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Brenton Force, Staffer

September 13, 2018

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

Imagine, it’s Friday September 14th. The clock just struck 2:15 pm and you are being dismissed from class. Now you have a choice to make and that choice is to go to the pep assembly or to ditch it. This is a difficult decision to make for some kids. They could go and show school spirit or go relax ...

Summer Jobs

Kailen Theel, Staffer

May 14, 2018

Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

As the school year winds down, and summer comes around the corner, students struggle to find activities to occupy themselves. Jobs are great for teens who love to spend money (but don’t have it), need something to do, and have a great work ethic. The age required for different jobs vary. Some jobs allow 14 yea...

Spontaneous Combustion Auditions

Spontaneous Combustion Auditions

Tori Griffey, Staffer

May 10, 2018

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

Smoky Hill’s Improv group, Spontaneous Combustion (SpoCo), will be having auditions. They will take place today, May 9, at 3:45 pm in the Choir room. Their will be call backs on Thursday at 3:45 pm also in the choir room. At these auditions they will be having you play games to test many skills. They...

North Korea and the Missles

North Korea and the Missles

Kailen Theel, Staffer

May 8, 2018

Filed under Check This Out!, News

The U.S. has been in a feud with North Korea since the Korean war, and most recently North Korea has spoken with South Korea about potentially giving up their nuclear weapons, not just stopping production and storing them, but getting rid of them. North Korea has had many tests of their nuclear weapons ...

Social Studies Guest Speaker

Bianca Richerson, Staffer

April 18, 2018

Filed under Academics, News, NEXT

In room 1-107, a social studies class introduces a guest speaker named Colleen Potton. Potton works at South Metro Fire Department and has been working there for nine years now. Potton explains what she taught to the class,  I came in today to teach this class about the fire department and and ho...

Visit from University of Kansas

Visit from University of Kansas

Charlie Pedderson, Staffer

March 21, 2018

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

A high schooler’s main job is to graduate and foremost, get accepted into college. For current seniors, it might be a little late to start thinking about applying to colleges but it’s not too late. Tomorrow on March 22 2018, the University of Kansas will be visiting Smoky Hill from 1:30 PM to 2:00...

New Secretary of State

New Secretary of State

Ryan Vanetten, Staffer

March 16, 2018

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

March 13, 2018 — President Donald Trump dumped his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday, according to a tweet by Trump himself. The move comes at a time when the Trump presidency is dogged by the independent investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller over Russian collusion in the 2016 p...

Ghost of Smoky hill

Ghost of Smoky hill

Tiffany Beers and Tori Griffey

March 16, 2018

Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase

The Ghost of Smoky hill: Teacher of Smoky Hill disappears and is charged with Sexual Assault   For the past few months, quite a few Smoky Hill teachers have “disappeared,” including Mrs. Terry Evans, a english teacher and the French teacher Maureen Curran but the real mystery, is the absenc...

Lockdown Drill

Kailen Theel, Staffer

March 13, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

In a lockdown drill or actual situation, it is important that everyone is safe. In order for everyone to be safe, it needs to be practiced. How could students, our, and the district ensure that at the end of the day, everyone is safe and sound? How could our district ensure our safety,“the district could i...

I Got StuGo

Jaden Gale, Staffer

March 9, 2018

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

Hey Smoky Hill students! Student Government/Link Leader applications are now open. Student Government is.   According to athletic director, Scott Cohen, “Student Government (or StuGo) is a combination of Student Leadership class and an extracurricular activity.  During the leadership class, ...

Rep Your Country Like You Mean It

Priscilla Morris, Staffer

March 9, 2018

Filed under News

Hey Seniors! If you are one of the many kids who are from a different country and want to represent your country and culture during graduation, the flag sign up sheet is in the activites office.   There can only be one person per country/flag, so if you don’t want to miss out on this op...

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