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5 ways to start summer out right.

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
May 26, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Opinions, Student Life

Summer is now upon us and it couldn't have come sooner. Now all the stresses of everyday life in high school such as, regular homework, keeping a social life, and extracurricular activities are over - at least for a couple months.   Not only is summer a time for relaxation and fun with your...

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, ...

Smoky Hill Art Show

Rhonan, Staffer
May 9, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

The year is flying by and there are fewer and fewer events going on so be sure you check this one out before the school year ends! The Spring art show started yesterday in the library. This event will continue until Mon. May 15. All art consists of talent from both lower and upper classes....

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...

Mr. and Ms. Smoky Hill Applications

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

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 ...

The Flu

Elizabeth Fernandez, Staffer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Student Life

It’s flu season and everyone from three month olds and older must receive a flu vaccine. Getting the flu vaccine helps to prevent influenza and is especially important for people who are at a high risk of serious complications of influenza. This involves virus infections of the upper respiratory tract ...

Smoky Hill’s 2016 Fall Craft Fair

Rhonan Norvell, Staffer
November 8, 2016
Filed under Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Hill Regiment Marching Band

Hill Regiment Marching Band

Autumn Olson, Staffer
May 18, 2016
Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, Showcase, Sports

Smoky Hill’s regiment marching band is now looking for new members to add to their family. With approximately over 100 students every year in marching band, it is not hard to find your place and make new friends with similar interests. Junior Vanessa Rivera, a clarinet player in the marching...

The Lip Dub of 2016 Has Been Released

The Lip Dub of 2016 Has Been Released

Amber Badger, Editor
February 2, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Student Life

It's that time of year again, time for Smoky Hill’s annual Lip Dub! On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, students from different clubs at Smoky stayed after the pep assembly to lip sing to different songs. This year, the songs they included were Somebody to love by Justin Bieber, Girls Just Want to Have...

Latino World Alliance Club

Mahwish Rana, Staffer
October 23, 2015
Filed under Clubs

Latino World Alliance is a club for young latino’s in smoky. They come together as a group to discuss their future goals and participate in school activities. You don't have to be latino to join, you can still participate just the same. Freshman Kassandra De La Torre and member of Latino ...

Too Early to Get Up

Kelsey Long, Co Editor In Chief
October 1, 2013
Filed under Opinions

Many students, including myself, believe that 7:10 a.m. is too early to start school. I wonder, though, is there a more compelling argument besides the statement “I’m tired.”? Being tired is a major component of the argument, but there is scientific proof that a brain, especially the developing...

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