• Sophomore class parent meeting Sept. 26 6:30 p.m.

  • Variety Show Oct. 6 7:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

  • No school Sept. 28

  • Fall Conferences 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Oct. 4

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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...

No school on Feb. 7

No school on Feb. 7

February 7, 2018


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Sycamore Community Schools is closed on Wed. Feb. 7. Snow and ice rain overnight led to dangerous road conditions in the early morning. The athletic signing originally scheduled for Feb. 7 has been rescheduled to Fri. Feb. 9 at 1:45 p.m.

Trump, Renacci navigate indefinite relationship, race

Trump, Renacci navigate indefinite relationship, race

Anisa Khatana, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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  On Jan. 11, Republican Rep. Jim Renacci announced that he would be dropping out of the race for Ohio governor and running for incumbent Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown’s seat in the U.S. Senate.   Renacci has represented Ohio’s 16th Congressional district since 2011 and was in the gubernat...

Dog flu floods Ohio

Dog flu floods Ohio

Anne Marsh, Creative Projects Director

February 6, 2018


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At the height of flu season, it is common to hear the coughing of classmates, the crinkle of tissues, and endless sniffling during your math tests. “This year's flu season is already the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track 13 years ago,” said the Washington Post. But...

SAFA Scholarship application period opens

SAFA Scholarship application period opens

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018


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The Dan Henke SAFA Scholarship is a $1000 award that is presented to one Sycamore senior each year. The scholarship is named after Dan Henke, a leader in the SHS alumni association who has served as a teacher, coach, and administrator at SHS for multiple years. The Sycamore Alumni and Friends Asso...

Trump speaks about tax overhaul, opioid crisis, midterm elections in meeting with local Sheffer Corp.

Trump speaks about tax overhaul, opioid crisis, midterm elections in meeting with local Sheffer Corp.

Sydney Evans and Harsimran Makkad

February 5, 2018


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  “America is once again open for business,” said President Donald Trump.   On Mon., Feb. 5, Trump came to the Sheffer Corp. in Blue Ash to boost his tax overhaul amidst a group of working class supporters.   He spoke about how factories were coming back to the country, and Ohio in particular, f...

Sycamore closes schools due to president’s visit

Sycamore closes schools due to president’s visit

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2018


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Due to President Donald Trump's visit to Blue Ash on Mon., Feb. 5, the Sycamore Community Schools District will be closed that day. There will be no school for students though staff is currently expected to report at normal start times. Local authorities have warned that Trump's visit to the Sheffer Corporation on Cornell Road will cause major disruptions on local roads, a...

President Donald Trump to visit Blue Ash

President Donald Trump to visit Blue Ash

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

February 2, 2018


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President Donald Trump is anticipated to speak in Blue Ash on Mon. Feb. 5. He will visit The Sheffer Corporation, an industrial manufacturing company.   The building is located on 6990 Cornell Road (just past the viaduct by the school where students go during evacuation drills).   According to the...

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