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The JackStrong Campaign

The JackStrong Campaign

Trinity Trietsch, Staffer

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, NEXT, Showcase, Student Life

Recently Jack Padilla, 9,  who attended Cherry Creek high school committed suicide. "Jack was super bullied, he had been dealing with it for a very long time and on February 14 he committed suicide," said Tsomo O'Brien. However, Jacks death will not forever be mourned but instead has given...

Smoky Hill Celebrates Black History Month

Smoky Hill Celebrates Black History Month

Brennon Fuller Tracy Johnson, Staffer

March 4, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, NEXT, Showcase

February marks the start of Black History Month, an annual observance celebrated  in the United States, as well as Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. It is a celebration to remember African American icons, events, culture, and achievements. This school year, Smoky Hill started...

International Teamwork in Technology Jobs

Walter Bustamante, Staffer

March 3, 2019


Filed under News, NEXT, Showcase, Uncategorized

  With technology becoming more of our day to day lives, and more tech jobs becoming available, the younger generations graduating and going to work will face different challenges and benefits with the people they will have to work with. The three workers that were interviewed were: Adi...

Girls run the world

Zazi Hunsucker, Staffer

February 26, 2019


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

It seems that girls really do run the world. The 2020 democratic candidates make no exception to this rule.   So far, Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, , Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchur, have all announced their running. So far, these are the solidified names. Now why is this important? For starters, the is the first year where we...

New Year’s Resolutions

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January 18, 2019


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

The New Year is a exciting new beginning, which means new year’s resolutions are as well. If you’re in school, there’s a good chance you are looking for resolutions that will help you improve your life physically, mentally, and emotionally. A few Smoky students share some fulfilling resolutions. ...

Art Club

November 6, 2018


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

The art club here at Smoky is open to anyone, regardless if they’re taking a class or not, so they can work on their art and have a safe place to go to. Liz Kaplan is one of the art teachers here at Smoky and she’s also the sponsor for art club. The club meets every Tuesday at 3:30 in room l...

Undefeated Team heads to playoffs

Undefeated Team heads to playoffs

Eyoel Naizgi, Staffer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, NEXT, Showcase, Sports

The story of Smoky Hill football has been changed. They are not the losing team anymore. They have one of the best records imaginable. I had a chance to talk with football coach Kelton Coppinger and he said, “ I am happy with the progress of the team over the years. They have set goals for themsel...

The Tests Of Stress

The Tests Of Stress

Brenton Force, Staffer

October 25, 2018


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

At Smoky Hill High School this time of year the leaves are changing and the stress levels are rising, midterm season has arrived. The halfway point of the first semester is just around the corner. It’s time for students to start cram study sessions and somehow deal with the stress that comes with mid...

Gender Neutral Restrooms

Stephanie Martinez, Staffer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

  Smoky Hill is making changes around the school such as changing the dress code, adding a new redesigned section in the cafeteria, and adding gender neutral restrooms for students to use. The gender neutral restrooms is what’s making a lot more students feel welcomed.   T...

Places To Go To Help You Be Successful

Eyoel Naizgi, Staffer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

There are many ways to get help in school. There are resource centers, a testing center, a tutoring center, and you can schedule meeting with teachers when they are available. Karen Hamilton, the teacher that works in the social studies resource center, said “ the tutoring center is not open yet, but whe...

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