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Senior Prank 2016

Senior Prank 2016

T'Gan Maxey, Staffer
May 16, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

The clean up began at 7 a.m. Cups, trash, and tents were packed up and thrown away. The class of 2016 had just finished their senior prank, and were getting ready to check out of high school. The reason this prank was chosen was to keep the juniors from parking in the senior parking lot. The seniors ha...

IB Senior Recognition Ceremony

IB Senior Recognition Ceremony

Myah Pitter, Staffer
May 15, 2016
Filed under Academics, News, Showcase

The IB Diploma Candidates will be recognized and honored at the annual IB Senior Recognition Ceremony on Mon. May 16 at 8:30 a.m. in the Auditorium.

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New law allows public schools restrooms for transgenders

Autumn Olson, Staffer
May 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Autumn Olson Starting Friday May 13, the U.S department of education will start telling schools that the Federal Law allows all students to use any locker and restrooms no matter how a person identifies their gender identity. “A letter to school districts will go out Friday, adding to a highly charged debate over...

Locker Cleanout

Kyle Rolfe, Staffer
May 12, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

May 20, all lockers must be cleaned out for 9 - 11 graders. Return textbooks and other books to resource centers. All other unwanted items can be placed on tables that are setup around the school. Trash needs to be placed in appropriate trash bins. Even if there's nothing in your locker or if you neve...

Parking Permits Due

Kyle Rolfe, Staffer
May 12, 2016
Filed under News, Student Life

All seniors with parking permits, must return them to the Activities Security Office. All permits must be returned between May 11 and May 16, during senior checkout. There are posters giving out information needed, posters are littered in the bathrooms, halls, and doors. “We’ll use them again, no...

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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Finals Schedule 2016

Finals Schedule 2016

Myah Pitter, Staffer
May 10, 2016
Filed under Academics, News, Showcase

Final exams for seniors start on May 10 and end on May 13. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors finals start on May 23 and end on May 25. “I am nervously excited when it comes to finals,” sophomore Thuong Ho said. “I am excited because after finals we will finally be done with school, but I ...

Senior Check Out

Devin Guttman, staffer
May 9, 2016
Filed under News

Check out is Monday May 16 for seniors. All seniors must make sure they have paid all of their fines listed on their check out sheets. Students or parents may call records to pay these fines until Thursday, May 12 but after then, they must wait until May 16. Checks will not be accepted. Students must ...

AP Testing Schedual

AP Testing Schedual

Myah Pitter, Staffer
May 3, 2016
Filed under Academics, News

Advanced Placement (AP) testing started on Mon., May 2 at 7:30 a.m., and will continue throughout the week of May 9, officially ending May 13. May 2016 AP tests are being taken by students who attended an AP class during the 2015-16 school year. According to studypoint.com “the AP curriculum, ...

Happy Teachers’ Day!

Happy Teachers’ Day!

Krystal Limon, Staffer
May 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

National Teacher Appreciation Day is always the first Tuesday of May. It’s time to say “Thank You” to the special teachers that work an average of 53 hours. Fast Food restaurants are trying to show the same appreciation by giving teachers free or discounted food. Chipotle: Visit any U.S. Ch...

Senior Celebration Day

Senior Celebration Day

Devin, Guttman
May 3, 2016
Filed under News

Senior Celebration day is this week, May 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. outside on the field, or, if it rains in the gym. Smoky Hill has been doing Senior Celebration day for nearly 25 years and we do it in replacement for ditch day. Scott Cohen, our activities director at Smoky Hill has been in char...

Annual Senior IB Art Show

Annual Senior IB Art Show

Keisha Lopes, Staffer
May 3, 2016
Filed under Clubs, News

The IB Visual Art show was held in the Lecture Center on Thursday and Friday, April 28 and 29, 2016 to show the seniors’ art that they have produce in the past two years. The art that is showcased in the Lecture Center are the work of IB seniors who have completed the requirements, which is at le...

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