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(Clap) Meme (Clap) Review

(Clap) Meme (Clap) Review

Caleb Bennett, Staffer

February 3, 2019

Filed under NEXT, Opinions, Student Life

MEME REVIEW Teens use memes to entertain and distract themselves in class, they show emotions and reference  jokes. The word meme originated in 1976, in the book The Selfish Gene by:Richard Dawkens, it was coined and is a term for spreading inf Memes have taken root in our everyday lives and are ofte...

Instafall Ready!

Christine Bailey, Staffer

November 2, 2018

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

If summer was the season to show off how great you look without a lot of clothing, fall and winter is the best way to demonstrate layers in cold weather. The time to snug into fuzzy sweaters, hoodies, leggings, and etc. But for Senior Hannah Duthie, this transition is exciting and simple. “ In the...

Security Restricting Students

Security Restricting Students

Stephanie Martinez, Staffer

October 25, 2018

Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Opinions, Student Life

Almost every student at Smoky has been told to get out of the hallways at least once even if they weren’t disrupting or disturbing anyone. Students get told to leave the hallways and Activities and to go to the Library or the Cafeteria, by security and teachers. Usually students stay in th...

The Killers Who Carry Death

Jaden Gale, Staffer

March 7, 2018

Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions

Should the AR-15 be exterminated? Yes..7 No..8 Idk..5 25   Should bump stocks be eliminated? Yes..10 No..3 Idk..7 Should we change the age to purchase a semi automatic (AR-15)  to 21? Yes..15 No..3 Idk..2   Should there be a background check...

Clothes, the Enemy of Equality in High School

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Student Life

I discuss the benefits of having school uniforms at Smoky Hill.

Black Panther Review

Kailen Theel, Staffer

March 1, 2018

Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase

It is a well known fact that Marvel gets the best cast and crew for the best viewing pleasure. In Black Panther, starring Chadwick Boseman, they did not disappoint. This has to be one of the best movies of 2018. Black Panther has got a lot twists and turns for a viewer to enjoy. Set in modern day ...

Would You Play the Role of a Hero or the Bystander?

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  As the fire alarms scream, you and your class head outside only to hear the sounds of firecrackers and see people running. Then you realize that those aren't firecrackers.   We all know what happened Wednesday, but if you didn't here is a recap. Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 stu...



Andrew Guerin, Staffer

February 26, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Student Life

Gossip An Opinionated Piece By Andrew Guerin As you sit at your desk working on the assignment, the speaker begins to broadcast a teachers voice saying to get all the students outside inside. Moreover you hear a classmate saying that he heard that someone is going to threaten two schools in t...

Florida Stays Strong

Tiffany Beers, Staff

February 23, 2018

Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Showcase

  One of the deadliest school shootings in the last five months, in modern american history. In Parkland, Florida a devastating attack happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. That sent students that go there, running for their lives.   Nikolas Cruz, age 19 was behind this horribl...

Valentine’s Day

Charlie Pedderson, Staffer

February 13, 2018

Filed under Check This Out!, Opinions, Showcase

Every Feb. 14, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones. In order to commemorate St. Valentine, every year, couples and family members  celebrate their love for eachother.   For the ones in a relationship Jordan Simon plans to spend her day with her special someone ...

Benefits of a Workout Schedule

Benefits of a Workout Schedule

Avery Bailey, Staffer

February 12, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Working out can be a hassle and not a lot of people like working out, but it keeps you healthy. If you don’t have a workout schedule, and or don’t workout at all, it could be bad for your health. When you work out regularly, your body releases endorphins while you are exercising. These endorphi...

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