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Paying Their way Through Life

Paying Their way Through Life

Tyler Dortch Tori Griffey, Staffer

March 17, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT

  Over the past week TV actresses Felicity Huffman,Lori Loughlin, and many others got charged $500 Billion for bribing colleges to get their kids into the top schools. Many families of higher wealth have been paying coaches at colleges to say they are on a athletic team so they get scholarships b...

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Tracy Johnson, Staffer

March 10, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Student Life

On August 12, 2019, the new Cherry Creek Innovation Campus opens to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. The campus known as the CCIC, provides a job-like experience for students to be better prepared for after high school careers. Mark Morgan, the principal of the CCIC, in his message to the Cherry Creek ...

Smoky Hill Celebrates Black History Month

Smoky Hill Celebrates Black History Month

Brennon Fuller Tracy Johnson, Staffer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, NEXT, Showcase

February marks the start of Black History Month, an annual observance celebrated  in the United States, as well as Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. It is a celebration to remember African American icons, events, culture, and achievements. This school year, Smoky Hill started...

Whooping Cough outbreak at Smoky

Whooping Cough outbreak at Smoky

Tori Griffey, Staffer

February 26, 2019


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

  Attention Smoky Hill, yesterday February 25, 2019 parents received a email addressing whooping cough(pertussis) at Smoky. The Tri-County Health Department has been notified of many cases of Whooping cough over the past few weeks. In order to protect yourself and others here is what you ...

Girls run the world

Zazi Hunsucker, Staffer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Showcase

It seems that girls really do run the world. The 2020 democratic candidates make no exception to this rule.   So far, Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, , Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchur, have all announced their running. So far, these are the solidified names. Now why is this important? For starters, the is the first year where we...

The dangers of Juuling

The dangers of Juuling

Trinity Trietsch, Staffer

February 24, 2019


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

A relatively recent buzz around the halls of Smoky Hill High School has been Juuling, or vaping, for awhile now. Many students will be seen smoking the Juul off and sometimes even on campus, though it's not allowed.  “I wanna say about 2004 or 2006 is when they hit the market and they intended to make s...

How Was This Years ACT?

How Was This Years ACT?

Brenton Force, Staffer

February 24, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Student Life, Uncategorized

February 20th marked a milestone for the juniors of Smoky Hill High School. It was the day of the ACT test.   The ACT is a standardized test that juniors take to get a score that colleges can take and use to decide if a student is fit for their school. The test covers four major subjects,E...

ACT Testing

Arian Jensen Christine Bailey, Staffer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Student Life, Uncategorized, Video

Testing is tomorrow!! Although the stress and overthinking might take over your mindset, here are some comments and tips students have for you while preparing for the ACT.

The Internet Loves Eggs

The Internet Loves Eggs

Tracy Johnson, Staffer

January 27, 2019


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

How is it that a simple egg beat out one of the most world renowned celebrities? On January 4, a photo of a brown, speckled egg was posted on Instagram under the account name @world_record_egg. The photo currently has over 50 million likes. This beat the previous world record of likes on Instagr...

Wrestling Managers

Wrestling Managers

Stephanie Martinez, Staffer

January 27, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Sports, Student Life

The wrestling team at Smoky has gone through so many changes this past couple of months, so I wanted to see how the managers were doing. B’Elanna Sanders, junior, has been a manager since her freshman year. “What made me want to become manager was my mom,” Sanders said, “She was in school and I wanted...

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