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How Was This Years ACT?

How Was This Years ACT?

Brenton Force, Staffer

February 24, 2019

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

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

Cora- On Left
Kailei- On Right

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

February 14, 2019

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

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...

The Internet Loves Eggs

The Internet Loves Eggs

Tracy Johnson, Staffer

January 27, 2019

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

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...

ACT and SAT dates and schedule

ACT and SAT dates and schedule

Tori Griffey, Staffer

January 21, 2019

From Freshman year to Junior year we spend a lot of time preparing for the SAT test and the ACT tests. We take practice tests, do workbooks in class, and we do vocab in English to prepare for these tests and much more. These tests are what get students into college and for Smoky Juniors these tests a...

The Buff’s Winter Breaks

The Buff's Winter Breaks

Walter Bustamante, Staffer

January 20, 2019

Winter Break for Smoky Hill students is very different for a number of students whether it be because of their religion, relationships, or some other factor. Yet the fact that Winter Break allows students to go out and enjoy themselves unite them. Nelson Wines-Tshitungi “My winter break was...

Trivia Bowl Moments 2019

Team Paco’s Tacos with their plaque for winning Trivia Bowl.

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

January 18, 2019

Art Club

November 6, 2018

The art club here at Smoky is open to anyone, regardless if they’re taking a class or not, so they can work on their art and have a safe place to go to. Liz Kaplan is one of the art teachers here at Smoky and she’s also the sponsor for art club. The club meets every Tuesday at 3:30 in room l...

The Halloween Experience

The Halloween Experience

Andrew Guerin, Staffer

November 6, 2018

Trick-or-treating on October 31st in a yearly tradition for most American children and young adults as they run up to doorbells and say, “trick or treat,” for the reward of candy.   Trick-or-treating is often a group activity that many children and young adults enjoy  doing with their f...

Instafall Ready!

Christine Bailey, Staffer

November 2, 2018

If summer was the season to show off how great you look without a lot of clothing, fall and winter is the best way to demonstrate layers in cold weather. The time to snug into fuzzy sweaters, hoodies, leggings, and etc. But for Senior Hannah Duthie, this transition is exciting and simple. “ In the...

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