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Smoky Now

The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

Close To Done

Close To Done

Alexandra Lopez, Staffer May 20, 2022

 In the blink of an eye, we’ve made it to the end of another school year. However, it is still needed to pass finals week.  Fighting to acquire the cap of intelligence & diploma of freedom,...

AP Courses and Mental Health

AP Courses and Mental Health

Sofiia Znakharenko, Staffer May 16, 2022

A large portion of the students attending high school in Colorado have taken or are currently taking AP classes. AP or Advanced Placement classes are courses run by the College Board designed to allow...

Coming To An End

Coming To An End

Alexandra Lopez, Staffer May 12, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year is finally coming to an end. For seniors, graduation is right around the corner. It's such a special event that only comes once. And well for the rest of us, we've finished another...

Electronic passes in the English Department

Electronic passes in the English Department

Dana Mohamed, Staffer May 12, 2022

  Electronic passes have always been a thing but no one really used them. A couple of teachers then started using them and a little after that the school decided to have the English department...

AP Testing Season

AP Testing Season

Aubree Maxfield, Staffer May 1, 2022

Beginning next week, the Cherry Creek School District will be having it’s 2021-2022 AP exams. The testing will last two weeks and is a place where students who signed up can test to see if they’re...

Students In The United States Taking Public Education For Granted

Students In The United States Taking Public Education For Granted

Dana Mohamed, Staffer April 24, 2022

For the time that I've lived in the United States, I've realized that kids here choose whether or not they want to attend class or come to school, which I feel like it's too much freedom. They can ditch...

Off Period Wasted

Off Period Wasted

Dana Mohamed, Staffer April 24, 2022

A 90-minute period is given to almost every student, mostly to work on missing work and better their grades; however, this is very rare to find. "I usually go to my house, I rarely go to the library...

IB MYP Personal Project Completion Ceremony

IB MYP Personal Project Completion Ceremony

Gloria Namgung, Staffer April 17, 2022

This upcoming week on Thursday, April 21 the IB MYP Personal Project Completion Ceremony will be held. This ceremony will recognize the entire IB sophomore class of 2024 for all their hard work in accomplishing...

National Honors Society

National Honors Society

Alex Reschke, Staffer April 5, 2022

“I'm a member of the NHS where I volunteer and find opportunities to give back to the community. I feel like it's a good opportunity to grow and like, find more opportunities to like, give to those around...

Helping the Community

Helping the Community

Caleb Benavidez, Staffer March 11, 2022

Most people don't know about a community helping organization called Key Club. “Key Club is a volunteer organization that's led by youth that we have in Smoky Hill,” Key Club President Supreme Subedi...

Opinion: Capstone Tests

Opinion: Capstone Tests

Aidan Henry, Staffer March 4, 2022

In recent years, the Cherry Creek School District has added capstone tests to their graduation requirements. These tests were originally tested for the class of ‘19, but students were not required...

The Thought of Failure in a Students Head

The Thought of Failure in a Student’s Head

Dana Mohamed, Staffer March 1, 2022

No, the students actually choose to fail or is it the overwhelming feeling and the thought of failure that makes them less motivated. But maybe we can fix that according to Kathleen Sheil. “I don't know...

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