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Get spooked at Elitch Gardens Fright Fest

Get spooked at Elitch Gardens Fright Fest

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2017

When the sun goes down, haunting creatures, thrills and chills haunt the night. Enjoy all of your favorite Theme Park rides at Elitch Gardens after dark and prepare to be on alert all around you, as Fright Fest comes Alive. Get terrorized with three haunted attractions- No Vacancy, Big Top Freaks, and Séance. These multi-sensory experienc...

All Hallows’s Eve Bash

All Hallows’s Eve Bash

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 16, 2017

Eeek! If you're a comic geek like me, you’ll love this great news.   The Pepsi Center is hosting Comic Cons very first annual Halloween party on Oct. 27 and 28. This party is for all ages and costs $5 for 18 years and older and anyone under 18 is free.   They'll have giveaways...

DINOS Come To Life After dark, Boo At The Zoo

DINOS Come To Life After dark, Boo At The Zoo

Elizabeth Fernandez, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 8, 2017

Whether you’re a “dinosaur geek” or you’re just trying to pass time, mark your calendar for the this fun, exciting event at the Denver Zoo. Animal and dinosaur-shaped sculptures made out of artificial pumpkins are set up inside the zoo to celebrate DINOS! After Dark and Boo At The Zoo.Th...

Mr. and Ms. Smoky Hill Applications

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer

January 12, 2017

Student’s apply to be Ms. and Mr. Smoky Hill by Fri. Jan. 20. Participants are asked to compete in three categories, Lip sync battle, Questionnaire, Spirit Wear, in order to win the title and claim the special prize. After each round, eliminations take place to determine who moves on. Below is a ...

Smoky Hill’s 2016 Fall Craft Fair

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer

November 8, 2016

With the craft fair taking place, every single parking space in both, the teachers and student lots, the whole activities hall, the upper and middle part of the cafeteria, and the whole West and East gym were filled up to the absolute maximum. Considering there were 78 booths in the East gym, 71 in t...

The Denver Botanic Gardens Dead Zone Haunted Attraction

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer

October 14, 2016

The Denver Botanic Gardens holds a Dead Zone Haunted Attraction every year. The Dead Zone includes the Reapers Ranch, Haunted Hayride, and Cornstalkers Haunted Maze. The adventure begins at the Reapers Ranch. The Reapers Ranch is a small path that you walk down that lasts less than a minute and contains...

2016 Fall bucket list

Autumn Olson, Editor

September 29, 2016

Fall only comes once a year and we will not stay young forever. This once-a- year time should be spent with loved ones and great friends, maybe even enjoy some time by yourself. But do not waste this fall doing nothing, get out and enjoy the crisp orange leaves and fall breeze! Here are some activities everyon...

Smoky Hill Cardboard Boat Regatta

Smoky Hill Cardboard Boat Regatta

Raven Scott, Staffer

May 13, 2016

The Smoky Hill cardboard Boat Regatta is the official name of the challenge, and the objective is to build a cardboard boat in groups no bigger than four that can hold at least one team member, and travel from one end of the pool to the other side in the shortest time period.   The chall...

Summer Sour Worm Recipe

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staff

May 12, 2016

It's almost summer time! Can you believe it? With the weather warming up, it's time to pull out your popsicle maker and have some fun making some cool treats with family and friends! These sour worm popsicles are fruity and flavorful, they will be an instant hit with the whole neighborhood. Ingred...

DECA Student in Nationals

DECA Student in Nationals

Issac Rodriguez, Editor

May 1, 2016

Having made it to DECA Nationals, sophomore Justin Won spent four days [April 23-27] in Nashville, Tennessee. Won’s business plan was a movie theater with an open ceiling during the night. “What I did was create my own business plan and explain to the judge why they should invest in it,” Won said. It was not ...

Snow Day Activities

Snow Day Activities

Kaylee Long, Editor

February 18, 2015

With a continuing pattern of snow and heat, students may find themselves bringing out the summer shorts and shirts. Just as students become used to the heat, the snow comes back. In order to make the most of the random snow days, there are many things students can do. Sledding: In Colorado, ther...

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