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Student's Opinions on Derek Chauvin Court Case

Student’s Opinions on Derek Chauvin Court Case

What Students Think of Chauvin Being Found Guilty
Isabella Holman, Staffer May 27, 2021

Last summer during a tragic interaction between George Floyd and the Minneapolis Police Department, Floyd lost his life at the hands of an officer. It began with George Floyd purchasing a pack of cigarettes...

Smoky Sophomore Missing: Makenna Boye

Smoky Sophomore Missing: Makenna Boye

A Smoky Hill sophomore, Makenna Boye, has been missing since 12AM Sunday, May 16.
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief May 18, 2021

Smoky Hill sophomore Makenna Boye has been missing since Sunday May 16. She is with another teen who does not go to Smoky, Evan Harren. The two are in a light blue Toyota Highlander with CO license plates....

An A+ Letter Grade

Summer Credit Options for SHHS Students

Credit recovery for SHHS students during the summer will be held both online, and in person
Dawson Patterson, Staffer May 17, 2021

If any student is stressing out about grades in school right now, they might be thinking to themselves, “I wish there was some way to get the info I need to raise my grades.” This article will give...

Smoky Hill Prom 2021

Smoky Hill Prom 2021

Smoky Hill's class of 2021 will be getting a prom exclusively for seniors
Triana Gonzalez, Staffer May 6, 2021

Many students in their lives plan on going to their senior/junior year proms. Unfortunately, the class of 2020 didn't get the in-person senior prom that they wanted. This year only seniors are allowed...

Covid-19 Vaccine Card

Kids 16 and Up Can Get Vaccines

Colorado residents aged 16 and up are all able to get a Covid-19 vaccine.
Isabella Holman, Staffer May 4, 2021

As of April 2, all Coloradans 16 and older are eligible to get the vaccine. Everyone 16 and up is able to get the Pfizer vaccine and 18 and older will have the option between the Johnson and Johnson or...

Drama board elections

Drama board elections

Club looks to leadership next year
Natalya Mack, Staffer May 4, 2021

Now that the drama club has finished their productions of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and ‘Rent,’ and the year is coming to an end, it’s time to decide who’ll be chosen to help run the club for...

1R - Ms. Wolleson's Honors Geometry April 8, 2021

Smoky halls fill with students for first time this year

Crowded classes change learning
Triana Gonzalez Simmons, Staffer April 20, 2021

The way teachers and the school can really affect how students comprehend the new learning. “Everything we say and do in the learning environment has the potential to positively or negatively impact...

In-person show in April

In-person show in April

Drama club gets back to what it loves
Natalya Mack, Staffer April 20, 2021

Now that we’re all back together again and our groups and clubs are allowed to perform, these last few weeks of school are going to be filled with concerts, games, and performances from the drama club....

The TikTok Logo, as it appears in the app.

The Dangers of the TikTok “Blackout Challenge”

CCSD Student in Critical Condition After Trying New TikTok Trend.
Dawson Patterson, Staffer April 8, 2021

Anyone who’s been a teenager in the past couple of years should know about the popular social media app, TikTok. TikTok is just like any other social networking software, allowing users from across the...

Smith and Wesson MP-15 Sport 2 AR15 style sporting rifle

Biden Plans to Ban AR-15 Style Rifles

White House press secretary Jen Psaki tells reporter that the Biden admin plans to sign executive orders to ban assault weapons.
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief March 31, 2021

After a recent mass shooting in Boulder, CO, which killed 10 innocent people including a Boulder police officer, President Biden is considering using an executive to stop massacres from happening. In the...

Masks being thrown away

Colorado is Lifting the Mask Mandate

Colorado, along with other states will be lifting mask restrictions and COVID-19 restrictions
Isabella Holman, Staffer March 24, 2021

Texas governor, Greg Abbott, lifted the statewide mask mandate for Texans March 10 and it looks like Colorado is following in its footsteps.  Colorado governor Jared Polis has decided that Colorado will...

What's Next After High School

What’s Next After High School

Is college the best option after finishing high school?
Tayler Sewick, Staffer February 10, 2021

After you graduate from high school it’s hard to know what you want to do because you might not have the money to do so or you might not be able to decide for yourself. Some think that heading right...

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