• Jazz Concert Apr. 30, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

  • After Prom Apr. 29

  • Prom Apr. 28 at Manor House

  • Senior Leaf Pre-Sale in Commons Apr. 23-27

The Leaf

Adaptive PE plans Field Day

Adaptive PE plans Field Day

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

April 23, 2018


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With May just around the corner, preparations are being made for the Adaptive PE Field Day for the entire district. The Field Day will take place on Thurs., May 10 at the Blue Ash Recreation Center. The rain date will be May 11. Students will leave for the Recreation Center at approximately 8:45...

Volunteers serve ‘InReturn’

Volunteers serve ‘InReturn’

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

April 19, 2018


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On Mon., April 16, students from SHS went to the local organization InReturn to volunteer for a couple hours on their day off. Student Council organized the volunteer event. There were 14 students from all grade levels that participated in the tour and worked after. Teachers/Student Council sponsors M...

Student Council, PTO prepare for Prom, After Prom

Student Council, PTO prepare for Prom, After Prom

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

April 16, 2018


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  Each student’s buildup to Prom starts weeks before April 28: promposals, dress and tuxedo shopping, flowers, groups and dinner plans - it goes on and on. Then, it all culminates into what students hope can be a once-in-a-lifetime evening.   Yet in order to provide this evening, months of effort and ...

Senioritis takes over

Senioritis takes over

Claire Myers, Staff Writer

April 14, 2018


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It is the end of the school year, and that means it is almost time for graduation for most seniors. Many seniors are planning their summer breaks and preparing for college. It is the beginning of a new time for most students. This can cause problems for people, however. Seniors cannot help it, but...

AP Literature students ponder their existence

AP Literature students ponder their existence

Yvanna Reyes, Video Chief

April 12, 2018


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Adolescence marks a prime time for questioning. In this transitional age, a purgatorial bridge between childhood and adulthood, it is not uncommon for students to wonder why humans are the way we are, what it means to be human, what is the root of human conflict, and so on. Through the human condition...

Students plan on how to make most of summer

Students plan on how to make most of summer

Emily Chien, Media Director

April 11, 2018


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Here are some tips and tricks on how to make the most of your summer. Try out a summer program. It is always a good idea to keep stimulating your brain, especially during out-of-school periods like summer. And this way, instead of being forced to go to school, you can choose a program that centers aro...

Let poetry madness begin

Let poetry madness begin

Hannah Lee, Opinion Chief

April 6, 2018


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While basketball teams are facing off on court and national television with March Madness, AP English Language and Composition (AP Lang) juniors are writing poems and competing with their own brackets. This is an annual occasion for AP Lang classes and a nice break from writing only synthesis and rhetorical...

Upcoming senior dates

Upcoming senior dates

Sydney Evans, Leaflet Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


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French students embrace new cultures

French students embrace new cultures

Taylor Close, Leaflet Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2018


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There were multiple school sponsored trips over spring break, including the French trip with French teachers Mrs. Lesley Chapman and Mrs. Saundra Toerpe. 16 students accompanied them to multiple cities in both France and Belgium. The group started out flying to Brussels, Belgium, where they learned about...

Senior superlatives, destinations, wills, more!

Senior superlatives, destinations, wills, more!

April 3, 2018


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Class of 2018, click here to vote for superlatives that will be in the Senior Leaf. You must be logged into your school account, and each person can only vote once. Be sure to read the instructions on the form, and please complete it by APRIL 13. Click here to share your post-graduation plans, wills an...

Bhageria receives national service recognition

Bhageria receives national service recognition

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

April 3, 2018


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  Serving the community is an inherently selfless act, yet it rarely leaves the volunteer unaffected. Junior Swati Bhageria has clearly felt this in her own life, going above and beyond in her dedication to service.   Recently, Bhageria was awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award and ...

Students step back into history

Students step back into history

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

March 29, 2018


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  On Tues., March 27, juniors Jeicy Hernandez Baquero and Kirsten Thomas traveled to Dayton for a day of spring break fun.   While in Dayton, one stop was the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The museum is made up of multiple connected buildings and contains different types of ...

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
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