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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.

Girls try wearable makeup trends for spring

Girls try wearable makeup trends for spring

Anne Marsh, Copy Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Feature

With the dawn of New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week comes the arrival of new beauty trends. “I am really into spring colors. They are soft and pretty, and I think the looks you can make with them are very interesting,” said Keren Idelman, 11. While Kardashion-esque contouring is st...

U4U transitions for next year

U4U transitions for next year

Hannah Lee, Feature Co-Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Feature

With the school year coming to a close, many clubs are transitioning for the next school year as well. New plans for the 2017-18 year as well as elections for new club officers are taking place in many after-school organizations recently. This includes the Unified for Uganda Club (U4U). “Being president...

Spanish classes explore Cincinnati Art Museum

Spanish classes explore Cincinnati Art Museum

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director
April 24, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Spanish IV classes have been studying the art of Hispanic artists such as Frida Kahlo, Salvador Dali, Diego Rivera, and Pablo Picasso. For this reason, they took a field trip on April 20 to the Cincinnati Art Museum. At the museum, students were split into groups and had about forty-five minutes wit...

Latin Club represents at Ohio Junior Classical League

Latin Club represents at Ohio Junior Classical League

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief
April 24, 2017
Filed under Feature

Latin students, especially those in Latin club, work with the ancient language more than just during the week. Ohio Junior Classical League (OJCL) has conventions and other ways to make Latin students in the area a bonded Latin community. Latin Club’s very own club co-president, sophomore Grant ...

IHL tackles laws of torture

IHL tackles laws of torture

Sarah Horne, Creative Projects Director
April 21, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

 On April 20th four SHS students went to compete in the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Campaign Competition.   They gave a presentation of their campaign about the IHL and Geneva Convention laws of torture to multiple judges. After the competition the team was awarded first p...

Students take stage

Students take stage

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

In-class debates had taken place. Votes cast, each class had chosen five students. These groups were in a rush to prepare with their classes before debates on April 11 and 13. The day was split between competition bells, plan bells, and lastly class bells. The finalist debaters were Mrs. Melissa Sullivan’s bells three and four. Her ...

Celebrate Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day!

Yasmine Guedira, News Chief
April 18, 2017
Filed under Feature, Infographics, Showcase

Climate Change

Climate Change

April 12, 2017
Filed under Cover Story

Dust clears from Color Run

Dust clears from Color Run

Caroline Bruns, Webmaster
April 7, 2017
Filed under Feature

“The runners are coming, the runners are coming,” said Student Council members, volunteers, and gleeful onlookers as the participants of this year’s Color Run raced through the Sycamore High School fields. Along with running, many participants walked and had a phenomenal time. Among the walke...

Get your game on, go play

Get your game on, go play

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director
April 7, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

As always, third and fourth quarter are marked with a myriad of activities. The sophomore All-Star Debates will begin April 11. This year’s topic is the letter-based grading system. The affirmative will be arguing that the system should be changed to an alternative one of their choosing. The negative will be arguing tha...

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