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The Leaf

Student council raises support

Student council raises support

Lydia Masset, Video Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

This year, Student Council has chosen the SPCA as the charity that will benefit from all of this year's fundraisers. This week marks the beginning of the first fundraiser, in which they will be taking donations of old towels and linens as well as monetary donations to benefit the organization. ...

Synnovation Lab students bake for a cause

Synnovation Lab students bake for a cause

Allison McElroy, PR Team

December 7, 2018


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Students in the Synnovation Lab are required to create a project as a part of their project-based learning. The students are supposed to find a problem in the world and try to help solve it. For sophomores Sophia Odaka and Ellie Torem, this meant baking for a cause. For their project, Odaka and Torem s...

Stan Lee remembered

Stan Lee remembered

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

November 28, 2018


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On Nov. 12, a comic book legend, unfortunately, passed from this world. Even if you are not a fan of comics, you have probably been impacted by his legacy in more ways than one. Stan Lee, born on Dec. 28, 1922, was one of the co-founders of Marvel Comics, and the creator of many classic characters ...

French Club encourages conversation

French Club encourages conversation

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Feature Chief

November 20, 2018


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SHS is known for its ability to expand interests students take in certain courses. SHS offers a multitude of global languages to serve this purpose, including French. Apart from the classes offered during the school day, French Club also exists and proves to be a chance for students to further imm...

Festival of lights is here

Festival of lights is here

Bhaavya Jha, Copy Editor

November 12, 2018


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During this time of the year, it is pretty common in India to see houses lit up beautifully, with everyone dressing up and making delicious food. But, why? It is for one of the grandest festivals for Hindus- Diwali. Diwali or Deepavali literally translates to ‘festival of lights.’ It is a remembrance ...

Jewish Community holds vigil

Jewish Community holds vigil

Abigail Lefton, Opinion Chief

November 9, 2018


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Service dog goes to school

Service dog goes to school

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

November 8, 2018


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Once a week, junior Robert Wise brings his service dog, Jackson, to SHS to socialize. Wise and his family are training Jackson to become a guide dog for a visually impaired person.   Jackson is from the organization Leader Dogs for the Blind (LDB), in Rochester, Michigan. The Wise family are volunteers for...

Meghan Markle becomes expectant mother

Meghan Markle becomes expectant mother

Bhaavya Jha, Copy Editor

October 30, 2018


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While this news is very exciting for the royal family, it is also an interesting one for the world.  The recently married couple Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the Duchess and Duke of Sussex had their first child’s expectancy announced by The Kensington Palace. “Their Royal Highnesses The ...

Climate change, natural disasters possibly related

Climate change, natural disasters possibly related

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

October 16, 2018


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Florence. Michael. Sulawesi. Hurricane, hurricane, earthquake, and tsunami. Around the world, disaster season runs year-round. But what is the driving factor behind the recent uptick in natural disasters? Could climate change play a role? “I feel like since climate change has become a more prevalent ...

Are the Reds losing fans?

Are the Reds losing fans?

Isabella Magato, Cartoonist

October 12, 2018


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The Reds have been a beloved part of Cincinnati since their founding in 1881. But are they losing their fame? As they make their way towards the end of their season, they have recorded the lowest attendance at games in almost three decades. This season, the Reds only drew in about 20,116 fans per game ou...

Teaching of speech-ing

Teaching of speech-ing

Linya Guo, Art and Photo Editor

October 10, 2018


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If you love researching, speaking, debating, and competing, then the newly formed SHS Speech and Debate club is definitely for you. Juniors Abigail Zolla, Akhila Durisala, and Shaan Hershey formed this club at the beginning of the school year. Although there used to be a former Speech and Debate club in ...

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