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The Leaf

Choose a global language

Melinda Looney Ho, Staff Wrtier

April 13, 2015

SHS offers level 1 to AP classes for Chinese, Spanish, French, and Latin. Each of these languages have benefits and drawbacks. “I wanted to learn Chinese because, even though I was adopted, I was born there and people expect...

This colorful butterfly is an example of a stain glass project for beginners, which might take 5-7 weeks to complete. Students learn to select the glass, cut it, foil it, and solder the pieces together. The process is relatively simple when guided by a teacher and the right equipment is available.

Making stained-glass

March 7, 2015

Veronica Looney enjoys a beautiful fall day outdoors. Her mood matches the bright blue sky. Some studies say that there is a relation between climate and self-reported happiness.

Weather impacts your mood

February 2, 2015

Try this easy fun piece of art.  Draw or outline a large leaf using school glue.  After the glue dries, fill each section of the leaf with different pastel colors. Spread the color using a tissue and enjoy your masterpiece.

Enjoying pastels

February 2, 2015

People associate tie-dyes with hippies and the peace-loving era of the 60’s.  Today these colorful patterns are found in name brands as fashionable as Vogue or versatile as Land’s End.  Every design is slightly different and can easily be done at home, as with the patterns shown in this picture.

Creating tie-dye

February 2, 2015

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio