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  • Aviator Flight Fest, October 19
  • Homecoming Dance, October 12th

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Breaking down Brexit

Breaking down Brexit

Serene Tarabishi, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

America’s favorite ex is in trouble.   For all of those who have not been keeping up with international news, Britain has been unsuccessfully trying to exit the European Union for the past two years, a plan now widely known as “Brexit”.       Historically, Britain has kept i...

Ideas for change stir after death of icy friend

Ideas for change stir after death of icy friend

Katie Mott, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

On Sep. 22, 250 people dressed in black climbed a mountainside to mourn the loss of a loved one; however, this funeral was not held for a human, but a glacier.   The Pizol glacier, located in the Glarus Alps in eastern Switzerland, will be the first to be removed from the Swiss glacier su...

The keeps and changes of homecoming 2019

The keeps and changes of homecoming 2019

Linya Guo, A&E Editor

October 11, 2019

As the first quarter wraps up, the most awaited event of many high schoolers comes close: homecoming. Homecoming has always brought in a buzz of excitement, from the cute proposals to the dress shopping. This year, the student council has made some more changes, in addition to last year’s, in order to b...

Trump Impeachment Explained

Trump Impeachment Explained

Claire Berlier, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Will President Donald Trump’s term end early? On Tues., Sept. 24, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced the launch of formal impeachment inquiries.    Normally, the president serves a four-year term. However, if enough congressmen vote that the president has done something unconsti...

U.S. astronaut accused of first space crime

U.S. astronaut accused of first space crime

Madeleine Suh, Managing Editor

September 4, 2019

   On July 15, 2019, The United States of America praised, recognized, and celebrated the 50th anniversary of Niel Armstrong’s moon landing. This accomplishment put space exploration in the top headlines, however, it seems that NASA once again is catching attention but for an unlikely reason.  ...

Amazon Rainforest on fire

Amazon Rainforest on fire

Jack Wolfe, PR manager

September 3, 2019

  The Amazon rainforest was set ablaze roughly a month ago with still no sign of change. Brazil’s environmental minister Ricardo Salles, tweeted that the fires were caused by wind, heat, and dry weather. On the other hand, CNN meteorologist Haley Brink reported the fires are “definitely” caused b...

SHS lacrosse team rebuilds box arena

SHS lacrosse team rebuilds box arena

Josh Moore, Accountant

August 31, 2019

   The Sycamore Lacrosse team was met with an unwelcome surprise on Thursday, Aug.22 when they found that the lacrosse box located in the practice fields had collapsed yet again.     Due to a mix of weather and conditioning, one of the walls had been blown over for the fourth time this year. ...

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FDA warns users of sunscreen

FDA warns users of sunscreen

Jack Wolfe, PR Team

May 14, 2019

   Published on Monday, the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) caused alarm for sunscreen users after saying that the chemicals in sunscreen can seep into your bloodstream after just one day.    However, the FDA recommends that people still use sunscreen to prevent skin cancer. The fact that ...

The Leaf represents

The Leaf represents

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

   Yesterday, every single SHS student cast a ballot for the annual Student Council Election, voting on which six students from their class would represent them for the upcoming school year. After a night filled with nail biting anticipation, the results are finally in.   The delegates for n...

Cincinnati Marches

Cincinnati Marches

Sara Margolis, Art & Photo Editor

April 26, 2019

   On Sunday, April 28, 27 Cincinnati teens will embark of March of the Living (MOTL), which is a life-changing trip to Poland and Israel. 20 of these teens are current seniors at Sycamore High School. The trip is two weeks long, and participants will spend a little less than a week in Poland and ...

SHS reacts to Notre-Dame fire

SHS reacts to Notre-Dame fire

Anisa Khatana and Isabella Magato

April 18, 2019

 Notre-Dame de Paris. Our Lady of Paris. She is an inimitable symbol of the city, visited daily by the tens of thousands. And when she caught fire, so did, it seemed, the world. The famed cathedral caught fire at 6:20 p.m. local time on Monday, April 15. Just before 8 p.m., the spire of the cathedr...

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