• Picture Make-Up Day, August 20th 8:00 AM
  • Senior Parent Meeting, August 19th 6:30 PM
  • August 15th- First Day of School (Sophomores and Juniors)
  • August 14th- First Day of School (Seniors, Freshmen, New students)

The Leaf

Romanian project promotes global connection

Romanian project promotes global connection

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Feature Chief

May 24, 2019

 Mr. Doug Mader has a new project on his hands-5000 miles away from SHS. Mader has partnered with educators Silvia Patrascu and Alina Cirja to build a school in an emerging Romanian city.   Patrascu is the director of Colina Educational center in Cluj, Romania and Cirja is the director of a Finn...

Top Summer Restaurants

Top Summer Restaurants

Gabby Khodadad, PR Team

May 23, 2019

Mexican: Tahona Kitchen + Bar: $$ Known for their distinct tacos and salsa bar Located at Summit Park   Mazunte Taqueria: $ One of the most authentic mexican restaurants in the city Located in Madisonville According to City Beat, “The taqueria is... earning good word-...

Adaptive PE closes out the school year

Adaptive PE closes out the school year

Allison McElroy, PR Team

May 14, 2019

   From Singaporean visitors to a district-wide field day, the Adaptive Physical Education (APE) program is having a busy May. APE is a district-wide program that allows students with special needs to participate in a physical education class through activities that meet each individual’s nee...

Hitting into the Major League

Hitting into the Major League

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

  Freshman Jake Hertzman plays baseball anywhere and everywhere, be it the field on a rainy day, the backyard, or at a barbeque, the summer sun blazing down as he tosses the ball back and forth with his dad.   However, the majority of last June, Hertzman played most of his baseball on the set o...

Last Minute Mother’s Day

Last Minute Mother’s Day

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

May 10, 2019

If you’re anything like me, as school comes to an end, you've probably been slammed with work. Caught up in the whirlwind of end of the year exams, Mother’s Day may have totally slipped your mind. Lucky for you, you’re not too late! Take a deep breath, get comfy and keep reading for a successful ...

Fourth graders write

Fourth graders write

May 10, 2019

It is often the early experiences of one’s life that can be the most formative, namely regarding passions and interests. Through their explorations of journalism, the students in Mrs. Karin Daley’s fourth grade advanced reading class at Maple Dale Elementary School are getting a head start. ...

Gov. DeWine pays visit to SHS

Gov. DeWine pays visit to SHS

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

May 9, 2019

When Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and his security team drove down Cornell Rd. on Mon., May 6, they didn’t pass SHS—they turned into the driveway and continued until Gov. DeWine was inside the building. Gov. DeWine’s visit to SHS had two intentions: first, to present senior Madeline Hampson with a full-ride sc...

Science fair season culminates in international qualification

Science fair season culminates in international qualification

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

May 7, 2019

What do “hundreds of hours of research,” including what Govind Nadathur calls “over 60 hours in the school’s laboratory,” produce? For Nadathur and fellow sophomore Arvind Prasad, a pollution- and UV-ray-defying skin cream and qualification for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISE...

SHS celebrates stellar ACT scores

SHS celebrates stellar ACT scores

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

May 2, 2019

    After a morning of celebrating underclassmen for their achievements at the Underclassman Awards Ceremony on May 2, administrators took the time to recognize SHS students who performed exceptionally well on the ACT exam. 20 students scored a perfect 36 on the ACT: the most in school hi...

Sincerely, your Seniors

Sincerely, your Seniors

Megan Soellner, Copy Editor

April 30, 2019

Dear Underclassmen,    Our time as seniors are almost over. With less than a month until graduation, we are practically done. AP exams and Senior Events, such as Field Day and Launch Day put us at less than 15 days of school left. You have probably heard many of us say that we can’t wait to l...

Marching band makes magic

Marching band makes magic

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief

April 29, 2019

Marching band. When you hear that what is the first thing that comes to mind? To those outside of the ensemble, most will just imagine the music or the halftime performances. However, to the 120 and more students who get the chance to actually march on the field, marching band is anything but “just th...

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
Feature