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#Women Not Objects

#Women Not Objects

Autumn Olson, Staffer.
March 2, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News

Earlier this year, Madonna Badger, an ad executive, made a YouTube video called, ¨We Are #WomenNotObjects." About a month later the video had approximately  1.7 million views. The video starts off with Badger typing into the google search bar "Objectification of women" then takes the audience throug...

Students Saving Lives

Students Saving Lives

Amber Badger, Editor
March 2, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Smoky Hill's AVID Department hosted a blood drive Mon. March 1, 2016. Students from all different grades as well as staff participated and awaited to give their blood to help save others' lives.

CCSD Comprehensive Safety and Security Plan

CCSD Comprehensive Safety and Security Plan

Myah Pitter, Staffer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News

“The Cherry Creek School District's Comprehensive Safety and Security Plan incorporates physical and psychological safety to ensure a rapid and coordinated response to danger and mental health needs at every school to help prevent school violence,” according to cherrycreekschools.org. The CCSD's plan w...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Batina Jombuni, Staffer
February 28, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News

On February 27, 1872, Charlotte E. Ray graduated from Howard Law School.  She is known for being the first African-American female lawyer in the U.S. According to www.biography.com, Ray was born in New York City on January 13, 1850. She grew up in a large family as one of seven children. In her fam...

Avalanche V.S. Red Wings

Avalanche V.S. Red Wings

Amber Badger, Editor
February 26, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Sports

The rivalry between the Colorado Avalanche and the Detroit Red Wings alumni players came together tonight at Coors Field for the NHL’s Stadium Series for it’s 16th outdoor hockey games.The first Stadium Series game was held back in 2014 and held seven teams playing four games. In 2015, only one Sta...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Batina Jombuni, Staffer
February 26, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News

Carter G. Woodson was the founder of Negro Week in February 26, 1926. Which after several years, became Black History Month According to biography.com, he was born in 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. He was the fourth of seven children among his siblings. Woodson worked as a sharecropper and a miner to help his...

Wrestling State Qualifier; Robert Woods

Amber Badger, Editor
February 19, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Sports, Student Life

Junior Robert Woods is on his way to the wrestling state championship at the Pepsi Center this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. He is one of the two juniors at Smoky competing. This is Woods second year wrestling for Smoky. He wrestled his freshman year, took sophomore year off, then back again his curr...

Colorado Feels The Bern

Colorado Feels The Bern

Autumn Olson, Staffer
February 16, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News

More than 18,000 Bernie Sanders supporters on February 13th spent their Saturday afternoon at the Colorado Convention center to watch democratic presidential Contender, Bernie Sanders address money in politics, free college tuition, climate change and a 15 dollar minimum wage. Promising Colorado voters to...

Starbucks’ New Chocolate Flavors in the Spirit of Valentine’s Day

Starbucks’ New Chocolate Flavors in the Spirit of Valentine’s Day

Nisha Razack, Staffer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News

Starbucks' Customers can order the molten chocolate latte, molten chocolate Frappuccino and molten hot chocolate. According to CNBC.com, these molten chocolate beverages will be available at participating locations through Feb. 14. Descriptions of drinks: Molten Chocolate Latte: Chocolate chips are melte...

Super Bowl Menu Idea’s for Broncos Fans

Super Bowl Menu Idea’s for Broncos Fans

Nisha Razack, Staffer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Sports

The Super Bowl kicks off this Sunday so here are some Broncos inspired meals to keep families satisfied through the day. Appetizer: Corn Salsa: To make this recipe, add chopped onion, sweet corn, orange bell pepper,  Jalapeno, and cilantro. Add in honey, crushed red pepper, lime juice and salt and ...

Barbie’s New Look

Barbie’s New Look

Autumn Olson, Staffer
January 29, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions

Since I was five I have played with Barbie dolls. I usually picked out a cute red dress and brushed her long blond hair. I would tell my mom I wish I had long blond hair, or how I wish for a bright red dress that would fit my body just like that. For many years, Barbie has been a nationwide symbol of Amer...

List of Banned and Challeneged books from 2014-15

List of Banned and Challeneged books from 2014-15

Nisha Razack, Staffer
January 26, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!

This article contains a list of the Banned and challenged books from 2014-15. For a complete list, click the links at the bottom of the page. The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Danforth Emily M. Danforth: About the book: Cameron Poste is a 12-year-old whose parents have died at the beginning ...

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