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Preparing for Poppins

Preparing for Poppins

Kayla Cushing, Staffer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Showcase

The Mary Poppins musical will be March 10-12 at 7:15 p.m. “We started working on the musical since january,” said junior Amanda Lather. A part of the musical is Tech. “I’m in tech, which is building the set for the musical,” Lather said. The difficulties that come with having two major parts...

FAFSA Deadlines are Approaching

FAFSA Deadlines are Approaching

Nafees Abidi, Staffer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Showcase

Completing forms can always be a huge task, but the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is one form that’s well worth the time. FAFSA can help with a lot of financial aid, like grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study. File it for free at fafsa.ed.gov. “I found out about FA...

Preparing for Poppins

Preparing for Poppins

Kayla Cushing, Staffer
February 21, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Showcase

On March 10,11, and 12 at 7:15 p.m will be the Mary poppins musical. In Drama Club, there are different positions and jobs people are assigned to. Junior Amanda Lather is the club's historian. “I am the club’s historian which documents every event we do, and at the end of the year I make all those...

Anti-Dating Violence Awareness

Anti-Dating Violence Awareness

Nafees Abidi, Staffer
February 14, 2016
Filed under Clubs, News

BuffStanders is a bully prevention task force that has united with NHS to hold a fundraiser to promote anti-dating violence; all the proceeds will go to Gateway Battered Women’s Services. Gateway Battered Women’s Services is a emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence in Aurora/Denver and t...

The Lip Dub of 2016 Has Been Released

The Lip Dub of 2016 Has Been Released

Amber Badger, Editor
February 2, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Student Life

It's that time of year again, time for Smoky Hill’s annual Lip Dub! On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, students from different clubs at Smoky stayed after the pep assembly to lip sing to different songs. This year, the songs they included were Somebody to love by Justin Bieber, Girls Just Want to Have...

DECA Marketplace raises money for Make-A-Wish

DECA Marketplace raises money for Make-A-Wish

Issac Rodriguez, Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Clubs

The DECA Marketplace was held Wednesday, Jan. 27, during 4G and after school in the Activities Hallway from 1:00- 3:15 p.m.. Stated on flyers around Smoky Hill, all proceeds support Andalyn and the Make-A-Wish foundation. “The DECA marketplace serves three purposes. The first is it’s an assignment...

SHHS Drama Club

SHHS Drama Club

Mýah Pitter, Staffer
January 26, 2016
Filed under Clubs

Once a month on Tuesdays, the Smoky Hill High School Drama Club meets in the Auditorium to discuss their next play, schedule rehearsals, board nominations, drama awards, and so much more. Students from Smoky Hill have had the ability to be apart of the different aspects of Drama Club for over...

Volunteer Opportunities for NHS Members

Volunteer Opportunities for NHS Members

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Editor
January 23, 2016
Filed under Clubs

National Junior Honors Society (NHS) has several volunteer opportunities for their junior and senior members to help them meet their 15 point volunteering requirement. Students have the option of forming a NHS trivia bowl on Mon. Jan, 25 as a part of Make - A- Wish week, or members can choose to f...

Mary Poppins Musical

Mary Poppins Musical

Mahwish Rana, Staffer
January 17, 2016
Filed under Clubs

The cast for the musical Mary Poppins has been selected. The musical will take place in the auditorium between March 10-12 at 7:15 pm. The musical is a nice way to entertain the students of Smoky. “ To decide the cast we have a panel of people, usually seven. For Mary Poppins we had the dance instruc...

Buffstanders

Buffstanders

Krystal Limon, Staffer
December 9, 2015
Filed under Clubs

Buffstanders is a student-run bullying prevention club that launched this school year due to school psychologist, June Hicks, trying to make a change in Smoky’s culture. Hicks is a Sponsor with Christine Dressler. “Three or four years ago, I thought about how I could impact the school in a...

Winter Aid Drive

Ashley Nubine, staffer
December 4, 2015
Filed under Clubs

Muslim Student Association (MSA) is having a drive for middle eastern refugees, ”We are collecting  all kinds of supplies, mostly winter clothes and medical supplies for the Syrian  refugees,” senior Ahmad Amra said. The drive will be going on up to Fri.Dec, 4, donations can be dropped off in bo...

Connecting with the Community

Connecting with the Community

Mona Jabr, Staffer
November 30, 2015
Filed under Clubs

Saturday Nov. 21 MSA volunteered at the Ronald Mcdonald house, and helped clean,this past saturday the club went to the Juniper Village for memory care. Muslim Student Association is yet again out to help the community. This time, the club members did not volunteer to clean but to spend time with reside...

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