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Happily Ever After Prom

Happily Ever After Prom

Krystal Limon, Staffer
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

After Prom 2016 is held at Smoky, from midnight - 3:00 a.m. April 30-May 1. The night is full free food, drinks, inflatables, tattoos artist, face painters, casino games, photo booth and more. Admission is included in the price of the prom ticket for all student planning to go to Prom.. For studen ts that ...

Smoky Hill Diver Becomes Third Best in Colorado

Smoky Hill Diver Becomes Third Best in Colorado

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

According to the denverpost.com, an Eaglecrest senior, Devin Bellamy, recorded the third best effort on Colorado record at the Dick Rush Memorial swimming meet in Thornton last weekend. Bellamy scored a total of 585.40 points in the meet. The only better scores were posted by diver Kyle Goodwin from Regi...

Cherry Creek School District Sets Rumors Straight

Cherry Creek School District Sets Rumors Straight

Raven Scott, Staffer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Academics, News, Showcase

Cherry Creek School District superintendent, Harry Bull, sent out an email to all parents of students in the district Wed. April 6. The letter informs that we will be making up the snow days, but not by adding more days into the calendar. The letter also involves clarification for all the rumors regarding ...

Once Upon A Prom

Once Upon A Prom

Krystal Limon, Staffer
April 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Prom 2016 is themed Once Upon A Prom and has a definite Disney vibe. The dinner and dance will be held at Mile High Station, 2027 West Lower Colfax Avenue, Denver, 80204 from 8 p.m - 11 p.m on Sat. Apr. 30, 2016. Reminder to all juniors and seniors attending, all out of school guests need a guest...

CCSD Day at the Capitol Rescheduled

CCSD Day at the Capitol Rescheduled

Myah Pitter, Staffer
April 4, 2016
Filed under News

(TNS/MCT) Did you have any plans on Tue., April 26? Well, if you did, cancel them because the Cherry Creek Schools Day at the Capitol, sponsored by the Cherry Creek Community Legislative Network, has been rescheduled from Wed., March 23, to Tue., April 26. “A Day at the Capitol is an event that is solely run by parent...

JV Poms

JV Poms

Mahwish Rana, Staffer
March 27, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Next year for Smoky Poms will be more different and efficient due to a new addition. Poms has decided to make a JV team. Upcoming sophomores, juniors, and seniors must at least have been at smoky for 1 semester to join the JV team next season. “JV teams are meant to introduce and prepare dancers ...

Cherry Creek School District Makes Forbes List

Cherry Creek School District Makes Forbes List

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Editor
March 25, 2016
Filed under News

The Cherry Creek School District has a new honor to add to it’s list; the district has been named to Forbes “America’s Best Employers” list for the second year in a row. According to forbes.com, the employees of good companies are one of the best sources of information to judge a comp...

Snow Day

Autumn Olson, Staffer
March 23, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Autumn Olson All schools in Cherry Creek School district will be closed March 23 due to weather conditions. All after school programs in the district will be cancelled and all sport practices or events will also be postponed. Snow days affect everyone in different ways: “Snow days help me make up homework or g...

Avid for suicide prevention awareness

Avid for suicide prevention awareness

Autumn Olson, Staffer
March 22, 2016
Filed under Academics, News, Student Life

As of 9 a.m. March 23, junior Avid students are selling water bottles to help with suicide prevention awareness for only 10 dollars. The Chief operations organizer (COO) Junior Travis Williams designed the water bottles. “The Smoky Hill junior avid class is partnered with Fire Within, we created lead the way for suicide prevention and awareness, that’s what the water bottles are for,” Williams said. If students are interested in a water bottle. Money should be given to any junior avid participant....

Students Needed For Summer Employment

Students Needed For Summer Employment

Autumn Olson, Staffer
March 22, 2016
Filed under News

Cherry Creek School Grounds Departments are looking for students 16 and older for summer employment. Students must be willing to work outside from 7 to 3:30 p.m. and will be paid 10.00 dollars per hour and could be working up to 40 hours a week. “Students will apply online on the Cherry Cree...

Parent Teacher Conferences 2016

Parent Teacher Conferences 2016

March 22, 2016
Filed under Academics, News

Parent-Teacher conferences will be held on Mar. 22, in the East and West gyms from 4-7:30 p.m. A parent-teacher conference is a short meeting or conference between the parents and teachers of students to discuss their child(ren's) academic progress at school. Parents and teachers may discuss repo...

How the Texans Stole Brock Osweiler from the Broncos

How the Texans Stole Brock Osweiler from the Broncos

Krystal Limon, Staffer
March 18, 2016
Filed under News, Sports

Brock Osweiler left the Broncos to be a quarterback for the Houston Texans, and subsequently has created a shock for hundreds of Broncos' fans, including junior Trevor Timm. “I  was upset because Brock Osweiler left broncos for the Texans for a better deal. The deal was 73 million for four years,” Timm said. “It just upset me...

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