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Black History month Spirit week

Black History month Spirit week

Krystal Grider, Staffer

February 25, 2020

Black History Month means a lot to African American culture. I've never been at a school that supports Black History Month, they have a spirit week for it different days you can dress up and they even have HBCU colleges coming in as well. Smoky Hill is getting a little buzz from doing this because th...

Student Film Festival

Student Film Festival

Cristina Tapia Castellanos, Staffer

February 18, 2020

This March the Cherry Creek School District invites every high school in the district to join the film festival. The film festival is a short film competition open for high school students in the district. The films will be evaluated and you could win a prize or cash. “The full list of placements,...

Class of 2020 Graduation Performer

Class of 2020 Graduation Performer

Krystal Grider, Staffer

February 5, 2020

To make Smoky Hill's graduation more fun, upbeat and more meaningful the activities is looking for seniors with varied talents to participate in the commencement ceremony. seniors may audition for three types of performances, either speech and or dramatic reading or musical presentation. Scott Cohen...

Chicago Musical

Chicago Musical

Cristina Tapia Castellanos, Staffer

January 30, 2020

This spring, the Smoky Hill High School Performing Arts Department presents students and parents with the Chicago musical. The Chicago musical is based on the movie that was originally made 17 years ago. “It’s one of the most popular broadway musicals that has been around,” said Mr. Brown, one ...

Chinese Coronavirus

Chinese Coronavirus

Tyler Dortch, Staffer

January 28, 2020

An EAS alert goes across the screen, signaling that a virus is sweeping across the United States. Killing hundreds of thousands. Fortunately, this scene hasn’t played out in recent U.S. history. That could all change with a new virus coming out of Hubei Province, in China.  Throughout the worl...

R.I.P Mamba

Hailee Ruelas, Staffer

January 26, 2020

Kobe Bryant was reported dead as of this morning 1-26-20, and has devastated the sports world and many Smoky Hill students. Student-athletes will be mourning Bryant's death, along with his daughter Gianna (13). Kobe and Gianna were on the helicopter, along with 8 other passengers, on their way to a basketball tournament at the Ma...

New Smoky Hill High School Trend

Bianca Richerson, Staff Member

January 24, 2020

A new trend on facebook trend created by Dolly Parton has everyone on facebook going crazy. On Tuesday, January 24th, Dolly shared a meme that contained pictures of herself and named after Instagram, Tinder, and Facebook. In less than 24 hours it blew up everywhere on  social media. Smoky Hill has to...

The 2019/2020 Wrestling Season

The 2019/2020 Wrestling Season

Tayler Sewick, Staffer

January 24, 2020

The wrestling team for Smoky Hill has done better than they have in many years. This is good because the wrestling team hasn't had that much love from Smoky Hill in the past couple years, and they need to be recognized for doing as good as they are this season. Before this year there has been a change...

Winter Wish Week 2020

Winter Wish Week 2020

Tori Griffey, Staffer

January 12, 2020

The annual winter wish week is approaching fast. This year's winter wish week will take place on January 27-February 1. Wish week is a whole week where the school focuses on donating money to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year the kid we are raising money to support is named Taurean. Tauren is a 1...

Iranian Missile Attack

Iranian Missile Attack

Tyler Dortch, Staffer

January 9, 2020

“Incoming! Incoming! Incoming!”, alarms in the Ayn al-Asad airbase in Al Anbar Governorate, Western Iraq, as well as another airbase in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan sound off as Iranian ballistic missiles fall out of the sky. As soon as the missiles get near the airbases, the night sky is filled with US...

Boys Basketball Starts League Play Today

Hailee Ruelas

January 8, 2020

Players Terrell Smith (10), Dylan Sanders (10), Jordan Whitaker (11), and Quamar (Big Q) Neal (11) talk about their excitement and preparation for their game against Grandview.

Unified Basketball Starts Today

January 8, 2020

Students Kamari Lewis-Stallworth (11), Chase Lyons (12), and Lydell Hudson (12) have been working with the Unified basketball team this year. They have been practicing 2-3 times a week for about an hour to prepare for their first game against Grandview.

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