• Jazz band concert Jan. 23

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

  • Science fair Jan. 26

The Leaf

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 ...

OJCL competitors bring home awards

OJCL competitors bring home awards

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2018


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Students, communities call for prevention against future school shootings

Students, communities call for prevention against future school shootings

March 27, 2018


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In light of the recent "March for Our Lives," below are two speeches given by seniors Makayla Stover and Asa Hodrick at the March 14 walkout, displaying what many Sycamore students feel should be done in response to prevent future school shootings from happening. These were shared with us with permissi...

Aviator bells discuss what ‘diversity at Sycamore High School’ means to them

Aviator bells discuss what ‘diversity at Sycamore High School’ means to them

March 26, 2018


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During Diversity Week, Aviator bells were asked to define what diversity meant to them and send it to the administration. Below are what some classes said, as shared with us by the administration. (Example Format) “Teacher Name : To our class, diversity at Sycamore means…” Wall: To our class, divers...

When students speak

When students speak

March 25, 2018


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Hernandez Baquero prepares for future

Hernandez Baquero prepares for future

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

March 22, 2018


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Each one of us has a passion, whether we have discovered it or not. Four years ago, junior Jeicy Hernandez Baquero happened to stumble upon hers. When she was in the eighth grade, Hernandez Baquero turned to makeup to try to feel better about past experiences. From there, the thing that comforted h...

Diversity Week celebrates religion

Diversity Week celebrates religion

Hannah Lee, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Feature, Galleries, Showcase

On Wed. March 20, SHS celebrated Religion as part of the Diversity Week. Three religions were represented in the commons to share their foods and culture. They were Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The Jewish Student Union prepared an assortment of Jewish foods as well as games for the chance to...

Interested Student Council candidates meet in April

Interested Student Council candidates meet in April

March 20, 2018


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Student Council will be holding an informational meeting about our elections and election process on April 5 during both Aviator Bells. Anyone who is interested can attend as long as he/she has a pass from his/her Aviator bell teacher. The council wants to make sure that this an inclusive group in...

Latin scholars win numerous accolades

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


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  “Audentes Fortuna iuvat. Fortune favors the brave.”   These words, a direct quote from book 10 of the Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro’s (better known as Vergil) Aeneid, comprised the theme of the annual Ohio Junior Classical League’s (OJCL) convention, which was held March 9-11. ...

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
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