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Paying Their way Through Life

Paying Their way Through Life

Tyler Dortch Tori Griffey, Staffer

March 17, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT

  Over the past week TV actresses Felicity Huffman,Lori Loughlin, and many others got charged $500 Billion for bribing colleges to get their kids into the top schools. Many families of higher wealth have been paying coaches at colleges to say they are on a athletic team so they get scholarships b...

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Tracy Johnson, Staffer

March 10, 2019


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

On August 12, 2019, the new Cherry Creek Innovation Campus opens to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. The campus known as the CCIC, provides a job-like experience for students to be better prepared for after high school careers. Mark Morgan, the principal of the CCIC, in his message to the Cherry Creek ...

Smoky Hill Celebrates Black History Month

Smoky Hill Celebrates Black History Month

Brennon Fuller Tracy Johnson, Staffer

March 4, 2019


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

February marks the start of Black History Month, an annual observance celebrated  in the United States, as well as Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. It is a celebration to remember African American icons, events, culture, and achievements. This school year, Smoky Hill started...

How Was This Years ACT?

How Was This Years ACT?

Brenton Force, Staffer

February 24, 2019


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

February 20th marked a milestone for the juniors of Smoky Hill High School. It was the day of the ACT test.   The ACT is a standardized test that juniors take to get a score that colleges can take and use to decide if a student is fit for their school. The test covers four major subjects,E...

ACT Testing

Arian Jensen Christine Bailey, Staffer

February 19, 2019


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

Testing is tomorrow!! Although the stress and overthinking might take over your mindset, here are some comments and tips students have for you while preparing for the ACT.

New Graduation Requirements

New Graduation Requirements

Dallas Vieaux, Staffer

February 9, 2019


Filed under Academics, NEXT

There are many requirements to graduate for Juniors and Seniors that may be difficult, but there are more requirements for Sophomores and Freshman starting with the class of 2021.  The juniors and seniors have to get their 22 credits that consist of English, 4.0 credits, Math 3.0 credits, Science 3....

Wrestling Managers

Wrestling Managers

Stephanie Martinez, Staffer

January 27, 2019


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

The wrestling team at Smoky has gone through so many changes this past couple of months, so I wanted to see how the managers were doing. B’Elanna Sanders, junior, has been a manager since her freshman year. “What made me want to become manager was my mom,” Sanders said, “She was in school and I wanted...

ACT and SAT dates and schedule

ACT and SAT dates and schedule

Tori Griffey, Staffer

January 21, 2019


Filed under Academics, News, NEXT, Student Life

From Freshman year to Junior year we spend a lot of time preparing for the SAT test and the ACT tests. We take practice tests, do workbooks in class, and we do vocab in English to prepare for these tests and much more. These tests are what get students into college and for Smoky Juniors these tests a...

Chick-Fil-A Days

Chick-Fil-A Days

Brenton Force, Staffer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Uncategorized

“I eat at Chick-fil-a about three times every week.” said Smoky Hill High School junior, Neil Cook. Neil as long as hundred of other students visit Chick-fil-a every day. However now it’ll make a big difference.   On November 29, at the Chamber and Parker location of Chick-fil-a all ...

Art Club

November 6, 2018


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

The art club here at Smoky is open to anyone, regardless if they’re taking a class or not, so they can work on their art and have a safe place to go to. Liz Kaplan is one of the art teachers here at Smoky and she’s also the sponsor for art club. The club meets every Tuesday at 3:30 in room l...

The Works Of A Miracle Minute

The Works Of A Miracle Minute

Brenton Force, Staffer

November 2, 2018


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Imagine you’re sitting in your second period class. The clock strikes 10:05 AM and the miracle minute officially starts. The bag is headed toward you and now you must decide. Will you put any money in the bag. You now have a decision. Do you donate money or do let it go past. This is the dilemma t...

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