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Summer Baseball

Summer Baseball

Bianca Richerson, Staff

May 17, 2019


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

Baseball season has ended and next year baseball players and looking forward to summer baseball. Summer baseball starts next week on Tuesday and the boys are getting ready to play.  Someone who is really looking forward to summer is junior Alan Yarbrough. “ I am really looking forward to having as mu...

The 2018/19 Senior prank

The 2018/19 Senior prank

Brennon Fuller Tori Griffey, Staffer

May 17, 2019


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

Senior pranks are something many people look forward to when entering high school. Some senior pranks consist of painting on cars, or putting random objects in the school. But this senior prank was a little different.   The seniors this year went camping in the schools senior parking lot over ...

Next School Year Resolutions

Bianca Richerson, Staff

May 17, 2019


Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Student Life

Since the school year is coming to and end students are getting ready for summer, but instead of just focusing on summer, some students are already focusing on next school year and what they’re going to do different. Some students have academic goals for next year. Sophomore Yasab Salvatierra ...

How Yoga can Help with Academics

How Yoga can Help with Academics

Teagan Van Etten, staffer

May 17, 2019


Filed under Academics, NEXT, Opinions, Student Life

Yoga can help a students calm down and can improve their athleticism.

School vs. Home

School vs. Home

Teagan Van Etten, staffer

May 17, 2019


Filed under NEXT, Student Life

Most of the students here at Smoky Hill speak English, though sometimes students return home to greet a foreign language at home.

Required Summer Reading for Advanced Classes

Required Summer Reading for Advanced Classes

Brennon Fuller, Staffer

May 17, 2019


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

Every Summer when you either start High School, or are continuing to the next year, you have to read. It is required  for all AP/IB and english honors classes. For MYP and Honors classes Every grade has a choice between two different books. For Advanced Placement Literature you have a wide variety of four...

Summer Jobs

Summer Jobs

Teagan Van Etten, staffer

May 15, 2019


Filed under NEXT, Student Life

Summer is a prime opportunity for students to get a grasp on what it takes to get a job, we look into one such student named Sean is especially looking forward to it.

Summer Shenanigans

Summer Shenanigans

Walter Bustamante, Staffer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Check This Out!, NEXT, Student Life

Summer Shenanigans is holding a Bingo contest where students do activities during summer to fill out tiles. The more tiles filled out will result in a more bountiful plunder!

AP Testing

AP Testing

Tyler Dortch, Tracy Johnson, Staffer

May 15, 2019


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

With the school year coming to an end, AP testing begins. Last week, the first week of testing began with tests such as the AP Government and Politics test.  This week was the AP Human Geography test, for many students, mostly freshmen, the AP Human Geo test was their first interaction with AP testi...

Summer Plans

Summer Plans

Bianca Richerson, Staff

May 15, 2019


Filed under Check This Out!, NEXT, Student Life

How students at Smoky Hill plan to spend their summer vacation.

Preparing for Finals at Smoky Hill

Preparing for Finals at Smoky Hill

Brennon Fuller, Staffer

May 15, 2019


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

It’s that time of year again, if you’re not graduating then it’s time for finals. Where the majority of students stress levels rise tremendously and students run around frantically to get their grades up at the end of the year.   “[For finals I’m] Studying a lot every chance I get. I’ve ...

Senior Checkout

Senior Checkout

Tyler Dortch, Tracy Johnson, Staffer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Academics, News, NEXT, Student Life

On Monday the 13th senior students at Smoky checked out from Smoky Hill. Senior students took about 30 minutes to get signatures from all of the important Smoky Hill record keepers, such as the nurse or counselor, then as they got all of these signatures they would head down near the main office and h...

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