• June 11Like us on Facebook @SmokyNow

  • June 11Check out our Snapchat story @smokynow

  • June 11Follow us on Instagram @smokynow

  • June 11Follow us on Twitter @SmokyNow

The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

Welcome new Volleyball coach

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Smoky Hill continues to grow each year, and with it the necessity for additional staff. We are pleased to welcome Scott Nugent (also known as “Nuge”) as our new girls’ volleyball coach. Nugent has been playing volleyball for 30 years and has been coaching at “no limits” (Volleyball foundation)...

Mandatory Meetings For Seniors

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

Attention to class of 2017, Mandatory meetings for graduates and their parents/guardians are at 7:00 p.m. Tues. April 11 (A-L) or Wednesday April 12 (M-Z). Any student planning to participate in the graduation ceremony must attend one of these meetings with a parent or guardian. If unable to attend a...

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 ...

New graduation requirements for the class of 2021

Rhonan Norvell, staffer
November 3, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

The requirements in order to graduate from any Cherry Creek school are changing for the class of 2021 and beyond. The current requirements include completing a minimum of 22 credits: Four credits of English and three credits each from all of the following: Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies....

April Snow Storm

Autumn Olson, Staffer
April 15, 2016
Filed under News

After a full week of being in the 60-70 degrees, Colorado is expecting a huge snow storm to hit this weekend. The state is expected to see approximately eight to 14 inches of snow by Sunday, April 17. The national weather service has called for a storm watch in Denver until Saturday. “A slow-moving ...

Donate your shoes in Soles4Souls box

Donate your shoes in Soles4Souls box

Issac Rodriguez, Editor
March 18, 2016
Filed under News

Help poverty stricken Countries and bring in your old shoes. Shoes can be donated in any of the resource centers or in teacher’s classrooms around the school from now until March 24, 2016. MYP freshman Lindsay Cann and Tabitha Willden are doing a world awareness project for their IB 9 English class. “S...

Rare Dolphin Killed For Selfies

Rare Dolphin Killed For Selfies

Autumn Olson, Staffer
February 20, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Tourists in Argentina took two rare La Plata dolphins out of waters to take selfies on the shore of Santa Teresita beach resort in Buenos Aires- killing at least one of the dolphins according to Central European News last week. This incident has drawn lots of attention to animal lovers and activists nat...

AVID is Accepting Students for a Blood Drive

AVID is Accepting Students for a Blood Drive

Issac Rodriguez, Editor
February 14, 2016
Filed under News

AVID is hosting a blood drive in the upper cafeteria Tuesday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to 9:40 a.m., and 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Senior and AVID student Vannessa Ruby believes the blood drive is for a good cause because it helps people who need the blood. “We have a blood drive to give the opportunity ...

Vanishing Tips at Dunkin’ Donuts

Vanishing Tips at Dunkin’ Donuts

Kayla Cushing, Staffer
January 21, 2016
Filed under News

Tuesday morning Jan 19, two Smoky Hill students stole money from the tip jar at the Dunkin' Doughnuts on Smoky hill road.The two students were both boys, wearing jeans and black athletic hoodies. The two boys pretended to plan out their order when they stole the money out of the tip jar. “Yesterda...

Teenagers Sexting in High School

Teenagers Sexting in High School

Issac Rodriguez, Editor
December 11, 2015
Filed under News

A scandal at Cañion High School shed some light on the issue of sexting stated in an article by 9news. Sexting is the sending of sexually explicit photos, images, texts, or email via cell phone or other device. According to an article by 9news, in some cases, teens caught sexting can be labeled as sex o...

Police use Social Media to Fight Crime

Police use Social Media to Fight Crime

Issac Rodriguez, Editor
October 22, 2015
Filed under News

Smoky Hill High School officer Smick's job is to be a resource for the community, as well as the faculty in the school, and the surrounding community parents that live in the general Smoky Hill campus area. Police use social media, such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to fight crime. “I wi...

Students Break up Over Text

Students Break up Over Text

Issac Rodriguez, Staffer
October 2, 2015
Filed under News, Opinions

30 percent of students end their relationships over text or have been broken up with over text as stated in an article my CNN Money. Majority of teens do not think that breaking up over social media or text is better. “ I disagree on them (break up’s over text) because if you’re breaking up ...

The student news site of Smoky Hill High School
news