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Kayla Cushing

Kayla Cushing

October 16, 2015


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A junior at Smoky Hill, Kayla is in her first year of newspaper. She doesn't know why she is in newspaper, but she is learning on how to write articles. Newspaper also will help her see the world in a different perspective. That will also teach her to be more creative. Kayla likes to write which help...

Nafees Abidi

October 16, 2015


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A junior at Smoky Hill, Nafees joined Newspaper this year as a staff member because she wanted to try something new so she can use newspaper as a source of change.  Joining Newspaper gave her writing a meaning and she realized that this was the best decision she could of made. Her biggest issue is w...

Smoky’s Parade

Batina Jombuni, staffer

October 2, 2015


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The annual homecoming parade is coming up. Which so  happens to be  this week, on Thurs. Oct.1. Students  are preparing themselves  to create a float by getting  decorations and  buying a lot of candy to give to students from Independence Elementary School. This Tradition has been going on for about ...

Manners Please

Manners Please

Velencia Covarrubias, staffer

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

Fifty years ago, if a student acted up or forgot their manners, they would be punished or at the very least shamed. Nowadays, those actions go unnoticed. Smoky Hill has crossed a line as a student body that can lead to a somewhat controversial topic. Students forget to say please, thank you, or you’re welcome -...

One Last Time

One Last Time

September 4, 2015


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The leaves are starting to get a little yellow, and the air outside is just a bit colder. Yet every year, students everywhere refuse to believe that summer is ending until labor day. After Labor Day is when everyone comes to the reality that summer has officially gone for the year. Well, this year, ...

#CharlieCharlieChallenge

Stephanie Braun, Editor

May 26, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

  Teens on Twitter are trying to summon a Mexican demon named Charlie. Learn how people around the world are doing it. [View the story "#CharlieCharlieChallange" on Storify]...

Alert! Must Read!

Velencia Covarrubias, Staffer

May 8, 2015


Filed under News, Uncategorized

“This is a message from Smoky Hill High School. We would like to take a moment to make you aware of some recent incidents that have happened in our feeder community. The Aurora Police Department has shared with us that on two separate occasions a high school aged girl was approached by a Hispanic...

Velencia Covarrubias

Velencia Covarrubias

April 16, 2015


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Velencia Covarrubias is in her third year of high school and second year of Newspaper. She joined halfway through her sophomore year so she had enough classes but instead of just doing it to get through the year, she found a passion for it. Velencia dreams of going to University of Denver and earnin...

Spring Break Comes a’Callin

Nisha Razack, Staffer

March 27, 2015


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Nisha Razack Next week, March 30 thru April 3,  is Spring Break for Smoky Students and Staff. For some, that may just mean a long weekend of relaxation and for some it may mean catching up on school work. For students who would like to do something different this break, there are many different options. The first th...

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