The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

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  • Upperclassmen Awards May 4

  • Band Concert May 3 at 7:00 p.m.

  • AP Testing May 1-12

  • Jazz Concert May 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Aves Theatre spells into rehearsal

Aves Theatre spells into rehearsal

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director
October 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee under way, SHS’ theatre department is very busy. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a musical featuring students in one of the two acting ensemble classes. “[The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee] is a hilarious show with a lot of un...

Band plays at homecoming

Band plays at homecoming

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief
October 12, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The marching band had an eventful homecoming week, the game enabling them to showcase their impactful show and talents under the bright lights. The night started with a spirited parade; the band played the fight song and were the start of the line of groups. For pregame, the high school aided ...

Band performs under the lights

Band performs under the lights

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief
October 10, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Initially, the group of musicians believed that rain would prevent them from practicing for their competition; however, the rain turned to sun, thus enabling the group to continue as planned. This past performance on Sat., Oct. 1 was at Lebanon High School and showcased nine other bands in various...

I love coffee a latte

I love coffee a latte

Sara Margolis, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Free coffee and cardboard cutouts of Luke Danes, nothing could be better. On October 5th, Coffee shops in the United States will transform into Luke’s Diner from the hit TV show Gilmore Girls in honor of the 16th anniversary. Netflix is sponsoring this event to promote the upcoming revival of the...

They will not need to ‘Apologize’ for keeping ‘Secrets’ much longer

They will not need to ‘Apologize’ for keeping ‘Secrets’ much longer

Taylor Close, Creative Projects Director
October 4, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The band that took the early 2000’s by storm, OneRepublic, is releasing their fourth studio album, ‘Oh My My’ on Oct. 7. Fans have been awaiting new music from the band since their last one, ‘Naive’ in 2013. “I have loved listening to OneRepublic because they have been with me throughout my...

Band brings spirit to competition

Band brings spirit to competition

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief
September 30, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The instrumental group had their first performance on an actual field at Hamilton High School. Rain has prevented the students from showcasing their skills with drill for the past two weeks, meaning this competiton is the first true perfomance for the band. “I liked doing the swing flags becau...

Marching Band’s second show changed to exhibition

Marching Band’s second show changed to exhibition

Hannah Lee, Staff Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Drum majors: Kevin Sheetz, Michael Xiang, Morgan Comerford, Diego Palacios, is your band ready?” said the announcer at the competition. The marching band had their second competition this past weekend at Bellbrook High School, or so they thought. “I felt like we were going to get second p...

Band gains because of rains

Band gains because of rains

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief
September 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The marching band typically performs on a football field, a 360 feet long surface; however, at Kings High School, rain caused the shows to be held indoors. It was a first for all of the band members, freshman through seniors all gaining a new and foreign experience. “I thought the performance Satur...

Rain forces first competition indoors

Rain forces first competition indoors

Lindsey Brinkman, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Marching Band performed in their first competition on Saturday, Sept. 10. The competition was held at Kings High school, in the school gym. It was held indoors because of the rain. Since the event was held indoors, the band performed a “standstill”. A stand still means they stood in one spot,...

Aves Theatre presents exciting season

Aves Theatre presents exciting season

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director
September 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Aves Theatre constantly presents shows in different styles. The current season is no exception. This year, students will be performing in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Improv Show, Irena’s Vow, and Big Fish the Musical. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is the fall product...

Mother Nature can not stop Marching Band

Mother Nature can not stop Marching Band

Hannah Lee, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

At the Kings High School, the Sycamore Marching Band had their first marching band competition indoors due to rain on Saturday, September 10th. Two weeks prior to the competition, a thunderstorm also cancelled the game at the University of Cincinnati where the marching band went to play at halftime...

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