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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...

Prepping For The ACT

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
February 6, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Opinions, Student Life

The ACT is now upon the Juniors of Smoky Hill and with it may come many stresses. The test is often a determining factor on whether or not you get into the college you want and scoring higher can lead to more scholarship offers. In order to score as high as you want or need to, prepping in the correct...

Music Production Lessons

Music Production Lessons

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, Student Life

Are you interested in producing music? Tyler Wallace is a music production tutor. Wallace is a graduate of Icon Collective Music Production School in Burbank, CA. He can teach you to use the Ableton and Logic. The Ableton and Logic are production softwares. “Both of these softwares will help record...

Solo and Ensemble Festival At Overland

Autumn Olson, Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

Overland High School will be hosting a solo and ensemble performance April 22 for any student who plays an instrument in the Cherry Creek School District. At this festivals, students will perform a solo or a small ensemble in front of a judge where they will be evaluated and given feedback by the judge...

Mr. and Ms. Smoky Hill Applications

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

Student’s apply to be Ms. and Mr. Smoky Hill by Fri. Jan. 20. Participants are asked to compete in three categories, Lip sync battle, Questionnaire, Spirit Wear, in order to win the title and claim the special prize. After each round, eliminations take place to determine who moves on. Below is a ...

CCSD Closure and Delay Procedure

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer
January 5, 2017
Filed under Academics, Showcase, Student Life

Sabrina Chavez When the weather gets bad, the Cherry Creek School District wants to make the best decision to keep students and faculty safe. This begins the systematic process with the earliest forecast of bad weather. The process for determining whether school will be cancelled or delayed begins ...

All CCSD Schools are closed

Raven Scott, Staffer
January 5, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, News, NEXT, Showcase, Student Life

All Cherry Creek District Schools are closed Jan. 5 due to weather. All activities and before and after school day care programs in the District facilities are canceled. Sports events and team practices will be postponed. For more information visit http://www.cherrycreekschools.org/pages/storminfo....

Smoky Hill AVID Party!

Jair Thompson, Staffer
December 16, 2016
Filed under Clubs, NEXT, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Yesterday the Smoky Hill AVID class had a party to celebrate this semester and bring some fun to some of the students who are super stressed.One of the things at the AVID get together was a lot of food, A gift exchange, and an ugly outfit competition. When you hear of AVID something you are always told is that AVI...

Senior Trevor Josephs

Autumn Olson, Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

Senior Trevor Josephs is more than your average senior suffering from senioritis. Josephs spends his summer and more time in a program called “Sea Cadets” where he learns life and military skills that helps set him up for success in life and the military. Although it is not a commitment, he knows he ...

Girl Bosses at Smoky

Girl Bosses at Smoky

Amira Marie, Staffer
November 22, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, Showcase, Student Life

A girl boss is someone who is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it. A woman of character, hard-working and goal driven, mature and cooperative, a leader and a team player. We here at Smoky have many girl bosses. Ellie Chelf, Emmah Johannes, and Eliza Yadav are p...

How to Finish the Semester Strong

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

It’s hard to believe that school has already started, yet alone the first semester is nearing a close. It feels like just yesterday that I was picking out my classes and stressing out about the first day of school. So far, it has been a bit rough as a sophomore and perhaps for the other classes as well, ...

The Flu

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

It’s flu season and everyone from three month olds and older must receive a flu vaccine. Getting the flu vaccine helps to prevent influenza and is especially important for people who are at a high risk of serious complications of influenza. This involves virus infections of the upper respiratory tract ...

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