

The Search for Earth’s Twin

In the hyper-connected world of today, it can be difficult to imagine exactly how disconnected from each other humans used to be. Most ancient societies had such little communication that…

Flying Lotus:” You’re Dead” Review

Flying Lotus:” You’re Dead” Review

Flying Lotus, the experimental, multi-faceted producer, recently released his bold new album, You’re Dead! Assigning a genre to Flying Lotus is a task that is almost impossible. Combining instrumental electronic…

New TV Shows Review

New TV Shows Review

The Sentinel staff has been very busy this fall- spending time in front of the television. Here are our opinions on what to watch this season, and what to avoid:  …

Opinion: Dress Down Stress

Opinion: Dress Down Stress

Traditionally, when the captain of the girls or boys varsity basketball team makes the half court shot during the homecoming pep rally, the whole crowd erupts in cheers. Along with…

The Morality of Drone Strikes Against ISIS

The Morality of Drone Strikes Against ISIS

In these past few weeks, many militarily-empowered nations have taken an offensive stand against one of the most aggressive terrorists organizations facing our world today, the Islamic State of Iraq…

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