• Jazz band concert Jan. 23

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

  • Science fair Jan. 26

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Aves Academy gives students alternative learning options

Aves Academy gives students alternative learning options

Anna Zhou

October 18, 2013


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Often times, students at SHS think students that attend Aves Academy are 'kids who get in trouble.' However, that is not the case. Attendees of Aves Academy are a very diverse group of students just like all other SHS students, with one goal: to obtain their high school diploma. Created in 2008...

Student to teacher transformation

Lauren Glynn

October 17, 2013


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Becoming an educator is not a want, but instead, a need. The need to help students flourish into majestic butterflies who can be independent and leave with more knowledge acquired than anyone ever thought was possible. “I have always wanted to become a teacher, and now I finally have the chance to b...

The real deal with ACE

The real deal with ACE

Max Fritzhand

October 17, 2013


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Students may wonder why they are taking Academic Community Environment (ACE), other than having a safe and helpful way to get information to them. ACE created a new way to approach class meetings, so the experience was more personal and the students themselves got the chance to make a connection...

Superhero themed dance has super result

Superhero themed dance has super result

Elizabeth Rickert

October 17, 2013


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Groups of students enjoyed the homecoming dance on Oct. 5. “I really enjoyed my first year of homecoming. I thought it was very well put together to make it fun for everyone,” said Alexandra Mexis, 9. New attendants got to experience the dance for the first time while returning students go...

Improv provides comedic relief

Improv provides comedic relief

Ben Cohen

October 17, 2013


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Have you ever wanted to sit in the audience for a live recording of "Saturday Night Live?" You will still have to go to New York to do that, but something just as entertaining may be SHS' Improv Show. "It is a completely different show each night so you never get the same show twice," said Martha Ca...

Marching Band hits a high note

Marching Band hits a high note

Rujula Kapoor

October 17, 2013


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The marching band, a group of skilled musicians, work very hard to put on a good show. “The marching band practices at least four days a week and goes to competitions Saturdays for their entire season”, said Morgan Comeford, 9. The band’s most recent competition was held in Toledo, Oh...

Creative costumes challenge Class of 2014

Creative costumes challenge Class of 2014
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October 15, 2013


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Senior Halloween is on Oct. 24. Based on surveyed results, six out of seven seniors have already started planning their costumes. Most of them are going with a group.    People get creative ideas through social media. “We brainstormed ideas in a huge group text message and settled on our f...

Kickoff to a memorable weekend

Kickoff to a memorable weekend

Abbey Baker

October 14, 2013


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The year's first pep rally on Friday, Oct. 4 kicked off homecoming weekend. Students watched the Flyerettes perform, a pizza eating contest, pie in the face, and homecoming court. The cheerleaders led the school in cheers to get everyone pumped for the football game that evening versus Hamilto...

Look to the future: Volunteer work helps inspire career choices

Look to the future: Volunteer work helps inspire career choices

Lauren Kurtzer

October 13, 2013


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Colleges look for an all-around good student. Volunteering may boost a student from a good student to a well-rounded one. “Colleges look for well-rounded students. Volunteering makes them a well-rounded student,” said Mrs. Brenda Fisher, student assistance counselor. Those service hours...

Eating your way through the day

Eating your way through the day

Ben Ruskin

October 7, 2013


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Buffet Club offers a wide variety of food and an opportunity to meet new friends. The group is led by Mr. Kevin Wittman, and it meets once a month. During the Buffet Club meetings, club members travel to local restaurants where they eat until their stomachs can not take any more food. “...

What’s your favorite thing about Sycamore?

What’s your favorite thing about Sycamore?

Alex Wittenbaum

September 25, 2013


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Credit flex creates opportunities: unique experiences prove beneficial

Credit flex creates opportunities: unique experiences prove beneficial

theSHSLeaf Admin

September 5, 2013


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As the world is progressing, the classroom is becoming an ever-changing environment, and each year, more and more students are taking advantage of an opportunity called credit flexibility or “credit flex.” Credit flex is an Ohio law that allows students to receive high school credit for cour...

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
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