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The Last Blast

Jair Thompson, Staffer
May 12, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

Friday May 12th is Smoky Hill High Schools Last Blast. The Blast will be outside of activities on the turf and everyone is invited. The event will be held after the senior exit assembly that is held every year, where all classes move up to their next spot in Smoky, or in life for the seniors.After, ...

Mandatory Meetings For Seniors

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

Attention to class of 2017, Mandatory meetings for graduates and their parents/guardians are at 7:00 p.m. Tues. April 11 (A-L) or Wednesday April 12 (M-Z). Any student planning to participate in the graduation ceremony must attend one of these meetings with a parent or guardian. If unable to attend a...

DIY Togas

Sabrina Chavez, Staffer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Academics, Opinions, Student Life

Calling all seniors: It is the week we have all been waiting for. Thursday, Sept. 15 is toga day.   Whether your toga is for a Halloween costume or for spirit week, making a toga at home is easier than you think.   The first step to making your own toga is to pick a sheet with color or designs. Mo...

Senior Check-Out Survival Guide

Senior Check-Out Survival Guide

Rachel Ellis, Editor-in-cheif
May 15, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Congratulations, seniors! You’ve made it all the way to check-out day. This can be a little overwhelming, as there is much to do. Here’s a quick guide to getting in and out as fast and worry-free as possible. Form a game-plan. Walking around with an idea of what you want to get done and in...

Senior Check Out

Devin Guttman, staffer
May 9, 2016
Filed under News

Check out is Monday May 16 for seniors. All seniors must make sure they have paid all of their fines listed on their check out sheets. Students or parents may call records to pay these fines until Thursday, May 12 but after then, they must wait until May 16. Checks will not be accepted. Students must ...



Nafees Abidi, Staffer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Student Life

Imagine walking the same halls, seeing the same people and sitting in the same classrooms every single day. After four years of the same daily routine, one can understand why the the class of 2016 is coming down with the infectious disease: senioritis. Urban Dictionary defines senioritis as, “a...

Astronomy Class Rocket Contest

Astronomy Class Rocket Contest

Mahwish Rana, Staffer
October 6, 2015
Filed under Academics

Seniors and Juniors are doing a bottle rocket project. They get to build and launch the project that they built. They have to bring their own materials and use a two liter bottle to build their rocket. “We use two liter bottles as the chamber, the only rule is the chamber cannot be compromis...

Senior Stress

Senior Stress

Krystal Limon, Staffer
September 23, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Senior Lara Jabr is overwhelmed about senior expenses - and all the deadlines - but not all of  these expenses aren’t paid by her parents. Jabr must work at a local fast food restaurant to cover all expenses and she still isn’t getting everything she wants.“I really wanted a ring, but it’s too e...

Attention Seniors

Attention Seniors

Mona Jabr, Administarator
May 12, 2015
Filed under Student Life

Attention seniors who drive to school:  Any senior with a parking permit has to return it to the Activities Security Office. Parking permits will be returned from May 11 to May 15, during check-out days for seniors. There are posters in the hall, on school doors and even in both the boy and girl ba...

Attention Seniors! Info About Mandatory Parent Senior Meetings

Velencia Covarrubias, Staffer
April 14, 2015
Filed under Academics

Tonight, April 14, marks the first of two Parent Senior Meetings. These meetings are mandatory and will be held at every school in the Cherry Creek school district. “[This is] the start of a lot of different events for the seniors,” Scott Cohen said. This meeting, as said previously, will be mandatory...

Ready To Leave

Ready To Leave

Mona Jabr, Staffer
May 13, 2014
Filed under News

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, SHHS’ bell schedule will be shortened due to the Senior Exit assembly. The Senior Exit assembly is when all lower classmen move to the seats where they will be seating next year in the gym.“This is so exciting, and sad because I have countless memories in Smoky Hill...

Holiday Choir Concert

Rachel Ellis, Editor
December 18, 2013
Filed under News

At 7:15 tonight, Smoky Hill’s choirs will have their holiday concert. Many of the students performing tonight are excited about the performance. “Its going to be really good.” sophomore Kelly Rebollo said. “I’m really excited for the men’s acapella [Mack Show]. Last year they did Straight No Chase...

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