• Jazz band concert Jan. 23

  • Winter play "Radium Girls" Jan. 31, Feb 1 & 2

  • Science fair Jan. 26

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Key to unlocking happiness

Key to unlocking happiness

Sarah Horne, Broadcast Editor in Chief

November 24, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Unassigned

  Is the glass half full or half empty? This question has been used to illustrate the difference between optimistic and pessimistic people. But, being pessimistic is not a lot of fun. When more attention is directed at mistakes, and inconveniences focus drifts away from happiness, making people e...

High Hopes for high waisted jeans

High Hopes for high waisted jeans

Orion Schlosser

April 13, 2014


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Despite the long, harsh weeks of cold and bitterness, the clouds are parting and making way for long overdue sunshine that should bring with it some warm weather. With the introduction of some kind weather means spring is not too far off! But why is everyone so pumped for warm weather and spring cloth...

Outstanding Oscars Outfits

Outstanding Oscars Outfits

Orion Schlosser

April 12, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Showcase

With over 42 million viewers observing and judging every aspect of the night, the Oscars did not fail fashion fans with the attire that was presented. Whether you tuned in for this extravagant award show or not, the dresses featured throughout the night dazzled Oscar watchers everywhere.    Sycamore Style Guide is br...

For Him and Her

For Him and Her

Orion Schlosser

April 11, 2014


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It’s happening Sycamore Style Guide viewers. Valentine’s Day is on its way and it’s leaving many feeling both excited and anxious. It’s not a secret that Valentine’s Day can be a day full of love and happiness and also a day of rude awakening...if you’re not in a relationship. Regardless of whether you’re in a relationship or not, you should be proud...

Hat Attack

Orion Schlosser

April 11, 2014


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It’s nearing the end of January and what a chilly month is has been! With February just around the corner there is no telling what the weather will bring. So just in case the temperatures drop even more, follow these tips on what hat you should wear in order to keep those ears warm...

Students prepare for difficult college text

Students prepare for difficult college text

Kathryn Tenbarge

April 3, 2014


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In the middle of my American Literature class yesterday, my teacher stopped us. We were reading college-level reviews of “Huckleberry Finn” independently, and something was terribly wrong: hardly any of were paying attention to the topic at hand. Mrs. Connie Smith challenged us- “What are you ...

Spring Photo Gallery

Spring Photo Gallery

Orion Schlosser

April 2, 2014


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Hello there fashionistas! Sycamore Style Guide hopes that everyone is doing well. As we had further into March, winter treads further behind us. Do you know what that means? Spring time, warmer weather, and sunshine! As we say goodbye to winter, we must invite spring in with open arms and of course,...

Pre-Europe fashion stereotypes

Pre-Europe fashion stereotypes

Orion Schlosser

March 27, 2014


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When it comes to fashion, it is said that Europe is the homeland of any new and electrifying trends. Considering that London, Paris and Milan are the fashion capitals of the world, it makes sense to assume that Europe knows what’s what about fashion. With this in mind, Sycamore Style Guide wi...

Pre-Europe: fashion stereotypes

Pre-Europe: fashion stereotypes

Orion Schlosser

March 24, 2014


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When it comes to fashion, it is said that Europe is the homeland of any new and electrifying trends. Considering London, Paris and Milan are the fashion capitals of theworld it makes sense to assume that Europe knows what’s what about fashion.    With this in mind, Sycamore Style Guide will be tak...

Classroom needs to inject more feminism into reading

Classroom needs to inject more feminism into reading

Kathryn Tenbarge

March 23, 2014


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This year, in American Literature, we’ve focused on four main works: “The Catcher in the Rye,” by J. D. Salinger, “Doubt,” by John Patrick Shanley, “In Cold Blood,” by Truman Capote, and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” by Mark Twain. These works all have something in common- they...

You can give a kid a classic, but you can’t make them read

You can give a kid a classic, but you can’t make them read

Kathryn Tenbarge

March 22, 2014


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There are Americans who proudly proclaim they don’t read for pleasure. There are countless students moving through high school right now who resent reading a little bit more every day. This is a problem. How is the United States supposed to remain competitive internationally if our citizens are los...

‘Divergent’ appeases fans, may delight audiences

‘Divergent’ appeases fans, may delight audiences

Kathryn Tenbarge

March 21, 2014


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A book-to-movie adaptation is a difficult thing to judge. For one, you’re comparing the book to the movie, and trying to figure out how closely they resemble each other. On the other hand, it’s a film, and the criteria is completely different. For “Divergent,” the stakes are high, not just for...

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