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Art Club

November 6, 2018

Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, Clubs, News, NEXT, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Security Restricting Students

Security Restricting Students

Stephanie Martinez, Staffer

October 25, 2018

Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, NEXT, Opinions, Student Life

Almost every student at Smoky has been told to get out of the hallways at least once even if they weren’t disrupting or disturbing anyone. Students get told to leave the hallways and Activities and to go to the Library or the Cafeteria, by security and teachers. Usually students stay in th...

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...

New graduation requirements for the class of 2021

Rhonan Norvell, staffer

November 3, 2016

Filed under Academics, Check This Out!, News, Showcase, Student Life

The requirements in order to graduate from any Cherry Creek school are changing for the class of 2021 and beyond. The current requirements include completing a minimum of 22 credits: Four credits of English and three credits each from all of the following: Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies....

We Call them Security for a Reason

We Call them Security for a Reason

Devin Guttman, Staffer

April 12, 2016

Filed under Opinions

I want to start by saying how disconcerting is to see someone disrespect an authority figure directly to their face when they honestly just want to help. It’s one thing to let off steam to a friend, but it’s a whole different story when you're letting off steam directly to a friend right in front of a...

Students Needed For Summer Employment

Students Needed For Summer Employment

Autumn Olson, Staffer

March 22, 2016

Filed under News

Cherry Creek School Grounds Departments are looking for students 16 and older for summer employment. Students must be willing to work outside from 7 to 3:30 p.m. and will be paid 10.00 dollars per hour and could be working up to 40 hours a week. “Students will apply online on the Cherry Cree...

Teenagers Sexting in High School

Teenagers Sexting in High School

Issac Rodriguez, Editor

December 10, 2015

Filed under News

A scandal at Cañion High School shed some light on the issue of sexting stated in an article by 9news. Sexting is the sending of sexually explicit photos, images, texts, or email via cell phone or other device. According to an article by 9news, in some cases, teens caught sexting can be labeled as sex o...

2016 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Academy Art Contest Applications are available

Nisha Razack, Staffer

November 2, 2015

Filed under Student Life

The Colorado Department of Education’s Office of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education will be hosting a showcase entitled, “I Am a Student of Culture”.  Students are asked what the showcase means to them and applications are now available. Students can either submit a photograph,...

Students Break up Over Text

Students Break up Over Text

Issac Rodriguez, Staffer

October 2, 2015

Filed under News, Opinions

30 percent of students end their relationships over text or have been broken up with over text as stated in an article my CNN Money. Majority of teens do not think that breaking up over social media or text is better. “ I disagree on them (break up’s over text) because if you’re breaking up ...

Party In the USA

Party In the USA

Mýah Pitter, Staffer

September 24, 2015

Filed under Student Life

Starting September 28, Smoky is in full spirit mode, and students will be participating in events such as America day, powder puff football, buff puff volleyball, blast from the past, film on the field, sports day, spirit bus, extreme fest, and so much more. All these events are leading towards one bi...

Wearing a Mask

Wearing a Mask

Myah Pitter, Staffer

September 17, 2015

Filed under News, Student Life

According to, in the United States, over 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. Children whose parents have been through a divorce are more likely to develop depression as well as difficulties in school. Many students have been exposed to divorce, and junior Ashley Sheaffer is one of them. ...

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