The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

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...

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...

CCSD cutting down on breakfast times

CCSD cutting down on breakfast times

Simone Van de Sande, Staffer September 26, 2022

The Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) is cutting down on students' breakfast times down by two hours. Since this new school year, breakfast was cut from being able to get breakfast at the latest time...

IB Mentors

IB Mentors

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2022

The IB Mentors program is a club catered toward current International Baccalaureate upperclassmen students. Directed by coordinator Kate Sheil, the IB Mentors club is accessible to juniors and seniors...

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...

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Homecoming at Smoky Hill

Sophia Gnyra, Staffer September 26, 2022

Homecoming is wonderful and arguably the best week of high school, it is a nationally celebrated week with fun activities and traditional dance to end the week off. But not many people know how it started...

Coming To An End

Coming To An End

Alexandra Lopez, Staffer May 12, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year is finally coming to an end. For seniors, graduation is right around the corner. It's such a special event that only comes once. And well for the rest of us, we've finished another...

Electronic passes in the English Department

Electronic passes in the English Department

Dana Mohamed, Staffer May 12, 2022

  Electronic passes have always been a thing but no one really used them. A couple of teachers then started using them and a little after that the school decided to have the English department...

A New Covid Response

A New Covid Response

Liam Blasdel, Staffer May 1, 2022

Last Tuesday Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House’s chief medical adviser, told PBS News hour that the United States has now moved onto a “controlled stage’ of the pandemic response. A "controlled...

New Hallway Sweeps at Smoky

New Hallway Sweeps at Smoky

Aubree Maxfield, Staffer April 17, 2022

Implemented on April 6, Smoky has decided to conduct random hallway sweeps around the school to ensure that students are in the classes or out of the halls at the correct times. Students have been active...

Prom IBoutique

Prom IBoutique

Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief March 28, 2022

With prom just around the corner, many students are very excited to pick out their outfits; however, this just isn’t a reality for some students. Prom can be extremely expensive. With dresses and suits...

Spotify Users Face Technical Difficulties

Spotify Users Face Technical Difficulties

Dana Mohamed, Staffer March 11, 2022

As Spotify struggles to keep a stable app service, people are starting to panic and wonder whether or not they lost their music. Looks like that was a worldwide problem according to the top news and headlines...

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