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A summer display at a Target

SHHS Summer Plans

Many students will be doing fun activities during the summer and are planning it out now
Dawson Patterson, Staffer May 20, 2021

As any student knows, the end of the school year is quickly approaching, with a lot of SHHS students anxiously awaiting its arrival. This is a perfect time to start planning summer break with a parent...

An A+ Letter Grade

Summer Credit Options for SHHS Students

Credit recovery for SHHS students during the summer will be held both online, and in person
Dawson Patterson, Staffer May 17, 2021

If any student is stressing out about grades in school right now, they might be thinking to themselves, “I wish there was some way to get the info I need to raise my grades.” This article will give...

Smoky Hill Prom 2021

Smoky Hill Prom 2021

Smoky Hill's class of 2021 will be getting a prom exclusively for seniors
Triana Gonzalez, Staffer May 6, 2021

Many students in their lives plan on going to their senior/junior year proms. Unfortunately, the class of 2020 didn't get the in-person senior prom that they wanted. This year only seniors are allowed...

Covid-19 Vaccine Card

Kids 16 and Up Can Get Vaccines

Colorado residents aged 16 and up are all able to get a Covid-19 vaccine.
Isabella Holman, Staffer May 4, 2021

As of April 2, all Coloradans 16 and older are eligible to get the vaccine. Everyone 16 and up is able to get the Pfizer vaccine and 18 and older will have the option between the Johnson and Johnson or...

Drama board elections

Drama board elections

Club looks to leadership next year
Natalya Mack, Staffer May 4, 2021

Now that the drama club has finished their productions of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and ‘Rent,’ and the year is coming to an end, it’s time to decide who’ll be chosen to help run the club for...

A Pile of Cash.

Job Opportunities for SHHS Students

Looking for a Summer Job?
Dawson Patterson, Staffer April 29, 2021

It might be a little difficult for teenagers to find a job right now, especially with all of the COVID-19 Paranoia that went on within the last year. Sophomores or Junior that are looking for a part-time...

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...

Stress with online schools

Stress with online schools

Stress During COVID-19
Triana Gonzalez Simmons, Staffer March 9, 2021

The past few months haven't been the best for everyone. Due to Covid-19 over 66% the US population is now in homelessness. Middle to lower class families have suffered the most. The pandemic has taken...

The Feasibility of Vaccinations for Teachers

The Feasibility of Vaccinations for Teachers

Vaccines across the nation are being administered at a much slower rate than expected. Will this affect teacher vaccination and the return of a normal fourth quarter?
Hewan Yoseph, Staffer February 17, 2021

With the initial COVID-19 shutdown nearing its first birthday, the desire to return to normalcy is growing stronger. The growing amount of confirmed cases and constant schedule changes has students and...

What's Next After High School

What’s Next After High School

Is college the best option after finishing high school?
Tayler Sewick, Staffer February 10, 2021

After you graduate from high school it’s hard to know what you want to do because you might not have the money to do so or you might not be able to decide for yourself. Some think that heading right...

During their off-period, a student adheres to school social distancing procedures.

Normalcy in a Tumultuous Year

Due to the unprecedented events of this past year, how are Smoky Hill students "going back to normal"?
Hewan Yoseph, Staff member December 10, 2020

It is undeniable the impact that 2020 has had on the universal sense of normalcy. For the past 6 months, the world has turned itself upside down, requiring millions of people to adapt. Practices such as...

Students can find more information on pick up locations by heading to the free and reduced tab on the Cherry Creek School District website and clicking the free meals during remote learning tab.

Need for Meals

As the district instructs remotely, how will students in need of meals obtain them?
Hewan Yoseph, Staffer December 2, 2020

The abrupt end of the hybrid learning instituted at all schools across the Cherry Creek School district translates to “no more school lunches”. Though many students might not enjoy school lunches,...

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