• Parent/Teacher Conferences Oct. 5

  • Homecoming Dance Sep. 23, 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

  • No School Sept. 29 - Professional Development Day

  • Homecoming Game Sep. 22 at 7:00 p.m.

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Tea time

Tea time

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

September 11, 2017


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  There are some clubs that are largely ubiquitous in schools across the country. Yet, there are also some that are entirely unique. Tea Club, embarking on its first full year, is one of those activities.   Tea Club is having an informational session after school on Tues. Sept. 12 in chemistry t...

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

September 5, 2017


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Students to showcase spirit for Homecoming

Students to showcase spirit for Homecoming

September 5, 2017


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In the week leading up to Homecoming, the Student Council arranges a Spirit Week. This allows students to show their school spirit. Below are the spirit week days for Homecoming 2017: Mon, Sept. 18: Student-Teacher Flip Flop (Students dress like teachers while teachers dress like students.) Tues., Sept...

Help victims of Harvey!

Help victims of Harvey!

September 1, 2017


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The ASL Club is leading SHS's effort to support those affected by Hurricane Harvey with a drive collecting money and sock. It has coordinated with a charitable organization within the district which is raising supplies for the victims on a larger scale. If you are interested in helping, please cont...

Award-winning freshman aces ACT

Award-winning freshman aces ACT

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

September 1, 2017


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Receiving a perfect score on the ACT is a dream for most students. But for freshman Rishi Verma, that dream has become a reality. Verma scored a perfect 36 when he took the ACT last year at the junior high. At a very young age, math became an interest to Verma. “I’ve enjoyed math ever since ...

Elevator opens for first day after repairs

Elevator opens for first day after repairs

August 31, 2017


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The elevator in the hallway between the Commons and the Hub reopened today after repairs. Students who need to use the elevator to get to their classes no longer have to go to the one by the lockers.

Order 2018 yearbook now

Order 2018 yearbook now

August 30, 2017


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Remember how you felt IN that moment? Order your 2018 Log Yearbook for the lowest price of the year. Go to www.jostensyearbook.com. Memories fade but a yearbook never forgets. You are IN it! All photos courtesy of Staff ...

What to know about Homecoming 2017

What to know about Homecoming 2017

August 29, 2017


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Homecoming is upon us! There is so much going on, so here are some dates to help you keep up-to-date on the events: Now: Sign-ups are currently going on for Homecoming volunteers on SignUpGenius. September 14, 15, 19, 20, 21: Ticket sales for the Homecoming dance will happen during lunch, $1...

Solar Eclipse 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017

Lydia Masset, Staff Writer

August 25, 2017


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Picture Day tomorrow!

Picture Day tomorrow!

August 21, 2017


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For those of you who did not have your picture taken on the schedule pick up days, Picture Day is tomorrow! Your photo will be used for your school ID as well as in the yearbook (even for seniors), so be sure to dress your best!

To prepare or not to prepare

To prepare or not to prepare

August 17, 2017


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College is a big step for high school students, so counselors want to ensure that students are as well-prepared for the admissions process as possible. In the past, students have used Naviance to manage their colleges, test scores, resume, and anything else that would prove helpful when it comes to...

Author Visit: Taylor Evans

Author Visit: Taylor Evans

August 16, 2017


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Come see author and SHS graduate Taylor Evans today at the Blue Ash Public Library at 6:30 p.m.! She will be talking about her story, the challenges she had to encounter when writing her own book, and the importance of always following your dreams. ...

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