• Senior Halloween Oct. 26

  • Picture re-take day Oct. 17

  • Grease Oct. 26-27 and Nov. 2-3 tickets $10 online $12 at the door

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Seniors serve Blue Ash Elementary

Seniors serve Blue Ash Elementary

Allyson Bonhaus, Sydney Weiss, Hannah Lee, and Sara Margolis

October 16, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Showcase

Seniors worked with staff and students throughout the day

Climate change, natural disasters possibly related

Climate change, natural disasters possibly related

Anisa Khatana, News Chief

October 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Florence. Michael. Sulawesi. Hurricane, hurricane, earthquake, and tsunami. Around the world, disaster season runs year-round. But what is the driving factor behind the recent uptick in natural disasters? Could climate change play a role? “I feel like since climate change has become a more prevalent ...

Homecoming spirit week poll results

Homecoming spirit week poll results

Kirsten Thomas, Web Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The homecoming spirit week poll has officially ended on Mon., Oct. 15 at noon. During spirit week participating English classes took photos in their spirit wear and tweeted their photo to The Sycamore Leaf's Twitter to enter the contest for donuts. The photos were compiled into a poll where students voted for their favorite class each day of spirit week. Classes c...

Homecoming spirit week poll

Homecoming spirit week poll

Jessica Lu, Social Media Director

October 11, 2018


Filed under Interactive, Showcase

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‘The Hate U Give’ goes from book to screen   

‘The Hate U Give’ goes from book to screen   

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many book to screen adaptations are horrific. All avid readers fear the day that some hot-shot movie producers will butcher their sacred texts, leaving their favorites with low opinions. Of course, there are some exceptions, such as Harry Potter, "The Hunger Games," and most recently, "Crazy Rich As...

Sycamore soars high

Sycamore soars high

Megan Soellner, Copy Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Two reports were recently released about Sycamore Community Schools. The 2018 Quality Report Profile and the State Report show that Sycamore is continuing to grow and improve. Sycamore Community Schools as a whole received a B for the district overview. In addition, they were rated on achievement...

Astronomy Club parties under stars

Astronomy Club parties under stars

Allison McElroy, PR Team

October 8, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Students lay on blankets, gazing up at the stars. They look through telescopes in awe at faraway planets. They eat snacks, talk to friends, and have fun. This was the scene of Astronomy Club’s first stargazing party on Sat., Sept. 29. Astronomy Club is new to SHS this year. It was started by senior...

Adventures at Shaw Farms

Adventures at Shaw Farms

Lydia Masset, Video Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Waves

Do you know what is on Oct. 2?

Do you know what is on Oct. 2?

Bhaavya Jha, Copy Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

We all have heard of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the man who introduced ‘ahimsa’ or non-violence. But, how many of us know his birthday? Okay, not a lot. That is why you should read this article further. Gandhi was born on Oct. 2 and the reason why this date is so important relates to Gandhi...

City relabels controversial holiday

City relabels controversial holiday

Allyson Bonhaus, Editor In Chief

October 6, 2018


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On Oct. 3, City Council officials reframed history. Well, at least on the city level they did. In a 6-0 vote (two members abstained and the vice mayor was excused from voting), Cincinnati City Council voted to change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. "I think history tells us that Christopher C...

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