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Project Prom produces volunteer opportunities for Helping Hands students

Project Prom produces volunteer opportunities for Helping Hands students

MacKenzie Fagan, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019

There are many opportunities for students to volunteer and do community service. One way is Project Prom, which is a program ran by the Helping Hands. Instructor Michelle Thacker is the head sponsor who helps run the program. “Project Prom is a community service project sponsored by the Helping...

Students participate in KMEA All-State Choirs

Students participate in KMEA All-State Choirs

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

This year’s KMEA All-State Choir participants traveled to Wichita on Feb. 21 for rehearsals and a performance on the afternoon of Feb. 23 at Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. This was the first year that KMEA split their High School Honor Choir into two so they could accommod...

13 questions with sophomore Tom Drabkin

13 questions with sophomore Tom Drabkin

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

1. How long have you been doing music? "I started playing my first instrument when I was three so that would make it around 13 years." 2. What made you interested in music? "At first it was forced on me but I have fallen in love with music." 3. How many instruments do you play? "Three if you inc...

2016 graduate lands internship at Amazon

2016 graduate lands internship at Amazon

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2019

Trenton Potter graduated three years ago. While in high school, Potter participated in numerous activities he feels contributed to where he is today. "While at Hays High, I was involved in Spring Play, Webteam, Track, Scholars' Bowl and Science Olympiad," Potter said. "I also tried out other activities...

Community Ambassadors attend session on entrepreneurship

Community Ambassadors attend session on entrepreneurship

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2019

Seniors Ryan Hernandez, Shyann Schumacher, Kallie Leiker and Isabelle Braun attended the Community Ambassadors session on entrepreneurship on Feb. 13 at Sunflower Bank. In this session, downtown store owners Shaun Musil and Anissa Pfeifer spoke about their experiences with opening their businesses....

Indian Call activites conclude

Indian Call activites conclude

McKena McBride and Madison Weber

February 11, 2019

Indian Call activities came to an end with the annual dance in Gym B, 8:00-10:30p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9. The Indian Call king and queen were announced after the Varsity Girls’ basketball on Feb. 8. The winning candidates for Indian Call were Cade Swayne and Hannah McGuire. Swayne said he wasn...

Chess team wins first at Concordia tournament

Chess team wins first at Concordia tournament

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019

The chess team won first place at their tournament in Concordia on Saturday, Feb. 9. There were four teams in all participating in the tournament. The team's win was the first championship win in club history. “We were pretty excited,” Sophomore Mataya Quinby said. The team was split...

Nathan Leiker, junior

Nathan Leiker, junior

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2019

"If I had a magic wand and could change anything about the school I would make it less white walls and more color, its very bland in this school, it needs more color."...

Ashley Vilaysing, sophomore

Ashley Vilaysing, sophomore

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2019

"If I had a magic wand and could change anything about the school I would change the amount of funding groups get because I feel certain groups get funded better than others and everything should be equally benefited from the school's resources."...

Gracie Wente, freshman

Gracie Wente, freshman

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2019

"If I had a magic wand and could change anything about the school I would expand the funding that would go to certain activities so that all the activities would have about the same funding so the activities that don't get to do as much as other activities do, they now can."...

Stanna Flinn, freshman

Stanna Flinn, freshman

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2019

"If I had a magic wand and could change anything about the school I would change their food, because I'd make it so there was more options for people who were vegetarian or vegan or anything in the middle."...

Gabriela Arthur, senior

Gabriela Arthur, senior

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2019

"If I had a magic wand and could change anything about the school I would change GPS to be a little less strict because if you have good grades I think you should be able to do more."...

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