Miguel Alves

Miguel Alves, Editor

Miguel Alves is a Senior who is in his first year of Journalism. He decided to take the class because he likes to work with people that share his passion for English. In his free time, Miguel enjoys writing poetry and songs, playing his guitar and ukulele, and watching cheesy sitcoms from the '90s. Besides being an active member of the Sentinel, Miguel is the president of the Human Rights Club as well as a cashier at a fast-food restaurant. In ten years, he sees himself as an English teacher here in Fairfax County.

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Theatre Centreville’s One Acts

Miguel Alves, Editor
March 2, 2020

You free this weekend? Theatre Centreville is putting on their One Acts on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7. These annual performances not only showcase the talent of the student cast and crew, but...

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On Being Transgender

Miguel Alves, Editor
February 19, 2020

I’m a guy, but we don’t really talk about it. Back in the fall of 2016, I worried about exactly the same things that every fourteen-year-old worries about — starting high school, making new friends,...

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High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Review

Miguel Alves, Editor
January 21, 2020

DISCLAIMER: Ahead are potential spoilers for the first season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Despite my friends’ best wishes, I caved and decided to watch High School Musical: The...

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New Teacher Spotlight: Allison Warren

Miguel Alves, Editor
January 14, 2020

This year, Centreville High School’s team of counselors welcomed one more into their ranks: Ms. Warren, who is now the counselor of students with last names at the beginning of the alphabet. She started...

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Student Spotlight: Anoushka Deshmukh

Miguel Alves, Editor
December 13, 2019

Student Spotlights are created by the Centreville Sentinel team in order to showcase the notable talent and accomplishments of Centreville High School students. These students are sent to us through a...

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You Can’t Take It With You: Review

Miguel Alves, Editor
December 3, 2019

Fireworks, Russian dancers, and Wall Street -- all topics discussed in the 1936 Broadway play You Can’t Take It With You, written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, and performed by Centreville...

Theatre Centreville: You Cant Take It with You

Theatre Centreville: You Can’t Take It with You

Miguel Alves, Editor
November 12, 2019

Centreville High School’s very own theater department is putting on a show this weekend in the school’s Skip Maiden Theater - the 1936 comedic play You Can’t Take It with You, written by Moss Hart...

Spider-Man Update: The Swinging Hero is Back in the MCU

Spider-Man Update: The Swinging Hero is Back in the MCU

Miguel Alves, Editor
October 10, 2019

Disclaimer: Ahead are potential spoilers for Spider-Man: Far From Home. A deal to keep Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was signed late on Thursday, September 26, according to Variety....

Zoic: A Glance in the Mirror

Zoic: A Glance in the Mirror

Miguel Alves
September 30, 2019

Mirror, Mirror, In my room: Who's this eerie Face of gloom? With empty eyes so sunken And a cruel, deceiving grin, He's the face of anarchy When my weaker side gives in. He whispers...

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Zoic: Raccoon: A Series of Prose Poems

Miguel Alves
September 24, 2019

1: The First Night We Met The first night I met you, the cold winds were unforgiving. The trees danced, rapidly swaying back and forth to a violent beat outside my window. You approached me, cold and...

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Spider-Man Deal Could Not Be Met

Miguel Alves
September 6, 2019

Comments by current Sony Pictures Chairman and CEO, Tony Vinciquerra, verify that “for the moment the door is closed” on reaching an agreement between Sony and Marvel Studios, regarding the appearance...

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