• No School - Winter Break - Dec.22 - Jan.2
  • No School-Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 24-Nov. 28
  • HS/JHS Orchestra Concert - Dec.15 at 7 pm
  • End of 2nd Quarter - Jan. 13
  • HS Choir Concert- Nov. 30 at 7pm
  • HS Band Concert - Dec. 14 at 7pm
  • No School - Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 24-28
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

THUMBS UP. Junior Paige Weitz and sophomore Nova Dugan-Mezensky smile at the camera while practicing. This year, SHS’s girls bowling team is made up of only three girls: Weitz, Dugan-Mezensky, and junior Rachel Izworski. Weitz represented them at state.

Bowling season rolls out with Weitz at state

Maya Goldenberg , Staff Writer March 14, 2018

On Sat., March 10, junior Paige Weitz competed in the state competition for girls bowling. It was her first time ever to compete at the state level, going against some of the best female bowlers in Ohio. Weitz...

SPIRIT. A walk of champions celebrates the winter track athletes before they head to state. Senior Asa Hodrick ranked seventh in the 200m. Athletes had to rank in the top eight at the event to earn points for their team as a whole.

Winter track crosses finish line

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor March 7, 2018

The winter track team made a strong effort at state, competing against over 200 schools.   Senior Asa Hodrick placed seventh in the 200m and 21st in the 60m dash. Senior Matthew Isakson, juniors...

LEAP. Senior Meghan DiGiovanna takes on the high jump. DiGiovanna will be the only female winter track athlete from SHS at state competition. Im really sad that the girls relay team didnt get in, so Im representing the ladies at state this year, DiGiovanna said.

Winter track takes off to state titles

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor March 2, 2018

Through the winter, the hallways become hazardous after school as athletes sprint through for training. All that effort is paying off for a few members of winter track on Sat. March 3 at state competition. Senior...

STATE CELEBRATION. Spirits soar when in the company of your teammates. At the 2018 OHSAA swim meet, the SHS boys team swam spectacular races. They placed third in the entire state of Ohio, a new high since 1992.

SHS swims against state

Jessica Lu, Opinion Chief March 2, 2018

The boys' swim team placed the highest it has ever placed since 1992 with strong swims on Sat., Feb, 24. Even with only seven boys swimming, SHS managed to finish third in the state of Ohio for Division...

COACH. In Mr. Andrew Ovington’s first year as head coach, the team has made an impressive playofff run. After defeating Edgewood on Feb. 27, the team faces Princeton High School. 
Ovington is also a history teacher who has helped coach the past few years. Photo courtesy of McDaniels Photography.

Boys basketball advances to face Princeton

Benjamin Green, Staff Writer March 2, 2018

The boys basketball team defeated Edgewood on Tues. Feb. 27. The Aves pulled away with a 52-39 win over the Cougars. Senior Christian Kelly and junior Ben Yuskewich both had 15 points, and senior...

WINNERS CIRCLE. Cummins poses with other metal winners at the meet. In the upcoming week, Cummins will be preparing for the state meet. If you see her, make sure to congratulate Cummins for her accomplishments.

Cummins qualifies for state

Kirsten Thomas, Spotlight Chief February 28, 2018

On Sat., Feb. 24, gymnast Anna Cummins, a junior, competed at the OHSAA sports gymnastics district competition and placed sixth. Furthermore, Cummins qualified for the state competition on the beam,...

Little fish, big pond

‘Little fish, big pond’

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer February 28, 2018

As he walks into the building in the early morning, sophomore Carson Foster looks like any other student at SHS. With his profound modesty and humility, one might not even know that he is anything more...

JV hockey skates to a finish

Abigail Lefton, Sports Chief February 27, 2018

SLAM. Junior Jake Vayo-Smith gets a take-down in his quarterfinals match. Vayo-Smith won 9-3.

Wrestlers place at sectionals

Abigail Lefton, Sports Chief February 26, 2018

The wrestling team performed well at their sectionals, securing a spot at districts. They competed for two days, bringing 13 athletes with them. “This weekend was great progress for our team. We had...

Varsity basketball sums up season

Benjamin Green, Staff Writer February 23, 2018

STATE SUCCESS. The Varsity boys relay team seeks a state ranking in Canton, Ohio on Feb. 23 and 24. Winter sports are winding down their seasons, but not without leaving a winning legacies  in search of state titles. Photo courtesy of Elliot Carl.

Winter athletes advance

Abigail Lefton , Sports Chief February 23, 2018

   The men's swim team is striving for a state ranking on Feb. 23 and 24 in Canton, Ohio.    Prior to the state meet, these are the stats that allowed the swimmers to advance: with fourth place in...

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