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

2022-2023 Media Team

Ruthie Houston
Editor-in-Chief

Ruthie Houston

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 in the 12 Dancing Princesses” because it is so ...

Daniel Graves
Managing Editor

Daniel Graves

Daniel likes Don Señor because all his friends love it, and they always go there. He would live in “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”, only because Wanda Maximoff is her best self in it. His song would be “This is Why We Can’t Have ...

Sydney Wilkins
Video Editor

Sydney Wilkins

Sydney prefers Don Señor, the service is better and the waitress knows her order. SHe would live in “Mamma Mia”, because you get to live in Greece and wear cute beachy outfits. Her song to sum up her life would be “Since U Been Gone (Pitch Per...

Paige Kleykamp
Features Editor

Paige Kleykamp

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 life is “Man I Feel Like a Woman” by Shani...

Macy Daniel
Features Editor

Macy Daniel

Macy would go for Don Señor because they have better pollo bandidos, but Puerta Grande has good Alfredo. She would live in “Shark Boy and Lava Girl” because she wants to be in candy land. Her life in a song is “Africa” because it’s her favorite fro...

Bryce Houchens
Sports Editor

Bryce Houchens

Bryce prefers Puerta Grande because the chicken tenders are better. He would live in  Beauty and the Beast so he could live in a castle and have things do stuff for him. His life in a song would be “Wagon Wheel”, to support his friend from trivia,...

Marissa Gilchrist
Graphics/Photo Editor

Marissa Gilchrist

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” by Frank Ocean. For her superpower, she would b...

Hayden Cecil
Entertainment Editor

Hayden Cecil

Hayden likes Puerta Grande, because the food is exactly the same, but the vibes are better. He would live in “Ratatouille”, since he loves to eat and would love to live in Paris. His life’s song would be “Wings” by Mac Miller, he just connects...

Zach Ross
Multimedia Staff

Zach Ross

Zach prefers Don Señor because they always play some nice music whereas Puerta Grande sometimes doesn’t. He likes music when he’s munching. He would love to live in the world of “Jurassic Park” because he loves dinosaurs even though they may ...

Vanessa Durphy
Multimedia Staff

Vanessa Durphy

Vanessa doesn’t like Mexican food. She would live in “Pride and Prejudice” because she loves the plot and she feels like meeting any character would be eventful. Her life in a song would be “Introducing Me” by Nick Jonas from “Camp Rock”...

Tristen Culton
Multimedia Staff

Tristen Culton

Tristen likes Puerta Grande because the environment and setting is more hype. She would live in “Cinderella” to have a try at the glass slipper. The song that describes her life is “Solid” by Eric Church, because “my foundation's solid.” If...

Tennyson Prater
Multimedia Staff

Tennyson Prater

Tennyson would choose Don Señor, for sure. The quality of food is just unmatched. He would live in “Pirates of the Caribbean” because he has a thing for Kierra Knightley. His song of his life would be “Buy Dirt”, it describes his aspirations fo...

Skylynn Burnam
Multimedia Staff

Skylynn Burnam

Skylynn thinks Don Señor is better, because Puerta Grande changed their cheese sauce and now she prefers Don Senor’s. If she could live in a movie it would be “Bonnie and Clyde”. She loves how they met and how willing Bonnie was to have a good time ...

Reagan Smith
Multimedia Staff

Reagan Smith

Reagan Smith would pick Puerta Grande because that’s where she grew up going with her dad and she has memories associated with it. She would live in “Sound of Music” because who wouldn’t want to have Julie Andrews sing the Soundtrack to them in ...

Reagan Hayes
Multimedia Staff

Reagan Hayes

Reagan likes Puerta Grande, because they have better salsa. She would live in “Tangled”, because she loves the adventure and love story. Her life in a song is “Dancing Queen”, because she loves dancing and loves ABBA. If she had a superpower,...

Owen Rainey
Multimedia Staff

Owen Rainey

Owen prefers Don Señor because he enjoys their food more, and it’s high quality. His movie to live in would be “Ready Player One” because there’s a lot of cool stuff, and you have a less likely chance of dying. His life in a song would be “...

Maddie Huff
Multimedia Staff

Maddie Huff

Maddie likes Don Señor because they don’t charge for cheese on the rice. If she could live in a movie, it would be Descendants, because she would want a power and to live in a perfect world like that. If her life was a song it would be “Lost Me...

Lily Franklin
Multimedia Staff

Lily Franklin

Lily would choose Don Señor. She feels like the quality of the food is better, but Puerta Grande does have better rice. She would live in “Alice Through the Looking Glass”, because they look like they have so much fun talking to animals and the ...

Liam Parido
Multimedia Staff

Liam Parido

Liam enjoys Don Señor more, because the food is better. He would live in the “Rocky” movie, because he wants to fight Rocky. His song to sum up his life would be “It Gets Better” because no matter what goes wrong, it turns out fine in the end be...

Joby Mitmesser
Multimedia Staff

Joby Mitmesser

Joby would choose Don Señor, because the food is more filling, also they play movies while you eat (Spider-Man, San Andres) He would live in “Avengers Endgame”, because he wants to see all the cool fighting in the end. If a song was his life, it...

Emmie Rose
Multimedia Staff

Emmie Rose

Emmie would choose Don Señor for sure! The servers know her order and the rice is top notch. She would live in “Legally Blonde” and be the dog so that she can be carried around in a purse all day while also looking stylish. Her song would be “B...

Eli Roach
Multimedia Staff

Eli Roach

Eli prefers Don Señor, since their service is fast and the food is better. His movie to live in would be “Cars”, because he would live forever and could race. His song would be “The Good Part.” because he’s always waiting for the next thing to d...

Clay Turley
Multimedia Staff

Clay Turley

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. His song would be “Follow You to Virgie” beca...

Claire Ginter
Multimedia Staff

Claire Ginter

Claire likes Puerta Grande, because their pollo bandido is better. She would live in A Year without Santa Claus, because she loves red-head Kris Kringle and Christmas. A song describing her life would be “American Kids” by Kenny Chesney because she lo...

Ava Woolum
Multimedia Staff

Ava Woolum

Ava thinks Don Señor is better because the service is 10x better and they put more queso in the cup. She would live in Mamma Mia because Greece is one of the prettiest places and she could break out into song whenever she wants. If her life was a so...

Allie Randall
Multimedia Staff

Allie Randall

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 and wear all leather outfits everyday. A song that d...

Allee Mullins
Multimedia Staff

Allee Mullins

Allee prefers Don Señor because the queso is top tier and the service simply can’t be matched. She would live in Happy Gilmore because who wouldn’t want to cheer Mr. Gilmore on to a future of fame? If her life was a song it would be “Life is a...

Addison Baber
Multimedia Staff

Addison Baber

Addison thinks Puerta Grande is better than Don Señor because they put more queso on the chicken in pollo bandidos. If she could live in a movie, she would live in High School Musical because she wants to be Sharpay Evans’ best friend and live a very fab...