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

The student news site of George Rogers Clark High School

Smoke Signals Student Media

A tribute to Sergeant Marty Jackson
A tribute to Sergeant Marty Jackson
Cole Horn and Owen Rainey April 20, 2024

On Sunday, April 14th, a shining light in our community moved on. Sergeant William "Marty" Jackson passed away this week. Sergeant Jackson was a...

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Principal Luke Toy
Mr. Toy shows how to Lead the Way as year one winds up
Emmie Rose, Editor-in-Chief • April 19, 2024

Principal Luke Toy is completing his first year as GRC principal. Editor-in-Chief Emmie Rose visited with Mr. Toy for an informative Q&A.   Now...

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Time to take the lead in graduation requirements
Time to take the lead in graduation requirements
Joby Mitmesser, Managing Editor • April 19, 2024

As the spring semester flies by, seniors take a look at their dream college…being a few high school credits short, kissing goodbye to the one possibility...

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GRC Fine Arts Cohort
GRC Fine Arts Cohort
Libby Taylor and McKinley Hacker April 19, 2024

GRC's Fine Arts Cohort program is as outstanding as it is unique. Staff members Libby Taylor and McKinley Hacker take us behind the scenes of the COHORT...

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Plan ahead and add AP and Dual Credit courses to your schedule
Plan ahead and add AP and Dual Credit courses to your schedule
Clay Turley, Multimedia Staff • April 19, 2024

It’s always important for underclassmen to look ahead and plan out their next steps on scheduling. Making sure you take the right classes is vital...

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Take the opportunities: Dual Credit and AP classes
Take the opportunities: Dual Credit and AP classes
Anna Barnes, Multimedia Staff • April 19, 2024

In a world where opportunities and resources are endless, high schoolers are constantly throwing them away, especially, when it comes to academia. At...

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WinCity, Hoops star coaches continue to breed success, years of legacy, tradition and Cardinal pride
WinCity, Hoops star coaches continue to breed success, years of legacy, tradition and Cardinal pride
Liam Parido, Managing Editor • April 16, 2024

George Rogers Clark. A feared name in basketball across the entire Bluegrass state. A night full of clashing every possession, scrambling for each loose...

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GRC Varsity Winterguard performs its show, Words from the Heart. The guard finished 6th at Tri-State Championships in the most competitive class.
Winterguard completes outstanding season
Caroline Harper, Multimedia Staff • April 16, 2024

In a world of black in white, artistic creativity brings the splash of color we need. To continue a life lived in technicolor, it is vital to nourish the...

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Mrs. K has transformed our library into a place where students thrive educationally and socially.
The one and only Mrs K: The woman behind the books
Liam Parido, Managing Editor • April 15, 2024

The Book Buff, The Library Lady, The Resident Reading Connoisseur. Mrs. Carrie Konstantopoulos (Kon-stan-to-pou-los), more easily known as Mrs. K, is...

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Calipari and Kentucky are moving on
Ben Cantrell, Sports Editor • April 15, 2024

After 15 years, the John Calipari era in Kentucky has come to an end.  John Calipari was hired in 2009 following a disastrous 2 years of Billy Gillispie....

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Glitz and Glamor pre-prom dinner to be held at school
Glitz and Glamor pre-prom dinner to be held at school
Libby Taylor, Multimedia Staff • April 15, 2024

Prom is a special night that is a staple in all high schoolers' lives. From the sparkly fun dresses to the blaring music, prom has always been the last...

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GRC Dance Team
Dance Cards rise to the challenge
Addison Baber, Monday Minute Anchor • April 12, 2024

The 2023-24 GRC dance team has revolutionized the way Clark County sees dance. The past few years, coaches Whitney and Haley Snell have taken the challenge...

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Joey Hill was state indoor track champion in two events.
Cardinals soar at the KY State Indoor Track Meet
Liam Parido, Managing Editor • April 12, 2024

The Cardinals ran, jumped, and vaulted into the record books at the first official KHSAA Indoor Track State Meet. Senior Joey Hill claimed two state titles...

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Fine Arts Cohort 2024
GRC Cohort: The art of community
Zach Ross, Features Editor • April 11, 2024

Art doesn’t exist. It is out of reach, out of view, and out of mind. That is the reality for lots of American public schools, as art classes become...

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GRC Wrestling makes headway in the ring
GRC Wrestling makes headway in the ring
Ben Cantrell, Sports Editor • April 11, 2024

Wrestling has been around since the dawn of time. It made its first appearance as an event in the ancient Olympic Games all the way back in 708 BC. In...

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Sydney Ely
Sydney Ely
Multimedia Staff

Sydney is your average, basic 16-year-old girl; however, she likes to tell herself she has some spice....

Kaleigh Stamper
Kaleigh Stamper
Multimedia Staff

 Kaleigh Stamper is your basic 17-year-old girl.  She loves going to Mexican after every football and...

Liam Parido
Liam Parido
Managing Editor

My name is Liam Parido and I am THE BETTER Smoke Signals Managing Editor. My absolute favorite thing...

Eli Roach
Eli Roach
Multimedia Staff

My name is Eli Roach and I’m a part of the multimedia staff for Smoke Signals. I love soccer, music,...

Anna Barnes
Anna Barnes
Multimedia Staff

Hi, my name is Anna Barnes and the only thing you need to know about me is that I am probably the best...