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CCIC Applications

CCIC Applications

Lily Gibson, Staffer February 1, 2024

Cherry Creeks Innovation Campus 2024/2025 course applications are now open to all grades. Applications posted to schoology, or sent to some students via email, can apply for next year's courses before...

Students reflect on interesting topics they studied this semester

Students reflect on interesting topics they studied this semester

Samuel Kristjanson, Staffer December 18, 2023

As the semester comes to an end, students reflect on what the Fall semester was like and the interesting things they learned from it. Students this semester have been studying and getting ready for finals...

Grade Deadlines

Grade Deadlines

Faven Getnet, Staffer December 14, 2023

Students are rushing to get all of their assignments and get make-ups done in a small amount of time Brian Lee, Social Studies and AVID teacher said, “I support the student deadlines. It helps to...

Japanese Class Trip to Japan

Japanese Class Trip to Japan

Faven Getnet, Staffer December 5, 2023

During Thanksgiving Break the Japanese class took a trip to Japan. “This trip was 100% sponsored by and paid for by the Japanese government (Ministry of Foreign Affairs),” said Taba Ayako, Japanese...

How to maintain healthy study habits

How to maintain healthy study habits

Simone Van de Sande, Staffer November 30, 2023

In the last stretch of the first semester, 3 more weeks of school are left before final exams and the stress brought on as a result is catching up to everyone. The balance between home life and school...

A.P. Polling

A.P. Polling

Lily Gibson, Staffer November 16, 2023

Recently at Smoky Hill, students and teachers may have noticed the small groups of students going around to classes with QR codes in hand. Government classes, such as Chris Tocco's and Brian Lee’s,...

How-To: Mentally lock in this semester

How-To: Mentally lock in this semester

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2023

With temperatures dropping and daylight savings bringing darker evenings beginning at 4 p.m., the lack of motivation to stick to a task and complete those assignments that have been on the back burner...

One Day in the AEC

One Day in the AEC

Ana-lynn Spencer, Staffer November 14, 2023

Each day, administration does hall sweeps and takes wandering kids into the Academic Engagement Center (AEC), known more commonly as I.S.S. (In School Suspension). Most people stay for only a class period...

Is advisory necessary at Smoky Hill?

Is advisory necessary at Smoky Hill?

Samuel Kristjanson, Staffer November 6, 2023

The Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) mandates advisory classes each week for students across all schools. The class focuses on building trusting relationships with the teacher and fellow classmates....

6 CCIC Pros VS. Cons

6 CCIC Pros VS. Cons

Lily Gibson, Staffer October 27, 2023

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