• Jazz band concert Jan. 23

  • Winter play "Radium Girls" Jan. 31, Feb 1 & 2

  • Science fair Jan. 26

The Leaf

Lady Ave swimmers plunge into new season

Lady Ave swimmers plunge into new season

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

As fall sports close with great victories and tough losses, the winter sports season gears up for grueling months of competition. The Varsity girls swimming team is no exception, with tryouts occurring quickly after the fall season on November 3, 4, and 6. Tryouts were 90 minutes long, a little...

Running away from times

Running away from times

Claire Myers, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

A lot has changed over just the past few years with many common day-to-day activities like how people meet and date or what the typical activities are that friends do together or even the way kids play sports has changed. “Organized sports are good for kids but not if that’s the only time they...

Athletes sign on futures

Athletes sign on futures

Jenna Bao, Executive Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Nov. 8, SHS celebrates extraordinary athletes who will continue their sports in college. The ceremony takes place in the HUB at 1:45 p.m.   This is the first of three National Signing Day Recognition ceremonies taking place this school year.   The two athletes honored at this ceremony are seniors Jessi...

Sycamore advances in playoffs, to play St. X this week

Sycamore advances in playoffs, to play St. X this week

Benjamin Green, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After defeating Milford in overtime, Sycamore faces Saint Xavier in round two of the playoffs. The game was close all four quarters, but Sycamore slipped away with a victory after getting a stop on the defense. The game resulted a 41-35 victory for the Aves. The Bombers faced off against Fairfield and ...

Fall sports wrap up season

Fall sports wrap up season

Abigail Lefton, Sports Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

Cross country: Overall, the girls cross country team dominated their GMCs with Varsity finishing sixth and Junior Varsity placing fourth. Their very own senior Jodie Lawson finished in the top 20 with a time of 20:37. The boys also had a strong season with a new varsity assistant coach, Mr. Pete...

Swimmers dive into tryouts

Swimmers dive into tryouts

Jessica Lu, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

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...

Boys shoot, score

Boys shoot, score

Sara Margolis, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Galleries

Football reaches fourth quarter

Football reaches fourth quarter

Benjamin Green, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

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


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

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....

Team atmosphere replaces solitude in individual sports

Team atmosphere replaces solitude in individual sports

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

A ball is tossed, and a serve is hit. The outcome of this serve decides whether the winner of the match is the person across the net. One millisecond late, the serve is out and the match over; one millisecond early and a penetrating serve redeems chances of the server becoming the victor. The outcome...

Girls water polo heads to state

Girls water polo heads to state

Abigail Lefton, Sports Chief

October 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

The girl’s water polo team is headed for the Princeton High School pool to compete against other teams in Ohio. The team has been working fiercely with great determination to prepare for this competition. “I am nervous but excited to see everything we have worked for all year come togethe...

Aves tennis builds one program

Aves tennis builds one program

Harsitha Kalaiarasan, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports

Most sports have a boys and girls team, but rarely are they ever involved with each other. Aves tennis is the rare exception with all members on the boys and girls sides forming close bonds. This phenomenon began manifesting over the last couple of years, when senior captain Kaitlyn Jiang, already being friends with many of the bo...

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