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Students get social

Students get social

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director
March 2, 2017
Filed under Feature, Infographics, Media

Q&A with Cincinnati Women’s March Organizer Billie Mays (Part 2)

Q&A with Cincinnati Women’s March Organizer Billie Mays (Part 2)

Sydney Evans and Adhiti Chundur
March 1, 2017
Filed under Feature

What role does technology play in organizing the march? It played everything in the march. On the Thursday of new year's weekend, Jessica posted that event, and I told her to let me know if she needed help. She actually said she was going to D.C., and needed someone to be here. I thought, how har...

Engineering TEAMS achieve victory

Engineering TEAMS achieve victory

Jenna Bao, Creative Projects Director
March 1, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

On Feb. 28, 2017, SHS achieved success when one group of juniors and one of seniors represented at the TSA TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science) competition at UC. The senior team, consisting of Aaron Charnay, Benjamin Charnay, Justin Banke, Joshua Glauser, Patrick Tosh, Su...

Finding new world

Finding new world

Yasmine Guedira, News Chief
March 1, 2017
Filed under Feature

In America's current political scene, the impact and value of immigrants has been significantly downgraded. America’s diverse culture is what makes our country so special. Around the world, few other countries can compare to America’s atmosphere of acceptance and love. Senior Atena Bagbanian recounts her experiences ...

Unplugged

Unplugged

March 1, 2017
Filed under Cover Story

Mathematicians participate in OCTM

Mathematicians participate in OCTM

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

18 students from Sycamore High School took part in a math competition this past Sat. Feb. 25. They boarded a bus to Lakota West High School, where they took the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) contest. The contest is 40 non-multiple choice questions, and participants are given 60 mi...

Architecture class constructs big dreams for tiny home

Architecture class constructs big dreams for tiny home

Hannah Lee, Feature Chief
February 24, 2017
Filed under Feature

It all started with senior Allison Flavin, who calls herself an overachiever and rightfully so. Inspired by her above-and-beyond floor plan assignment, the architecture class is now planning on building a tiny home instead of the original plan of building a shed. The architecture class was instru...

Kling conquers all

Kling conquers all

Hannah Loftspring, Spotlight Chief
February 24, 2017
Filed under Spotlight

Just dance. Just sing. Just run. Just do it all. Sophomore Shayna Kling just does it all. “I absolutely love performing, spending time with friends, going to sleep-away camp, running cross country, architecture, Spanish, and just enjoying life,” Kling said. Kling is very involved at SHS in the th...

Q&A with Riley Shanks

Q&A with Riley Shanks

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Q: How did you get into rock climbing? A: Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve loved climbing things. Tall fences, trees, buildings... you name it. But ultimately what brought me into the actual sport of climbing was my older brother. Q: How long have you been doing it? A: I’ve been trai...

Study tips, tricks

Study tips, tricks

Anne Marsh, Copy Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Feature

It is that point in the year when students are beginning to feel the winter blues, and senioritis is kicking in no matter what grade you are in. When you come home from school, work, or practice, the last thing you feel like doing is homework, but here are some tips and tricks to hopefully make your...

Recapping Valentine’s Day

Recapping Valentine’s Day

Kirsten Thomas, Staff Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Feature

It is all about displaying affection to your loved ones. But many companies see Valentine’s Day in a whole different light. “I like Valentine’s Day, and it honestly does not matter to me how much money companies make,” said Jeicy Hernandez Baquero, 10. Consumers were projected to spend...

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