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5 ways to start summer out right.

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
May 26, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Student Life

Summer is now upon us and it couldn't have come sooner. Now all the stresses of everyday life in high school such as, regular homework, keeping a social life, and extracurricular activities are over - at least for a couple months.   Not only is summer a time for relaxation and fun with your...

Smoky Hill Public Library reaches out to Community.

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Many Smoky Hill students are graduating within the next week and many are still unsure what their next step in their career path will be. If you happen to be one of those people, come visit the Smoky Hill Public Library (Meeting room ‘D’) for a hands-on Job Search Workshop for Business, law and ...

Christ Embassy Church youth meeting

Christ Embassy Church youth meeting

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Christ Embassy Church is hosting an inspiring devotional youth meeting tomorrow 5 P.M. at the Smoky Hill Public Library. (Room A) This event is dedicated to anyone from the ages of 12 years to young adult. When you arrive to the meeting, you will be given a booklet called “TeeVo” for absolutely no c...

The Last Blast

Jair Thompson, Staffer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Friday May 12th is Smoky Hill High Schools Last Blast. The Blast will be outside of activities on the turf and everyone is invited. The event will be held after the senior exit assembly that is held every year, where all classes move up to their next spot in Smoky, or in life for the seniors.After, ...

Six Cherry Creek School District high schools named to the Washington Post’s list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

Six Cherry Creek School District high schools named to the Washington Post’s list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

Haley Commons, Staffer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Smoky Hill High School was named as one of six Cherry Creek School District high schools to make the Washington Post’s list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools, the most of any Colorado school district.   America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks high schools through “an index f...

Preparing for College

Nisha Razack, Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions

So much to do… So little time. I understand completely.  The process gets overwhelming pretty quickly. But it’s ok. Here are some tips that I wish that someone had told me: Be open to change: When I first thought about going away to college, I wanted for sure to go out of state. But...

Why I don’t Respect Trump

Nisha Razack, Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions

Let me just start off with that I respect everyone's opinions. I respect the people who voted for him. I respect your decision to support him, so please respect me. He is not fit to be our President. He is racist, manipulative, and I don’t trust what he says. I don’t respect the fact that h...

Welcoming incoming Juniors

Octavia Ford, staffer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

High school can be a very laborious place, if you don’t take it seriously. It is important that you build a healthy relationship with your teachers and do everything they ask you to do. Your hard work and attention is a significant way to get a good grade in class. Teachers always look at the effort you p...

Smoky Hill Art Show

Rhonan, Staffer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

The year is flying by and there are fewer and fewer events going on so be sure you check this one out before the school year ends! The Spring art show started yesterday in the library. This event will continue until Mon. May 15. All art consists of talent from both lower and upper classes....

Freshman Class

Jair Thompson, Staffer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Being a freshman coming into high school can be scary, but how you deal with it can make or break your whole high school experience. High school comes with a lot of changes and helps you start finding who you really are. This years freshman in Smoky Hill all said that they’ve had good years, so...

Welcome new Volleyball coach

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Smoky Hill continues to grow each year, and with it the necessity for additional staff. We are pleased to welcome Scott Nugent (also known as “Nuge”) as our new girls’ volleyball coach. Nugent has been playing volleyball for 30 years and has been coaching at “no limits” (Volleyball foundation)...

Library party

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Don’t miss out! Friday, May 5 during 3G, the Library will be hosting a reading launch party. During this party, there will be fun prizes, like Elitches and Water World tickets, a copy of the Summer reading book or Rocky’s tickets. Food will also be provided, come join the fun!

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