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The 2018/19 Senior prank

The 2018/19 Senior prank

Brennon Fuller Tori Griffey, Staffer

May 17, 2019


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

Senior pranks are something many people look forward to when entering high school. Some senior pranks consist of painting on cars, or putting random objects in the school. But this senior prank was a little different.   The seniors this year went camping in the schools senior parking lot over ...

Senior Checkout

Senior Checkout

Tyler Dortch, Tracy Johnson, Staffer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Academics, News, NEXT, Student Life

On Monday the 13th senior students at Smoky checked out from Smoky Hill. Senior students took about 30 minutes to get signatures from all of the important Smoky Hill record keepers, such as the nurse or counselor, then as they got all of these signatures they would head down near the main office and h...

Taking a Stand

Taking a Stand

Trinity Trietsch, Staffer

May 13, 2019


Filed under News, NEXT, Student Life

Recently, the Aurora community has been struck with multiple acts of gun violence from the death of Kendrick Castillo at STEM school, to the 8 others injured in the same shooting. Castillo showed hit true heroism when he lunged at the shooter in order to protect his fellow peers. Now, students in the...

Smoky Hill’s Incoming App

Smoky Hill’s Incoming App

Zazi Hunsucker, Staffer

May 9, 2019


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

With technology being implemented more and more in schools, with simple things like laptops being upgraded, it’s come as no surprise that Smoky Hill High has launched an app for its students to use in the upcoming years!   Carrie Faust, teacher and publication advisor, was in charge of ...

Senior Celebration

Senior Celebration

Tracy Johnson, Staffer

May 6, 2019


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

The senior class of 2019 spends a day at the Senior Celebration event

A Colorado Catastrophe

A Colorado Catastrophe

Tyler Dortch Tori Griffey, Staffer

April 21, 2019


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

Sol Pais, the woman ‘infatuated’ with the Columbine high school shooting. Pais, an 18 year old girl that flew from Florida flew to Colorado on Monday April 15, near the 20th anniversary of the Columbine shooting. As soon as she got to Colorado she bought a pump-shotgun at a gun shop less than two mil...

On the border

On the border

Zazi Hunsucker, Staffer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Check This Out!, News, NEXT

"If they don't stop 'em, we're closing the border,"   These were the words uttered by President Donald Trump, in response to wanting Mexico to do more about the illegal immigrants getting into the United States, despite being warned of the implications on the economics, and causing disrupt...

Article 17

Article 17

Tyler Dortch, Staffer

April 8, 2019


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

Article 13, you may have heard of this in the past few weeks. Article 13, now known as Article 17, is a copyright law in the EU (European Union). This matters to US citizens because websites such as YouTube, Instagram, Google News, and other major online platforms have to censor copyrighted content. ...

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...

The JackStrong Campaign

The JackStrong Campaign

Trinity Trietsch, Staffer

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, NEXT, Showcase, Student Life

Recently Jack Padilla, 9,  who attended Cherry Creek high school committed suicide. "Jack was super bullied, he had been dealing with it for a very long time and on February 14 he committed suicide," said Tsomo O'Brien. However, Jacks death will not forever be mourned but instead has given...

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