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Q&A with Shazia Malik, 11, about Red Cross Club

Q&A with Shazia Malik, 11, about Red Cross Club

Taylor Evans
March 7, 2014
Filed under Feature, Showcase

A: People should join because it not only benefits them, but they can also give back to the community.  It’s a very hands-on kind of club because we plan to have projects like the sandwich making and CPR training. Q: Who does this club help? A: We not only help our local Red Cross with th...

Q&A with Shazia Malik, 11 on the Red Cross Club

Q&A with Shazia Malik, 11 on the Red Cross Club

Lauren Glynn
December 21, 2013
Filed under Feature

1. Who is the president of the Red Cross Club? My cousin Kashif Malik and I are co-founders and we are both juniors. 2. Why are you starting the club? This club will not only allow the students many opportunities to give back to the community and benefit their futures, but this club will als...

Garden Club plans for next meeting

Garden Club plans for next meeting

Atiya Dosani
February 25, 2015
Filed under Feature

Although it is a relatively new group, Garden Club has gathered a strong base of members. Since its creation in 2012, the club has approximately 50 members and continues to grow.   The club has space in the City of Montgomery’s greenhouse on Cornell Road to grow various fruits, vegetables, ...

Chinese club learn calligraphy

Jacob Englander
October 22, 2014
Filed under Unassigned

On Oct .17, students participating in Chinese club will learn calligraphy.  This ancient art of writing dates back to 4,000 B.C., and is practiced across Asia.  Calligraphy emphasizes the motion of writing, and is done with specific implements. “I’m really looking forward to calligraphy.  I’ve...

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Meredith Gottliebson

Meredith Gottliebson

2014-2015

I am a freshman, and this is my first year on staff.  I became a part of the journalism program because I wanted to improve and broaden my writing skills and learn more about journalism.  I think it’s so amazing to be able to have a voice at your school, and The Leaf is a voice for all the students...

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Environmental Club awareness

Environmental Club awareness

Brooke Landrum
November 26, 2013
Filed under Feature

The Environmental Club is one of most underrated clubs. The club's goal is to spread awareness about conservation and aid in the preservation of the natural world. “We hold meetings weekly and we will often go on trips to places all over the city to do acts of preservation,” said Mr. Ronald Hochst...

Hill appears on “The View”

Hill appears on “The View”

Alex Wittenbaum, Sports Chief
March 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

Mount Saint Joseph University basketball player Lauren Hill was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a deadly brain tumor, before her freshman year of college. Her dream was to play in a game. She did more than fulfill her dream. She played in two games; one at Xavier Universit...

My first Model UN experience

My first Model UN experience

Emma Chi, Staff Writer
November 12, 2019
Filed under Opinion

   20 people all staring at you, all waiting for their chance to speak, your voice barely coming out as a squeak. As daunting as it seems, experiences like these are what make you better and build you up as a person.     At first glance, Model United Nations (MUN) may just seem like any other ...

Relationship between news and Black History Month: the good, the bad, the ugly

Relationship between news and Black History Month: the good, the bad, the ugly

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor in Chief
February 11, 2019
Filed under News, Showcase

Martin Luther King Jr. Rosa Parks. Harriet Tubman. These are the most recognizable African American figures in history classes. Many more are ignored by pop culture. In the month of February, Black History Month attempts to increase awareness of the impact African Americans have had on the history of t...

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Charlotte Weiss

Charlotte Weiss

2018-2019

Hello! My name is Charlotte Weiss and this is my first year on the staff. I am a freshman and very excited to learn new things about writing journalism styled articles. I am on the Business Staff, which basically means I help organize different fundraisers and handle the money with the help of the rest...

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Cincinnati celebrates LGBT pride

Cincinnati celebrates LGBT pride

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer
September 10, 2018
Filed under News, Showcase

Rainbows are appearing across the nation, and not because of sunlight after a storm. Atlanta, Georgia; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; San Francisco, California; and Maplewood, New Jersey are just a few of around 100 other cities that have painted a crosswalk rainbow to honor their LGBT communities. And O...

‘Be the change’

Harsimran Makkad and Sydney Weiss
March 25, 2018
Filed under Unassigned

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not,” said Dr. Suess in his famous book “The Lorax.” Activism goes beyond just the lines in a children’s book. It goes beyond even the movements we hear about in the media: March for Our Lives, #MeToo...

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