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Mr. and Mrs. Sycamore supports survivor

Mr. and Mrs. Sycamore supports survivor

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  Every year Student Council holds Mr. and Mrs. Sycamore; this year’s event will be raising money for senior David Moskowitz. He has Osler-Weber-Rendu disease (also known as HHT), which does not currently have a cure. This condition was found when it resulted in an aneurysm that hospitalized him...

Engineering of teamwork

Engineering of teamwork

Anisa Khatana, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


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Young Feminists celebrate International Women’s Day

Young Feminists celebrate International Women’s Day

Adhiti Chundur, Associate Editor

February 26, 2018


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The International Women’s Day Celebration will be hosted on Thurs., Mar. 8 at the University of Cincinnati at Zimmer Hall from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is no registration required; the event is open to the public. The event is hosted by the Young Feminists Coalition, a group committed to uniti...

TEAMS of young engineers achieve victory

TEAMS of young engineers achieve victory

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2018


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On Feb. 26, SHS marked success when a team of eight sophomores and a team of eight seniors represented the school at the annual Technology Student Association (TSA) Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) competition, held at the University of Cincinnati (UC). Both teams ...

Juniors tackle ACT

Juniors tackle ACT

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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All juniors will be taking an official ACT at school on Tues., Feb. 27. Juniors, having already filled out the registration in their Aviator Bells, will take the test upon arriving in the morning and then can leave school after the test is over. Already, the junior class is no stranger to ACT testing....

Students fight to make schools safe

Students fight to make schools safe

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

February 21, 2018


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The mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14 does not signal the end of a trend, but students are determined to make it so. The shooting resulted in 17 deaths of staff and students. After the Parkland shooting, there have been dozens of threats on school property, forcing lockdowns or even arrests. People have been found with guns...

Saudi Women’s rights lead to new experiences

Saudi Women’s rights lead to new experiences

Maya Goldenberg, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018


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In January, women in Saudi Arabia entered sports stadiums for the first time. This was a part of two decrees regarding women’s rights that were made in October 2017. The second decree will allow women to drive in June 2018. Though both of these new progressions are a step in the right direction,...

Students save lives

Students save lives

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

February 14, 2018


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One donation can saves lives. Donating one pint of blood can help someone who needs it. Students can donate blood in the Gregory Center on Feb. 15 during the school day. Eligible students that are 16 and up may donate, though 16 and 17-year-olds must get a parental consent form filled out. Foo...

Countries change for climate change

Countries change for climate change

Maya Goldenberg, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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As temperatures rise and the effects of global warming become increasingly evident, countries are looking for effective and innovative ways to combat the causes of climate change. China China is leading the future of solar power. The country boasts the largest solar farm in the world- it is com...

President Donald Trump’s visit to Blue Ash leaves mark on area

President Donald Trump’s visit to Blue Ash leaves mark on area

Harsimran Makkad and Allyson Bonhaus

February 11, 2018


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President Donald Trump’s visit to Blue Ash came as a surprise to people in the area. For many students, this event marked the first time being in close proximity to a president.   From school closing to student demonstrations, Trump’s visit left impressions on residents in the area regardless o...

Portman makes first appearance with President

Portman makes first appearance with President

Anisa Khatana, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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  When President Donald Trump spoke at the Sheffer Corporation on Mon., Feb. 5, he was joined by Republican Ohio incumbent senator Rob Portman.   Portman’s announcement of his plan to attend came as a surprise for it was also the announcement of his first appearance with the President; the S...

First lady visits Children’s, update on Hamilton County heroin

First lady visits Children’s, update on Hamilton County heroin

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

February 7, 2018


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While President Donald Trump gave a speech at Sheffer Corp. on Feb. 5, the First Lady Melania Trump visited Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She received a briefing on the hospital’s treatment of children impacted by opioids and interacted with patients.   The first lady was joined by Kellyanne Conway a...

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