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Winter Guard warms up, returns with new group
updated January 31, 2013, 12:14 pm
After a year off, Winter Guard is back and ready to take on the 2013 season. Winter Guard is similar to its cousin, fall Color Guard, though the cold weather group performs indoors and independent of the marching band. The Winter Guard is 10 members strong, with participants Abby Kaluba, 12, Kristen Revely, 10, Annie Schoen, 10, and Mira Prabhakar, 9, veterans of this year’s Color Guard. All ... READ MORE
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Sprinting in SPIRE: Freshmen fly at first meet
January 24, 2013, 9:11 pm
Four-day weekends are normally viewed as fun and relaxing, especially after a week of exams. Those on the winter track team experienced a different type of fun as they traveled north to Geneva, Ohio for their first track meet. At least, the first track meet of the winter season, for most athletes. However, for three freshmen- Benjamin Pendergast, Ray Berling, and Martin Gonzalez- it was their st... READ MORE
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Relay For Life
January 24, 2013, 8:43 pm
Students look forward to being able to participate in Relay For Life, which brings SHS together and has us raise money for cancer victims. It is a fun way of getting friends together and making a change. Kids from SHS are able to be a part of the 4 million people raising awareness. “It really changed my perspective on those affected by cancer and what they go through every day. You hear stor... READ MORE
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Students get back to work after break
updated January 24, 2013, 4:08 pm
After a full two week winter break, SHS students were plunged back into their rigorous work schedule after spending winter break doing what they pleased. “For winter break I mostly caught up on sleep and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. I didn’t worry about exams until we got back, which probably was a bad idea,” said Joonyhuk Lee, 12. Others however, decided to g... READ MORE
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Ranking for Ski Slopes
updated February 28, 2013, 10:25 am
When you are skiing down a trail ever wonder how they consider the trail a classified beginner, intermediate, or expert? Well, first off the symbols of each: beginner is a green circle, Intermediate is a blue square, and expert is black.The average starting point for a beginner slope is 10 degrees. Intermediate is 20 degrees and expert is 30 degrees. Many students should consider doing intermediat... READ MORE
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Winter Orchestra Concert
updated February 1, 2013, 1:11 pm
At their winter concert, the orchestras of fifth through twelfth grade were able to show their progress made during the year. Parents, teachers, and friends gathered in the crowded auditorium to see the performances. “It was cool to see the younger groups to perform, and remember when we were also that little. It helped remind me of what a long way we have come,” said Jonathan Jih, 11. ... READ MORE
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Why not go skiing somewhere else?
January 24, 2013, 12:57 pm
In Ski Club, students are active in going to Perfect North Slopes. A variety of students in Ski Club have gone to other resorts other than Perfect North Slopes. Snowshoe located in West Virginia is the most convenient resort to go to. "I have gone to many ski resorts snowboarding. My favorite is Snowshoe," said Jordan Baker, 9. Ski Club should make a 'special' trip to go to a different r... READ MORE
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With winter comes snow
updated February 1, 2013, 1:10 pm
A prevailing question is among students as winter approaches: snow. How much? When? The forecast for this coming winter is predicted to have more snowfall than usual. The heaviest snow will come ranging from mid-November to mid-January, said Almanac.com. Last winter Cincinnati received very little amounts of snow, so the idea excites SHS. No snow days were used and the prospect of coming da... READ MORE
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Senior Halloween creeps on SHS
January 24, 2013, 12:49 pm
There are two more days leading up to the extravagant Senior Halloween at SHS. Many seniors have already picked out their costume for this special event. Although students are breaking the dress codes, it is one of the only days you can have your rule free fun. "Senior Halloween is a fun time for the entire school," said Emily Edmondson, 12. Past seniors from Senior Hallowe... READ MORE
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Controversial show kicks off new season
January 24, 2013, 12:24 pm
Whether or not we watch the show, we have all heard the now infamous words: Dance Moms. The hit TV series debuted in July 2011. It follows six young dancers and how days of practice must suffice for the competitions they compete in every weekend, and each new week brings a new routine. “It’s amazing that these nine year olds learn a new routine every week. They are really talented an... READ MORE
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