Best of SNO

Ten Thousand Villages moves to new location

Ten Thousand Villages moves to new location

Kendall J., Mackenzie P., Cyn'Torreya S. and Kristin N.

May 26, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Uncategorized, Video

What does it take to fall in love?

What does it take to fall in love?

Payton Evans

March 26, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized, Video

Can love be reduced to a scientific formula? To a simple set of 36 questions, even? Payton Evans at the Little Hawk explores this idea. A very cool investigative article paired with some great filmmaking, too. Many of us dream about finding “the one” — a true love, a significant other, a soulmate....

Short films serve as creative outlets, exploratory forms

Short films serve as creative outlets, exploratory forms

Eva Perez-Greene

March 20, 2015


Filed under Movies, Uncategorized, Video

Artistic inspiration is everywhere, yet few feel bold enough to take the plunge and create something unique with it when they find it. Junior Karsten Runquist, a self-taught filmmaker, has challenged himself this year to produce one original short film per month. From his more mature horror short Yum to his y...

Stepping between worlds

Stepping between worlds

Kaitlin Maloney

March 16, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports, Uncategorized, Video

For most athletes, trying to balance schoolwork with three-hour practices and a 10-minute commute home is difficult enough. However, senior twins Carly and Hayley Mangan travel 45 minutes each way to practice at their Irish step dance school in Montville, CT. They make the commute four to five days...

ReelPeople, ReelOpportunities, ReelAbilities

ReelPeople, ReelOpportunities, ReelAbilities

Tori Swart

March 9, 2015


Filed under Movies, Uncategorized, Video

Both verbal and nonverbal students with disabilities gather in this student-made short introductory film for the ReelAbilities Film Festival school outreach program. The festival invites people to come together to celebrate the lives, stories and art of people with disabilities. ReelAbilities is...

Fight song Fridays

Fight song Fridays

Tori Swart

March 3, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized, Video

A new weekly announcement has been set in place where the entire school sings the Sycamore Fight Song. The reasoning behind it all? Follow along as reporter Tori Swart investigates.

Domo arigato: two robotics stories

Domo arigato: two robotics stories

Nick Gee and Brooke Vincent

March 2, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized, Video

Here are a couple cool stories from schools with an extracurricular you don't hear about too often: Robotics Club! We couldn't pick just one, so here's a sampling of both. Wylie East High School finished seventh in the qualifying rounds of the FIRST Tech Challenge, a national robotics competition. (Th...

Students participate in annual Relay for Life event

Students participate in annual Relay for Life event

Michael Sande

February 27, 2015


Filed under Health, Uncategorized, Video

Once a year, students and faculty gather in the Homestead field house to participate in the globally recognized fundraising event Relay For Life. Students check into this event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., bringing in sleeping bags, snacks and fundraising money to carry them until the end of the event at...