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Making memories at Fine Arts Weekend

Making memories at Fine Arts Weekend

Hannah Lee, Feature Chief
March 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

McDaniel's Photography Who does not love music, art, and pancakes together on a Saturday morning? Pancake Day On Sat., Mar. 4, the 55th annual Pancake Day will take place in the Commons from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Pancake tickets can be bought in advance from a participating student or on that day...

Students turn back tunes

Students turn back tunes

Madeline Shewbridge, Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Infographics

With all the new songs that come out every week, people tend to forget the greatest songs from only two years ago. They love listening or finding ‘new’ old songs that they used to love but soon forgot about when the next big hit came on the radio. New music apps can help in the search of these...

Race impacts race for Grammys

Race impacts race for Grammys

Eshika Kohli, Business Manager
February 16, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The two singers were both nominated for song of the year, record of the year, and album of the year. When Adele stepped on stage to receive the Grammy for “Best Album of the Year,” she dedicated the award to the singer she has adored since the age of 11, Beyoncé. “The artist of my life is Beyoncé, an...

Fashion for the Cure walks down runway

Fashion for the Cure walks down runway

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 11th annual Fashion for the Cure will be hosted on February 25 at 7:30 p.m in the auditorium. The program is entirely student-run, with aid from adviser Deborah Klemt. During the show, student models walk a runway, wearing outfits from local businesses to raise money for the Dragonfly Founda...

SEE1 jams out Feb. 24

SEE1 jams out Feb. 24

February 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Sycamore Electric Ensemble (SEE1), Cincinnati's first rock orchestra will be presenting its annual rock concert on Fri., Feb. 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Guest artist Joe Deninzon, lead singer and world-class electric violinist of the progressive rock band Stratospheerius will be back. SE...

Cabaret celebrates choir members

Cabaret celebrates choir members

Yvanna Reyes and Kirsten Thomas
February 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Cabaret is a night comprised of laid-back performances spotlighting members of the SHS choral program. Choral students look forward to the event throughout the course of the school year as the atmosphere breeds an aura of acceptance and support for each others’ musical ventures. www Choral Directo...

“Irena’s Vow” incites excitement

“Irena’s Vow” incites excitement

Hannah Lee, Feature Co-editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Aves Theatre is presenting a play that takes place during the Holocaust called “Irena’s Vow.” The production will begin premiering on Feb. 2-4 in the Aves Theatre at 7:30 PM. Tickets cost $12 at the door or $10 in advance. “Irena’s Vow” is based off a true story about a Polish gir...

Bunbury festival lineup released

Bunbury festival lineup released

Taylor Close, Creative Projects Director
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The music festival on the first weekend of June has released its new lineup for the 2017 festival with names like the 1975, Death Cab For Cutie, Muse, Jon Bellion, and G-Eazy. This year the festival is on June 2-4. “I love the lineup for this year! It will be extra hard to decide which day to go since...

Aves Theatre presents Irena’s Vow

Aves Theatre presents Irena’s Vow

Eshika Kohli, Business Manager
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Students are performing in Irena’s Vow by Dan Gordon on Feb. 2-4. Theater students take the audience on an emotional roller coaster ride through the point of view of a Polish Catholic heroine Irena Gut Opdyke. “It is different than a lot of shows we do in the Aves theatre because it’s based on ...

Choirs sing for praises

Choirs sing for praises

Maddi Saunders, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Saturday was a big day for the all girl’s choir, Bella Voce. On Jan. 28, several choirs at SHS participated in the Solo and Ensemble competition at Elder High School in Cincinnati. “It was a good bonding moment for Bella,” said Kaitlynn Herzog, 11. Each choir sang one song that was then ra...

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