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Mr. and Ms. Smoky Hill Applications

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

Student’s apply to be Ms. and Mr. Smoky Hill by Fri. Jan. 20. Participants are asked to compete in three categories, Lip sync battle, Questionnaire, Spirit Wear, in order to win the title and claim the special prize. After each round, eliminations take place to determine who moves on. Below is a ...

Possible Measles Exposure

Possible Measles Exposure

Haley Commons, Staffer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase

An unvaccinated adult may have inadvertently caused the next measles epidemic, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced Monday, January 9. This unidentified individual is believed to have contracted the virus while traveling internationally, and has now brought it to the United ...

All CCSD Schools are closed

Raven Scott, Staffer
January 5, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, News, NEXT, Showcase, Student Life

All Cherry Creek District Schools are closed Jan. 5 due to weather. All activities and before and after school day care programs in the District facilities are canceled. Sports events and team practices will be postponed. For more information visit http://www.cherrycreekschools.org/pages/storminfo....

Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas Gift Ideas

Batina Jombuni, Staffer
December 16, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!

Some of us may be struggling by figuring out what gift to give. Or you may not be sure if they may like it or not. But according to www.refinery29.com Here are 10 ideas that you can give out . You can decorate a phone case to someone who likes to stand-out and likes to be unique. Buy a Starbucks gift ca...

WELCOME COACH OWEN!!!

WELCOME COACH OWEN!!!

Octavia Ford, staff
December 14, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Sports

HEY SMOKY HILL GIRLS! Have you met your new soccer coach, Mr. Dayton Owen, aka Coach “O” ? Coach Owen owned The National Goalkeeper Academy, trained coaches how to train goalkeepers, and was nominated Coach of the year. He helped Florida State build their team.  “ I coach with a lot of ene...

Chipotle Band Fundraiser

Chipotle Band Fundraiser

Haley Commons, Staffer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase

Satisfy your hunger and support Smoky Hill at the same time tonight Wednesday, Dec. 7 as you enjoy a personalized burrito, taco, salad, or a bowl at the Chipotle Restaurant on 6170 S. Cornerstar Way, Unit A (Parker and Arapahoe) from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. If you mention to the cashier that you are th...

Senior Trevor Josephs

Autumn Olson, Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

Senior Trevor Josephs is more than your average senior suffering from senioritis. Josephs spends his summer and more time in a program called “Sea Cadets” where he learns life and military skills that helps set him up for success in life and the military. Although it is not a commitment, he knows he ...

Athlete of the month

Athlete of the month

Michael Boyd, staffer
December 1, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Sports

Smoky Hill offers a variety of sports and students who excel at their sports can become Athlete of the Month. Every month the students who perform outstandingly will get notified as the Athlete of the Month. The Athletes of the Month are awarded with their picture taken and a free Jimmy John's sub san...

5 Habits of Successful Women

5 Habits of Successful Women

Amira Marie, Staffer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase

We stalk their instagrams, follow their every move on social media, and dream of being just like them. As difficult as it is for us to wrap our heads around, these girls weren’t always successful. We all have crazy dreams that seem practically impossible to accomplish, but these girls were once in our...

Girl Bosses at Smoky

Girl Bosses at Smoky

Amira Marie, Staffer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, Showcase, Student Life

A girl boss is someone who is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it. A woman of character, hard-working and goal driven, mature and cooperative, a leader and a team player. We here at Smoky have many girl bosses. Ellie Chelf, Emmah Johannes, and Eliza Yadav are p...

The Flu

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

It’s flu season and everyone from three month olds and older must receive a flu vaccine. Getting the flu vaccine helps to prevent influenza and is especially important for people who are at a high risk of serious complications of influenza. This involves virus infections of the upper respiratory tract ...

Diversity And The Fight Towards The Democratic Ideal

Diversity And The Fight Towards The Democratic Ideal

Amira Meharzi, Staffer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase

If you were to ask someone about The Democratic Ideal, whether informed or completely oblivious on the matter, diversity is what tends to come to mind. Diversity is a value,  for it prevents the practice of insularity.  With that being said, it shouldn’t be the ultimate value and should definitely no...

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