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Welcoming incoming Juniors

Octavia Ford, staffer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

High school can be a very laborious place, if you don’t take it seriously. It is important that you build a healthy relationship with your teachers and do everything they ask you to do. Your hard work and attention is a significant way to get a good grade in class. Teachers always look at the effort you p...

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...

Astronomy Class Rocket Contest

Astronomy Class Rocket Contest

Mahwish Rana, Staffer
October 6, 2015
Filed under Academics

Seniors and Juniors are doing a bottle rocket project. They get to build and launch the project that they built. They have to bring their own materials and use a two liter bottle to build their rocket. “We use two liter bottles as the chamber, the only rule is the chamber cannot be compromis...

IB Juniors and the Extended Essay

IB Juniors and the Extended Essay

Loralee Bandy, Staffer
March 6, 2015
Filed under Academics

IB juniors are about to start The Extended Essay this Spring. The Extended Essay is an in-depth research and writing project which must be 4000 words, and is due in mid-January the following year. The essay may be on any subject and topic within the IB Curriculum, and students will be under the supervision of a qualified Smoky Hill teacher. “It is a product of tw...

The ACT: How to Prepare

The ACT: How to Prepare

Kaylee Long, Editor
November 12, 2013
Filed under Academics

Watch out juniors! The ACT test is coming April 23 and juniors need to start preparing today. There are many things that can be done to prepare, like using Method Test Prep, ACT Online Prep, and just sitting down to study. Students should talk to teachers and ask for help if something is hard to understan...

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