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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

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...

Traffic Before School

Traffic Before School

Jonathan Fonseca David, Staffer September 28, 2022

Traffic before school can be considered annoying and time-consuming, it can make you late to your first-period class and give your tardies in the morning. At Smoky Hill High School this is a big problem...

Showing off what off periods can do

Showing off what off periods can do

Ivan Parfonov, Staffer September 27, 2022

All thanks to off periods, students have been receiving way more time to do their homework, have breaks, and just enjoy school way more. It has given students enough time to balance their personal lives...

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,...

I’m Late Again….Great

I’m Late Again….Great

Desire Young, Staffer September 26, 2022

Tardiness in schools is a big issue for students and teachers. The teachers are tired of being interrupted when a student walks through their doors in the middle of a lesson. The faculty and students at...

An Arapahoe County ballot box at the Smoky Hill Library

A Complete Student’s Guide: How to Vote in the Upcoming Midterm Elections

Zakary Peterson, Staffer September 26, 2022

"Democracy doesn't really work unless you vote," Grant Kleiber (12) said. "[To be] represented by your congressman, and that's important for me, so I want to put my voice out there." Kleiber is not the...

Opinion | Electric Cars are not as Good for the Environment as People Think

Opinion | Electric Cars are not as Good for the Environment as People Think

Ivan Parfonov, Staffer September 13, 2022

Electric cars have been around for a couple of years now and with every year they get more advanced but the mining and making of the main components like lithium-ion batteries have increased the fossil...

Opinion: District Officials aim to Open a Much-Needed Mental Health Treatment Center in Fall 2023

Opinion: District Officials aim to Open a Much-Needed Mental Health Treatment Center in Fall 2023

Dawson Patterson, Staffer September 9, 2022

We all know that some people have mental health issues, Whether they are major or minor. A lot of people also don’t have the money to afford good-quality mental health care. CCSD students, however, will...

Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs

Aubree Maxfield, Staffer May 12, 2022

As this school year is ending, and summer break is starting, students we’ll be going out and finding summer jobs. Employment rates for students are still lower from quarantine than some other statistics,...

Lightning-Fast

Alexandra Lopez, Staffer April 24, 2022

In 1931 “Kwaishinsha Motor Car Works” was changed to Nissan, the name that is most recognized in the present day. After some time, Nissan made the “Skyline GTR” a name known around the world. As...

dance tryouts

dance tryouts

Alasyah Nettles, Staffer April 15, 2022

Are you interested in dance? Then you may want to consider joining the dance team they are looking for boys and girls. The dance team tryouts will take place in the dance gym on 4/19/2022 all the way to...

baseball lockout

baseball lockout

Alasyah Nettles, Staffer April 15, 2022
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