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The Leaf

Spotlight shines on senior string soloists

Spotlight shines on senior string soloists

Yvanna Reyes, Video Editor

October 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Oct. 12, the first orchestra concert of the year under new director, Dr. Angela Santangelo, will be held. Like previous years, the event will feature solos from chosen high school program members who have participated for all four years. Senior Spotlight concerts includes pieces played by the fu...

Bella Voce sings in harmony

Bella Voce sings in harmony

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

October 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

SHS’ all girls choir Bella Voce is returning strong and preparing for upcoming concerts. Bella Voce is one of two all-female curricular choirs, the other being Aviator Chorale Ladies (ACL). Upon taking choir as a first year, most ladies start with ACL and work their way through Bella and possibly Sele...

AP Artists explore TAFT ARC

AP Artists explore TAFT ARC

Adhiti Chundur, Associate Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Visuals

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Band has break from making music

Band has break from making music

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It has been two weeks since the marching band has had a competition. Their last competition was Sat., Sept. 16 at Bellbrook High School. The group will not have one until Sat., Oct. 14 at the Ohio State University. “It has been nice having this break and the break has given us a chance to get better,”...

Aves Theatre plays games

Aves Theatre plays games

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With two fall plays under way, students in acting ensemble are working hard. The first play is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on October 26, 27, and 28. Written by William Shakespeare, the play is a comedy. Although the show has the complex language of Shakespeare, it will have a fun twist to kee...

High School Nation rocks SHS

High School Nation rocks SHS

Adhiti Chundur, Associate Editor

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Galleries, Showcase

Students compete in Cincinnati Zoo’s art contest

Students compete in Cincinnati Zoo’s art contest

Anne Marsh, Creative Projects Director

September 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Lions, tigers, and art, oh my! Seniors Thea Ferdinand and Serhiy Royter have been chosen to participate in a drawing contest at the Cincinnati Zoo from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1. Ferdinand and Royter are avid AP Studio Art students and were made aware of the competition by art teacher Kathy Ferguson. ...

Horror films

Horror films

Aidan Noble, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is Halloween. You are out at the movies with your friends, catching the new horror movie. The main character hears a strange noise. They open the door and…. WHAM! A monster jumps out and the screen turns to black. You are enthralled, but why? It does not seem natural to like what you are afraid...

Local artist visits classes

Local artist visits classes

Adhiti Chundur, Associate Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Visuals

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Half-time heroes

Half-time heroes

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Galleries, Media

Fashion Club commences

Fashion Club commences

Maya Goldenberg, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is that time of the year again when, just like clockwork, the leaves begin to fall, the air transitions from muggy to crisp, and… Fashion Club commences! For those who are not familiar with it, Fashion Club is where fashion enthusiasts can learn about sewing, pattern-making, and working on their...

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