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Animal Rescue Connections Club

Animal Rescue Connections Club

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
April 21, 2014
Filed under Clubs

As the year starts to close out, The Animal Rescue Connections Club is starting to do its last  few closing activities before the end of the year. One of the club’s end of the year activities is watching a documentary called Speciesism. The movie is being shown to give the club participants a b...

Model UN Meeting

Model UN Meeting

Loralee Bandy, Staffer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Clubs

Model UN is a club at Smoky in which members simulate real United Nations meetings, and must come to a resolution. The United Nations is an international organization of countries from across the globe that join together to promote worldwide peace, security, and cooperation. The club’s next meeting is on Sat. A...

Latino World Awareness

Latino World Awareness

Stephanie Braun, Staffer
March 6, 2014
Filed under Clubs

Smoky’s annual world awareness week will be on March 28th. Latino World Alliance will be performing. “The latino world alliance students are doing dances to show how dance brings people together in their culture and how important it is to be together.” Spanish teacher Mrs. Walker said. Those who are performing are working hard to create an enjoyable rout...

Distributing Backpacks

Distributing Backpacks

Stephanie Braun, Staffer
February 21, 2014
Filed under Clubs, News

Wednesday Morning, First Priority handed out string backpacks to students. "We're raising awareness about all the car accidents that happen and about safety that needs to happen,” Caitlin Wagner, First Priority club member, said. Approximately 300 kids from the age of 14-16 are hit by cars every year....

New Sponsor for Duct Tape Club

New Sponsor for Duct Tape Club

Devin Guttman, Staffer
January 15, 2014
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Art teacher Jennifer Funell is no longer the sponsor of Duct Tape club. The new sponsor, math teacher Cynthia Tait, was asked by one of the students to take over after Funell resigned. Freshman, Rachel Hearn said she enjoyed the club very much and was disappointed to learn that there might not be a Du...

Duct Tape Club

Devin Guttman, Staffer
January 10, 2014
Filed under Clubs

There are many popular clubs at Smoky hill high school, but Duct Tape club, however, is not very well known. Duct Tape club is not a competitive club, it is all for fun. During the club, students would make dresses, and other accessories completely out of tape. Duct Tape club is one of the few art clubs...

Japanese Club

Stephanie Braun, Staffer
January 9, 2014
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Japanese Club is your opportunity to learn about the Japanese culture. The club is held in room II-314, “We meet every red Wednesday, the club starts at 2:45 and ends at 4:00,” president of Japanese club Maria Arkadie said. “In Japanese club, you don’t have to know Japanese or be in the cla...

FCCLA

FCCLA

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
January 8, 2014
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FCCLA meets in room II-701 after school on Mondays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. FCCLA stands for Family Career Community Leaders of America and focuses on community service to help different types of families. There are two sections of FCCLA that students can participate in: the in-class section, an...

Amnesty International

Jazmin Duren, Staffer
January 6, 2014
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Amnesty International Club is modeled after the Amnesty International Program which was founded by the United Nations. The main objective of the club is to support human rights.  “We all have thirty human rights under the Declaration Of Human Rights,” three-year club participant Haley Jacelon sai...

Holiday Cheer

Lucia Chung, Staffer
December 20, 2013
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On Dec. 20, 2013, Chamber Music Club carolled around the school during first period. The club divided into two caroling groups: one upstairs and one downstairs. The purpose of this activity is to raise holidays spirits and promote happiness. “We wanted to send people off toe Winter Break feeling happy...

A Mix of All

Estefano Cedeno Gonzalez, Staffer
December 11, 2013
Filed under Clubs

Digital Evolutions is a program offered as a club, primarily focused on expanding students’ knowledge and skills as independent learners and leaders. “It’s a creative open studio with tools to explore students’ individual passions,” Cornell, the technology teacher and sponsor of the club, said...

Ambassadors of SHHS

Ambassadors of SHHS

Kaylee Long, Editor
December 6, 2013
Filed under Clubs

Ambassadors of SHHS is a club dedicated to bettering the community. “We’re a community service club, so our main focus is to [volunteer at] events around the community and school,”senior Danielle Pukansky, the student president of the club, said. They do one big volunteering project every quarter, and...

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