• Homecoming Game Sep. 22 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Open House Sep. 6, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • No School Sep. 4 - Labor Day

  • Tag Day Aug. 26, 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Picture Day tomorrow!

Picture Day tomorrow!

August 21, 2017
Filed under Feature

For those of you who did not have your picture taken on the schedule pick up days, Picture Day is tomorrow! Your photo will be used for your school ID as well as in the yearbook (even for seniors), so be sure to dress your best!

To prepare or not to prepare

To prepare or not to prepare

August 17, 2017
Filed under Feature

College is a big step for high school students, so counselors want to ensure that students are as well-prepared for the admissions process as possible. In the past, students have used Naviance to manage their colleges, test scores, resume, and anything else that would prove helpful when it comes to...

Author Visit: Taylor Evans

Author Visit: Taylor Evans

August 16, 2017
Filed under Feature

Come see author and SHS graduate Taylor Evans today at the Blue Ash Public Library at 6:30 p.m.! She will be talking about her story, the challenges she had to encounter when writing her own book, and the importance of always following your dreams. ...

Welcome to new staff members!

Welcome to new staff members!

August 14, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

We would like to welcome the new teachers and administrator to our school! If you see any of them in the hallway or the classroom, be sure to give them a warm welcome! Mr. Aaron Akeley, math teacher Mr. Scott Collins, math teacher Mr. Kerry Crotty, English teacher Mr. Jonathan Doerger, spec...

What to expect on first day of school

What to expect on first day of school

August 11, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

August 16 is the first day of school for new students, freshmen, and seniors. The administrators plan to make the day as fun as possible. Freshmen and new students will come in at 7:20 a.m. to begin their day, where they will be introduced to the school and allowed to adjust without a massive group...

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

August 9, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

"The Leaf" staff welcomes everyone back to a new school year! We hope you had a nice, relaxing summer and are ready for another year of hard work and surprises! Here are some upcoming dates to help you keep up with the busy transition to come: August 9: Schedule Pick Up, Pictures, and Fee co...

Changes at SHS

Changes at SHS

May 25, 2017
Filed under Cover Story

Baker bakes way to future

Baker bakes way to future

Kirsten Thomas, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Spotlight

Varying clubs, hobbies, and talents help create the diverse atmosphere of SHS. Every student has unique passion, with different paths they wish to pursue. Pursuing a unique passion, junior Holly May Baker hopes to open her own bakery. Whether inside or outside of school, Baker can always be fo...

Underclassmen win awards

Underclassmen win awards

Yasmine Guedira, News Chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, Galleries, Media

Relay for life rallies

Relay for life rallies

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director
May 22, 2017
Filed under Feature, Galleries, Media

ACT now

ACT now

Yasmine Guedira, News Chief
May 19, 2017
Filed under Feature

Stephanie Hong, 11, achieved one of the rarest and most prized accomplishments in high school. On the April 19 ACT, Hong got a 36, the highest score possible, on the test. In the United States, out of 1.8 million students who take the test every year, only about 1,000 get the highest possible ACT sco...

No stain, no gain

No stain, no gain

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under Feature

If you scroll through your Instagram page, chances are, you will see people brushing their teeth and having the blackest, nastiest-looking substance on it. No, this is not a temporary infatuation with gross teeth; it is a natural teeth-whitening trend from activated charcoal powder that is taking social...

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