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ACT Schedule

Autumn Olson, Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Showcase

The ACT exam will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28 this year. All juniors must report to their testing room by 7:10 with pencils. Students are also allowed to bring a snack for the break and it is recommended to bring a calculator. All other electronics must be given to the student’s testing teacher or in th...

College Application Stress

College Application Stress

Amber Badger, Editor in Chief
October 6, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Showcase

Flashback to the beginning of Freshman year; you are a new student to a completely new school with four times the amount of people you went to school with for three years. You spend the next year trying to figure out what you like and where you belong, whether that be Football or Drama Club. You spe...

Tips for Picking a College Major

Tips for Picking a College Major

Nisha Razack, Staffer
May 17, 2016
Filed under Student Life

For students going to college, picking a major can seem very overwhelming; especially if you don’t know what you want to do as a career. Hopefully this article will simplify the confusion with these tips: Pick something that sounds interesting and go with it. When researching different majors, l...

College Admission Seminar

Amber Badger, Staffer
January 26, 2015
Filed under News

Smoky Hill counseling is hosting a College Admission seminar on Jan. 27. The seminar will be hosted by nationally renowned speaker Peter Van Buskirk. "He is advising to, or presenting to students and families about the college admissions process from the other side of the desk," said  counselor Michelle...

Community College Proposal

Community College Proposal

Kyna Fitzpatrick, Staffer
January 8, 2015
Filed under News

Today, Thursday, Jan. 8, President Barack Obama announced a proposal to provide two years of free community college tuition to American students who can maintain good grades. According to time.com  President Obama videotaped his new porposal while aborad  Air Force One,which was later posted t...

College Fair

College Fair

Tyler Irvin, Staffer
April 16, 2014
Filed under News

Monday, April 7th from 8:15 to 9:15, the College Fair took place in front of the lecture center. A College fair is when colleges come and tell students what their college is about, and what they provide as far as education and scholarships. Colleges send representatives to advertise and answer any questions t...

Not My College

Not My College

Kaylee Long, Editor
January 31, 2014
Filed under Opinions

While scrolling through the never ending list of potential colleges, I find myself frustrated and trying to figure out what I want, need, and can afford. I feel my cheeks flush as anger arises. Why isn’t there an easier way to search for what students want and need in a college? Naviance provides a SuperMa...

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