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Posted On January 11, 2015By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

A Win-Win for Cincinnati Icons?

By Michael Heldman. Did you see all the ads to vote YES on Issue 8 last fall? Many Cincinnati’s were proud to announce that the campaigning was a success; but what was Issue 8, and why does it matter? Last August, Hamilton County Commissioners voted to put Issue 8 on the November ballot. The result was a a five year, quarter-cent sales tax increase to fund the restoration of Union Terminal. The building itself is decaying and it required money to ensure it would receive necessary repairs. Since the successfulRead More

Posted On November 17, 2014By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

Model UN Chapter Attends Dayton Conference

By Bennett Smith. Last Friday, twenty-five Seven Hills students travelled to the University of Dayton (UD) for the annual Model United Nations (UN) conference. The conference, held at UD for over a decade, is run by university students, many of whom study foreign relations or international diplomacy. The Model United Nations program aims to teach students about diplomacy and international relations through research, debate, and public speaking. Students, who are referred to as “delegates” during deliberations, represent a given country in one of the United Nations’ many committees such asRead More
Pat Kramer

Posted On November 17, 2014By CanvassIn News

Goertemoeller Helps Out The Kramer Family

By Michael Heldman. For twenty-one years, Hillsdale Assistant Food Service Manager Pat Kramer-Carroll has been a member of the Seven Hills community. One day Brian Goertemoeller (12) was buying his lunch with some friends and he noticed an orange wristband that Kramer-Carroll was wearing. When Goertemoeller asked why she was wearing the wristband she told him about her beloved grandson, Nate Kramer. Nate Kramer was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of twenty-three. Now twenty-five, he is still battling the disease. Kramer-Carroll says that as a teenager “Nate was known to be someoneRead More
Halloween 10

Posted On October 31, 2014By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

Upper School Celebrates Halloween

Pictures of the Upper School students and faculty dressing up for Halloween:Read More

Posted On October 29, 2014By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

DiGiovanna Gives A TED Talk

By Alex Hunter. Sophomore Shane DiGiovanna had the opportunity of a lifetime on Thursday, October 16 – he gave a TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talk at Memorial Hall in Cincinnati. TED Talks have become a global phenomenon in the last decade as they offer a platform for the brightest minds to share their ideas. These talks are given at TED sponsored events throughout the world, and DiGiovanna was invited to speak at the TEDxCincinnati event “Vibrant Curiosity.” DiGiovanna, like previous TED presenters (Stephen Hawking and Steve Jobs), had seven minutesRead More
By Mehul Patel. Every year there are many new clubs founded in the Upper School. One of the new clubs this year is Investment Club, which has created a stock market game open to the entire student Upper School student body to participate in. The game is hosted through and starts by giving each player with $100,000 in imaginary funds that can be used to invest in the market based on factual prices. Students see the same stock symbols, market information, and prices as do actual traders. Students alsoRead More

Posted On October 27, 2014By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

ISACS Reaccredits Seven Hills

By Nicole Malofsky and Ben Chung This past week, The Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS) sent a team of 16 educational professionals to evaluate The Seven Hills School, determining if Seven Hills conforms to all of the ISACS accreditation standards. Every seven years, the ISACS self-study and external review process covers all major aspects and programs of Seven Hills, citing strengths, challenges faced, and recommendations for improvement. In order to be accredited, Seven Hills must meet 54 standards set by the ISACS organization, covering everything from generalRead More
Innovation Lab 2
By Brandi Bryson. The Middle School has recently introduced an “Innovation Lab” for students to explore their passions in math and science. This program, in its beginning stages, is continuing to evolve and will become more defined over the next few years. Currently, students are free to use the space during lunchtime and about 15-20 students tend to use the Lab at any given time. The Lab provides both structured experiments as well as free access to experiment anything that students are curious about. Different days of the school week will offer various opportunitiesRead More
By Curtis Sun. During the second semester of last year, the popular sushi restaurant FUSIAN started serving Seven Hills every Monday. Coined “FUSIAN Monday,” the student body reacted enthusiastically, with over a hundred students buying sushi every Monday. Senior Chauyie Wei is among one of the hundreds of students who love FUSIAN: “I get sushi every Monday. I think its a great change-up from the cafeteria chicken or pizza, and it keeps things interesting.” Last year, Bennett Smith (11) brought in FUSIAN, reaching out to them early last school yearRead More

Posted On October 1, 2014By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

Ninth Grade Senate Election

By Curtis Sun. This year, the 9th grade had a record breaking fourteen people, which is roughly a sixth of the grade, run in pairs for Student Senate. While there were initially only a few people running, others quickly joined out of their desire to lead and have friendly competition. Nick Francis, the 9th grade team leader, expressed his delight with the number of candidates when he said “it is great that there were so many people willing to step up this year…there have been four or five pairs running in the past, but IRead More
Candy Land

Posted On September 30, 2014By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

Homecoming: A Gumdrop Mountain Gala

By Ben Chung. Homecoming, held on September 27, encompassed much more than just a night of awkward grinding and Chris Shoemaker’s (12) two hour exodus to the outside deck. Before the nocturnal hoopla, the Varsity Cross-Country Team participated in the Seven Hills Invitational at home and received 2nd place. Additionally, the Varsity Girls’ and Boys’ Soccer Teams played Cincinnati Christian School (CCS) on Seven Hills’ new turf fields. The teams played at 11 AM and 1 PM and had decisive victories with scores of 1-0 and 5-0 respectively. This eventfulRead More
Sexual Assult

Posted On September 22, 2014By CanvassIn Featured Articles, News

Junior Sparks Changes To Health Curriculum

By Kate Coley. Junior Tziporah Serota is not afraid to speak out about the touchy subject of sexual assault. This year, she is working with teachers and administrators to bring education about this sensitive topic to Seven Hills. Serota has always been interested in feminist issues. Her passion for education about sexual assault began when her older sister Sheva (class of 2010) showed her a movie called The Invisible War, a documentary about sexual assault in the military. Her ultimate goal is to bring “sexual assault education to all studentsRead More