• Choir Concert in Little Theater Mar. 1 at 7:00 p.m.

  • ACT for Juniors Feb. 27

  • Fashion for the Cure (haircuts during lunch) Feb. 23 at 7:00 p.m.

  • Black History Month Assembly Feb. 23

The Leaf

Mr. Lonnie Stover

Mr. Lonnie Stover

Natalie Brinkman and Kirsten Thomas

October 13, 2017


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Sycamore is home to many excellent and inspiring teachers, but on Oct. 8 the district lost one of the best. Revered music teacher and supervisor Mr. Lonnie Stover passed away after a difficult battle with cancer. Many generations and grades of students were impacted by his teaching since his start a...

Donate to help Puerto Rico with recovery effort

Donate to help Puerto Rico with recovery effort

October 11, 2017


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AP Spanish students are hosting an event during both lunches in the Commons called Unidos por Puerto Rico, or Puerto Rico Donation Day. The event is being run by junior Karisa Grandison, who has family living in the territory. Any extra money that students and staff can spare is appreciated. ...

‘Mosquitoland’ author discusses book, writing

‘Mosquitoland’ author discusses book, writing

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

October 9, 2017


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   "New York Times" best-selling author David Arnold visited SHS on Mon. Oct. 9. Based in Lexington, KY, this is Arnold’s second visit in recent years. He is the author of “Kids of Appetite” and “Mosquitoland.”   Freshmen read “Mosquitoland” in Academic or Honors English class...

TPA prepares for future

TPA prepares for future

Claire Myers, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Over the past decade, schools have started to try to help students get a head start with their future careers. One opportunity at SHS is the Teaching Professions Program (TPA). The TPA class is through Great Oaks and helps expose students to the field of teaching. Students spend time in classrooms,...

Farming season ends

Farming season ends

Sara Margolis, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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The Blue Ash Farmers’ Market is coming to a close on Oct. 4 after another summer at Summit Park. With the help of the directors bringing back previous vendors and new vendors, the market is a great way for family owned businesses to get the word out and draw people into the products that they sell...

Saudi Arabia drives in new direction

Saudi Arabia drives in new direction

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017


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On Sept. 26, the kingdom announced its plan to allow women to drive in June 2018. It seems like the years of protest from Saudi Arabian women have finally been answered in the form of a royal decree. Driving may seem small in the eyes of those who enjoy the freedom in the United States. “Driving...

Cincinnati to commemorate Doris Day

Cincinnati to commemorate Doris Day

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017


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In the 1950s and 1960s, many big screens were flooded with the images of one famous woman, a woman who has been in a total of 39 feature films. Doris Day is not only an influential singer and actress in America’s media culture, but she also supplements her dazzling career with important animal right...

Enforced gender roles lead to dire consequences

Enforced gender roles lead to dire consequences

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


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While juniors in AP English Language and Composition inspected society’s impact on gender roles and their consequences in various pieces of literature, a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health discovered the relationship between gender norms and mental and physical health problems. “The behavior...

Helping hurricane victims

Helping hurricane victims

Claire Myers and Kirsten Thomas

September 21, 2017


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With time moving along, it seems that the hurricanes and their effects are long gone. But the truth of the matter is, those hit by Harvey and Irma are far from recovered. By taking an hour of your time and heading to Matthew 25 Ministries, you can make a big impact in the recovery for these individuals...

‘Hollywood is racist’

‘Hollywood is racist’

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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After actress Chloe Bennet complimented actor Ed Skrein’s refusal to be part of Hollywood’s whitewashing ordeal, she faced backlash over her own last name. The “Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D” star, born as Chloe Wang, took her father’s first name, Bennet, to help further her acting career. “Chan...

High School Nation comes to SHS

High School Nation comes to SHS

Sydney Evans, Leaflet Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


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  The rumor that began spreading around SHS on Tues. Sept. 19 about the actor Drake Bell coming to the school next Monday and set the school abuzz with excitement has been confirmed.   On Mon. Sept. 25, High School Nation invites SHS to an interactive assembly for the final two hours of the school da...

Irma affects SHS students

Irma affects SHS students

September 18, 2017


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