• No School - Spring Break - Mar.14 - Mar.18
  • No School - Spring Vacation Day - April 15
  • HS Theatre Spring Show - April 8-9
  • End of 3rd Quarter - Mar. 31
  • HS One Act Plays- April 13 at 7pm
  • No School - Prof. Development Day - April 25
The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

Culture Connect

Culture Connect

Abigail Rubinstein and Steven Newman February 27, 2024

   The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural and intellectual movement of African Americans that began around the 1920s. It eventually swept across the U.S., where Harlem, New York, became a symbolic center.  ...

From Cinderella to Cinder and Back

From Cinderella to Cinder and Back

Kiran Makkad, staff writer February 8, 2024

The fairytale Cinderella is a classic. The Disney version has been watched by millions of people around the globe and tells the story of a mistreated girl who goes to a ball and ends up marrying a prince....

Scooby Snacks

Scooby Snacks

Alex Luckhaupt, staff writer November 28, 2023

   If I was stranded on a deserted island and could only bring three things, I would bring my dad, my phone, and BettyCrocker™ Fruit Flavored Snacks Scooby Doo.     I love these Scooby snacks;...

What Now?

What Now?

Tillie Berge, Editor in Chief November 21, 2023

Tuesday, Nov.7, 2023, marked the passage of revolutionary issues in the Ohio constitution: Ohio State Issues 1 and 2. While important for Ohio, this was historic for all of the U.S. as well. Ohio is the...

Winter Wellness

Winter Wellness

Maria Kogan, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

   It’s a nice November day, and as you walk out of your car in the morning to walk into school, you realize that you have goosebumps on your arms and your body is shivering. Then, you look around...

Ave Cave

Ave Cave

Yuval Siman-Tov, Social Media Director November 8, 2023

 What makes up the Ave Cave? As fellow SHS students, we all have somewhat of a responsibility to contribute to the community that IS Sycamore—a large part of this being participation in the Ave Cave....

Spirit Halloweens Spooktacular Success

Spirit Halloween’s Spooktacular Success

Noah Bales, staff writer November 5, 2023

Every year, as the leaves start to turn and the air becomes crisp, something magical happens in neighborhoods across the United States and Canada. Storefronts that were once vacant suddenly spring to life...

New Year, New Leadership

New Year, New Leadership

Anna Wegener, Deputy Content Editor October 31, 2023

   Lanyards and school IDs. A three-lunch system. A new cell phone policy. The end of school construction. And not one, but two new school assistant principals. The start of our 2023-2024 school year...

National Navy Day

National Navy Day

Kiran Makkad, staff writer October 29, 2023

On this past Oct. 27, we recognized the dedication of the men and women who serve and have served in the Navy through National Navy Day. In 2021 alone, nearly 3.5 million people served in the military,...

Mole Day

Mole Day

Gurnoor Makkad, Lead Copy Editor October 23, 2023

Every year, several students and teachers at SHS -as well as schools all over the world- celebrate Mole Day on Oct. 23. This day is important to the scientific community as it commemorates Avagadro’s...

Top 10 Dog Parks

Top 10 Dog Parks

Ermaan Srivastava, executive editor October 18, 2023

Cincinnati, the Queen City, is not only known for chili and baseball but also for being a paradise for our furry friends. Dog parks in this city are like Disney World for canines, and you'll find some...

Is Listening to Music while Studying Beneficial?

Is Listening to Music while Studying Beneficial?

Charlie Green, staff writer October 10, 2023

     A common debate amongst students today is whether listening to music while studying is beneficial. Music has proven that it can boost memory, but distracting and complex music may have...

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