• Parent/Teacher Conferences Oct. 5

  • Homecoming Dance Sep. 23, 8:30 - 11:30 p.m.

  • No School Sept. 29 - Professional Development Day

  • Homecoming Game Sep. 22 at 7:00 p.m.

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Pep rally pumps up HOCO spirit

Pep rally pumps up HOCO spirit

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

September 23, 2017


Filed under Feature, Galleries, Showcase

Spirit Week Vote: 9/22

Spirit Week Vote: 9/22

Yvanna Reyes, Video Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Interactive, Showcase

Sycamore football team receives recognition from Cincinnati Enquirer

Sycamore football team receives recognition from Cincinnati Enquirer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Because the Varsity Football Team won the Team of the Week challenge, the Cincinnati Enquirer published an article about the Aviators and their success in the football game against Mason. Congratulations once again to the team! To view this article and support the team, click here....

High School Nation comes to SHS

High School Nation comes to SHS

Sydney Evans, Leaflet Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  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...

National Merit Semifinalists 2017

National Merit Semifinalists 2017

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Feature, Interactive, Showcase

Hoco Spirit Week Selfie Contest!

Hoco Spirit Week Selfie Contest!

September 17, 2017


Filed under Feature, Showcase

i Dress up for Spirit Week with your FIRST BELL CLASS and take a creative picture EACH DAY showing off school spirit STARTING MONDAY! Tweet us those photos @shsleaf or email them to [email protected] by 8:30 a.m. and be ready to vote for the best one at shsleaf.org by midday. Each day's winning...

Varsity Football Team wins ‘Team of the Week’ challenge

Varsity Football Team wins ‘Team of the Week’ challenge

September 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Congratulations to the Varsity Football Team for winning the Team of the Week challenge presented by the Cincinnati Enquirer! And thank you to all who voted for them! The Enquirer will prepare a feature on the Aviators by Fri., Sept. 22, particularly regarding their victory over Mason on September 8, 21...

Congratulations to 2017 National Merit Semifinalists!

Congratulations to 2017 National Merit Semifinalists!

September 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Every September, the students scoring in the top one percent on the PSAT are recognized as National Merit Semifinalists. These students are representative of each state. This year the cut off score for the Semifinalists was 219. This was the highest it has ever been for Ohio students. The National Merit Sc...

Vote for Varsity Football Team!

Vote for Varsity Football Team!

September 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Our Varsity Football Team has been nominated as the Tri-State Football Gold Star Team of the Week for their convincing win on Friday night over arch rival Xason 21-7 in the "Battle for the Skies" Please take a few minutes and vote for Coach Dattilo and the Aviators at the link below! http://tristatefootball.com/2017/09/team-of-the-...

‘Most catastrophic storm ever seen before’

‘Most catastrophic storm ever seen before’

Harsimran Makkad, Executive Web Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  After wreaking devastation in the Caribbean and forcing one of the largest evacuations in American history, Hurricane Irma roared ashore on Cudjoe Key, FL at 9:10 a.m. on Sun., Sept. 10.   The eye of the Category 4 storm wrecked havoc on the lower Florida Keys, with maximum sustained wind...

Homecoming Spirit Week Themes 2017

Homecoming Spirit Week Themes 2017

Yvanna Reyes, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Media, Showcase, Waves

Come ramp up your school spirit for Homecoming Spirit Week! with the daily themes!...

Band balances out

Band balances out

Lindsey Brinkman, Beats Editor

September 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After practicing for countless hours, the marching band is preparing for its first competition. The competition will take place at Kings High School, and SHS’s marching band will perform around 9:00 p.m. The theme is Libra; it focuses specifically on balance but includes a space aesthetic. “I...

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