Phone: 720-886-5300

16100 E. Smoky Hill Rd.
Aurora, CO 80015
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English Department Grading Policies​
High School Graduation Requirements:    
Minimum of 4 units of English credit
Specified English courses are required in grades 9, 10, 11
(Check the SHHS Program of Studies for details)

Admission Requirements to 4-year colleges in Colorado:   
Minimum of 4 units of English credit
Specified English courses are required
For detailed information about admission requirements to 4-year colleges in Colorado, visit here​. (look under Plan- Higher Education Opportunities and Admission)

Love literature? Ready to write? Able to argue? Join a English-associated club!

Join the National English Honor Society  

Club Sponsors: Mr Tom Fitzgerald
Students with a 3.0 and a love for language are welcome!

Join the Yearbook staff!
Club Sponsors: Ms. Carrie Faust
Students capture the year in a nationally ranked yearbook!

Join the Newspaper staff!
Club Sponsors: Ms. Carrie Faust
Students report the news and events of Smoky Hill!

Join the Speech and Debate team!
Club Sponsors: Mr. Tom Tafoya
Students compete in oral arguments and cross examinations.

State & District Mandated Tests:
9th/10th Grade: Explore/PLAN
9th – 10th Grade PSAT (April 2018​)
11th grade SAT (April 2018)

 Contact Info.


​Dept. Phone:
Coordinator​: ​Kersten Mullan
Secretary:​ ​Karen Hamilton
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Cherry Creek School District No. 5 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability in admission to its programs, services or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. The lack of English language skills shall not be a barrier to admission or participation in the district’s activities and programs. The Cherry Creek School District No. 5 also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information regarding these laws may be forwarded to the designated compliance officer: District Compliance Officer or directly to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Region VIII, Federal Office Building 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite #310, Denver, CO 80204.

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