• No School - Winter Break - Dec.22 - Jan.2
  • No School-Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 24-Nov. 28
  • HS/JHS Orchestra Concert - Dec.15 at 7 pm
  • End of 2nd Quarter - Jan. 13
  • HS Choir Concert- Nov. 30 at 7pm
  • HS Band Concert - Dec. 14 at 7pm
  • No School - Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 24-28
The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

MUN. Model UN students attend their first conference of the year, at Wyoming High School. According to freshman Emma Chi, the experience was valuable [and] helped me discover a new hobby.

My first Model UN experience

Emma Chi, Staff Writer November 12, 2019

   20 people all staring at you, all waiting for their chance to speak, your voice barely coming out as a squeak. As daunting as it seems, experiences like these are what make you better and build you...

DEFEND. Seniors Lydia Cooke and Laura Mihlbachler pose with their awards at the Model UN conference in Dayton. There were three award winners at the Dayton conference. The awards are given to students who were impactful in defending their issues.  “[Model UN] is for people who are engaged in national and global issues, or if they want to be a lawyer and enjoy the argument and persuasive style,” said Model UN advisor Mr. Greg Cole.

Model UN starts year off right

Allison McElroy, PR Team November 14, 2018

Model United Nations (UN) is a club that mimics the United Nations. In the club, students are given a role surrounding a conflict that they have to defend. Then, the students make arguments from their...

BEAN THERE, DONE THAT Boys on the trip marvel at the enormity of the famed Millenium Park Bean before attending the conference later that day. For many of the club’s five seniors, it was their final opportunity to do Model UN as a high school student. “Chicago was a nice break from school, and I was able to get a unique educational experience. I formed connections with lots of people and also got to check out the city,” said Nikhil Sekar, 12.

Model UN thrives in Chicago

Yvanna Reyes, Video Chief February 9, 2018

On Feb. 4, Model United Nations (UN) returned from their snowy Chicago trip filled with fond memories and academic redemption. The last time the club participated in the University of Chicago’s high...

Over 3,000 teens will participate in the Model UN convention at the University of Chicago. President of the club, Bryn Kelley, and Vice President, Yang Xing Ding, decided who would be traveling to the convention.

Model UN begins with a bang

Ben Ruskin, Social Media Director November 14, 2015

3,000 participants all at one convention, all there for the same purpose. To collaborate and learn about different cultures and be social all at the same time. Model UN began with its first meeting...

Each year, the MUNUC conference takes place in the Palmer House. Each committee is in a different room within the hotel. During this weekend, SHS MUN stayed in the Hampton Inn which was one block away from the Palmer House.

Model UN brings back awards from Chicago

Atiya Dosani February 11, 2015

After spending Feb. 5 through Feb. 8 in Chicago at the Model United Nations University of Chicago (MUNUC) conference, the MUN Club did not return empty-handed.   Juniors Misha Sweeney, Rohan...

Q&A with senior Nakul Narendran on upcoming Model United Nations conference

Q&A with senior Nakul Narendran on upcoming Model United Nations conference

Atiya Dosani February 4, 2015

Q: What has the club been doing to prepare for this conference? A: We have had a series of club meetings during which we review proper committee etiquette and practice our speeches. During that time,...

The club consists of many seniors who attended their last University of Dayton conference on Nov. 14. The club will undergo many changes after the seniors graduate, but there is a high number of juniors in the club. Mrs. Beth LeBlanc and Mr. Thomas Bonenfant co-advise the club this year, but next year Bonenfant will be the sole advisor. 
Photo courtesy of Beth LeBlanc

Model UN takes home awards

Atiya Dosani, Print Editor-in-Chief December 1, 2014

After attending the Model United Nations (MUN) conference at the University of Dayton, the MUN Club returned home with six awards.   Hundreds of students from schools in Ohio and throughout...

At a typical MUN conference, students debate issues and brainstorm possible solutions to world problems. Delegates then write resolutions and go into voting procedure to decide upon a satisfactory way to resolve the issue. Awards are given to those who show outstanding performance and contribute unique and well-developed ideas. 
Photo courtesy of Best Delegate

Model UN looks ahead to upcoming events

Atiya Dosani March 26, 2014

After local, state, and national conferences this past school year, the Model United Nations (MUN) club is wrapping up. Although they have no more conferences to attend this year, MUN officers are already...

Model UN heads to Chicago

Model UN heads to Chicago

Atiya Dosani February 16, 2014

After attending conferences at Mount Notre Dame and the University of Dayton earlier this school year, the Model United Nations (MUN) club attended their third conference of the year on Feb. 6 until...

SHS was very successful at UDMUN last year, taking home the most awards of the schools in attendance. This year, the club is confident that they will do equally well. “We have a lot of very talented people this year, and I know we can potentially take home a lot of awards,” said Allison Rogge, 11.  Photo Courtesy of Joseph Ahn

Model UN students make final preparations with position papers

Joseph Ahn November 13, 2013

With the Dayton conference just around the bend, the Model UN (MUN) Club members rushed to meet the deadline for their position papers for the Dayton Model United Nations conference on Nov. 15. “This...

SHS was very successful at UDMUN last year, taking home the most awards of the schools in attendance. This year, the club is confident that they will do equally well. “We have a lot of very talented people this year, and I know we can potentially take home a lot of awards,” said Allison Rogge, 11.  Photo Courtesy of Joseph Ahn.

Model UN students make final preparations for position papers

Joseph Ahn November 13, 2013

With the Dayton conference just around the bend, the Model UN (MUN) Club members rushed to meet the deadline for their position papers for the Dayton Model United Nations conference on Nov. 15. “This...

Delegates discuss problems and possible solutions to the assigned issue. This year’s conflict at MND was the problem of overpopulation and its correlation with poverty. All of the position papers that were written at the conference passed successfully. Photo courtesy of Beth Leblanc.

Model UN disbands conference, negotiates terms for upcoming events

Joseph Ahn October 4, 2013

With one practice conference at Mount Notre Dame High School (MND) out of the way, Model UN (MUN) is beginning to prepare for their two upcoming conferences. “We have a bunch of able and talented...

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