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The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

Opinion: Is the CDC being too hard on Cruise Companies?

Opinion: Is the CDC being too hard on Cruise Companies?

Dawson Patterson, Staffer January 18, 2022

     On December 30, The U.S. Centers for Disease Control released an official statement warning holiday travelers not to get on cruise ships, pointing to the fact that about 5,000 COVID-19 Cases were...

Late For Class?

Late For Class?

Caleb Benavidez, Staffer January 14, 2022

At Smoky Hill High School when a student is late, they go to a new thing called the tardy cart. The tardy cart was brought back after 2 years of it being gone. A lot of SHHS students are not happy with...

Lana Vu standing with her sketchbook.

A Growing Artist’s Experience with Drawing

Aubree Maxfield, Staffer December 7, 2021

Lana Vu finds lots of joy in drawing, it makes her feel relaxed and allows her to have fun in her free time. “I feel so happy and just so at ease with life. It takes a lot of time and kills time....

SHHS Homecoming 2021-2022

SHHS Homecoming 2021-2022

Dawson Patterson, Staffer August 27, 2021

This year's homecoming week is only a little less than one month away, and it has a lot of SHHS students excited about the week's activities and all the fun they will bring. Some students aren't sure what...

A summer display at a Target

SHHS Summer Plans

Dawson Patterson, Staffer May 20, 2021

As any student knows, the end of the school year is quickly approaching, with a lot of SHHS students anxiously awaiting its arrival. This is a perfect time to start planning summer break with a parent...

An A+ Letter Grade

Summer Credit Options for SHHS Students

Dawson Patterson, Staffer May 17, 2021

If any student is stressing out about grades in school right now, they might be thinking to themselves, “I wish there was some way to get the info I need to raise my grades.” This article will give...

Photo of sticker on Tayler Sewicks laptop.

What Do People Think About Anime?

Tayler Sewick, Staffer April 6, 2021

One of the many things people do in their off time is watch television shows, movies, or even play games. Anime can now be added to that list. Anime originated in Japan after WW2 and was Japanese digital...

Smith and Wesson MP-15 Sport 2 AR15 style sporting rifle

Biden Plans to Ban AR-15 Style Rifles

Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief March 31, 2021

After a recent mass shooting in Boulder, CO, which killed 10 innocent people including a Boulder police officer, President Biden is considering using an executive to stop massacres from happening. In the...

Students can find more information on pick up locations by heading to the free and reduced tab on the Cherry Creek School District website and clicking the free meals during remote learning tab.

Need for Meals

Hewan Yoseph, Staffer December 2, 2020

The abrupt end of the hybrid learning instituted at all schools across the Cherry Creek School district translates to “no more school lunches”. Though many students might not enjoy school lunches,...

Away from School: The Integration of Remote Education Into Home Life

Hewan Yoseph, Staffer November 30, 2020

As the Cherry Creek school district moved to remote instruction, students were forced into a new environment, their homes.  Throughout the past two weeks, students have learned to adjust their physical...

Too Early to Play Ball

Too Early to Play Ball

Hewan Yoseph, Staffer October 29, 2020

As 2020 has been a tumultuous year, the face of student life has changed drastically. Many of the hallmarks of the first semester, such as the homecoming dance, pep rallies, and more specifically football....

An ABM Maintenance Worker sanitizes a lunchroom window.

Dozens of Procedures in Place to Keep Schools Sanitary

Dawson Patterson, Staffer October 23, 2020

     The Cherry Creek School District has been making sure everything is kept sanitary for students and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The janitorial staff has to meet certain standards in order...

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