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Smoke Signals Student Media

The student news site of George Rogers Clark High School

Smoke Signals Student Media

The student news site of George Rogers Clark High School

Smoke Signals Student Media

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The Addams Family has been resurrected through the twisted and mysterious mind of Tim Burton in a new Netflix series, Wednesday.
Wednesday: Is it worth your while?
Zach Ross, Multimedia Staff • November 29, 2022

They’re creepy and they’re kooky. Mysterious and spooky. They’re all together ooky, the Addams family. The Addams Family has been resurrected through the twisted and mysterious mind of Tim Burton. Wednesday, a new TV series following Wednesday Addams, retells the spooky stories of this beloved...

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Happy Thanksgiving, GRC!
Happy Thanksgiving, GRC!
Tristen Culton, Multimedia Staff • November 22, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving, GRC! We wish you a great break and hope you share your gratitude for the special people in your life. -Editing and Production by Tristen Culton

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Smoke Signals on the Fly Thanksgiving Edition
Smoke Signals on the Fly Thanksgiving Edition
November 22, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks to all who participated. roduction Team: Lily Franklin, Allee Mullins, Tennyson Prater, Owen Rainey Editing: Lily Franklin

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Thanksgiving: The perfect break to the crazy holiday season
Thanksgiving: The perfect break to the crazy holiday season
Reagan Hayes, Multimedia Staff • November 21, 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! As the cold winter days creep in, the pressures of the holiday season grow heavier every day. The stresses of holiday shopping, decorating, and traveling can put a damper on the cheer of this joyful season. However, there is one holiday amidst the Christmas...

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Cheerleaders earn bid to nationals
Cheerleaders earn bid to nationals
Smoke Signals Staff November 19, 2022

Our Varsity Cheerleaders are Nationals Bound! The girls finished second at UCA Regionals on Nov. 19, beating all other Kentucky teams and earning a bid to the national competition. "When they were calling awards as they went down the list, it became more and more real," said Coach Jerrica Whitaker....

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Toys for Tots Drive underway
Toys for Tots Drive underway
Zach Ross, Multimedia Staff • November 18, 2022

Christmas morning is usually welcomed with the warmth and the comfort of receiving thoughtful and comforting gifts. However, not everyone can afford that cozy Christmas embrace. The GRC Student Council has teamed up with the Winchester and Clark County fire departments to get donations for those in...

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Meet the Cards 2022
Meet the Cards 2022
Sydney Wilkins and Ruthie Houston November 18, 2022

Meet our Varsity Cards! Production Team: Ruthie Houston and Sydney Wilkins Editing: Sydney Wilkins

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Cheerleaders to compete at UCA Saturday
Cheerleaders to compete at UCA Saturday
November 17, 2022

The cheerleaders will compete at UCA Bluegrass Regionals Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Rupp Convention Center. The team is attempting to qualify for nationals in February. Good luck to our cheerleaders!

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Academic Showcase a big success
Academic Showcase a big success
Smoke Signals Staff November 17, 2022

GRC's Academic Showcase was a huge success with community leaders, parents, CCPS staff, and teachers from other Kentucky high schools touring our classrooms on Nov. 16. "We have so many good things going on in our classrooms so I wanted to invite people into our building to showcase our staff...

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Ms. Bennett works with GRC Womens Choir and also directs choir at RDC.
Teacher on the Move - Ms. Bennett makes impact at GRC and RDC
Zach Ross, Multimedia Staff • November 15, 2022

Cardinals have been known for being one of the few types of birds to not migrate south for the winter. Even so, there are a few cardinals that migrate around our school district. The Clark County school district is fortunate enough to have teachers who are willing to go from school to school in a...

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Join me in boycotting the World Cup
Join me in boycotting the World Cup
Hayden Cecil, Entertainment Editor • November 15, 2022

The FIFA World Cup is by far the best sporting event. It brings together so many nations and offers great competition for roughly a month every four years. With that being said you should boycott this year's World Cup in Qatar.  The first reason is the fact that the only reason it's being held...

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We honor our Veterans!
We honor our Veterans!
Ava Woolum, Joby Mitmesser, and Liam Parido November 11, 2022

Today we honor veterans from all branches of services. Thank you to all the veterans who came out for our Veterans Day service. What a great day to be a Card! Video Production Team: Joby Mitmesser, Liam Parido, Ava Woolum Editing: Ava Woolum

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GRC students performing in Newsies JR, Zach Ross, Charlee Wesley, Grace Owen and Silas Coogle
Newsies JR finishes its Leeds run this weekend
Skylynn Burnam, Multimedia Staff • November 10, 2022

Four of our students at GRC will hit the stage for the final weekend of Newsies Jr. - Nov. 11-13 - at Leeds Center for the Arts in downtown Winchester. Newsies, Jr.  is based on the true story of the 1899 newsboy strike which took place after Joseph Pulitzer raised newspaper prices. A group of “newsies”...

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In-person instruction resumes Nov. 9
In-person instruction resumes Nov. 9
Smoke Signals Staff November 6, 2022

Due to a large number of illnesses, all CCPS schools have an NTI Health Day on Monday, Nov. 7th. At GRC, the NTI Day 1 schedule will be in effect. Periods 1-4, AP classes, and Dual Credit classes will meet. Students must check Google Classroom for their assignments and/or class instruction. On Friday,...

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The GRC cheerleaders will advance to state competition in December.
Cheerleaders take 2nd in region, advance to state
Smoke Signals Staff November 5, 2022

Congratulations to the GRC Cheerleaders on finishing 2nd in Region today, and earning a spot in the state competition on Dec. 10th at GRC. Dixie Heights took first by less than a point. "I am so proud of all their hard work and determination," said Coach Jerrica Whitaker. "They have put in hundreds...

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Marissa Gilchrist
Marissa Gilchrist
Graphics/Photo Editor

Marissa enjoys Don Señor, because the food is just better. She would live in “Moana”, because the islands it takes place on are really pretty. The song that sums up her life would be “Godspeed”...

Paige Kleykamp
Paige Kleykamp
Features Editor

Paige would rather have Puerta Grande, because the chips are better. If she could live in a movie, it would be “Aquamarine” because she wants to be a mermaid with blue hair. A song that describes her...

Clay Turley
Clay Turley
Multimedia Staff

Clay would choose Don Señor, because the food is always fresh and the service is great. He would live in “Inception” because he thinks it would be cool to go into people's dreams and create worlds....

Ruthie Houston
Ruthie Houston
Editor-in-Chief

Ruthie would pick Puerta Grande, because even though her family typically goes to Don  Senor,  the queso always tastes the best at Puerta Grande.  If she could live in a movie, she would live in “Barbie...

Allie Randall
Allie Randall
Multimedia Staff

Allie likes Puerta Grande better because the queso is out of this world and you will always see someone you know, especially after a basketball game. She would live in Teen Beach Movie and join the bikers...