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Get spooked at Elitch Gardens Fright Fest

Get spooked at Elitch Gardens Fright Fest

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

When the sun goes down, haunting creatures, thrills and chills haunt the night. Enjoy all of your favorite Theme Park rides at Elitch Gardens after dark and prepare to be on alert all around you, as Fright Fest comes Alive. Get terrorized with three haunted attractions- No Vacancy, Big Top Freaks, and Séance. These multi-sensory experienc...

All Hallows’s Eve Bash

All Hallows’s Eve Bash

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Eeek! If you're a comic geek like me, you’ll love this great news.   The Pepsi Center is hosting Comic Cons very first annual Halloween party on Oct. 27 and 28. This party is for all ages and costs $5 for 18 years and older and anyone under 18 is free.   They'll have giveaways...

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Frappuccino!

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Frappuccino!

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Unfortunately pumpkin spice season is coming to an end, but here’s one last recipe for you to try out this season! Speaking from a personal experience this Pumpkin Cheesecake Frappuccino is like a piece of Heaven. It’s rich and creamy like cheesecake should be and the best part is, you don't ha...

We Can All Make Smoky Safer!

Jair Thompson, Staffer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase

Wednesday, Oct. 4, during 3R, a mother of a Smoky Hill High School student rushed into Activities - unchecked and unspoken to by security -  to yell at a student. Junior Chrisondra Rogers was in the hall when it all went down, and said, “The whole event started with what was almost a fight between...

Pumpkin Festival at the Botanic Gardens

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Autumn doesn't get any more seasonal than the Pumpkin Festival at the Botanic Gardens. I know what you're thinking, that's really far! Especially for the Smoky Hill Community but before you completely reject the idea, hear me out. Yesterday I went with my two younger siblings and let me tell you, it was sup...

A preview of winter

A preview of winter

Rhonan Norvell, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Student Life

It is only the starting weeks of October 2017 and the first snow has already came out of a seemingly unknown place.   With the high from yesterday being 68 degrees fahrenheit and to get snow the next day is quite honestly just annoying to me.   Not only is a drop in temperature t...

Christmas In October!

Christmas In October!

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Merry Christmas, Smoky Buffs! I say that not because I've lost my calendar — or my mind — but for the simple fact that Halloween is exactly three weeks away yet, Christmas decorations are already up... Wait what? You've seen the Halloween How-To’s on social media, the ads on TV, and you've exp...

Swimming Preseason Camp

Swimming Preseason Camp

Rhonan Norvell, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Sports

The swimming season is back for our water buffs and to get the season started there will be a preseason camp.   Starting Oct. 9 in the Smoky Hill pool going through Nov. third going everyday from 3:45 p.m. through 5:15 p.m. although there will not be practice over fall break.   ...

DINOS Come To Life After dark, Boo At The Zoo

DINOS Come To Life After dark, Boo At The Zoo

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 8, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Student Life

Whether you’re a “dinosaur geek” or you’re just trying to pass time, mark your calendar for the this fun, exciting event at the Denver Zoo. Animal and dinosaur-shaped sculptures made out of artificial pumpkins are set up inside the zoo to celebrate DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo.Th...

Cherry Creek School District Makes changes to The ‘Delay Schedule.’

Cherry Creek School District Makes changes to The ‘Delay Schedule.’

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 8, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

With the possible winter storm around the corner, the Cherry Creek School district releases new delay schedule for all Cherry Creek Schools, including; Elementary, Middle School and high school. When schools are on the ‘delayed schedule’, Elementary School bus pickup is delayed 60 minutes and ...

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