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Steven Parks, always at the board.
GRC bids farewell to a legend
Smoke Signals Staff

Legendary math teacher Steven Parks has bid farewell to GRC after 16 years. With his nationally ranked Advanced Placement pass rates and his...

Josh Vitai and Zach Gibson
Students place in state French showcase
Sara Clark, Multimedia Staff

Students Zach Gibson and Josh Vitai excelled in the Kentucky World Language Association state showcase for French. Zach placed 2nd and Josh...

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Come to the cabaret!
Ella Cooper, Multimedia Staff

Next week, GRC is putting on a show unlike any other. The GRC Fine Arts Department would like to invite you to the CARDINAL CABARET, a LIVE,...

Coy Hall
Mr. Hall moves on to take principal job in Estill County
Smoke Signals Staff

Coy Hall, welding teacher at GRC for the past 13 years, has accepted the position of principal at the brand new Estill County Area Technology...

School-issued Chromebook collection begins May 17
School-issued Chromebook collection begins May 17

The collection process for school-issued Chromebooks and chargers will begin the week of May 17th. The schedule for this collection process...

A sip of summer
A sip of summer
Sawyer Broeking, Sports Editor

When you think of summer, what is the first thing that comes to mind?  Do you think of hot days and cool nights spent with friends and...

Hunter Cooper
Sophomore Hunter Cooper gives back after cancer journey
Sara Clark, Multimedia Staff

Cancer. A word no one wants to hear, especially a 12-year-old.  In 2017, Hunter Cooper, a GRC student, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic...

Graphic by Julia Pohl
Need a furry friend?
Campbell Taylor, Multimedia Staff

Smoke Signals is doing a new series to promote adoptable animals at the Clark County Animal Shelter. This series is to expand the outreach...

The Rowland Arts Center in pre-Covid times.
Rowland Arts Center 'dreams big' by creating opportunities for students
Ellie Mitmesser, Multimedia Staff

From the bus, you walk in. You head upstairs to hang out with your friends by playing videos games and ping pong. After a while, you head...

Amanda Crowell
Crowell’s kindness, spontaneous deeds make a difference
Sara Clark, Multimedia Staff

“Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about; be kind always.”  Social Studies teacher Amanda Crowell wants to know...

Graphic by Julia Pohl
The Social Dilemma: A documentary that will radicalize your view of technology 
Whitney Hacker, Multimedia Staff • April 29, 2021

"We’ve moved away from having a tools-based technology environment to an addiction and manipulation-based technology environment." -Tristan...

Graphic by Julia Pohl
The future of teaching - a future teacher's perspective
Shelby Summers, Features Editor • April 12, 2021

Stuck typing keys while we look at the computer screen… I hope this isn't our new reality. Due to COVID we had to do school virtually...

The Nest at GRC
How to find support, because you are never alone
Lexi Garza, Managing Editor • March 3, 2021

Online school has been a very new thing to Clark County. We went from seeing each other five days out of the week, with the exception...

My hope for 2021 -- a student
My hope for 2021 -- a student's perspective
Tristen Culton, Journalism 2 • February 25, 2021

My hope for 2021… well I think we all hope that this novel pandemic would completely disappear. But more realistically, I hope to get...

Elite 8, Here We Come!
Elite 8, Here We Come!
Ashlan Brookshire, Video Editor • April 1, 2021

Elite. 8. Here. We. Come. We are 14 hours from tip-off & Card Nation is ready to cheer on WinCity Basketball in tomorrow's State Tournament...

10th Region Highlight Video
10th Region Highlight Video
Smoke Signals Staff March 30, 2021

So proud of our own Ashlan Brookshire (editor/producer) and video team Lexi Garza, Megan Huff and Julia Pohl for working six games and going...

Go Cards and Hoops!
Go Cards and Hoops!
March 24, 2021

Smoke Signals Videos by Kendall Barnes  

GRC Masked Dancer Season 2 REVEAL
GRC Masked Dancer Season 2 REVEAL
March 9, 2021

REVEAL (3/9/21) The moment you've been waiting for! The GRC Masked Dancer Season 2 Reveal! Did you guess correctly? Thank you to all of our...

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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...

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."

Ellie Mitmesser
Ellie Mitmesser
Multimedia staff

Ellie, also known as Eleanor, is a junior at GRC. Her favorite sound is the wind and she says the best part of waking up is eating breakfast. If she had to choose a walk-out song it would be "Satisfied"...

Lily Fogle
Lily Fogle
Multimedia staff

Lily, also known as Pietro, is a junior at GRC. Her favorite sound is Taylor Swift or Ariana Grandes voice and she says the best part of waking up is the first stretch of the day. If she had to choose...

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