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

Opinion | Fire Drill Being Held in Freezing Temperatures

Opinion | Fire Drill Being Held in Freezing Temperatures

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2023

Today, Tuesday, Jan. 31, a fire drill was held in less-than-ideal weather conditions. School authorities should have taken into consideration the well-being of students and staff by moving the fire drill...

Mental Health Recognition

Mental Health Recognition

Simone Van de Sande, Staffer January 29, 2023

Mental health- teens across the country have dealt with mental health for decades. With over 65% feeling comfortable talking about their mental with those closest to them, only 48% feel comfortable talking...

Between the Pages, Smoky Hill High Schools book club, has introduced a new feature to the school library; a member recommendation section. With book tags telling which reader recommended each book this new hub for literature, which has actually been read by the students of this school, could be working to get more students into reading through their peers.

Books Bridging Connection

Sofiia Znakharenko, Staffer January 29, 2023

Dylan Beaudet and his partners sold cinnamon rolls to fundraise for Make a Wish after they were sponsored by DuffyRolls.

Fundraising and Sweets: The DECA Marketplace Brought Smoky Hill’s Community Together

Zakary Peterson, Co-Editor January 26, 2023

The notes of fragrant, warm cinnamon and caramelized brown sugar had students buying Duffeyroll's classic cinnamon rolls from the vendors like crazy on Thursday. Though the vendors were not adults, Smoky...

Opinion | Lack of Funding is Becoming a Present Issue

Opinion | Lack of Funding is Becoming a Present Issue

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2023

There is a concerning lack of funding in this school. This issue needs to be resolved sooner rather than later for the benefit of students and staff.  Many components support this situation. Out of...

Seniors: Need to Register for Selective Service? Heres How!

Seniors: Need to Register for Selective Service? Here’s How!

Dawson Patterson, Staffer January 25, 2023

For a lot of the students in Smoky Hill's senior class of 2023, registering for selective service is something they must do within 30 days of turning 18 years old. Not everyone is aware of how they can...

Opinion | Republicans Have a Large Problem: Themselves

Opinion | Republicans Have a Large Problem: Themselves

Zakary Peterson, Co-Editor January 23, 2023

After having been "punched, dragged, spit on[,] stomped, electrocuted by a taser, [and] suffered a traumatic brain injury" during the January 6th riot, former D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officer...

Snowboarding vs Skiing

Sophia Gnyra, Staffer January 23, 2023

 

Lunar New Year 2023: The Year of the Rabbit Ends in Tragedy

Lunar New Year 2023: The Year of the Rabbit Ends in Tragedy

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2023

For many of Asian descent, yesterday, Jan. 22, was a day of celebration and festivities for the Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year is a significant holiday observed by many countries like China, Korea, Malaysia,...

Wish Week Schedule 2023

Faven Getnet, Staffer January 19, 2023

Cherry Creek School District Eliminates Valedictorian for All Schools

Cherry Creek School District Eliminates Valedictorian for All Schools

Simone Van de Sande, Staffer December 18, 2022

  Freshman Madisyn Lyninger has been longing to get Valedictorian since the 6th grade. "I want to follow in my mother's footsteps, I wanted to get the approval of my mother since she was...

From a Students Perspective: 2022

From a Student’s Perspective: 2022

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2022

The year is finally coming to an end and so is the school semester. Students across the building take the time to reflect on the year and look forward to the upcoming year once finals week is over and...

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