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Smoky’s first ever Car Show

Ronan Norvell, Staffer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs, Opinions

The first Smoky Hill auto show was on Saturday Oct. 15 from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. It was a fun experience where you could come free of charge and show off your ride with no age limit. There was also food and drinks being sold. Donations were appreciated while portions of all donations and sales are going...

Halloween and School, got me Scared!

Halloween and School, got me Scared!

Michael Boyd, Staffer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase

This year we will be having school on Halloween, I know--shocker. I don’t know what the district was thinking when they made this decision. Personally, I do not believe that school should be not held on Halloween. I have asked around and everyone has been saying that school on Halloween is a dumb...

DIY Pumpkin Spice

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Student Life

Fall has begun, you know what that means. There is pumpkin spice everywhere, but not everyone can afford $4.45 - 5.45 for a cup of coffee or pumpkin spice desserts. Here is how you can make your own at home here: For the pumpkin spice latte: Whisk together ½ cup of milk, 1 tbs of white sugar, 1...

College Application Stress

College Application Stress

Amber Badger, Editor in Chief
October 6, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Showcase

Flashback to the beginning of Freshman year; you are a new student to a completely new school with four times the amount of people you went to school with for three years. You spend the next year trying to figure out what you like and where you belong, whether that be Football or Drama Club. You spe...

12 Memes that Pretty Much Sum up being a Senior

Nisha Razack, Editor
October 2, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

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Halloween on a school day

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer
October 2, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase

October has just begun and with that being said it is time to pick out your costumes for Halloween. Halloween will be Monday October 31. Unfortunately we have school but students are allowed to wear their costumes to school. Principal Chuck Puga said costumes must be school appropriate. “Am I going to ...

2016 Fall bucket list

Autumn Olson, Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions

Fall only comes once a year and we will not stay young forever. This once-a- year time should be spent with loved ones and great friends, maybe even enjoy some time by yourself. But do not waste this fall doing nothing, get out and enjoy the crisp orange leaves and fall breeze! Here are some activities everyon...

How to Support Smoky Football

Nisha Razack, Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

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How not to Kill someone in the School Parking Lot

Nisha Razack, Editor
August 24, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Student Life

Nisha Razack This morning near the drop off lane in the parking lot, I almost died. No literally. While driving thru the drop off lane, a student almost hit the side of my car. Luckily, my sister has good reflexes and stopped the car instead of speeding up. If she had speed up, who knows what might have happened. Because of ...

Two Homes: Going Thru Divorce

Two Homes: Going Thru Divorce

Nisha Razack, Staffer
May 19, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, NEXT, Showcase

Divorce can happen no matter what age a child is and affect them in many ways. Sophomore Keaton Pollard was in the second grade when his parent’s got divorced. “It was hard at first,” Pollard said. “But after thinking it through, it got better just in the sense that ‘this [the divorce]...

Hill Regiment Marching Band

Hill Regiment Marching Band

Autumn Olson, Staffer
May 18, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, Showcase, Sports

Smoky Hill’s regiment marching band is now looking for new members to add to their family. With approximately over 100 students every year in marching band, it is not hard to find your place and make new friends with similar interests. Junior Vanessa Rivera, a clarinet player in the marching...

Benefits Of Tea

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
May 16, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Student Life

Green tea for weight management You've likely heard about the advantages of green tea but one thing that may surprise you is that black tea, oolong, green tea and many others are all made from the same plant, the Camellia sinensis plant, they are just made differently at the tea plantations using s...

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