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The student news site of Smoky Hill High School

Smoky Now

Opinion: Is the CDC being too hard on Cruise Companies?

Opinion: Is the CDC being too hard on Cruise Companies?

Dawson Patterson, Staffer January 18, 2022

     On December 30, The U.S. Centers for Disease Control released an official statement warning holiday travelers not to get on cruise ships, pointing to the fact that about 5,000 COVID-19 Cases were...

The total money raised from the Miracle Minute.

A Miracle Minute for Boulder County Fire

Aubree Maxfield, Staffer January 14, 2022

On December 30, 2021, a fire broke out in Boulder County. As it’s called, the Marshall Fire destroyed over a thousand homes and left the people in those homes homeless. The cause of the fire is still...

IB vs AP: Which One is the Better Option?

IB vs AP: Which One is the Better Option?

Gloria Namgung, Staffer January 14, 2022

In schools across the nation, millions of high school students every year come across the situation of deciding what courses to register for high school the following school year.  Two major programs...

Late For Class?

Late For Class?

Caleb Benavidez, Staffer January 14, 2022

At Smoky Hill High School when a student is late, they go to a new thing called the tardy cart. The tardy cart was brought back after 2 years of it being gone. A lot of SHHS students are not happy with...

Challenges Involved With Remote Learning

Challenges Involved With Remote Learning

Dana Mohamed, Staffer January 13, 2022

"Just for, as far as I know, stay on top of things. Don't let it build up because when you don't have somebody there on a daily basis to encourage you, it can get overwhelming and Just remember, we're...

Viral TikTok Challenge Encourages Students to Steal Things from School

Viral TikTok Challenge Encourages Students to Steal Things from School

Dawson Patterson, Staffer October 10, 2021

A new TikTok challenge is quickly sweeping across the internet, and students' reaction to it is driving a lot of SHHS faculty mad. The challenge, known as the "Devious Lick," is a challenge first put out...

SHHS Homecoming 2021-2022

SHHS Homecoming 2021-2022

Dawson Patterson, Staffer August 27, 2021

This year's homecoming week is only a little less than one month away, and it has a lot of SHHS students excited about the week's activities and all the fun they will bring. Some students aren't sure what...

A summer display at a Target

SHHS Summer Plans

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

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

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

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

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...

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