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Student Film Festival

Student Film Festival

Cristina Tapia Castellanos, Staffer

February 18, 2020

This March the Cherry Creek School District invites every high school in the district to join the film festival. The film festival is a short film competition open for high school students in the district. The films will be evaluated and you could win a prize or cash. “The full list of placements,...

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Tori Griffey, Staffer

February 3, 2020

February 2,2020 was Groundhog day. Groundhog day has been a tradition since 1887 in Pennsylvania. Groundhog day is the day where a groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his hole to see if he can see his shadow. If Phill sees his shadow then according to tradition, there is supposed to be six m...

Incoming 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders…

Incoming 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders…

Krystal Grider, Staffer

January 31, 2020

Shadow days are a good program for all incoming grades to Smoky Hill. Suzi Zollener is the person running it and she answered a few questions about it. What is Shadow Days? “Shadow days are for prospective students who are looking to come to Smoky Hill and we pair them up with a student at Smoky Hi...

Chicago Musical

Chicago Musical

Cristina Tapia Castellanos, Staffer

January 30, 2020

This spring, the Smoky Hill High School Performing Arts Department presents students and parents with the Chicago musical. The Chicago musical is based on the movie that was originally made 17 years ago. “It’s one of the most popular broadway musicals that has been around,” said Mr. Brown, one ...

Chinese Coronavirus

Chinese Coronavirus

Tyler Dortch, Staffer

January 28, 2020

An EAS alert goes across the screen, signaling that a virus is sweeping across the United States. Killing hundreds of thousands. Fortunately, this scene hasn’t played out in recent U.S. history. That could all change with a new virus coming out of Hubei Province, in China.  Throughout the worl...

R.I.P Mamba

Hailee Ruelas, Staffer

January 26, 2020

Kobe Bryant was reported dead as of this morning 1-26-20, and has devastated the sports world and many Smoky Hill students. Student-athletes will be mourning Bryant's death, along with his daughter Gianna (13). Kobe and Gianna were on the helicopter, along with 8 other passengers, on their way to a basketball tournament at the Ma...

Winter Wish Week 2020

Winter Wish Week 2020

Tori Griffey, Staffer

January 12, 2020

The annual winter wish week is approaching fast. This year's winter wish week will take place on January 27-February 1. Wish week is a whole week where the school focuses on donating money to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year the kid we are raising money to support is named Taurean. Tauren is a 1...

Boys Basketball Starts League Play Today

Hailee Ruelas

January 8, 2020

Players Terrell Smith (10), Dylan Sanders (10), Jordan Whitaker (11), and Quamar (Big Q) Neal (11) talk about their excitement and preparation for their game against Grandview.

Unified Basketball Starts Today

January 8, 2020

Students Kamari Lewis-Stallworth (11), Chase Lyons (12), and Lydell Hudson (12) have been working with the Unified basketball team this year. They have been practicing 2-3 times a week for about an hour to prepare for their first game against Grandview.

Alicia Dante- Student Director

Alicia Dante- Student Director

Tori Griffey, Staffer

November 24, 2019

Standing in the spotlight is a dream for a lot of kids, but for Alicia Dante making those kids dreams come true was just what she wanted to do. Dante, a senior here at Smoky, is directing her own play for the underclassman.    “I've wanted to direct a show for a while, I always thought it...

New CCSD Graduation Requirements

New CCSD Graduation Requirements

Tayler Sewick, Staffer

November 19, 2019

Life beyond high school is different from what it used to be. Over 74% of jobs in Colorado now and in the future require training or education after high school.  Students who graduate and work in Colorado will need real world skills to secure a job. in addition to the WPS Graduation Requirements...

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