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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 ...

Juniors vs Seniors in kick-off to Homecoming week

Juniors vs Seniors in kick-off to Homecoming week

Abby Swanigan, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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Two new initiatives work in student’s favor

Two new initiatives work in student’s favor

Liam Wolfe, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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With the new school year came several new additions to the high school, such as the one to one program and a new writing center. The English department and the Technology department are working on developing programs that support students in these changes. “We want to create a place where students ...

Homecoming Week Broken Down

Homecoming Week Broken Down

Elizabeth Chaffee, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


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