• 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
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The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

The student voice of Sycamore High School in Cincinnati, Ohio

The Leaf

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Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, and Janelle Monae, the stars of Hidden Figures, pose with their awards. The actresses were backstage the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. 
Spencer (left) played Dorothy Vaughan in the award- winning movie.

[Photo] Dorothy Vaughan

February 24, 2017
Mary Jackson, played by Janelle Monae, left, Katherine Johnson, played by Taraji P. Henson, and Dorothy Vaughan, played by Octavia Spencer. The women are stars of the new movieHidden Figures. These women were trailblazers for women working in NASA.

[Photo] Mary Jackson

February 23, 2017
Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

[Photo] Jesse Jackson

February 14, 2017
Gold medalist Simone Biles following the Womens Floor Exercise final at the Rio Olympic Arena on the eleventh day of the Rio Olympics Games on Tuesday August 16, 2016 in Brazil. (David Davies/Abaca Press/TNS)

[Photo] Simone Biles

February 13, 2017
GOODBYES. Obama gives her final speech as first lady on Jan. 6, 2017 to a group of school counselors as a part of her Reaching Higher Initiative program. Throughout her eight years in the white house, she has worked to empower and encourage young people to improve the world. This speech was no different, with her reminding them that the country is theirs and with hard work and a good education they can do anything.

[Photo] Michelle Obama

February 8, 2017
SCAT. In Louis’ golden years, he preformed globally. He had multiple performances a night that were high energy and included bits of fast paced sounds called skit scatting. Other performers tried to outperform Louis and often ended up splitting their lips. On occasion, Louis found himself with a split lip as well. “In England on the stage, my lip split, blood all down in my tuxedo shirt, nobody knew it.” Louis Armstrong.

[Photo] Louis Armstrong

February 7, 2017
The Black Lives Matter Movement is often connected to the work of Malcolm X. Although he was killed decades before this movement began, his ideology encouraging blacks to defend themselves against white oppression in some ways resemble the BLM mission. He left a significant legacy in the African- American community, calling for empowerment and civil rights.

[Photo] Malcolm X

February 6, 2017
Viola Davis poses backstage the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Davis won for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her role in Fences. The role has also won her a Golden Globe and an Oscar nomination.

[Photo] Viola Davis

February 1, 2017
“Hamilton” is the show-stopping Broadway musical about ten-dollar Founding-Father Alexander Hamilton. Lin Manuel Miranda created the show that has won 11 Tony’s, one short from the record.  The show was inspired by Ron Chernow’s biography of Hamilton. Miranda wanted to create a powerful statement with his musical by casting minorites. In recent news, a “Hamilton” mixtape is coming out, including artists such as Chance The Rapper, Sia, Kelly Clarskon and many more.
Photo courtesy of MCT


November 7, 2016
Donald Trump supporters staged a rally on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016 across the street from the Baltimore Convention Center, where Trump addressed a gathering at the National Guard Association of the United States conference. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

[Photo] Politics of fear

September 19, 2016
Photo courtesy: MCT

[Photo] Wendy Kopp

April 21, 2015
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