• Underclassmen Testing Day, October 16
  • Aviator Flight Fest, October 19
  • Homecoming Dance, October 12th

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Crafting culture at SHS

Crafting culture at SHS

Katie Mott, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

If you have walked past the Hub recently, you probably noticed the new, colorful display covering the wall. While it appears to be just a group of numbers and words thrown together, something much larger is coming from this new decor.  For the 2019–2020 school year, SHS has decided to implement a ...

Q&A: The transition to college

Q&A: The transition to college

Gaby Pereda, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

Starting a new chapter of your life, on your own, is no joke. Samantha Fernandez is a Sycamore graduate of the class of 2019 that can confidently attest to this. Only a couple of months ago, she was dropped off in a new school, a new room, and a new home. Leaving the one place you’ve known for so lon...

Q&A: The transition to college

Q&A: The transition to college

Gaby Pereda, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Starting a new chapter of your life, on your own, is no joke. Kevin Landrum is a Sycamore graduate of the class of 2019 that can confidently attest to this. Only a couple of months ago, he was dropped off in a new school, a new room, and a new home. Leaving the one place you’ve known for so long is n...

GamePigeon takes over teens

GamePigeon takes over teens

Linya Guo, A&E Chief

October 21, 2019

 From pool to anagrams, Game Pigeon has it all. Over the past few years, this iMessage gaming application has exploded in popularity among iPhone users, especially teenagers.     GamePigeon is an iMessage extension that has over twenty arcade-style games. All of the games are two-players, with...

Last-minute PSAT tips from National Merit Semifinalists

Last-minute PSAT tips from National Merit Semifinalists

Anisa Khatana, Editor in Chief

October 15, 2019

“PSAT” is one of those dreaded acronyms that starts to become particularly pressing around the beginning of junior year. This year, sophomores and juniors nationwide will sit for the standardized exam on Wed., Oct. 16.    While not required for application to colleges and universities,...

Injury shapes state-bound athlete

Injury shapes state-bound athlete

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Design Editor

October 15, 2019

   An athlete’s life thrives off of routine. Practices are consistent and so are games and matches. Once in awhile the rhythm is punctuated by the excitement of a big win.    And other times, monotony becomes tragedy by a mere fall or trip.  Simple misfooting was what injured senior Mayu ...

Sycamore Calendar Diversifies

Sycamore Calendar Diversifies

Aaditi Lele, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Have you ever picked up a calendar or planner just to see that none of the holidays you celebrate are even included? For families and students belonging to diverse cultures, this experience is no rarity. In fact, many mass-produced calendars or even the ones on our phones fail to include both religiou...

Skwara leads Ohio Youth Climate Strike

Skwara leads Ohio Youth Climate Strike

Anisa Khatana, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2019

Fri., Sept. 20 saw the latest major installment in a global youth uprising against legislators’ inaction on climate change.    Students from across Cincinnati walked out of school to converge in front of City Hall from noon to 2 p.m. to strike, calling for a Green New Deal and an end to g...

Taking on the impossible burger

Taking on the impossible burger

Lindsey Brinkman, Managing Editor

October 7, 2019

Fashion for the Cure receives recognition

Fashion for the Cure receives recognition

Grace Zhang, Associate Web Editor

October 3, 2019

Ever wonder what could happen when you put passionate high school students together to work for a common cause? Just take a look at the Fashion for the Cure (FFTC) committee. Since 2014, FFTC has supported The Dragonfly Foundation (TDF), which is a Cincinnati non-profit aiding pediatric cancer p...

Horenziak flips through competition

Horenziak flips through competition

Deeya Prakash, Opinion Chief

September 30, 2019

   Sophomore Juliet Horenziak can easily be seen as a typical teenager.     She spends plenty of time scrolling through Instagram, cramming for AP Economics, resenting morning wake-ups, and filling up her weekends to the point that they do not feel like weekends at all.    But unlike mo...

Do we have time to sleep?

Do we have time to sleep?

Charlotte Weiss, Feature Chief

September 13, 2019

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