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Family Studies gives students opportunity to interact with kids

Family Studies gives students opportunity to interact with kids

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2019

Family Studies is a course designed to prepare students for the role of parenting, introduce childcare as a career, and help students learn more about children and their development. The semester class is offered to juniors and seniors. This spring, there are two family studies classes taught by instructor...

Sophomore wins 2019 Talent Show

Sophomore wins 2019 Talent Show

Madison Weber and Caitlin Leiker

January 10, 2019

Students often get nervous before things a big athletic event or when they have to give a presentation for class, but imagine what it would feel like to have to perform for the entire student body. That’s exactly what this year’s talent show participants experienced. But this year’s winner...

Juniors take on Public Relations Campaign for DECA, organize week of mental health awareness

Juniors take on Public Relations Campaign for DECA, organize week of mental health awareness

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2018

DECA is an association of marketing that allows for students to gain knowledge in a multitude of business fields. The first class is Principles of Marketing, which is available to juniors and seniors joining for their first year, the second class, Marketing Applications, is available to seniors. Juniors...

College credit classes beneficial to high school students

College credit classes beneficial to high school students

Addie Braun, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

There are a number of college credit classes to take in high school to get hours out of the way so a student doesn’t have to worry about them in college. “It is beneficial especially for students who have a pretty strong idea of where they want to major or where their life is going,” instructor...

Chamber Singers to perform at Matlock’s studio for Winter Art Walk

Chamber Singers to perform at Matlock’s studio for Winter Art Walk

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

The Chamber Singers will be performing from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 7 at 809 Studio for this year’s Winter Art Walk. Former vocal director Johnny Matlock said that this is the first public event they have hosted at 809. The idea of the Chamber Singers performing at Matlock’s studio came up...

Team of three win statewide competition

Team of three win statewide competition

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

A team of three students brought home the title of Night At the Lab State Champions after competing in the KU Medical School competition held in Kansas City on Nov. 27 and 28. Students must register three weeks before regionals and are given a topic – somewhat based on the cardiovascular system...

Student provides insight after car accident

Student provides insight after car accident

Madison Weber, Online Editor-In-Chief

November 30, 2018

Being in a car accident can be a traumatic experience for just about anyone, but can also be a valuable lesson after it is all over. According to ‘Teen Driver Source,’ 16- to 17-year old drivers are nine times more likely to be involved in a crash than adults and six times more likely to be in a...

Chamber Singers to perform 33rd annual Cathedral Concert

Chamber Singers to perform 33rd annual Cathedral Concert

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

The Chamber Singers will perform with Fort Hays State University’s choirs and other music department faculty at 3:30pm on Dec. 2 at St. Fidelis Basilica in Victoria, Kansas. The concert is free of charge. Current FHSU choral conductor Terry Crull said the congregation of St. Fidelis and the FHSU...

Instructor, coach Rick Keltner sponsors Spirit Club

Instructor, coach Rick Keltner sponsors Spirit Club

Taylor Schiffelbein, Sports Reporter

November 28, 2018

At every football and basketball game, the students and fans are given a theme for the night. The themes include, but are not limited to, pink out, white out, black out, camo night, favorite player and American night. These themes are chosen by the school Spirit Club. “Spirit Club is designed to...

Girl Scouts give back

Girl Scouts give back

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2018

Students from Girl Scout Troop 10247 purchased clothing items for two angel tree children after school on Nov. 20. Every year, Ellis County Teaming up for Tots (TUFT) sets up trees at Walmart, Walgreens, and Big Creek Crossing covered with pink and blue paper angels. The angels represent local...

FHSU professor presents to Art Club

FHSU professor presents to Art Club

Kalyssa Boyle, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2018

Art Club held a meeting on Nov. 20 during seminar featuring a presentation from Fort Hays State University’s (FHSU) ceramics professor Linda Ganstrom. “It is important for students to be exposed to the different opportunities with art, whether it is post-secondary education or careers,” art...

Hays hosts Western Kansas Orchestra Festival

Hays hosts Western Kansas Orchestra Festival

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2018

Hays High hosted about 550 students for the annual Western Kansas Music Festival (WKOF) on Nov. 16-17. The festival concluded with a concert performed on Nov. 17 at 6:00 p.m., with eight towns and 15 different schools participating. For the performance, seventh through twelfth grade students split...

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