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Traveling in Texas

Traveling in Texas

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under Feature

Wanting to take a trip to Texas, but wonder what there is to do? Don't worry— there are actually lots of things to be seen and explored in Texas, but it may involve some driving around to hit all of the hot spots. Keep reading to learn about must-see attractions in Texas.

SHS reacts to Notre-Dame fire

SHS reacts to Notre-Dame fire

Anisa Khatana and Isabella Magato

April 18, 2019


Filed under Feature, News

 Notre-Dame de Paris. Our Lady of Paris. She is an inimitable symbol of the city, visited daily by the tens of thousands. And when she caught fire, so did, it seemed, the world. The famed cathedral caught fire at 6:20 p.m. local time on Monday, April 15. Just before 8 p.m., the spire of the cathedr...

How to stay motivated for fourth quarter

How to stay motivated for fourth quarter

Allyson McElroy, PR Team

April 15, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

You sit down at your desk and get out your homework assignment, focused and ready to work. A few moments later, your mind begins to wander, dreaming about the summer to come. Soon, you have lost all motivation to work on your homework. As summer dwindles closer, many students find it challenging to ...

The email heard ‘round the school

The email heard ‘round the school

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Have you ever done something that you didn’t think you did, but then it turned out that you did? Something that was pretty embarrassing and that was viewable by a lot of people? Well, a similar situation happened to me the morning of April 8. Advanced Placement testing is just around the corner, and I had ...

Spring break in Spain

Spring break in Spain

Deeya Prakash, Staff writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

A country of amazing architecture, landscapes, food, and culture, Spain was a trip that I will never forget. The artistic intricacies of the buildings and the heritage of the restaurants stood out amongst my other vacations and truly made this spring break a memorable one. To view more on spring bre...

Living in the dreamland

Living in the dreamland

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Feature

Although spring break has departed, the memories have not. On March 16, 43 AP European History students accompanied by SHS teachers began a 10-day adventure in Europe. This trip presented a once in a lifetime opportunity for AP Euro students and their friends to travel to Europe. Over the cour...

Making your way through Magnolia Bakery

Making your way through Magnolia Bakery

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

April 7, 2019


Filed under Feature

When in Waco, there are many things to do. One of the main attractions is the Magnolia Market, which includes shopping, food trucks, and the bakery. The bakery is typically crowded and there is not too much room inside. Here is your step by step guide to enjoying your time at the bakery. If you are looking...

Sycamore graduate rocks an inclusive runway

Sycamore graduate rocks an inclusive runway

Allison McElroy, PR Team

April 6, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Think about your typical fashion show. Unfortunately, the runway you are picturing probably does not include models with disabilities. However, the Runway of Dreams Foundation (RODF) is working to change that. Vineet Narayan is 2018 Sycamore High School graduate. Narayan, who has Down Syndrome, had th...

AP Euro Students Explore Europe

AP Euro Students Explore Europe

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Although spring break has departed, the memories have not. On March 16, 43 AP European History students accompanied by SHS teachers began a 10-day adventure in Europe. This trip presented a once in a lifetime opportunity for AP Euro students and their friends to travel to Europe. Over the cour...

“Roots” now live on SoundCloud

“Roots” now live on SoundCloud

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Many of you may know our print magazine, “The Leaf,” and obviously know about our website. Our staff is thrilled to add a Podcast to our list of publications. Our Podcast, “Roots,” focuses on sharing the stories, experiences, and opinions of SHS students and allowing their voices to be heard in ...

Trilogy opens window to Asian wealth

Trilogy opens window to Asian wealth

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor in Chief

March 29, 2019


Filed under Feature

“Crazy Rich Asians” started as a novel by Kevin Kwan, which has become part of a trilogy and a movie that brought in $238.5 million in the box office. The novel follows the storyline of Nicholas (Nick) Young and Rachel Chu, the former the heir of one of the most powerful families in Singapore where...

You’ve been left on read—now what?

You’ve been left on read—now what?

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

March 29, 2019


Filed under Feature

You thought things were going well. The conversation ebbing and flowing, everything seemed just right. But then you asked, “what’s up?” and it happened. It was read. No response for a few minutes turned into hours, and then a full day. It happened. You were left on read, the most awkward a...

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