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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...

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Tracy Johnson, Staffer

March 10, 2019


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

On August 12, 2019, the new Cherry Creek Innovation Campus opens to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. The campus known as the CCIC, provides a job-like experience for students to be better prepared for after high school careers. Mark Morgan, the principal of the CCIC, in his message to the Cherry Creek ...

Whooping Cough outbreak at Smoky

Whooping Cough outbreak at Smoky

Tori Griffey, Staffer

February 26, 2019


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

  Attention Smoky Hill, yesterday February 25, 2019 parents received a email addressing whooping cough(pertussis) at Smoky. The Tri-County Health Department has been notified of many cases of Whooping cough over the past few weeks. In order to protect yourself and others here is what you ...

The dangers of Juuling

The dangers of Juuling

Trinity Trietsch, Staffer

February 24, 2019


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

A relatively recent buzz around the halls of Smoky Hill High School has been Juuling, or vaping, for awhile now. Many students will be seen smoking the Juul off and sometimes even on campus, though it's not allowed.  “I wanna say about 2004 or 2006 is when they hit the market and they intended to make s...

How Was This Years ACT?

How Was This Years ACT?

Brenton Force, Staffer

February 24, 2019


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

February 20th marked a milestone for the juniors of Smoky Hill High School. It was the day of the ACT test.   The ACT is a standardized test that juniors take to get a score that colleges can take and use to decide if a student is fit for their school. The test covers four major subjects,E...

ACT Testing

Arian Jensen Christine Bailey, Staffer

February 19, 2019


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

Testing is tomorrow!! Although the stress and overthinking might take over your mindset, here are some comments and tips students have for you while preparing for the ACT.

How Students are Celebrating Valentines Day

How Students are Celebrating Valentines Day

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

February 14, 2019


Filed under NEXT, Student Life

Valentine's day is the day to serve as an excuse to give loved one gifts such as chocolate, stuffed animals, and various other sweets. Yet students at Smoky Hill have found various methods to celebrate Valentine's day with a loved one or with friends. Sean Abing is a 10th grader at Smoky Hill, and...

What You Should Know About Starbuffs

What You Should Know About Starbuffs

Walter Bustamante, Staffer

February 3, 2019


Filed under NEXT, Student Life, Uncategorized

Star-Buffs is a store where students can go and buy themselves food or clothing. The school store is open second period as well as after school. Not many students know how to work at the school store or what class it is apart of, this is some of the need to know's about the store that you might not...

(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...

The Internet Loves Eggs

The Internet Loves Eggs

Tracy Johnson, Staffer

January 27, 2019


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

How is it that a simple egg beat out one of the most world renowned celebrities? On January 4, a photo of a brown, speckled egg was posted on Instagram under the account name @world_record_egg. The photo currently has over 50 million likes. This beat the previous world record of likes on Instagr...

Wrestling Managers

Wrestling Managers

Stephanie Martinez, Staffer

January 27, 2019


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

The wrestling team at Smoky has gone through so many changes this past couple of months, so I wanted to see how the managers were doing. B’Elanna Sanders, junior, has been a manager since her freshman year. “What made me want to become manager was my mom,” Sanders said, “She was in school and I wanted...

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