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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

Reading and Math Test Scores Drop After Remote Learning

Reading and Math Test Scores Drop After Remote Learning

Michael Keegan, Staffer November 4, 2022

Math scores falling in every state and most of it has dropped. Reading scores dropped to 1992 as well. Is it to blame the pandemic or not? Covid-19 was a historical event for the world. This was a major...

The Balance of Sports and School

The Balance of Sports and School

Michael Keegan, Staffer September 30, 2022

School and sports are starting back up. Is students' mental health doing fine with their balance of school work and studying for tests while also doing well in sports practices? "I feel like it is definitely...

SAT Retakes

SAT Retakes

Joseph Serna, Staffer September 27, 2022

  SAT Retakes are right around the corner and are perfect for students looking to maximize potential scholarships and chances at better schools. Deadlines are October 7th, 2022. “With my experience,...

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, Editor-in-Chief 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...

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