The Tribe Times

Sickness, snow days cause for rocky start to second semester

Sydney Miller, Media Student

February 6, 2018


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After a holiday break, Smithville High School usually is ready to get back to work. The day back from the students 2017 Christmas break things were a little different. The students got to enjoy a “zero” day where they played games all day, but that was followed by snow days and illnesses. ...

Adminstration starts ‘positive office referral’ incentive

Adminstration starts ‘positive office referral’ incentive

February 5, 2018


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Students might be called to the office once a week, but instead of being reprimanded, they will be congratulated under the new "positive" office referral program Monica Leary, assistant principal, has put in place. ...

Journalism students work to promote Scholastic Journalism Week

Journalism students work to promote Scholastic Journalism Week

February 1, 2018


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Yearbook and broadcast students have been working to plan events for the second Scholastic Journalism Week Smithville has seen.  “I love scholastic journalism week, and i think it's a lot of fun, because we need to make sure people know the press is important, and we need our rights, from the f...

Warrior Fest celebrates holidays

Warrior Fest celebrates holidays

January 27, 2018


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The 2018 Warrior Fest theme revolved around the various holidays of the year and continued traditions, like the Mascot Game, hosting a morning pep assembly, and crowning a King and Queen at the game on Friday, while adding a few new events to the schedule, which included a silent auction to raise money...

Veterans Day Assembly honors active, retired military

Veterans Day Assembly honors active, retired military

Kateland Ligon, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018


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The Veterans assembly is an annual gathering that our high school has every year. “We have the whole assembly for the students and the Keynote and then performances from the band and choir and this all of his honor of veterans and put awareness that it's a Veterans Day assembly and you know you n...

Smithville High School Participates in Blood Drive

Smithville High School Participates in Blood Drive

Jordyn Navarro and Bailee Hern

November 20, 2017


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Marcus Honeycutt, a Junior at SHS, and many other students engage in the yearly blood drive at Smithville High School, trying to help others in need around the Kansas City area. “It was a little cold and a little nerve-racking, but oddly friendly,” Honeycutt said.    Every two seconds, some...

Super testing day rescheduled due to a national glitch

Super testing day rescheduled due to a national glitch

Carlina Bogdon and Katelin Meek

November 12, 2017


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A nationwide glitch on the NWEA website prohibited freshman and sophomores from taking the  NWEA test on September 21, yet juniors took the practice ACT as planned. A nationwide glitch on the NWEA website prohibited freshman and sophomores from taking the  NWEA test on September 21, yet juniors took...

Principal Advisory Program created to improve school culture

Principal Advisory Program created to improve school culture

Jordyn Navarro and Angelica Matthews

November 12, 2017


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A new program will be starting that could help student’s voice their opinions for the decisions for the school, this program is called the Principal Advisory Program. “I am basically the president,” said McKenna Hill, junior. “I have to choose where we go and what we do. It’s my job to plan ...

Heinous Harvey

Heinous Harvey

Casey Tate, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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Smithville, Missouri has connected with Smithville, Texas to make an effort to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey which hit southern Texas from August 17 through September 3. “Lots of students were concerned and wanted to do something to help, the whole thing has really been student-driven,” ...

Homecoming throws it back

Homecoming throws it back

Rachel Wise, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


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For the 150th year of homecoming, the theme was "flashback". As usual, the school had a week to lead up to the big dance that happened last weekend, Saturday, September 16th, and the school had a week to lead up to the big dance that happened last weekend, Saturday, September 16th. “I had a fun ...