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5 ways to start summer out right.

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
May 26, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Student Life

Summer is now upon us and it couldn't have come sooner. Now all the stresses of everyday life in high school such as, regular homework, keeping a social life, and extracurricular activities are over - at least for a couple months.   Not only is summer a time for relaxation and fun with your...

Christ Embassy Church youth meeting

Christ Embassy Church youth meeting

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

Christ Embassy Church is hosting an inspiring devotional youth meeting tomorrow 5 P.M. at the Smoky Hill Public Library. (Room A) This event is dedicated to anyone from the ages of 12 years to young adult. When you arrive to the meeting, you will be given a booklet called “TeeVo” for absolutely no c...

The Last Blast

Jair Thompson, Staffer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Friday May 12th is Smoky Hill High Schools Last Blast. The Blast will be outside of activities on the turf and everyone is invited. The event will be held after the senior exit assembly that is held every year, where all classes move up to their next spot in Smoky, or in life for the seniors.After, ...

Smoky Hill Art Show

Rhonan, Staffer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

The year is flying by and there are fewer and fewer events going on so be sure you check this one out before the school year ends! The Spring art show started yesterday in the library. This event will continue until Mon. May 15. All art consists of talent from both lower and upper classes....

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...

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 ...

The Biggest Super Moon in 69 Years

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News

If you looked up on the nights of Nov. 13 and 14 and thought to yourself, “Is that really the moon?,” you wouldn't be the only one. 2016 is coming to an end, and with it three super moons. One of the super moons being the largest in 69 years. You may be asking what a super moon is, but once you...

Smoky Hill’s 2016 Fall Craft Fair

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

With the craft fair taking place, every single parking space in both, the teachers and student lots, the whole activities hall, the upper and middle part of the cafeteria, and the whole West and East gym were filled up to the absolute maximum. Considering there were 78 booths in the East gym, 71 in t...

Skin Deep

Skin Deep

Issac Rodriguez, Editor
May 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Freshman Brandon Garry wakes up every morning, makes his way to the restroom, and stares at a face full of acne. Even after several attempts to get rid of his acne, Garry’s friends still give him a hard time by making fun of his acne. Acne is a disorder of the skin caused by inflammation of the s...

How to Make a Club

How to Make a Club

Nafees Abidi, Staffer
January 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

1.Find a faculty member willing to sponsor your Club/Organization with full commitment and dedication.  “Finding a faculty member to sponsor your club is often times the more difficult thing to do because we already have 50+ and there is only so many staff members that aren’t already doing s...

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