• No School - Winter Break - Dec.22 - Jan.2
  • No School-Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 24-Nov. 28
  • HS/JHS Orchestra Concert - Dec.15 at 7 pm
  • End of 2nd Quarter - Jan. 13
  • HS Choir Concert- Nov. 30 at 7pm
  • HS Band Concert - Dec. 14 at 7pm
  • No School - Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 24-28
The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

MICHELLE OBAMA. Since her time out of office, Obama has published a memoir that has sold nearly 10 million copies (CNN). Obama has also made a surprise appearance at the Grammys.

Michelle Obama

Sara Margolis, Art and Photo Editor
March 29, 2019
FEELING GOOD. Legendary performer Nina Simone in 1969. During this period of her life, Simone worked with RCA Records, a stay that produced an expanse of work including covers of and nods to work by artists like the Beatles, the Bee Gees, Bob Dylan, and Leonard Cohen.

Nina Simone

Anisa Khatana, News Chief
March 28, 2019
WRITE. Jane Austen grew up in Steventon, Hampshire, England. Over the span of her life, she would publish four books, as well as two books following her death. Although she published her books anonymously, following her death, her brother revealed that she was the true author. She is now considered one of the greatest writers in English history.

Jane Austen

Lindsey Brinkman, Entertainment Chief
March 27, 2019
BRAVERY. Nancy Wake displayed bravery and courage in WW2 when she served as a secret agent. She smuggled goods and refugees to safety out of the good of her heart. She is truly a wonderful woman and a great role model of character.

Nancy Wake

Isabella Magato, Cartoonist
March 26, 2019
FIGHT FOR EQUALITY. Gloria Steinem is a renowned activist and journalist who has worked towards equality for women and children of all races and classes. In the process she has founded several publications and organizations.

Gloria Steinem

Chloe Mensch, Copy Editor
March 25, 2019
MAKING THE PATH. Grace Hopper was a large contributor to the fields of math and physics as well as the naval reserve. Her work paved the way for future generations of women to work in these fields as well as paving the way for the technology we enjoy today.

Grace Hopper

Chloe Mensch, Copy Editor
March 15, 2019
MATH. Dr. Olga Ladyzhenskaya was a mathematician that greatly advanced fluid dynamics, such as weather forecasting. Also, her work improved cardiovascular technology and oceanography forever. Ladyzhenskaya went to multiple universities in Russia, but although she is respected today, she was seen as a rebel by the Soviet Union. She passed away in 2004 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Olga Ladyzhenskaya

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff
March 14, 2019
Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler

Megan Soellner, Copy Editor
March 13, 2019
LADY LOVELACE. The only known photograph of Ada Lovelace is this daguerreotype, believed to have been taken by Antoine Claudet in 1843. The daguerreotype was the first photographic process that found commercial success. Daguerreotypes were very expensive unique images printed on metal plates.

Ada Lovelace

Anisa Khatana, News Chief
March 12, 2019
UNSUNG HERO. Though she is not Fredrick Douglas or Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells was an extremely influential figure in the Civil Rights Era. Fighting for equality for African Americans, she helped to ban lynching or the act of killing without legal trial.

Ida B. Wells

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer
March 11, 2019
Linda Brown

Linda Brown

Allison McElroy, PR Team
March 8, 2019
LEVIOSA NOT LEVIOSAR. Emma Watson, now 28, at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France to preview new films and documentaries from all around the world. The film festival was created in 1946 and will celebrate its 72nd festival in 2019. Watson’s film “The Bling Ring” was previewed at the 2013 festival. “Young girls are told you have to be the delicate princess. Hermione taught them that you can be the warrior,” Watson said.

Emma Watson

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff
March 7, 2019
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