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SHS reacts to Notre-Dame fire

SHS reacts to Notre-Dame fire

Anisa Khatana and Isabella Magato

April 18, 2019


Filed under Feature, News

 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 survery for the Senior Leaf

Seniors: Fill out survery for the Senior Leaf

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News

“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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News

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 ...

New fossil discovery

New fossil discovery

Isabella Magato, Cartoonist

February 27, 2019


Filed under News

For years paleontologists have been looking for an explanation of how the tyrannosaurus rex came to rule the Cretaceous period. There was always a question of how the dinosaur became the powerful creatures they are known to be. But a recent discovery may have answered just that. On a dig in ea...

Aves Ablaze heads to state

Aves Ablaze heads to state

Sara Margolis, Art & Photo Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Aves Ablaze Robotics Team is advancing to the state tournament. On Feb. 23, Aves Ablaze, as well as 35 other teams, will be competing in a tournament at Loveland High School. Based on the results of this competition, six teams from Ohio will advance to the First Tech Challenge World Championship in...

Closer to $20,000: Kling moves on

Closer to $20,000: Kling moves on

Jessica Lu, Social Media Director

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

When senior Shayna Kling applied for a scholarship via the counseling’s page, never did she expect to become a final contender. The Coco-Cola Scholars Foundation is a national organization that gives scholarships to high achieving seniors throughout the country to continue their education. Out of...

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