• No School - Spring Break - Mar.14 - Mar.18
  • No School - Spring Vacation Day - April 15
  • HS Theatre Spring Show - April 8-9
  • End of 3rd Quarter - Mar. 31
  • HS One Act Plays- April 13 at 7pm
  • No School - Prof. Development Day - April 25
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The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

Fourth quarter is here — and with it, exams. State testing, AP exams, finals… the list could go on. Most of us are probably stressing out about how we are going to be able to study for all of them. Do not fret: we can help. To best prepare for these exams, it is important that you know these 7 important study tips. (Graphic Credits: Gurnoor Makkad)

Top Seven Study Tips

Gurnoor Makkad, Copy Editor March 27, 2023

Even though it may not feel like it, it is finally spring season! We have just started the fourth and last quarter of the 2022-23 school year. However, as the end of the school year gets closer and closer,...

Jan. 6th, 2021, will always be remembered as one of the most terrifying events in U.S. history. Now, 2 years after that night, the House investigation committee for Jan. 6th Capitol insurrection wraps up their work. 
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2 years later…

Tillie Berge January 6, 2023

The vast majority of Americans will always remember the events of Jan. 6th, 2020.    The thousands of people, swayed by former-president Donald Trump's speech claiming a stolen election, rioting...

Winter Festivities

Dani Pereda, Staff Writer January 5, 2023

Cincinnati, and Ohio in general, tends to have a reputation of being boring. However, with a little effort you can encounter a variety of activities to partake in this winter season. For example… Taking...

Its Time: Gifting Season

It’s Time: Gifting Season

Suhani Prakash December 19, 2022

The holiday season is approaching fast, and you may be stuck on gift ideas. So here is a list of great gifts to get the people in your life!   A Fun Mug  - a classic for their favorite holiday...

Its Time: Holiday Gift Guide

It’s Time: Holiday Gift Guide

Claire Dillon December 9, 2022

As we enter perhaps the most joy-filled part of the year, we also enter what is for many people, an extremely stressful time. The holiday season is almost synonymous with gifts, for Christmas, Hanukkah,...

Chinese Club

Chinese Club

Srikar Konda, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

As you enter into Room 1702, you are met with over 50 students. While it is overwhelming at first, you quickly find yourself chatting with students you just met 15 minutes ago. Dumplings and noodles fill...

It’s Time: 2022 Gift Guide

Gurnoor Makkad, Broadcast Editor December 5, 2022

It’s that time of year again. The time for holiday cheer, breaking out the old decorations you have buried somewhere in your basement, and sitting in front of the television binge-watching cheesy Christmas...



Lindsay Boutelle November 2, 2022

  While some students like to decorate their water bottles with stickers, others like to decorate use them to decorate their cars. A common yet impactful sticker would be the ‘Coexist’ one....

Bagels originated in Karkow, Poland, but today they are favorites of many people around the world. Try out one of these shops today, and you might just find your new favorite bagel place! Photos Courtesy of Creative Commons


Ophelia Sidmore October 31, 2022

Bagels. Delicious doughy spheres that have been around since the 17th century. While they have a surprisingly debated origin, bagels were most likely first developed in Karkow, Poland by Jewish people....

Diwali is a time to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil. It is the festival of light celebrated with fireworks, lamps, and sparklers.

Fall Around the World

Trisha Chidambaram, staff writer October 3, 2022

Featured above is a picture from a 1996 Sycamore yearbook of the crowned homecoming queen.

The History of Homecoming Queen

Riley Johnson, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

Celebration, parade, joy and excitement are words long associated with the homecoming celebration. Along with these words has also come a stereotypical and often harmful view of what homecoming court represents....

Maxwell Taylor, 11, a “Future Friday” session teacher, hosted an “Art and Animation” class. “I thought animation was [a hobby] that I could teach, and that people tend to gravitate towards,”  said Taylor, “I thought it would be fun to teach people who would like to learn it”.

Future Fridays

Maya Bierhoff, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

   If you have ever wanted to learn about playing viola, sewing, PC-building, or floorplanning, the SHS Synnovation Lab’s “Future Friday” has you covered. A new show to the “Synn Lab” stage,...

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