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The Leaf

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Hi! My name it Taylor Close, and this is my fourth year here in journalism. This year I am in charge of our online magazine called The Leaflet along with my other half Sydney Evans.

I can’t believe that it is already senior year, it feels like yesterday I was roaming the hallways getting lost.

I have learned so much through this program, from how to write within a time constraint to how to design and use infographics, and I have found a love for graphic design along the way.

In my free time I love to be outside on hikes or just enjoying nature in general, listening to music, or reading/watching anything Harry Potter related.    I was devastated when I didn’t receive a Hogwarts acceptance letter, but I guess Sycamore isn’t that bad either.

Last year I took AP Biology and absolutely loved everything about it, so I am hoping to study biology in college next year.

I am interning at a neuroscience lab on University of Cincinnati’s campus and it is showing me just how much I love field and lab work.

I also love traveling and seeing the rest of the world and what it has to offer.

I enjoy photography and the creativity and self expression that comes along with it. I love spending my weekends in different parks with friends and my camera just goofing around and taking photos.

Taylor Close, Leaflet Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018
Inspiring quotes from fictional characters (Story)
May 18, 2018
My favorite field trip was… (Story)
May 10, 2018
Happy Mother’s Day (Story)
May 04, 2018
30 Day Mindfulness Challenge (Story)
May 01, 2018
From flaws to flawless (Story)
Apr 13, 2018
Why is it so easy to remember song lyrics? (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Earth Day (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
How do we predict the weather? (Story)
Apr 06, 2018
Climate change in media (Story)
Apr 05, 2018
French students embrace new cultures (Story/Media)
Mar 27, 2018
Frequently asked questions (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
Indrani Das (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
Allen Crimmel, 10 (Story/Media)
Mar 23, 2018
Greenhouse Gases (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Chloe Kim (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Stephanie Hong, 12 (Story/Media)
Mar 12, 2018
Cost of climate change (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Spring Ahead (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
Spring break trip tips (Story)
Feb 27, 2018
DeRay Mckesson (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
National park advisory board resigns in protest (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Ski Club slides through winter (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Killers’ new ‘Wonderful, Wonderful’ album debuts on top (Story)
Aug 11, 2017
Mixed Greens try tumbling (Story)
Mar 30, 2017
New Reds’ season offers dual entertainment (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
Write on (Story/Media)
Mar 02, 2017
Unmasking culture (Story)
Feb 27, 2017
Human shirts (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Michelle Obama (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Mixed Greens try bubble tea (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
Mixed Greens Intro (Story)
Feb 03, 2017
Diversity Week 2017- Spread The Word To End The Word (Story)
Feb 02, 2017
Bunbury festival lineup released (Story/Media)
Jan 13, 2017
Ski club slides into new season (Story)
Dec 16, 2016
Ask a grown teacher: Mr. Vore (Story)
Dec 16, 2016
Ask a grown teacher: Mr Seiple (Story)
Dec 16, 2016
Ask a grown teacher: Mrs. Ferguson (Story)
Dec 15, 2016
Concerts to hit stage in 2017 (Story)
Dec 13, 2016
Year In Review (Story)
Nov 18, 2016
French Club chews chocolate, cheese (Story)
Nov 04, 2016
Our Voices, Their Visions (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Still (Ga)going strong: Lady Gaga’s new album excites fans (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
‘This Town’ receives outstanding praise (Story)
Oct 04, 2016
They will not need to ‘Apologize’ for keeping ‘Secrets’ much longer (Story)
Sep 15, 2016
Bastille’s album creates ‘Wild World’ (Story)
Aug 21, 2016
Views takes the world by surprise (Story)
Apr 19, 2016
Artist lineup for festival released (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
Debut of Lumineers latest album (Story/Media)
Apr 05, 2016
Anticipated album achieves ambition (Story)
Mar 17, 2016
Hedy Lamarr (Story)
Mar 16, 2016
Grande is becoming a ‘Dangerous Woman’ (Story)
Mar 07, 2016
Countdown begins: Bunbury lineup released (Story/Media)
Feb 25, 2016
The Green Initiative (Story)
Feb 24, 2016
Faulty commercial endorses inaccurate performers (Story)
Feb 23, 2016
Harriet Tubman (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
Sia’s new album looks to be ‘Unstoppable’ (Story/Media)
Feb 04, 2016
Zayn surprises Directioners (Story)
Feb 04, 2016
Album causes Panic! (at the Disco) (Story/Media)
Jan 08, 2016
Perfect (North) conditions for the winter (Story)
Dec 11, 2015
Music for the soul (and brain) (Story)
Dec 07, 2015
Winter wonderland, where have you gone? (Story/Media)
Dec 01, 2015
Ski club prepares to elect new officials (Story/Media)
Dec 01, 2015
Friday the 13th popular in music industry (Story/Media)
Dec 01, 2015
Nous sommes avec Paris (Story/Media)
Oct 28, 2015
Album ensures band’s vision (Story/Media)
Oct 20, 2015
Skiers and snowboarders prepare to suit up (Story/Media)
Oct 12, 2015
Snowboarder’s get their head in the game (Story/Media)
Oct 12, 2015
Ride or die (Story)
Oct 12, 2015
Twenty-One Pilots return to their hometown (Story/Media)
Oct 12, 2015
French Club walks to victory (Story)
Oct 12, 2015
Youtube star gets Wild (Story/Media)
Oct 02, 2015
Youtube star gets Wild (Story/Media)
May 26, 2015
Twenty-One Pilots ‘Ride’ in on a high (Story/Media)
May 08, 2015
Seniors set down brushes, hang up work (Story)
Apr 22, 2015
Sticking to the point (Media)
Apr 17, 2015
The Wombats get glitterbugs anticipating upcoming tour (Story/Media)
Apr 13, 2015
Bunbury brings bands back (Story/Media)
Mar 26, 2015
Fans ‘Run’ to get new album (Story/Media)
Mar 15, 2015
Our Own House is the ‘Best I Can Do’ (Story/Media)
Mar 15, 2015
‘Let the road’ carry on (Story/Media)
Feb 02, 2015
Skiers, boarders catch big air at competition (Story/Media)
Jan 28, 2015
Freshmen fried after exams (Story)
Dec 17, 2014
Paint, dance, sing, act (Story)
Dec 10, 2014
Family history project comes to a close (Story)
Dec 01, 2014
One Direction back with fourth album (Story)
Nov 07, 2014
Katniss sweeps Capitol once more (Story)
Oct 14, 2014
Walk continues for Biters (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Freshmen basketball players face new conditioning (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Cincinnati concert crowds cause chaos (Story/Media)
Sep 18, 2014
Smart ways to choose your smartphone (Story)
The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio
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