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The Feasibility of Vaccinations for Teachers

The Feasibility of Vaccinations for Teachers

Vaccines across the nation are being administered at a much slower rate than expected. Will this affect teacher vaccination and the return of a normal fourth quarter?
Hewan Yoseph, Staffer February 17, 2021

With the initial COVID-19 shutdown nearing its first birthday, the desire to return to normalcy is growing stronger. The growing amount of confirmed cases and constant schedule changes has students and...

What's Next After High School

What’s Next After High School

Is college the best option after finishing high school?
Tayler Sewick, Staffer February 10, 2021

After you graduate from high school it’s hard to know what you want to do because you might not have the money to do so or you might not be able to decide for yourself. Some think that heading right...

During their off-period, a student adheres to school social distancing procedures.

Normalcy in a Tumultuous Year

Due to the unprecedented events of this past year, how are Smoky Hill students "going back to normal"?
Hewan Yoseph, Staff member 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...

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.

Need for Meals

As the district instructs remotely, how will students in need of meals obtain them?
Hewan Yoseph, Staffer 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?
Hewan Yoseph, Staffer 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?
Hewan Yoseph, Staffer 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....

Class with COVID precautions such as masks and social distancing

School’s Back, With a COVID Twist!

How is the first day going at Smoky with all of the COVID precautions?
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief 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
Arian Jensen 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
Dawson Patterson, Reporter 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
Arian Jensen 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
Arian Jensen, Staffer 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
Krystal Grider, Staffer 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,...

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