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What Do People Think About Anime?

What even is anime, and why is it popular?
Tayler Sewick, Staffer April 6, 2021

One of the many things people do in their off time is watch television shows, movies, or even play games. Anime can now be added to that list. Anime originated in Japan after WW2 and was Japanese digital...

Smith and Wesson MP-15 Sport 2 AR15 style sporting rifle

Biden Plans to Ban AR-15 Style Rifles

White House press secretary Jen Psaki tells reporter that the Biden admin plans to sign executive orders to ban assault weapons.
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief March 31, 2021

After a recent mass shooting in Boulder, CO, which killed 10 innocent people including a Boulder police officer, President Biden is considering using an executive to stop massacres from happening. In the...

Masks being thrown away

Colorado is Lifting the Mask Mandate

Colorado, along with other states will be lifting mask restrictions and COVID-19 restrictions
Isabella Holman, Staffer March 24, 2021

Texas governor, Greg Abbott, lifted the statewide mask mandate for Texans March 10 and it looks like Colorado is following in its footsteps.  Colorado governor Jared Polis has decided that Colorado will...

Chris, following Covid procedures by wearing his mask

Students May Prefer the Hybrid Schedule

Some students at Smoky Hill prefer the hybrid schedule over the full in person schedule.
Isabella Holman, Staffer March 23, 2021

When the hybrid school first started at the beginning of the 2020 school year, almost everyone was upset and missing full, in-person classes. We were sad about not being able to see our friends every day...

many colors of masks

Covid-19-Mask SHHS

Masks are mandatory for all staff and students.
Tayler Sewick, Staffer December 14, 2020

This year all school districts are making wearing masks mandatory for all staff and students. Even though some or even most people don’t like it they have to do it if they want to keep their students...

Ballot Drop-Off Locations for Voting SHHS Students

Election Day Quickly Approaching!!
Dawson Patterson, Reporter November 2, 2020

With the 2020 election quickly approaching,  seniors at SHHS may be wondering where they can go to drop off their ballots for the Presidential/Senatorial Election. There are  several options  where...

A photo of Rittenhouse, posing with an AR-15 style rifle, taken off of his Tik Tok before his account was removed.

Kyle Rittenhouse Shouldn’t be Charged with Murder

Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old has been charged with murder along with other charges
Tyler Dortch, Editor-In-Chief September 2, 2020

Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old from Antioch, IL, was charged with murder and five other charges relating to the killings of two rioters in Kenosha, Wi. Rittenhouse shot two protestors in Kenosha, Wi last...

7 Ways To Stay Connected With Your Friends During Quarantine

7 Ways To Stay Connected With Your Friends During Quarantine

Staying connected is important during these times
Dawson Patterson, Reporter April 23, 2020

So, we're all going through tough times right now, not being at school and all. But I'm gonna give you a few ways to stay connected with your friends. It's hard not to be able to go to a friend's house,...

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,...

Black History month Spirit week

Black History month Spirit week

This is the first black spirit week at any CCSD
Krystal Grider, Staffer 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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