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Sammi Miller, 12

Sammi Miller, 12

Sydney Weiss, Web Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Humans of SHS

“Finding a hobby that you truly love can be hard to come by. I took a graphic design class sophomore year and instantly loved this type of art. I knew this would be a great job for me someday, and I’m now very excited to start working as a graphic designer someday soon.”  ...

Marie Baldwin, 11

Marie Baldwin, 11

Chloe Mensch, Copy Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Humans of SHS

“Something I love to do in my free time is watch New Girl on Netflix, but now that I am caught up with all the seasons, I have nothing to do except complain about chemistry and cry. Another thing I do is go to the Blue Ash Target after school on Fridays and window shop with my besties. I also like to...

Mahogany L. Browne

Mahogany L. Browne

Abigail Lefton, Opinion Chief

February 25, 2019


Filed under Black History Month

Author, spoken word poet, and Pratt scholar, Mahogany L. Browne, has released five LP’s of poetry and spoken word, many of which are award-winning. She has also published many poetry books including "Black Girl Magic" (Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan, 2018), and "Dear Twitter: Love Letters Hashed Ou...

Mindy Kuertz, 12

Mindy Kuertz, 12

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Humans of SHS

"Being on the dance team has taught me a lot about how to be a leader. I think of these girls not only as my friends but my little sisters.I'm going to truly miss their amazing, silly personalities when I graduate."

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

February 22, 2019


Filed under Black History Month

“The Only Race Aviatrix in the World” was born the tenth of thirteen children in the early 1890s. Growing up in the cotton fields of Waxahachie, TX, Bessie Coleman longed for the chance to “amount to something.” So after developing an interest in the then-new profession of aviation while worki...

Paige Ellingson, 10

Paige Ellingson, 10

Madeleine Suh, Sports Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under Humans of SHS

"My favorite trip I ever went on was to the least visited National Park, Isle Royale. My family took a seaplane to get to the island out in Lake Superior. After hiking 11 miles one day, my dad and I finally got to see a moose and two calves right on the path. You never know what you’re going to run...

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

February 21, 2019


Filed under Black History Month

Somewhere in Baltimore, MD, on July 2, 1908, the man who would become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court was born to a railroad porter and a schoolteacher. The grandson of a slave, Thurgood Marshall was raised to appreciate the law and the United States Constitution. After graduating f...

Students take on Perfect North

Students take on Perfect North

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Feature, Galleries, Showcase

On Feb. 14, Valentine's day, SHS special education students and volunteers took a field trip to Perfect North, which is located in Southeastern Indiana. Special education students were matched up with teachers and student volunteers and spent the afternoon tubing. Everyone then enjoyed having lunch...

Marissa Thorp, 10

Marissa Thorp, 10

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Humans of SHS

"I’ve always wanted to go to Australia for the Olympics. Whenever the Olympics is located in Australia, I’ll be on the first flight there”

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

Deeya Prakash, Copy Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Black History Month

As a graduate of both Princeton and Harvard University, a former first lady of the United States, and now a bestselling author, Michelle Obama is one of the most successful African-American women of the era. As First Lady, she took many proactive steps towards fighting poverty, encouraging healthy...

Singing for Sycamore

Singing for Sycamore

Sara Margolis, Art & Photo Editor

February 20, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Visuals

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Nandita Kulkarni, 12

Nandita Kulkarni, 12

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor in Chief

February 19, 2019


Filed under Humans of SHS

“The highlight of my life was probably being kicked in the face by a fake dwarf in Disney World when I was three years old.”    

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
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