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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...

many colors of masks

Covid-19-Mask SHHS

Masks are mandatory for all staff and students.
Tayler Sewick, Staffer December 14, 2020

This year all school districts are making wearing masks mandatory for all staff and students. Even though some or even most people don’t like it they have to do it if they want to keep their students...

Ballot Drop-Off Locations for Voting SHHS Students

Election Day Quickly Approaching!!
Dawson Patterson, Reporter November 2, 2020

With the 2020 election quickly approaching,  seniors at SHHS may be wondering where they can go to drop off their ballots for the Presidential/Senatorial Election. There are  several options  where...

An ABM Maintenance Worker sanitizes a lunchroom window.

Dozens of Procedures in Place to Keep Schools Sanitary

The janitorial staff now have new regulations in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic
Dawson Patterson, Staffer October 23, 2020

     The Cherry Creek School District has been making sure everything is kept sanitary for students and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The janitorial staff has to meet certain standards in order...

Tweet from the president on the 14th, taken from his Twitter

Tensions With Iran Rise

Tensions with the Persian state rise higher, as Trump tweets that the Iranians plan on assassinating the US Ambassador to SA
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief September 15, 2020

Tensions between Iran and the United States have been steadily rising since May of 2018 when President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal, tensions were further increased...

Pictures of SHHS IDs

Smoky ID Rule

Smoky Hill has instituted a new rule, requiring all students to wear their IDs
Isabella Holman, Staffer September 14, 2020

This year Smoky Hill has instituted a mandatory ID policy. All students must wear their ID at all times on campus. Smoky is not the first in the district to mandate this policy, most other schools in the...

A photo of Rittenhouse, posing with an AR-15 style rifle, taken off of his Tik Tok before his account was removed.

Kyle Rittenhouse Shouldn’t be Charged with Murder

Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old has been charged with murder along with other charges
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief September 2, 2020

Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old from Antioch, IL, was charged with murder and five other charges relating to the killings of two rioters in Kenosha, Wi. Rittenhouse shot two protestors in Kenosha, Wi last...

Class with COVID precautions such as masks and social distancing

School’s Back, With a COVID Twist!

How is the first day going at Smoky with all of the COVID precautions?
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief August 25, 2020

As a friend and I arrived on the first day of school during COVID-19, we were expecting to notice some distinct changes. I usually arrive at school around 7:20 in the morning, classes start at 8:20. When...

7 Ways To Stay Connected With Your Friends During Quarantine

7 Ways To Stay Connected With Your Friends During Quarantine

Staying connected is important during these times
Dawson Patterson, Reporter April 23, 2020

So, we're all going through tough times right now, not being at school and all. But I'm gonna give you a few ways to stay connected with your friends. It's hard not to be able to go to a friend's house,...

A Day in the Life of a Pastor During Quarantine

A Day in the Life of a Pastor During Quarantine

Churches under Quarantine are experiencing many hardships
Dawson Patterson, Reporter April 14, 2020

We're all going through hard times right now, with us being in quarantine because of the outbreak. But, in these troubling moments, pastors and churches really have it hard. Pastors are in charge of running...

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