• Picture Make-Up Day, August 20th 8:00 AM
  • Senior Parent Meeting, August 19th 6:30 PM
  • August 15th- First Day of School (Sophomores and Juniors)
  • August 14th- First Day of School (Seniors, Freshmen, New students)

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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...

Seniors: Fill out survey for the Senior Leaf

Seniors: Fill out survey for the Senior Leaf

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2019

The Senior Leaf will be available for purchase in mid-May and will include stalwarts like Wills & Testaments, superlatives, and future plans. We want to tailor the rest of the content towards what the seniors are interested in which includes adding new sections to the Senior Leaf. So, please fill...

Kling attends Coca-Cola Scholars Banquet

Kling attends Coca-Cola Scholars Banquet

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

April 11, 2019

Senior and Coca-Cola Scholar Shayna Kling attended the 2019 Coca-Cola Scholars Banquet in Atlanta, Georgia. The reception and dinner took place on Thurs., April 4 at the Georgia International Convention Center. Kling enjoyed the banquet and even considers it “one of the coolest experiences [she has] e...

Remembering 20 years ago

Remembering 20 years ago

Jack Wolfe and Kirsten Thomas

April 9, 2019

20 years after a devastating tornado struck the Sycamore Community, officials, leaders and community members gathered to remember the horrid day and the lives lost. On April 9, 1999, a tornado tore through parts of the Sycamore Community, leaving four people dead. Areas of Montgomery and Blue A...

New era of fashion

New era of fashion

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

March 14, 2019

“Project Runway” is back for its 17th season. The fashion series’ premiere is set to air tonight, March 14, at 8:00 p.m. Now before tuning into Lifetime, make note that just like how the fashion industry constantly evolves, the new season of "Project Runway" will bring a fresh start. First, the series has ret...

Cincinnati Children’s Museum’s Revisions Overview Cincinnati Children’s Museum

Cincinnati Children’s Museum’s Revisions Overview Cincinnati Children’s Museum

Josh Moore, Fact Checker

March 13, 2019

Due to its old age, Cincinnati Children’s Museum (CCM) had been renovated for the past two years, starting in July 2016 and finishing in November of 2018. The revamping had been planned for years, and now people can witness these vast improvements for themselves. “As it was such an influential part of my ...

One from 95,000

One from 95,000

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor in Chief

March 4, 2019

Captian of Cross Country. President of her youth group. In theater, improv, and costume crew. Assistant teacher at her Sunday school. The list goes on, but on Tues., Feb. 26, Coca-Cola Scholar was added to the list. This scholarship that began with 95,715 student applicants and only claimed 150 winners, one of which was SHS senio...

Lynx Project prepares to perform at SHS

Lynx Project prepares to perform at SHS

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

March 1, 2019

The Lynx Project will be putting on a performance at SHS on Saturday, March 2 at 6 p.m. in the theatre. According to their website, the Lynx Project is “...a non profit art song initiative whose mission is to build community through innovative song programming and educational initiatives and to...

Psychology students take time to be grateful and de-stress

Psychology students take time to be grateful and de-stress

Hannah Lee, Copy Editor

February 28, 2019

Recently, psychology classes have been learning about the causes and effects of emotions such as stress and happiness. AP Psychology teachers Mrs. Laura Miniard and Mrs. Tiffany Stewart gave out new extra credit assignments of gratitude and had a de-stress lab day. One assignment was writing at least two things ...

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