• No School - Spring Break - Mar.14 - Mar.18
  • No School - Spring Vacation Day - April 15
  • HS Theatre Spring Show - April 8-9
  • End of 3rd Quarter - Mar. 31
  • HS One Act Plays- April 13 at 7pm
  • No School - Prof. Development Day - April 25
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

Anne Marsh

Anne Marsh, Creative Projects Director

I’m Annie Marsh! I’m a senior at SHS and I am a creative director for The Leaf. I joined the journalism team because I love to write and I love the idea of being able to broadcast my voice to the whole school. Having the means to represent my fellow students and speak out about issues has been extremely rewarding.
I am also the president of Mindfulness Group and I participate in Model UN.
I am passionate about animal rights, fashion, and creative writing, and I enjoy hiking, yoga, and going on adventures with my friends.
My favorite shows are “New Girl" and "The Office.”
When I’m not enjoying free time filled with friends and shows, I am working to further my goals at school and at home.
I have learned a lot during my three years on The Leaf staff and throughout my four years in high school; building relationships with teachers and peers and broadening my view of the world have been just a couple of the rewards of being apart of The Leaf.
Also, I LOVE DOGS!!!

All content by Anne Marsh
Anita Pan, 12

Anita Pan, 12

April 5, 2018
ROCK ON. Alternative Californian band The Neighbourhood released their new self-titled album on March 9. Their new sound, inspired by new genres such as hip hop, will attract new listeners. A mix of chill songs and dance songs are perfect for upcoming summer days.

New music, new me

March 17, 2018
TAKING GOOD CARE. Senior Anne Marsh and her Havanese Louis leave the veterinarian’s office after a check-up. “It’s important to keep both you and your pets safe during flu season. I love my Golden Retriever Luna, and I have been extra careful about her socializing with other dogs,” said Rishav Dasgupta, 12. Canines can be at a higher risk of contracting the flu if they are around other dogs who may be ill, and it is vital to catch symptoms early to help treat your pup.

Dog flu floods Ohio

February 6, 2018
GO AVES. Senior Sarah Abraham dives into the pool alongside her opponents. The swim team bid farewell to the class of 2018 at Senior Night on Mon., Jan, 22. “It was a great way to wrap up my swimming career and relive memories I’ve made over the last four years,” said Anita Pan, 12.

Seniors make splash

January 29, 2018
RIP. Students have learned a hard lesson after the death of popular video-sharing app Vine in January. “I have had many regrets in my seventeen and a half years of life. One of them was never appreciating Vine for what it was until it was too late. It has determined so much of our culture today - indeed, you do it for the Vine, and the Vine only,” said Kiri Wang, 12. Appreciating the small things in life like a good chuckle from a Vine is vital to our well being, and students continue to remember the app in its glory days.

RIP Vine

January 4, 2018
Prom on budget

Prom on budget

May 11, 2017
HARD AT WORK. Natalie Brinkman, 11, studies her math notes. Organizing and completing homework can be difficult, and it is easy to feel unmotivated during dreary winter days. Tips and tricks can be helpful in reworking your study habits and keeping you on track for the remainder of the school year. Photo courtesy of Anne Marsh.

Study tips, tricks

February 22, 2017
SCORE. Young girls play basketball in hijabs, the traditional Muslim head dress. The International Basketball Federation is planning to lift its regulations concerning religious headgear. The attire, including hijabs and yarmulkes, has been banned due to safety reasons, but cries for equal opportunity for people of all sexes and faiths have sparked changes.

Burqa ban bounces back

February 13, 2017

We are all human

February 2, 2017
A young Muslim woman wears a niqab. These headcoverings have come into question with the discussion of Islamophobia, and Austria’s ban on full-face veils has sparked debate. Islamophobia is a prevalent issue around the world, especially with Trump’s new travel regulations.

Burqa ban sparks debate

February 2, 2017
PLAY. SHS substitute teacher and golf coach Mr. Alexander leads his band at the dance. Having a live band was a unique experience for students. The band played songs such as “Sweet Caroline,” while a DJ later played pop hits.

Fairly Odd Couples

December 20, 2016
The supermoon was visible all over the world on November 13 and 14. It occurs when the moon is full and close to the earth, making it appear brighter and larger than usual. The next supermoon such as this will not occur until 2034.

Supermoon stuns students

November 22, 2016
YouTube star Miranda Sings now has her own Netflix show. ‘Haters Back Off’ is an eight episode series following Miranda on her path to fame. The dramedy has been enjoyed by longtime fans and newcomers alike.

‘Haters Back Off’

November 14, 2016
Breed ban boils over

Breed ban boils over

November 2, 2016
Many murdered at mall

Many murdered at mall

September 30, 2016
Voters turn out for the primary election today at North High Mount Elementary School in Fort Worth, Texas, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.  (Joyce Marshall/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)

Marijuana malfunction

November 5, 2015
Mohammad poses with his clock. The device closely resembled a bomb. Many famous organizations have shown their support for Mohammad.


September 9, 2015
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