• No school September 3 - Labor Day

  • SBOB Tag Day August 25 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

  • Picture day August 21

  • 12th grade parent meeting August 20 at 6:30 p.m.

The Leaf

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

August 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Welcome back to another great year at SHS! On August 15, all freshman, seniors, and new students were welcomed back for various meetings and activities. The incoming freshman took part in their final Freshman Camp as campers. The freshman also got the chance to walk their schedule and attend 10-minute...

Girls lacrosse faces old rival

Girls lacrosse faces old rival

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lady Aves Varsity Lacrosse team has made it to the Regional Finals this year. Playing against Mount Notre Dame High School (MND), the team competed at Kings High School at 7:00 p.m. They won their game and are now part of the final four. The team lost to MND during the Regional Finals last year...

Seniors soar through graduation

Seniors soar through graduation

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

May 21, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Showcase

The class of 2018 has officially finished off their senior year. Seniors had an exciting last few days of school consisting of elementary school walks and the cookout. Graduation took place on May 19 at the Cintas Center. Here are some of the highlights from the class of 2018's graduation. &nbs...

Students find summer fun in Cincinnati

Students find summer fun in Cincinnati

Maya Goldenberg, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

It is not uncommon to hear SHS students complain that Cincinnati is boring. Maybe, at first glance, Cincinnati appears that way; if they look a little bit harder, they may find that The Queen City has a lot to offer. What better time to enjoy this city than during summer? Butler County donut trail...

Seniors visit elementary schools

Seniors visit elementary schools

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

May 16, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Showcase

On May 16, seniors returned to their elementary schools for one final goodbye. Seniors were welcomed by their previous teachers and current elementary school students. As graduation is quickly approaching and senior year is coming to an end for these students, it is important to reflect on how far they...

Staff shakes up school culture

Staff shakes up school culture

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

May 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Culture is going to change. It is a fact of life, a good but also terrifying truth. There are times when the change must be forced, or even just given room in order to happen. Some administrators, teachers, and students will be creating room for this growth in the coming months in order to encourage...

Spring athletes sign for universities

Spring athletes sign for universities

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Visuals

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‘This is America’: The trending music video’s hidden meaning

‘This is America’: The trending music video’s hidden meaning

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Rapper Childish Gambino, known as Donald Glover in the acting world, recently released a song called “This is America.” Directed by Hiro Murai, the video features an eerie dance number accompanied by the the haunting chorus, “This is America. Don’t catch you slippin’ up.” Since its re...

Sophomores challenge themselves through debates

Sophomores challenge themselves through debates

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Petty arguments have worked themselves into daily life at one point or another; however, the ability to critically think around and defend a viewpoint in a formal situation is a skill that necessitates development. Sophomore debates have been a staple at SHS for many years. The debate involves every...

The Leaf takes requests

The Leaf takes requests

Sydney Weiss, Social Media Director

May 10, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

As the 2017-2018 school year comes to a close, the staff of The Leaf would love to hear about stories that you may not have seen covered this year, but would love to see in the future. Everyone has a story, and The Leaf would like to cover them all. Do you know of a student doing something interesting a...

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