• Teacher Recommendation Day Jan. 22

  • Choir Solo & Ensemble Recital Jan. 27 at 7:00 p.m. in Little Theater

  • Science Fair Jan. 27, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Winter Jazz Concert Jan. 24 at 7:00 p.m. in Little Theater

The Leaf

Q&A: Combs awaits first meet

Q&A: Combs awaits first meet

Anisa Khatana, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


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As the winter track team prepares for its first meet of the season on Sat., Jan. 13, experienced runners and newbies alike continue to train their hardest. Sophomore Kaylee Combs is one returning teammate who knows both the pain and the exhilaration of running for SHS. Your team can often be found r...

Students check off this season

Students check off this season

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

December 7, 2017


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The season for Chess Team has ended as GMCs took place on Dec. 4. at SHS. The tournament lasted from 8:15 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. Each competitor played eight matches, each game 25 minutes long with a five second delay between each person’s time. Last year Mason High School took home the rank of GMC champion,...

Swimmers dive into tryouts

Swimmers dive into tryouts

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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While swimming is usually associated with warm summer days, the actual high school season kicks off when the temperature drops. The SHS swim team will be hosting three days of tryouts instead of two on November 3, 4, and 6. The swim team is divided into two levels like most other sports: Varsity and...

Football reaches fourth quarter

Football reaches fourth quarter

Benjamin Green, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


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The 2017-18 football regular season is wrapping up, and over these months, the Aves have had broken records, major wins, and domination over big name teams. Senior Myron Williams broke the all time receiving yards in week eight against Oak Hills. The record was previously held by Wes Brown. Williams ...

Kick It for MS meets with president of society

Kick It for MS meets with president of society

October 21, 2017


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On Thurs., Oct. 19, Eddie Rauen, the president of the Ohio Valley National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, met the Kick it for MS planning committee at SHS. The committee gave him the $2000 raised at the boys' soccer team's fundraiser....

Soccer kicks into gear

Soccer kicks into gear

Allyson Bonhaus and Morgan Brownell

October 5, 2017


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Girls JV soccer plays until mid-October, with home and away games for JVA and JVB. This year, due to the high influx of freshmen, there had to be two JV teams, even as some made Varsity. Just as college and professional teams do, both JV and Varsity practice on grass fields at SHS, then play on the...

Soccer spirit supports multiple sclerosis

Soccer spirit supports multiple sclerosis

Lindsey Brinkman and Anisa Khatana

October 5, 2017


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On Thurs. Oct. 5, the Varsity boys soccer team will be holding Stuff the Stands and Kick it for MS Night at SHS. The team plays Lakota West at 7:00 p.m. Through ticket sales, t-shirt sales, a bake sale, and raffles, the event’s organizers hope to raise at least $2,000 for the National Multiple Sc...

Golfers swing into year

Golfers swing into year

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief

August 24, 2017


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  After former senior Orchid Wang got First Team last year at the state tournament, the girls golf team has a big season ahead of them. Some SHS students participated at the annual Spring Girls Golf Camp that started April 8. Now the season is in full swing.   Mr. Matt Starr coaches the Varsity Girls Golf t...

Bump, set, spike!

Bump, set, spike!

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


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Varsity Gold tennis wins Coaches’ Classic

Varsity Gold tennis wins Coaches’ Classic

Alex Karev, Op-ed Chief

May 8, 2017


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It was a cold and wet weekend for the boys tennis team as they faced competition from schools all throughout the Greater Miami Conference (GMC) in the Coaches’ Classic Tournament. Out of five possible individual finals, SHS players were in four of them; first, second, and third singles and second...

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