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Breaking down the college application process
Breaking down the college application process
Campbell Taylor, Multimedia Staff

Going to college is a dream most high schoolers cannot wait to happen, but before you can get accepted into your dream school you have to have...

Shelby Summers featured in state DYW program beginning Thursday
Shelby Summers featured in state DYW program beginning Thursday
Betsy Billings, Editor-in-Chief

If there is one thing the Coronavirus pandemic has taught everyone, it is that you might have to think outside of the box on how to plan things...

Heather Abner
Heather Abner wins prestigious teaching award
Smoke Signals Staff

Heather Abner, Health Science Teacher and registered nurse at the Clark County Area Technology Center, was recently awarded the Distinguished...

CCPS to remain all virtual through Friday, Feb. 19
CCPS to remain all virtual through Friday, Feb. 19

Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in Clark County, GRC will remain all virtual through at least Friday, Feb. 19. Supt. Paul Christy released...

Three musical Cardinals achieve All-State
Three musical Cardinals achieve All-State
Ella Cooper, Multimedia Staff

This year has brought many uncertainties for extra-curricular activities and events. One thing that has really changed is the magic of music. The...

The student section behind the cheerleaders is normally filled with the Get Rowdy Crew.
School spirit - difficult to uphold during this time
Shelby Summers, Features Editor

The girls and boys both won regionals and the crowd goes... silent. After our huge win in the new facilities we had to close school due to...

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Giving back to our four-legged friends this holiday season
Whitney Hacker, Multimedia Staff

My comfort place is my best friend. When I’m stressed or upset, she's always there. She knows how to make me laugh in the goofiest of ways. My...

-Graphic by Julia Pohl
Hallmark movies: love or hate?

Try these affordable DIY Christmas gifts
Try these affordable DIY Christmas gifts
Ella Lucas and Catie Citty

Christmas shopping can sometimes be a pain, especially during a pandemic. Having to leave the safety of your home to go into stores filled...

Warren Harris
Junior leads as part of State Student Council
Sofia Watts, Multimedia Staff

Ambitious. Outspoken. Expressive. These are the traits that Warren Harris has conveyed while being a part of the State Student Council. Harris...

Cardinal illustration by Kelsey Grissam
Journalism 2 students speak out on virtual learning
January 12, 2021

Alexa Toler and Reagan Smith, Journalism 2 students, chose this topic for one of their media projects this semester. Smoke Signals wants to share...

Smoke Signals graphic by Julia Pohl
The fresh start we have been waiting for
Julia Pohl, Graphics Editor • January 5, 2021

As we all know, the past year has really been something. Over the course of two days, the entire world and our lives were put on hold. Events...

Real or artificial? The Christmas tree debate
Real or artificial? The Christmas tree debate
December 15, 2020

Students speak out: Is in-person school the best option and if so, how should it work?
Students speak out: Is in-person school the best option and if so, how should it work?
December 4, 2020

GRC Masked Dancer REVEAL
GRC Masked Dancer REVEAL
December 21, 2020

The big reveal is here! Find out which of your favorite teachers and staff were behind the masks! Thank you for all of your votes and shares! (Masked...

Mental Health Check Video Series
Mental Health Check Video Series
December 10, 2020

In our mental health video series, Mental Health Check, Smoke Signals staff members Catie Citty and Mia Walter sat down with GRC school psychologist...

-Graphic by Mia Walter
What are you thankful for?
Betsy Billings, Mia Walter, and Ella Lucas November 24, 2020

Smoke Signals asks GRC students and staff what they are thankful for.

Welcome back, GRC!
Welcome back, GRC!
Betsy Billings November 5, 2020

Drone footage by Sawyer Broeking and Zeke Ross Video edited by Betsy Billings -Smoke Signals Student Media https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L_tUDD7q9c

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Meet Our Staff
Sawyer Broeking
Sawyer Broeking
Sports Editor

Sawyer, also known as Saw Saw, is a junior at GRC. His favorite sound is metal cleats against concrete and he says the best part of waking up is going back to sleep. If he had to choose a walk-out song...

Sadie Gayheart
Sadie Gayheart
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Sadie, also known as Slim Sadie, is a senior at GRC. He favorite sound is rain on a rooftop and she says the best part of waking up is breakfast. If she had to choose a walk-out song it would be "Rhiannon."

Aniston Culton
Aniston Culton
Multimedia staff

Aniston, also known as Annie, is a junior at GRC. Her favorite sound is a fan going through the night and she says the best part of waking up is that very first stretch when you wake up. If she had to...

Shelby Summers
Shelby Summers
Features Editor

Shelby, also known as Sassy, is a senior at GRC. Her favorite sound is laughter and she says the best part of waking up is  that it's a new day you don't have to worry about the day before. If she had...

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