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4 Summer beauty hacks you need to know.

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staff
May 12, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Student Life

With temperatures going up, from 40 degrees to 80, beauty problems can get rough and at times can get on our nerves, never mind cool drinks and swimming at the pool. Here are some beauty hacks that will erase some difficulties in the season of sweat and frizzy hair.   Lighten hair-Chamomile Tea ...

Summer Sour Worm Recipe

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staff
May 12, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions

It's almost summer time! Can you believe it? With the weather warming up, it's time to pull out your popsicle maker and have some fun making some cool treats with family and friends! These sour worm popsicles are fruity and flavorful, they will be an instant hit with the whole neighborhood. Ingred...

Senior Exit Assembly Schedule

Senior Exit Assembly Schedule

Myah Pitter, Staffer
May 10, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase

This assembly is the last of the school year, and it is to commemorate all of the school year’s achievements and to recognize the seniors and their adventure into a new life.

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Smoky Digital Arts Showcase

Autumn Olson, Staffer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, News

Calling out to all digital art fanatics. Friday April, 29 Smoky Hill was showcasing over 50 different projects students pursued over the school year in room 1-814 all day. Visitors will be viewing 3-D animation, childrens storybooks, robots and more! Smoky will also be hosting an open house for...

Prom!

Prom!

Amber Badger, Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

Saturday April 30, is Smoky’s annual prom. Prom is a night for Juniors and Seniors to hang out, dance, and just have a good time. This year's prom will be at Mile High Station downtown and the after prom will be right here at Smoky Hill.   Junior Jessica Kneefel is going for her first t...

Parent Information Network Annual Brunch

Parent Information Network Annual Brunch

Myah Pitter, Staffer
April 25, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News

The Parent Information Network (PIN) Annual Brunch will be held at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church on Tue. May 3 from 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PIN is a parent information, support, and advocacy program designed by parents and professionals to help families who have children with serious emotional, behavioral,...

IB Visual Arts Show

IB Visual Arts Show

Myah Pitter, Staffer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase

Smoky Hill High School's annual IB Visual Arts Show will be held in the Lecture Centre April 28, starting at 7:10 a.m. and will be con tinuing throughout the day. The IB Visual Arts Show will consist of artists who are a part of the IB Diploma Programme. According to ibo.org “the IB Diploma Programm...

Best Books of the Year So Far

Best Books of the Year So Far

Nafees Abidi, Staffer
March 10, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

Listen up book worms, the list of 2016 trending books have been released. Here are the top ten most popular books at Smoky Hill from the beginning of second semester. It is never too late to get started on that New Year's reading goal, or ACT reading goal. Wanna know a scientifically proven fun fact...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Myah Pitter, Staffer
March 8, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase

International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated annually on March 8 and is a global day recognizing the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. According to un.org, “International Women's Day is celebrated in many countries...

Apple V.S. FBI

Apple V.S. FBI

Amber Badger, Editor
March 7, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase

Would you have sent that text if you knew the FBI was viewing it? Or that Snap Chat? What if the FBI could see everything you do on your phone every day? February 16, a federal judge ordered Apple to help the FBI gain access to the San Bernardino terrorist’s phone. Federal agents want access to the...

The Celtic Pot

The Celtic Pot

Issac Rodriguez, Editor
March 6, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Showcase

Junior John Donnelly spent half of a semester building a large pot for his advanced pottery class, then he spent a quarter of a semester to glaze his pot. Donnelly’s artwork now sits in front of the green dean's office among other clay pots. “I did my pot off of the celtic religion so all the symbols ...

Recap on Colorado’s Democratic Caucus

Recap on Colorado’s Democratic Caucus

Nafees Abidi, Staffer
March 3, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Colorado's Democratic Caucus for Adam's County Mar. 1, was held in Mission Viejo Elementary School, among other locations. The evening began at 6 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Soon after, the instructions were read out loud to each individual group. Dave Willman from the Cherry Creek School...

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