• Fashion for the Cure Feb. 15 6:30 p.m.

  • Blood Drive Feb 15 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Gregory Center

  • Cabaret Feb. 9 7:00-9:00 p.m.

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Fashion for the Cure live stream

Fashion for the Cure live stream

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Brought to you in partnership with: SHSolutions Aves News Network Channel. Click here to view the live stream of Fashion for the Cure.

Would you rather: Valentine’s Day edition

Would you rather: Valentine’s Day edition

Abby Lefton, Opinion Chief

February 14, 2019


Filed under Interactive, Showcase

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How to get a furry friend

How to get a furry friend

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This article is purely satirical and not meant to be interpreted literally. Read at your own risk. Do you want a dog? Have you been pressuring your parents for months, or even years? Follow this simple guide to ensure you have a dog in the next week. The first step to getting a dog is to show your par...

Mott wins big at local writing competition

Mott wins big at local writing competition

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

An avid reader. An aspiring author. A medical drama enthusiast. A baker. These are all phrases that can be used to describe a student at SHS. And now, the word "champion" can be added to the list. Freshman Katie Mott was recently named the winner of the Montgomery Woman’s Club writing contest, in ...

Krueger’s Tavern Review

Krueger’s Tavern Review

Henry Loeb, PR Team

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This week I chose to have lunch at another great restaurant in Over the Rhine: Krueger’s Tavern. Krueger’s Tavern serves burgers and salads. Upon first entering the restaurant, it looks small but once you go deeper in, you find a staircase that brings you to a bigger dining room and a rooftop...

Students help Fashion for the Cure

Students help Fashion for the Cure

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

On Friday, Feb. 8, sophomores Sophia Odaka and Marilene Van den Berg cut and donated their hair during A lunch. During B lunch, seniors Peyton Gilhart and Hannah Kirkham donated their hair and shaved their heads, along with sophomore Shoshi Stern and senior Colin Walker shaving their heads for awaren...

Relationship between news and Black History Month: the good, the bad, the ugly

Relationship between news and Black History Month: the good, the bad, the ugly

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Martin Luther King Jr. Rosa Parks. Harriet Tubman. These are the most recognizable African American figures in history classes. Many more are ignored by pop culture. In the month of February, Black History Month attempts to increase awareness of the impact African Americans have had on the history of t...

Students embrace Year of the Pig

Students embrace Year of the Pig

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Feature Chief

February 11, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase

While students filed into the Commons for lunch on Tuesday, the Year of the Pig was ushered in in the Hub. Students in Chinese classes and Chinese club organized a special event during lunch to observe Chinese New Year. The occasion is celebrated according to the Lunar calendar with a focus on bringing i...

K-pop goes to Grammys

K-pop goes to Grammys

Linya Guo, Art and Photo Editor

February 9, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

From Shawn Mendes to Beyonce, hundreds of familiar superstar singers prepare for the 2019 annual Grammys. This year, thousands of K-pop fans around the world eagerly wait for the attendance of eight new faces. The seven-member K-pop group Beyond the Scene (BTS) and the Chinese K-pop singer Lay Zhang will be...

Solo and Ensemble students shine

Solo and Ensemble students shine

Chloe Mensch, Copy Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Every year in late January, the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) provides an opportunity for soloists and ensembles to be adjudicated for their performance. This year, Solo and Ensemble took place at Elder High School on Sat., Jan. 26. Students typically begin picking the music in December and star...

Teen-friendly recap of the State of the Union Address

Teen-friendly recap of the State of the Union Address

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

February 6, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“The state of our union is strong,” said President Donald Trump on the evening of Feb. 5, pausing for emphasis before the last two words. Chants of “U.S.A!” rang out from the Republican side of the House Chamber. “That sounds so good,” Trump said in response, wearing a proud smile a...

I tried a mindfulness app for one week

I tried a mindfulness app for one week

Allison McElroy, PR Team

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Like most high school students, my life can be stressful sometimes. I have heard for a long time that mindfulness is beneficial for reducing stress, and while I have a little experience doing mindfulness through yoga, I had never tried it on my own.   I decided to try mindfulness for a week and ...

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