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The Student News Site of Stafford High School

SHS Publications

The Student News Site of Stafford High School

SHS Publications

Jayda Jones

Jayda Jones, Writer

Hi, I'm Jayda! I'm a sophomore and I am on the cheer and track team. This is my first year writing for The Smoke Signal. Can't wait to interview people around the school this school year. :)

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Stafford Cheer Team after the State Championship.

The Class 6 State Cheerleading Co-Championship: “Clerical Error” Revealed

by Coco Wallace and Jayda Jones November 20, 2023

On November 16th, 2023, Stafford County Public Schools released an executive summary addressed to Stafford Cheer’s athletes, parents, and coaches to answer questions surrounding Stafford and Colgan’s...

Stafford High School Cheer competing for regionals at Battlefield High School

Inside Stafford Cheer: The Road to States

by Jayda Jones, Writer November 1, 2023

We chant at all of your favorite sporting events, from when the sun beats on your skin in the stands to when snow covers the ground and students pack into the humid gym. We conduct the pep rallies, scrambling...

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Say Yes to The Dress: Homecoming Edition

by Jayda Jones, Writer October 2, 2023

After searching endless sites and sitting in dressing rooms for what seems like a lifetime, you finally decide on a dress just to come home to a Tiktok on your For-You page saying, “Homecoming dresses...

Students participate in Barbie Day as part of school spirit.

Reviving the Ghost of School Spirit!

by Jayda Jones, Writer September 11, 2023

Blue and gold paint decorate the crowd of Stafford’s student section, packed into the stands like a can of sardines. Pep rallies boom with the band's ensemble, making it impossible to hear the person...

Has Stafford’s Student Section Gone too Far?

Has Stafford’s Student Section Gone too Far?

by Jayda Jones, Writer August 25, 2023

On Thursday, August 24th, a picture surfaced on the internet of a few Stafford students posing with signs they made for the upcoming Varsity football game vs. James Monroe at the Maury Stadium.  On...

Jackson Wallace has been a beneficial addition to the Stafford High School Varsity Boys Basketball Team this year.  Even as a freshman, Wallace has seen extended playing time with upperclassmen.


by Jayda Jones, Writer February 10, 2023

  At the start of Stafford High School’s 2022-2023 Varsity Boys Basketball season, buzz about a ferocious freshman point guard spread around the community. The driven 14-year old, Jackson...

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