• Jazz band concert Jan. 23

  • Winter play "Radium Girls" Jan. 31, Feb 1 & 2

  • Science fair Jan. 26

The Leaf

Fashion for the Cure prepares for event

Fashion for the Cure prepares for event

Linya Guo, Art and Photo Editor

September 14, 2018


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From amazing fashion to raising money for a great cause, Fashion for the Cure has it all. Fashion for the Cure (FFTC) is an annual fashion show that raises money for the Dragonfly Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that financially aids and supports patients of cancer and treatments. ...

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

September 11, 2018


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Businesses and consumers rethink plastic straws

Businesses and consumers rethink plastic straws

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

September 5, 2018


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Next time you stop at your favorite coffee shop or restaurant, will you skip or sip from the plastic straw offered? All over the country, plastic straws have been the center of attention. Social media has been filled with photos of animals, such as sea turtles, affected by plastic straws in our oce...

Students say ‘farewell’ to college-bound siblings

Students say ‘farewell’ to college-bound siblings

Anisa Khatana, Staff Writer

August 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Spotlight

“I don’t hear her getting up in the morning and I don’t tell her ‘goodnight’ anymore. It’s little moments like these that make me miss her the most,” said Maya Goldenberg, 11, of her older sister and only sibling. Goldenberg’s sister, like millions across the country, recently left for her freshman ye...

SBOB marches toward Tag Day

SBOB marches toward Tag Day

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

August 21, 2018


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The 60th annual Sycamore Band and Orchestra Boosters (SBOB) Tag Day is quickly approaching. On Aug. 25, SBOB students will be going door to door to ask community members for financial support. “Tag Day is a great fundraiser for the music program and couldn’t be done without the generous, wel...

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

August 16, 2018


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Welcome back to another great year at SHS! On August 15, all freshman, seniors, and new students were welcomed back for various meetings and activities. The incoming freshman took part in their final Freshman Camp as campers. The freshman also got the chance to walk their schedule and attend 10-minute...

AP Lang students flip the last page

AP Lang students flip the last page

Hannah Lee, Opinion Chief

May 21, 2018


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Every English class has assigned literature to read. For freshmen year, “Romeo and Juliet” comes to mind. Sophomore year, “A Tale of Two Cities”, and junior year, AP English Language and Composition (AP Lang) students are finishing the year out with “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel....

Skyline includes diverse range of staff members

Skyline includes diverse range of staff members

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

May 21, 2018


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Skyline Chili, located at 12000 Lebanon Rd, takes pride in employing those with alternative thinking or working styles. These individuals are able to contribute to the company by taking on numerous responsibilities. “We [give] each individual responsibilities based upon their specific skill level....

Band plays at graduation

Band plays at graduation

Hannah Lee, Opinion Chief

May 18, 2018


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The stands are filled with family and friends of the graduating SHS Class of 2018. However, there is another group of people in all black with shiny instruments in their hands near the right pit of the field house. The graduation band always plays "Pomp and Circumstance" as the graduates walk down ...

Seniors celebrate end of year, exploring the grad party tradition

Seniors celebrate end of year, exploring the grad party tradition

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


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You probably have heard about graduation parties or ‘grad parties’ as most students call them. Maybe you have attended one or are going to attend one. But quite a few students are going to have their own once they graduate from high school. So grad parties...are you supposed to bring something...

Students find summer fun in Cincinnati

Students find summer fun in Cincinnati

Maya Goldenberg, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


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It is not uncommon to hear SHS students complain that Cincinnati is boring. Maybe, at first glance, Cincinnati appears that way; if they look a little bit harder, they may find that The Queen City has a lot to offer. What better time to enjoy this city than during summer? Butler County donut trail...

Seniors walk towards graduation

Seniors walk towards graduation

Claire Myers, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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Graduation is coming. In less than one week, seniors will receive their diplomas that they have been working towards for years. Graduation is an emotional time for many people. Parents, students, siblings, extended family members, good friends are all excited to participate. People are impacted by...

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
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