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Smoky Hill was Vandalized

Smoky Hill was Vandalized

Tyler Dortch, Staffer

November 25, 2019

Smoky was graffitied yesterday with obscenities and other remarks. Someone, or a group of people, spray painted an anarchist sign and an obscenity on our school's mascot, the buffalo. The graffiti was removed yesterday into today.  Windows on the activities entrance were graffitied, along with t...

What’s Happening in our world?

What’s Happening in our world?

Krystal Grider, Staffer

November 25, 2019

  There has been a lot of shootings around the world and this one stood out to me, there was a backyard football watch party in Fresno, California. ''10 people were shot and 4 fatally. Here is what the police had to say about what happened. A group of family and friends were gathered in a backya...

Alicia Dante- Student Director

Alicia Dante- Student Director

Tori Griffey, Staffer

November 24, 2019

Standing in the spotlight is a dream for a lot of kids, but for Alicia Dante making those kids dreams come true was just what she wanted to do. Dante, a senior here at Smoky, is directing her own play for the underclassman.    “I've wanted to direct a show for a while, I always thought it...

New CCSD Graduation Requirements

New CCSD Graduation Requirements

Tayler Sewick, Staffer

November 19, 2019

Life beyond high school is different from what it used to be. Over 74% of jobs in Colorado now and in the future require training or education after high school.  Students who graduate and work in Colorado will need real world skills to secure a job. in addition to the WPS Graduation Requirements...

Sources Of Strength Week

Sources Of Strength Week

Tori Griffey, Staffer

October 8, 2019

Smoky Hill High School is spending an entire week dedicated to the Sources Of Strength. The Sources of Strength each represent a positive way that people share their voices. This week each day is dedicated to a certain strength on the wheel. “ This is the first year Smoky Hill High School is doing...

AP testing!

AP testing!

Cristina Tapia Castellanos, Staffer

October 4, 2019

The Advanced Placement program remains a popular way for students to receive college credits for AP courses designed to make students pass the exam. This year the college board has made a drastic change in deadlines to register for the AP exam and a new way to bubble for the exam. “Bubbling is not do...

Smoky Hill Students Can’t be in the Hallways

Smoky Hill Students Can’t be in the Hallways

Krystal Grider, Staffer

October 4, 2019

    Around Smoky Hill High School i've been hearing kids talking about ,“ugh this is dumb why we cant be in the hallways on our off period,” So I wanted to go more deep into it and start asking the professionals. I interviewed Trevor Vanluiet the head security guard of Smoky Hill High School...

Concussion Aviation

Concussion Aviation

Tayler Sewick, Staff

September 12, 2019

 Head aching, hands are shaking, the pain is violent. The next moment your falling into darkness and no way out of the pain in their head. That is what it looks like when you don't get the concussion protocol. no one wants to know the pain of an unchecked concussion when they are in a sport or an in...

UGH LATE AGAIN!!!

Austin Huntsman, Staff

September 4, 2019

  The students watch the sunrise get dressed, head to the kitchen to get some breakfast, head out the door they walk to the bus stop when the bus is not there at 7:45, Stomach starts the ache they start to shake being scared that they are late busses get there 8:10 10 minutes late that  mak...

Bringing the culture back to Smoky!

Bringing the culture back to Smoky!

Marcus Risley, Staffer

September 4, 2019

Our principal Mr. Puga worked really hard to get a chicano studies class into Smoky Hill. “ I saw that only 4 schools had a class like this in the DPS district. I asked Metro State University if they would be interested in doing something like this at Smoky and eventually they agreed," said Puga.  Mr....

Student Governments New Set Up

Student Governments New Set Up

Krystal Grider, Staffer

August 30, 2019

There is a big change in Student Government(StuGo) this year. Instead of having a bunch of  students in one class they split up the upper class from the lower class. Alexandra Bindley said ¨Its going to be a lot different for us planning homecoming because the comity is smaller. StuGo has to plan a...

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