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Girls golf coach Mark Watts stands with junior Katie Dinkel after being awarded WAC Player and Coach of the Year.

13 questions with girls golf coach Mark Watts

Meg Taggart, Managing/Photography Editor November 16, 2021

1. How does it feel to have won the Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year twice and have two of your players win WAC Player of the Year? “It's always nice to have a WAC Player of the Year...

Hiking in the woods

Should a Camping Club be started?

Cade Austin Becker, News Section Editor November 16, 2021

If Hays High added a Camping Club, I believe it would be a club that everyone in the school could enjoy. It would allow students to go outside, be active, be social and learn skills in nature and for life....

Senior Landri Dotts poses for Homecoming candidate photos.

13 questions with senior Landri Dotts

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor October 25, 2021

Senior Landri Dotts was announced Homecoming queen at the football game on Friday, Oct. 15. 1. Were you excited to be nominated as a Homecoming queen candidate? “I was thrilled to be nominated...

Orchestra students rock climb at Garden of the Gods in Denver, Colorado on Sept. 18.

Orchestra takes Colorado trip; Orchestra and Choir to hold fall concerts

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor October 7, 2021

The beginning of the school year is a busy time for many students, especially those involved in extracurricular activities such as music. Hays High Chamber and Concert Orchestras took a trip to Colorado...

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...

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