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Yearbook Distribution

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life, Yearbook

Get ready, the end of the school year is around the corner and yearbook distribution is even closer. May 4, 2017 is the official day that Smoky Hill’s yearbook will be released to students. Seeing that the distribution is such an exciting event from previous years. There is a specific schedule to get...

Smoky Hill student passes away

Smoky Hill student passes away

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
May 3, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Parents of the Smoky Hill community were informed by email from Chuck Puga, the school principal, that a student passed away Tuesday night after a lacrosse game. According to social media, that student is freshman Kristin Callbeck. The Cherry Creek School District Crisis Response Team is available in the counselin...

Twin Day

Jair Thompson, Staffer
April 27, 2017
Filed under News, NEXT, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

This week the Buffaloes are doing another spirit, but this time it’s for our Smoky Hill Prom. The Spirit Days this week are Comfy Day, Twin Day, Ethnic Day, Dress Like someone else, and the final day is Class Day where you represent your class colors. Today is Twin Day at Smoky and their are som...

CMAS Testing

CMAS Testing

Mona Jabr, Magazine Manager, Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Academics, News

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 juniors at Smoky Hill will be taking the CMAS Test. The Colorado Measures of Assessment Success are science and social studies assessments administered in elementary, middle and high school. Students who want to opt out from the test can have thier parents  click on the link below http://smokyhill.cherrycreekschools.org/Pages/default.aspx and follow the instruct...

March Madness

Michael Boyd, Staffer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Sports, Student Life

Next week is when March Madness starts. The atmosphere at Smoky will be intense and exciting while the games are being played. For the students who want to keep up with the games and watch some of the games, you want to know about this. Smoky Hill will be playing the games on some of  the t.v’s...

Club Authorization Requirements

Michael Boyd, Staffer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Academics, Clubs, News, Student Life

There are many clubs at Smoky Hill. All of the clubs however, are required to be authorized by the activities directors. There are over 50 clubs at Smoky Hill and ways for students to make their own. Throughout the school, there are advertisements about clubs that students will be able to join. H...

Smoky Hill Blood Drive

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

Save lives with Smoky Hill. On March 7, Smoky Hill will be hosting a blood drive from 8-9:40 am and 11am -1:30 pm. The event will be held in the upper cafeteria. “I think it’s important to do the drive because it’s a free way to find out your blood type and help others get well” Said Senior...

Mandatory Meetings For Seniors

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

Attention to class of 2017, Mandatory meetings for graduates and their parents/guardians are at 7:00 p.m. Tues. April 11 (A-L) or Wednesday April 12 (M-Z). Any student planning to participate in the graduation ceremony must attend one of these meetings with a parent or guardian. If unable to attend a...

MVP Race

Jair Thompson, Staffer
March 8, 2017
Filed under News, Opinions, Showcase, Sports

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is full of the best of some of the best basketball players in the world. Inside the NBA, there are multiple different awards given out to the biggest stand out players in whatever their respective category is for the award. The biggest award you can win as a ...

PARCC Testing

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

Attention to all Smoky students, PARCC testing for Freshman will start March 14 and go through the 16th of 2017. The school day schedule is the same as the recent ACT schedule that occurred earlier this year (shown above). Testing will be 7:10 am - 11:00 am. 10-12 graders be will not be able to show up ...

Buff Traders Yearly Scavenger Hunt

Buff Traders Yearly Scavenger Hunt

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
February 13, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs, News, Student Life

The yearly scavenger hunt with the Buff Traders program is back again and leading it this year was National Honors Society and Buff Standers. This years hunt was titled The Spy Mission and each year it continues to grow with the amount of people that join in and participate; whether they’re in a c...

NHS spreading abuse awareness

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs, News, Showcase

National Honors Society (NHS) is hanging posters around the school. The posters are there to spread awareness about abuse in any and all types of relationships. This includes: friendships, with parents, or romantic partners. “We’re doing this to keep friend, family, and romantic relationship...

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