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Get spooked at Elitch Gardens Fright Fest

Get spooked at Elitch Gardens Fright Fest

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2017


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

When the sun goes down, haunting creatures, thrills and chills haunt the night. Enjoy all of your favorite Theme Park rides at Elitch Gardens after dark and prepare to be on alert all around you, as Fright Fest comes Alive. Get terrorized with three haunted attractions- No Vacancy, Big Top Freaks, and Séance. These multi-sensory experienc...

All Hallows’s Eve Bash

All Hallows’s Eve Bash

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2017


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

Eeek! If you're a comic geek like me, you’ll love this great news.   The Pepsi Center is hosting Comic Cons very first annual Halloween party on Oct. 27 and 28. This party is for all ages and costs $5 for 18 years and older and anyone under 18 is free.   They'll have giveaways...

Pumpkin Festival at the Botanic Gardens

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2017


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

Autumn doesn't get any more seasonal than the Pumpkin Festival at the Botanic Gardens. I know what you're thinking, that's really far! Especially for the Smoky Hill Community but before you completely reject the idea, hear me out. Yesterday I went with my two younger siblings and let me tell you, it was sup...

Swimming Preseason Camp

Swimming Preseason Camp

Rhonan Norvell, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 9, 2017


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Sports

The swimming season is back for our water buffs and to get the season started there will be a preseason camp.   Starting Oct. 9 in the Smoky Hill pool going through Nov. third going everyday from 3:45 p.m. through 5:15 p.m. although there will not be practice over fall break.   ...

DINOS Come To Life After dark, Boo At The Zoo

DINOS Come To Life After dark, Boo At The Zoo

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 8, 2017


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

Whether you’re a “dinosaur geek” or you’re just trying to pass time, mark your calendar for the this fun, exciting event at the Denver Zoo. Animal and dinosaur-shaped sculptures made out of artificial pumpkins are set up inside the zoo to celebrate DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo.Th...

Cherry Creek School District Makes changes to The ‘Delay Schedule.’

Cherry Creek School District Makes changes to The ‘Delay Schedule.’

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 8, 2017


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

With the possible winter storm around the corner, the Cherry Creek School district releases new delay schedule for all Cherry Creek Schools, including; Elementary, Middle School and high school. When schools are on the ‘delayed schedule’, Elementary School bus pickup is delayed 60 minutes and ...

First Pep Assembly of the Year.

Priscilla Morris, Staffer

September 16, 2017


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

On Friday, September 15, Smoky Hill High School tipped off the first pep assembly of the year in preparation for the Homecoming dance on Saturday night, September 16.   The school choir performed the national anthem, the cheer and poms team performed a dance and new class games were pl...

Changes in Homecoming Celebration

Jair Thompson, Staffer

August 24, 2017


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

This year Smoky Hill will be having our homecoming celebration the week of Sept. 11. There has been no changes in the events that we do during homecoming week, however, the actual day that we play our homecoming football game is moved to the saturday before homecoming week compared to the friday of ...

5 ways to start summer out right.

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer

May 26, 2017


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

Summer is now upon us and it couldn't have come sooner. Now all the stresses of everyday life in high school such as, regular homework, keeping a social life, and extracurricular activities are over - at least for a couple months.   Not only is summer a time for relaxation and fun with your...

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