The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs

Aubree Maxfield, Staffer May 12, 2022

As this school year is ending, and summer break is starting, students we’ll be going out and finding summer jobs. Employment rates for students are still lower from quarantine than some other statistics,...

Roe v. Wade Should Not Be Overturned

Roe v. Wade Should Not Be Overturned

Gloria Namgung, Staffer May 12, 2022

Roe v. Wade should NOT be overturned. Women and those that identify with having a uterus should be given the opportunity to make a decision for themselves and not have a decision made for them by a male-dominated...

Religious Holidays For Muslims

Dana Mohamed, staffer May 10, 2022

Having to go to school on our own holidays can be really tough for some of us with religions other than Christianity. As a Muslim at Smoky Hill, a lot of our holidays actually tend to be in the middle...

Dogs At School

Dogs At School

Alasyah Nettles, Staffer May 10, 2022

In the past year, there were dogs at school and they were there to help people when they needed it and if they just needed comfort. They should have the dogs back in school every other day because they...

OPINION: Standardized Testing Should No Longer Be Used

OPINION: Standardized Testing Should No Longer Be Used

Sofiia Znakharenko, Staffer May 1, 2022

Since 1900, standardized testing has been an active part of the educational process. But have schools considered that such a long-lived practice, which has been barely changed since its institution more...

Students In The United States Taking Public Education For Granted

Students In The United States Taking Public Education For Granted

Dana Mohamed, Staffer April 24, 2022

For the time that I've lived in the United States, I've realized that kids here choose whether or not they want to attend class or come to school, which I feel like it's too much freedom. They can ditch...

Lightning-Fast

Alexandra Lopez, Staffer April 24, 2022

In 1931 “Kwaishinsha Motor Car Works” was changed to Nissan, the name that is most recognized in the present day. After some time, Nissan made the “Skyline GTR” a name known around the world. As...

Off Period Wasted

Off Period Wasted

Dana Mohamed, Staffer April 24, 2022

A 90-minute period is given to almost every student, mostly to work on missing work and better their grades; however, this is very rare to find. "I usually go to my house, I rarely go to the library...

Schools should serve healthier lunch

Schools should serve healthier lunch

Caleb Benavidez, Staffer April 7, 2022

I go to the school's cafeteria every day for lunch, but most times I don't eat. When I walk into the cafeteria I see students being herded like cattle to the lunch lines. When I get to the counter I...

Social Media Should Be Restricted for Children

Social Media Should Be Restricted for Children

Gloria Namgung, Staffer April 3, 2022

Social media has been a reflex in human society with the continuous and increasing development in technology for years at a time now. Specifically in children today, the national average age of kids getting...

My Family is in Russia

My Family is in Russia

Sofiia Znakharenko, Staffer March 24, 2022

I was born in Novosibirsk, a pretty large town in western Siberia. Growing up I had a privileged existence by any standards, especially Russian ones, with me being more sheltered and comfortable than most....

The Power of Tik Tok

The Power of Tik Tok

Gloria Namgung, Staffer March 11, 2022

Tik Tok is a new addition to a load of social media platforms that engages and completely sucks in generations from Gen Z to Gen X.  This application that can be easily downloaded on any cellular device,...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Opinions