• Band Concert Jan. 10

  • Winter break Dec. 21- Jan 6

  • End of second quarter Dec. 20

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Band helps with hunger

Band helps with hunger

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The marching band is having their annual “Strike Up the Band for Hunger” performance. This event will be held on Wed., Nov. 8 at 7:00 p.m. on the high school football field. “I am excited about this event because it allows us to show off our hard work for friends and family and help give back ...

Variety Show calls for tryouts

Variety Show calls for tryouts

Aidan Noble, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The SHS Variety Show tryouts come rolling around this upcoming November 2 in the Little Theater. So what is the Variety Show? The Variety Show is a great opportunity to showcase your own personal skills and talents to the school. If you are curious as to what kinds of acts will be performed,...

Art students write their way towards field trip

Art students write their way towards field trip

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

  “All human knowledge takes the form of interpretation,” said German essayist Walter Benjamin.   On Tues., Nov. 7, AP Art students will be taking a field trip to the local artist Marlene Steele’s studio before visiting the Taft museum for the second time.   During their first vis...

Strange in ‘Stranger Things’

Strange in ‘Stranger Things’

Jack Wolfe, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As Halloween approaches, students are anxiously awaiting the next season of “Stranger Things.” Whether you loved it or hated it or have not watched it yet, you have probably heard of it one way or another as a hot new show on Netflix. “When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery...

Band crescendos into end of season

Band crescendos into end of season

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The marching band attended the William Mason Invitational held at Mason High School on Sat., Oct. 21. The group competed at 5:00 p.m. in open class against two other bands. At the end of the day the ensemble won all awards in their class and showed how their hard work throughout the week had paid off. ...

Aves Theatre opens show

Aves Theatre opens show

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The theatre program at SHS is putting on “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare. There is a production for a select group of English classes on October 25, but anyone can come to the shows on October 26, 27, and 28. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m, except the Wednesday performance, whi...

Leaders behind curtains

Leaders behind curtains

Yasmine Guedira, News Chief

October 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What got you interested in tech theater? I decided to sign up for the tech theater class in freshman year, and I took the class. It was mind blowing; you don't realize all the stuff that goes on backstage. So I got really interested in doing that and helping out with the shows. How did you learn to use all...

‘If the shoe fits’

‘If the shoe fits’

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Ohio State Marching Band is known nationwide for both their musical and technical abilities and is a ticket of inspiration for many marching high schoolers. On Oct. 14, the marching band attended The Buckeye Invitational sponsored by the by the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) and hosted at th...

Sounding it out

Sounding it out

Yasmine Guedira, News Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Behind every performance lies a dedicated technical crew. These students build sets, do makeup, fix lighting and adjust sound. Nitin Pauletti, 12 is entering his final year of technical theater with Aves Theatre. What is tech theatre? Tech theatre can be broken up into three different departments....

BLINK illuminates city

BLINK illuminates city

Madeleine Suh, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Over the course of four nights, Over the Rhine (OTR) hosted a one-of-a-kind, light festival showcasing the pieces of many featured artists. This event was the first of its kind here, providing fun glowing interactives for all ages throughout the entire city. “I really enjoyed it and thought it was...

‘Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life’ -Pablo Picasso

‘Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life’ -Pablo Picasso

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke,” said Jerzy Kosinski, Polish-American novelist. On Fri., Oct. 6, AP Art students visited the Taft Museum as part of the Taft Artists Reaching Classrooms (ARC) program, which provides art students with the opportunity to meet professional ...

Killers’ new ‘Wonderful, Wonderful’ album debuts on top

Killers’ new ‘Wonderful, Wonderful’ album debuts on top

Taylor Close, Leaflet Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After laying low for five years, the American rock band has come back to share more of their music with its ever growing fan base. Their newest album has become their first to hit number one on the Billboard charts. “I think it’s so cool how long they [the Killers] have been around. I feel li...

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