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Forensics team holds informational meeting

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

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...

Students share what they do after school on Early Release days

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

Knitting Club starts up for the year

Sophomore Rylie Fairbank and junior Rachel Windholz pick out their knitting needles to start their projects.
November 7, 2020

Hays High’s Knitting Club had its first meeting Monday, Nov. 2, in which members discussed what they would be doing this year in the club and started learning how to knit. “My favorite part about...

Halloween changes due to COVID-19

Halloween changes due to COVID-19
October 26, 2020

With COVID and its effects, it is no surprise that this year’s Halloween is going to be altered. Many traditional Halloween activities can be high risk for spreading viruses, so the Centers for Disease...

Homecoming king and queen reflect on being royalty

Senior Mylah Potter and Fernando Zarate claim their homecoming crowns.
October 20, 2020

At halftime of the football game on Oct. 9 against Dodge City, seniors Mylah Potter and Fernando Zarate were named the 2020 Homecoming queen and king. Zarate said he felt that the changes made to this...

Dressing up for school is rare among students

Senior Girls dressed up for Guys in Ties/Girls in Pearls.
October 19, 2020

Why dress up for school? This is a question a lot of students probably ask themselves or each other nearly every day. There are multiple students who choose to dress up, but not many enjoy it. “Dressing...

Halloween costumes change over years

This is me dressed up as Spider Man on my 6th Halloween night.
October 16, 2020

Halloween is a widely celebrated holiday that Americans dress up for on the last day in October, but often remember for years beyond that night. “My favorite part of Halloween is probably the memories,”...

Hays High FFA experiences changes

Junior Kyle Mortensen throws the yellow dodgeball during the team building activity.
October 15, 2020

This school year, the Hays High FFA chapter has seen a lot of change with having a new sponsor, balancing skills and competitions and completing community service projects. Nikole Cain, who is in her...

Senior earns perfect score on ACT

Senior earns perfect score on ACT
October 15, 2020

Not too many students get a perfect score on the ACT, but senior Andrew Duke is one of those few who did. He shows that all those hours of studying, practicing and preparing were worth all that time. “I...

10 classic Halloween movies to get you into ‘the spooky spirit’

10 classic Halloween movies to get you into 'the spooky spirit'
October 8, 2020

And, so, it begins. As the clock strikes midnight on Oct. 1, “Spooky Season” officially kicks off. Whether you are a comedy connoisseur or a horror flick fanatic, here is a list of 10 classic Halloween...

Students, staff share what makes good teachers, students

September 30, 2020

Both students and teachers have different expectations of one another. Here, students and teachers answer ‘What make a good teacher?’ and ‘What makes a good student?’. Students, what makes a...

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