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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...

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...

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...

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, ...

Tragedy To Safety

Tragedy To Safety

Lola Howard, Staffer

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, NEXT, Showcase, Student Life

On February 14, 2018, Stoneman Douglas (SMDHS) in Florida was the site of a mass shooting. Just six weeks prior, the school had the teachers go through an active shooter training. At least one teacher credits the training he has received that helped save student’s lives. Smoky Hill does not do active...

Feeling the Pressure

Feeling the Pressure

Jair Thompson, Co Editor & Chief

March 2, 2018


Filed under NEXT, Sports

In almost every high school there is a team or an athlete who stands out from the rest. This year Smoky Hill’s boys basketball team went 16-7 during the regular season, and are 2-0 so far in the state playoffs putting them into the elite 8.  The team came into the season ranked number one in the state,...

Gun Control Walkouts

Tori Griffey, Staffer

February 26, 2018


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

  On  February 14,18  the deadliest school shooting happened since the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre.This was supposed to be a day of love where couples all over celebrate the bond that the share but instead seventeen students were killed and several more were injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Hig...

SHHS ACT Schedule

Tori Griffey, Staffer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Academics, News, NEXT, Student Life

  On Tues. Feb. 27, 2018 Smoky Hill’s Juniors will be joining every other school in the district in taking the ACT Test. This will be the schedule for that day. Once testing is over we will be having a normal red day. Below is the schedule.   Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018   8:20 - 12:10 ...

Florida Shooting

Ryan Vanetten, Staffer

February 16, 2018


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

On Valentines day gunshots rang out at Stoneman Douglas High School. This marks the eighteenth school shooting of 2018. This shooting resulted in a the deaths of 17 people including staff and students. Twelve students were killed inside the building and two died outside, one died in the street and t...

Clothes Drive For Kids

Clothes Drive For Kids

Kailen Theel, Staffer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, NEXT, Showcase

As winter is extended, families struggle to find clothing. Many students can barely afford to get warm clothing to finish off the cold winter, while other families struggle to find space to fit the clothes they buy regularly. The least someone can do is donate jackets, longed- sleeved shirts, shoes, ...

Smoky Hill Buffaloes Vs. George Washington Patriots

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Jair Thompson, editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under News, NEXT, Sports, Student Life

Smoky Hill Buffaloes Basketball team plays the George Washington Patriots tonight. The Buffaloes are currently ranked 18th in 5A, and 51st in the state. The Patriots are currently ranked 7th in 5A, and 20th in the state. The Buffaloes have won three games this year and loss two (3-2). One of the losses w...

Kenny Foster Update

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Jair Thompson, Editor

December 11, 2017


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

Smoky Hill Buffaloes star forward Kenny Foster went down in game one of the Great Western Shootout. Taking him out of the next two games of the tournament. Despite the nasty looking injury, tests were negative in terms of a long term injury and Foster is expected to return to the court sooner than later....

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