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13 questions with freshman Caden Riat

13 questions with freshman Caden Riat

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018


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Freshman Caden Riat started his own company in 2015, now he has made over $3,000. What is the name of your company? “My company’s name is Riat Inc.” When did you start your company? “In my parent’s garage in August of 2015.” Are you the only employee in your company? ...

Student worships Flying Spaghetti Monster

Student worships Flying Spaghetti Monster

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018


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In an average Kansas town like Hays, Christianity is very commonplace, but some people practice other religions, like the far less common Pastafarianism. Freshman Kalyssa Boyle is a Pastafarian. She has been a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM) since 2015. “I discovered...

Junior competes in jujitsu tournament

Junior competes in jujitsu tournament

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

February 1, 2018


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For seven months, junior Isabelle Pfeifer has been training in the arts of jiu jitsu and self-defense. In the month of January, Pfeifer got to put her training to use at the Blue Corner Ultimate Absolute 2018 jujitsu tournament. “I went to Kansas City,” Pfeifer said. “I had a jujitsu tournament.” The...

Students use YouTube to express creativity

Students use YouTube to express creativity

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2018


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YouTube is a place where people of all ages can post different kinds of videos. Some students use YouTube to express their creativity. Freshman Alicia Feyerherm has been on YouTube since May of 2016 and has 968 subscribers. Her channel’s name is “My Life Fast Forward,” and she posts a variety...

13 questions with sophomore Hayden Brown

13 questions with sophomore Hayden Brown

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


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Sophomore Hayden Brown has been playing tackle football since the second grade, and started playing flag football even before that. Do you play offense or defense? “I played both this year, but I prefer offense.” What position do you play? “I play running back or slot back.” ...

13 questions with freshman Grace Rogers

13 questions with freshman Grace Rogers

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018


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Freshman Grace Rogers recently moved here because of her dad’s job. Rogers spends her time figure skating and has been for the past decade. What brought you to Hays? “My dads job, he buys land for companies to put pipelines in the ground.” What places have you lived in before here? ...

Personal Finance enlightens students on financial future

Personal Finance enlightens students on financial future

Lacey Gregory, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2018


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On the first day of Personal Finance class, instructor Shaina Prough begins the semester by showing her students a TEDx talk by investment specialist Alexa von Toble entitled “One Life-Changing Class You Never Took.” Lucky enough for the students taking Personal Finance, they are already enroll...

13 questions with senior Tanner Eiland

13 questions with senior Tanner Eiland

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2017


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Senior Tanner Eiland never imagined that he would live in a small western Kansas town called hays, but when he moved here in 4th grade from Texas he realized it was always meant to be. 1.What were your thoughts on being in Hays when you moved here versus now? "my cousins were moving to Texas as...

Class of 1967 donates money for scholarship fund

Class of 1967 donates money for scholarship fund

Hannah Donaldson, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


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The graduated class of 1967 initiated a scholarship fund last May that will last until 2027. It donated a total of $9,745.23 to be turned into scholarships for graduating seniors. Class member Sharon Jacobs-Cox said the class got the idea to do this 10 years ago at their 40-year reunion when they...

Junior Spencer Wittkorn attends ANHE

Junior Spencer Wittkorn attends ANHE

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017


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The band, along with the other music programs offered, here at Hays High are known for the individual talents of the members. Junior Spencer Wittkorn was recognized for his talents and was selected to be a part of the All-National Honors Ensemble (ANHE). The ANHE took place Nov. 26-29 at Walt Disney...

Students use different tactics for studying

Students use different tactics for studying

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017


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Many people take core classes and have to take several quizzes and tests and in order to pass with a good grade, they need to study for them. While many people wait until the night before to study for a test, junior Emily McGuire tries to start studying earlier. She makes sure to spend anywhere from...

Poor dental hygiene can lead to many diseases

Poor dental hygiene can lead to many diseases

Taylor Schiffelbein, Sports Editor

November 14, 2017


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According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), dental hygiene refers to the practice of keeping the mouth, teeth, and gums clean and healthy to prevent different types of diseases. Dental hygiene and oral health care are essential parts of our everyday routines but are most often taken...

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