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Marching Band Leadership

Haley Commons, Staffer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs

The 2016-2017 school year may be coming to an end, but the 2017 marching band year is just beginning. Students who have participated in marching band in the past recently had the opportunity to apply for the honorable position as section leader for the upcoming marching season. This year’s applicati...

Club Authorization Requirements

Michael Boyd, Staffer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Academics, Clubs, News, Student Life

There are many clubs at Smoky Hill. All of the clubs however, are required to be authorized by the activities directors. There are over 50 clubs at Smoky Hill and ways for students to make their own. Throughout the school, there are advertisements about clubs that students will be able to join. H...

SHHS Art Club

Octavia Ford, Staffer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Clubs

Smoky Hill High School’s Art club is inviting you to join them in a  new way of creating and putting together creative images of your talent. They would like you to come join and combine talents in room ll-801 at 2:45-4:00 after school. Students get the opportunity to challenge and express themse...

Sign up to Donate Blood Now!!

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Clubs, Showcase, Student Life

On March 7, Smoky Hill will be hosting a blood drive from 8-9:40 am and 11am -1:30 pm. The event will be held in the upper cafeteria. “I think it’s important to do the drive because it’s a free way to find out your blood type and help others get well” Said Senior Mason Steel. All donor...

Buff Traders Yearly Scavenger Hunt

Buff Traders Yearly Scavenger Hunt

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer

February 12, 2017


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

The yearly scavenger hunt with the Buff Traders program is back again and leading it this year was National Honors Society and Buff Standers. This years hunt was titled The Spy Mission and each year it continues to grow with the amount of people that join in and participate; whether they’re in a c...

NHS spreading abuse awareness

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer

February 10, 2017


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

National Honors Society (NHS) is hanging posters around the school. The posters are there to spread awareness about abuse in any and all types of relationships. This includes: friendships, with parents, or romantic partners. “We’re doing this to keep friend, family, and romantic relationship...

Free Hot Cocoa

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer

February 8, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs, News

Sabrina Chavez On Wednesday, February 8th, Buffstanders will be giving out free hot cocoa. The hot chocolate will be given out, outside of the activities doors. It will be served from 7:00am- 7:35am. Buffstanders is an anti-bullying club and our goal is to get students to understand that there are differ...

All CCSD Schools are closed

Raven Scott, Staffer

January 5, 2017


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

All Cherry Creek District Schools are closed Jan. 5 due to weather. All activities and before and after school day care programs in the District facilities are canceled. Sports events and team practices will be postponed. For more information visit http://www.cherrycreekschools.org/pages/storminfo....

Smoky Hill AVID Party!

Jair Thompson, Staffer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Clubs, NEXT, Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Yesterday the Smoky Hill AVID class had a party to celebrate this semester and bring some fun to some of the students who are super stressed.One of the things at the AVID get together was a lot of food, A gift exchange, and an ugly outfit competition. When you hear of AVID something you are always told is that AVI...

Girl Bosses at Smoky

Girl Bosses at Smoky

Amira Marie, Staffer

November 22, 2016


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, Showcase, Student Life

A girl boss is someone who is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it. A woman of character, hard-working and goal driven, mature and cooperative, a leader and a team player. We here at Smoky have many girl bosses. Ellie Chelf, Emmah Johannes, and Eliza Yadav are p...

StandUp For Kids Donations

Haley Commons, Staffer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Check This Out!, Clubs

Attention students! Do you have any new or used socks, beanies, blankets, sleeping bags, hoodies, or gloves that you are willing to donate to homeless children in the community? If so, boxes are waiting for your donations just outside the Activities Office, rooms 11-408 and 11-314, and other various l...

Habesha Club

Habesha Club

Priscilla Morris, Staffer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Clubs

Wengel Tadesse is a senior and the president of the Habesha club at Smoky Hill High School, she has been a member of the club since her freshman year. Many students at Smoky are unaware of what this club is. “The Habesha club is a club to help Ethiopians and Eritreans and to also help us show others...

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