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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.

Adoption 101

Adoption 101

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Bruns, Caroline Marie

SHS students’ eggs soar through skies

SHS students’ eggs soar through skies

Max Torem, News Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Today and tomorrow, students in Ms. Julie Haverkos’s accelerated physics classes are doing the egg drop challenge. Students are excited and working hard to make a gadget that will allow an egg to fall to the ground safely. Although it seems rather easy, students had a few extra hoops to jump th...

Latin students seize their days

Latin students seize their days

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief
February 6, 2017
Filed under Feature

Latin Club is practicing for its convention, taking place February 24-25. The students will return Sunday night before school. This weekend is spent in group and individual competitions and games. Sophomore Carolyn Zhang is one of the two consuls, meaning presidents, and the other is Grant Bruner....

Exercising affects students

Exercising affects students

Elizabeth Arveladze
February 3, 2017
Filed under Feature

Exercising for an hour and a half each day is the average a high school student should be doing each day. About one in 10 high school students gets the recommended amount of aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercise. “I don’t play a sport. I honestly do not exercise. I am given too much from school...

Phones provide many uses

Phones provide many uses

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director
February 2, 2017
Filed under Feature

Student donations make gains

Student donations make gains

Caroline Bruns, Webmaster
February 1, 2017
Filed under Feature

Over the past few months, there have been a plethora of community wide opportunities to make a difference. The two most recent fundraisers were the pop tab collection and the canned food drive. “I participated in both events. I feel like it’s a great way to give back to my community just by donating...

Students fear warming weather

Students fear warming weather

Caroline Bruns, Webmaster
February 1, 2017
Filed under Feature

It is finally winter, but it surely does not feel like it. With temperatures rising to around sixty degrees each day, it is hard to ignore the fact that our snow filled months may be becoming a thing of the past. “Don’t get me wrong, I love warm spring-like weather, but I don’t love it in January....

Fake News

Fake News

January 30, 2017
Filed under Cover Story

 

Rallying for Relay

Rallying for Relay

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Last week, the SHS Relay for Life committee began its efforts to recruit students to join the big fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The event in Montgomery, Ohio this year will take place at SHS on April 8-9. Relay For Life is an overnight event that brings people together for cancer survivors...

Sibling pairs battle it out for charity

Sibling pairs battle it out for charity

Jason Merkel, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Feature

Battle of the Sibs is an event at Sycamore High School in which groups of siblings at the high school compete for charities. The event will occur on Fr., Jan. 27 and will be entertaining to all who come. In the week leading up to the battle, each sibling pair will collect money from students around th...

Battle to go down ‘in the books’

Battle to go down ‘in the books’

Hannah Loftspring, Spotlight Chief
January 26, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

Once a year, Student Council changes what it means to have siblings. Student Council’s annual Battle of the Sibs event challenges siblings to team up and compete against other siblings in games and raising money. Requirements for becoming a part of the event are simple: you must have a sibling in...

Freshman photographer focuses photos

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

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