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Normalcy in a Tumultuous Year

During their off-period, a student adheres to school social distancing procedures.
Due to the unprecedented events of this past year, how are Smoky Hill students "going back to normal"?
December 10, 2020

It is undeniable the impact that 2020 has had on the universal sense of normalcy. For the past 6 months, the world has turned itself upside down, requiring millions of people to adapt. Practices such as...

Need for Meals

Students can find more information on pick up locations by heading to the free and reduced tab on the Cherry Creek School District website and clicking the free meals during remote learning tab.
As the district instructs remotely, how will students in need of meals obtain them?
December 2, 2020

The abrupt end of the hybrid learning instituted at all schools across the Cherry Creek School district translates to “no more school lunches”. Though many students might not enjoy school lunches,...

Away from School: The Integration of Remote Education Into Home Life

With the switch to remote instruction, how are students maintaining their academic spaces?
November 30, 2020

As the Cherry Creek school district moved to remote instruction, students were forced into a new environment, their homes.  Throughout the past two weeks, students have learned to adjust their physical...

Too Early to Play Ball

Too Early to Play Ball
With COVID-19 cases reaching new highs in Arapahoe county, is it safe to participate in football?
October 29, 2020

As 2020 has been a tumultuous year, the face of student life has changed drastically. Many of the hallmarks of the first semester, such as the homecoming dance, pep rallies, and more specifically football....

School’s Back, With a COVID Twist!

Class with COVID precautions such as masks and social distancing
How is the first day going at Smoky with all of the COVID precautions?
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...

Free Donuts for 2020 Seniors

Free Donuts for 2020 Seniors
Krispy Kreme is honoring 2020 graduates with free dozen of donuts
May 15, 2020

For the class of 2020, it has been a hard couple of months, having a different graduation experience. Krispy Kreme is here to celebrate with some sweets and give back to 2020 Seniors.    According...

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
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...

Study Tips During Quarantine

Study Tips During Quarantine
Here are some study tips for remote learning during quarantine
April 13, 2020

These past few weeks have been hectic. Having to shift to online can be very stressful, but it is also very important to keep up with all your classes and making sure you do your assignments on time. “I...

Quarantine Actvities

Quarantine Actvities
This is how the smoky hill communityis spending their time in quarantine
April 5, 2020

  On Thursday March 26th, 2020 at 8 a.m. the state of Colorado declared an emergency Stay At Home Order. Let's be real, being in quarantine is not fun and it is hard to keep yourself busy. Junior,...

Become a successful student during this crisis

Become a successful student during this crisis
How to be a successful student during the shutdown and how many countries are affected by this crisis
April 5, 2020

You can be a successful student by continuing to have motivation to want to finish out this year, regardless of what's going on. According to Forbes, “twenty six countries, including Japan, Italy, China,...

Top 5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the COVID-19 Oubreak

Top 5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the COVID-19 Oubreak
These are the 5 best ways to stay in good health during this worldwide crisis
March 30, 2020

As we all know, a lot is going on right now in the world. COVID-19 has become a quickly-spreading worldwide pandemic. People are hoarding toilet paper, at least 35,339 people have died globally and 742,283...

Black History month Spirit week

Black History month Spirit week
This is the first black spirit week at any CCSD
February 25, 2020

Black History Month means a lot to African American culture. I've never been at a school that supports Black History Month, they have a spirit week for it different days you can dress up and they even...

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