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Summer Jobs

Kailen Theel, Staffer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

As the school year winds down, and summer comes around the corner, students struggle to find activities to occupy themselves. Jobs are great for teens who love to spend money (but don’t have it), need something to do, and have a great work ethic. The age required for different jobs vary. Some jobs allow 14 yea...

Are Phones the Reason for Bad Grades?

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The reason phones are used as a distraction is to overcome boredom. But are they become too addictive?

Sanitization in Classrooms

Sanitization in Classrooms

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

School utensils are covered with bacteria, which can affect your daily life if unlucky.

Spontaneous Combustion Auditions

Spontaneous Combustion Auditions

Tori Griffey, Staffer

May 10, 2018


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

Smoky Hill’s Improv group, Spontaneous Combustion (SpoCo), will be having auditions. They will take place today, May 9, at 3:45 pm in the Choir room. Their will be call backs on Thursday at 3:45 pm also in the choir room. At these auditions they will be having you play games to test many skills. They...

Bands Of Honor

Avery Bailey, Staffer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Showcase, Student Life

Band students this year  were excited for CSU and CCSD honor bands. Many auditioned, but only a few made it in, two of them being Sophomore Blake Davis and Freshman Mya Woods. This achievement is just one step forward for their future in music.   Most people may not know what CSU and CCSD h...

The Myths Around Cracking Knuckles.

The Myths Around Cracking Knuckles.

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Crack. Crack. Crack. Cracking your knuckles has become a regular action for you to do as sort of a fidget, and it pains you to be denied the glorious popping sound after cracking them a few minutes earlier. But as you walk into your house with each step accompanied by a popping sound, your mother wa...

Physics Class Presentations

Bianca Richerson, Staffer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In the lecture center a Physics class is introducing  their presentations on waves on everyone's lives. There are so many different projects and so many interesting facts and activities on how waves work. Smoky Hill Senior students; Doria Argueta and Vanessa Hernandez explain their projects about ul...

Parent for the Weekend

Parent for the Weekend

Arian Jensen, Staffer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students at Smoky Hill have the option to take a child development class where they learn different aspects of raising a child such as the cost, physical, and emotional connection as well as the different milestones each child should overcome and many of the students have the choice to take a baby home ...

Visit from University of Kansas

Visit from University of Kansas

Charlie Pedderson, Staffer

March 21, 2018


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

A high schooler’s main job is to graduate and foremost, get accepted into college. For current seniors, it might be a little late to start thinking about applying to colleges but it’s not too late. Tomorrow on March 22 2018, the University of Kansas will be visiting Smoky Hill from 1:30 PM to 2:00...

Sexual assault

Sexual assault

Heidi Thompson-Brown, staffer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

  Statically, every year kids get sexually assaulted without them being aware of the situation. As a buffalo, we need to be aware of who is around us.  According to twitter page, Centennial Colorado there are eight 808 registered sex offenders in Aurora that we should be watching out for. Smoky Hill police ...

Your Future is Closer Than Before

Priscilla Morris, Staffer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Check This Out!, Student Life

Seniors it’s that time again! On April 10 at Post Grad Seniors will be able to come in at anytime of the school day and sign the college window.   In order to be able to sign the window, you should have or need to inform Mrs.Horst your post secondary plans and then you will be good...

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