• Choir Concert in Little Theater Mar. 1 at 7:00 p.m.

  • ACT for Juniors Feb. 27

  • Fashion for the Cure (haircuts during lunch) Feb. 23 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Black History Month Assembly Feb. 23

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Spanish students study art

Spanish students study art

Elizabeth Rickert

March 25, 2014


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Spanish IV classes took a trip to the Cincinnati Art Museum on March 18. This field trip was due to the fact that the students had just finished a project on Spanish artists. “It was a really cool experience to see all the art we have been studying and to learn a lot more about it,” said M...

Juniors travel to campuses

Juniors travel to campuses

Isaac Goldstein

March 25, 2014


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As March comes to a close, students anxiously await Spring Break. Some vacation to tropical places like Mexico or the Bahamas, others stay home and just enjoy a good break, but for most Juniors, spring break means college visits. "Over spring break I am traveling throughout the southeast to look at...

Q&A with Abby Belcher, 11, about Fashion for the Cure

Taylor Evans

March 25, 2014


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Q: What is Fashion for the Cure? A: Fashion for the Cure (FTTC) is a charity event that is supporting the Dragonfly Foundation this year.  It’s a really good cause and the money raised is going toward helping kids with cancer. Q: How are models for the event selected? A: People on the FCCT committee choose models to participate in the show, but people can also request to be...

Ending strong

Ending strong

Lauren Kurtzer

March 25, 2014


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When spring break comes to an end and fourth quarter begins students take two paths: Fall off- to a lesser or higher degree Finish strong “It is definitely hard at the end of the school year because the weather gets warmer and you want to be outside and you just want it to end,” said N...

A splash for money

A splash for money

Elizabeth Rickert

March 24, 2014


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Student Council has created a new event called “Play for Jose.” This fundraiser benefits the Jose Cerda Aquatic Foundation (JCAF). “The programs supported by JCAF are inspired by José’s strong-desire for self-improvement and that of fellow athletes, great camaraderie and his practice...

Oil proven to whiten teeth

Oil proven to whiten teeth

Beverly Liu

March 21, 2014


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Oil pulling is the latest trend and its popularity is growing. Oil pulling is a technique to clean teeth and mouths. Webbers claim health benefits like whiter, stronger teeth, and decreased plaque. Basically a person swishes a couple teaspoons of vegetable based oil (coconut, sesame or olive)...

SHS graduate utilizes social media, makes history

SHS graduate utilizes social media, makes history

Lila Englander

March 20, 2014


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Ravi Sheth, ’11 decided not to run in the Rice University Student Association (SA) 2014 election. But after witnessing significant corruption in the first SA election, Sheth felt a responsibility to act. In the original election, alumni were able to vote, a candidate was left off the ballot, mee...

Q&A with Jack Good, 10, on Latin Convention

Q&A with Jack Good, 10, on Latin Convention

Eli Zawatsky

March 18, 2014


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1.      What kinds of things do you do at the Ohio Junior Classical League (OJCL) convention? At Latin Convention we complete and view projects, do tests on Roman life, culture, and Latin, and get to meet a bunch of nerdy kids like ourselves. 2.      How many people were there, and where were they from? There were around a thousand people there, and t...

Engineers compete, create, innovate

Engineers compete, create, innovate

Elijah Zawatsky

March 17, 2014


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The UC college of Engineering was buzzing with high school students on Mar 5. From 8:00 am to 2:00 pm they were hosting the nationwide TSA TEAMS competition for high school engineers. “It was fun to skip school and do something academically challenging with my friends,” said Maya Sheth, 10...

Top 5 websites for news

Top 5 websites for news

Max Fritzhand

March 10, 2014


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CNN 2. USA Today 3. Yahoo! News 4. Huffington Post 5. Google News ...

Q&A with Shazia Malik, 11, about Red Cross Club

Q&A with Shazia Malik, 11, about Red Cross Club

Taylor Evans

March 7, 2014


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A: People should join because it not only benefits them, but they can also give back to the community.  It’s a very hands-on kind of club because we plan to have projects like the sandwich making and CPR training. Q: Who does this club help? A: We not only help our local Red Cross with th...

Russia invades Ukraine borders

Russia invades Ukraine borders

Amy Deng

March 6, 2014


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According to Fox News, armed men seized a Ukrainian border checkpoint at a ferry terminal between Russia and Crimea on Feb. 24, 2014. Apparently, Russians had been surrounding the ferry terminal for days, but had not taken control of Ukraine’s border guard station until now. The troops se...

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