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Nominees For Success

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Academics

You are known to be mischievous, cunning, slacking, etcetera, so it was normal for you to be pulled out of class and your fellow students either saying, “ooh” or asking what you did. To your surprise you were greeted with candy and a paper that recognizes you for your nomination in receiving a Soci...

Spontaneous Combustion Auditions

Spontaneous Combustion Auditions

Tori Griffey, Staffer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, News, NEXT, Student Life

Smoky Hill’s Improv group, Spontaneous Combustion (SpoCo), will be having auditions. They will take place today, May 9, at 3:45 pm in the Choir room. Their will be call backs on Thursday at 3:45 pm also in the choir room. At these auditions they will be having you play games to test many skills. They...

Social Studies Guest Speaker

Bianca Richerson, Staffer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, NEXT

In room 1-107, a social studies class introduces a guest speaker named Colleen Potton. Potton works at South Metro Fire Department and has been working there for nine years now. Potton explains what she taught to the class,  I came in today to teach this class about the fire department and and ho...

To Be Responsible or Not To Be

Heidi Thompson-Brown, staffer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Academics, Student Life

Many students aspire to be sucessful in school whether it is by getting good grades, being an all star athlete or being involved in the school such as clubs and in school activites.  Everyone has a different perspective and opinion on what a sucessful student is, Seniors Lauryn Marshall and Colton Stor...

SHHS ACT Schedule

Tori Griffey, Staffer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, NEXT, Student Life

  On Tues. Feb. 27, 2018 Smoky Hill’s Juniors will be joining every other school in the district in taking the ACT Test. This will be the schedule for that day. Once testing is over we will be having a normal red day. Below is the schedule.   Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018   8:20 - 12:10 ...

Too Much Homework

Too Much Homework

Avery Bailey, Staffer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase, Student Life

Although we complain about homework, it is an important part of our day to day memory of what we learned. Studies show that homework helps us better retain the information from the day. But, there is such a thing as getting too much homework, and this can have a bad effect on students.   Denis...

The Word that Has No Meaning

The Word that Has No Meaning

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Academics

  Blarg is a slang word, and is a word that can have no definitions or any definition you want. Although it sometimes is used in that regard it most often or not shows frustration, orc boredom.   To me blarg is a very magical word, although it seems as if a kid just smashed their ...

Spending saturday at school

Tiffany Beers, Staffer

February 10, 2018


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase

Smoky hill high school MYP students will be spending their saturday at school. Where they become stress and nervous yet, motivated to give it their best, on the personal project. The personal project for MYP students is, student-planned learning activities that extend knowledge and understanding, an...

Second Semester goals

Second Semester goals

Kailen Theel, Staffer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Academics, Opinions, Showcase

Being a Freshman in high school, I didn’t expect to do as good as I did did better than I thought I was, but I had procrastinated on my homework, I didn’t study for tests in big classes, and I didn’t do anything during my off. Like most kids over break, I promised myself that I would fix my...

Allowing Redos In Topics

Allowing Redos In Topics

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

    You wake up ready for school and believing nothing can topple your grades, but as you walk into Math class you learn otherwise. You couldn't solve any problems regarding the new lessons since you didn't have the information to understand it.   Some kids often don't understand a lesson or...

The Power of a Wish

The Power of a Wish

Tori Griffery, Staffer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Every year around this time Smoky Hill does winter wish week. Wish week is where we take a kid who is sick and who may not have the longest to live and raise money so that we can give them one wish.  Most kids choose to go to Disney World but not everyone. This year we will be granting 11 year old Ke...

Semester Two Grind

Semester Two Grind

Avery Bailey, Staffer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Academics, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Semester two has just started, meaning new content and more studying. Some who study have trouble actually studying, while other people study like its an activity, but studying effectively and remembering what you study is the most important thing.Here are five tips to help you study effectively. ...

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