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Hays High to perform production of ‘RENT’ this week

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor May 12, 2021

On Thursday, May 13 through Sunday, May 16, Hays High will be putting on a production of “RENT” at the 12th Street Auditorium. Tickets are available online, and extras will be sold at the auditorium. Tickets...

HRC raises money for community members with brain cancer

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor May 9, 2021

On Saturday, May 1, the Hays Recreational Center had its first Brain Freeze 5K Race/Walk or one-mile walk in honor of HRC’s Office Manager, Missy Droegemeier’s, fifth anniversary of remission of brain...

Officer Burkholder visits freshmen to discuss alcohol, drug abuse

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor March 15, 2021

On Thursday, March 11 and Friday, March 12, Hays Police Department officer Josh Burkholder talked to the freshman class during their Health and Wellness classes about his experiences in law enforcement...

Senior Cooper Eiland practices with The Prophets drummer Dan Hoisington

Senior Cooper Eiland plays with band, The Prophets

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor March 11, 2021

Senior Cooper Eiland recently got to play with The Prophets, a band that was just inducted into the Kansas Music Educators Association (KMEA) Hall of Fame, which was established to honor members of the...

Valentine’s Day history explained

Ashley Vredenburg February 22, 2021

Valentine’s Day is celebrated every Feb. 14 as couples across the world honor their spouses, partners and lovers from all social classes. The chubby baby with wings and a bow and an arrow, called...

13 questions with senior Audrey Irvin

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor February 20, 2021

1.What are your plans after high school? “I plan to attend the University of Kansas and major in psychology.” 2. What has been one of your favorite memories at HHS? “Some of my favorite...

Knitting Club meeting on November 16th in room 113

Knitting club donates projects

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor December 16, 2020

This winter season, the Knitting Club has come up with some ideas to make for children who need something warm to wear and dishcloths for families in need. Sponsors Kelly Ackerman and Lisa Renz donated...

Sophomore Seth Tripp takes time after school to record his part for the Chamber Singers arrangement of Crown by Chika. Recording each of the students voice parts individually means that each can be adjusted in volume and resonance, resulting in a more balanced final product.

Chamber Singers begin recordings for virtual a cappella project

Caitlin Leiker, Assistant Editor December 15, 2020

The key to success this year in the Music Department has been taking on a variety of alternative projects that allow its ensembles to continue to work together if Hays High were to go online. This was...

At the Site Council meeting, instructor Johnny Matlock introduced his program, JAG-K.

Matlock affects many students at Hays High

Maysyn Tippy December 14, 2020

At the end of the school year, one staff member, JAG-K Career Specialist Johnny Matlock, is planning on retiring and leaving Hays High. Matlock currently teaches JAG-K, and before that, he was the director...

Forensics team holds informational meeting

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor November 30, 2020

On Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Lecture Hall, the forensics team had a meeting to begin its season by helping students prepare for competitions. “I am most excited about reading a prose because I love...

Senior wins Daughters of American Revolution Award

Meg Taggart, Entertainment Editor November 12, 2020

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, senior Alicia Feyerherm won the Daughters of the American Revolution, or DAR, Good Citizen Award. The DAR Good Citizen Award is presented annually to a one student at each participating...

The early release schedule will be taking place on Nov. 11, 2020, Feb. 10, 2021, March 10, 2021, and April 14, 2021.

Students share what they do after school on Early Release days

Alexandra Coveney, Staff Reporter November 9, 2020

On the second Wednesday in six months of the school year, students are released early from school so that faculty members can gather for professional development or staff meetings. For students, dismissal...

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