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Leadership Team holds monthly meeting with freshmen

Leadership Team holds monthly meeting with freshmen

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 16, 2018


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Leadership Team held their monthly freshmen meeting on Nov. 15 during seminar. Freshmen were required to bring their computers, in order to access their Career Cruising profile. After students completed their skills assessment and added short-term and long-term goals on the website on Nov. 9, the...

Board of Education meets on Nov. 12, Hays Middle School Tech T.A. students present, members discuss search for new superintendent

Board of Education meets on Nov. 12, Hays Middle School Tech T.A. students present, members discuss search for new superintendent

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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The Board of Education met on Nov. 12 to discuss several topics. After approval of the agenda, Hays Middle School Tech T.A. students, Celia Brooks and Abigail Voyer, presented about iPad usage. “Students use iPads for many different reasons,” Voyer said. “They have opportunities for teachers and...

Student Council organizes dodgeball tournament for Ellis principal diagnosed with Leukemia

Student Council organizes dodgeball tournament for Ellis principal diagnosed with Leukemia

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2018


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This past summer, the Ellis principal Corey Burton was diagnosed with Leukemia. On Dec. 15, Student Council (StuCo) will be hosting a dodgeball tournament with all of the money going to Burton and his family. "The dodgeball tournament won't just have dodgeball," senior Peyton Thorell said. "It's a...

Jana’s Campaign shows art work at downtown art walk

Jana’s Campaign shows art work at downtown art walk

Dellilah Herrera, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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  Every year our community holds an art walk downtown inviting all people to come out and look at all the art work the people display. There are two annual art walks every year, one in the spring and one in the winter. Throughout the streets of Hays, there are people of all ages with all sorts...

Scholar’s Bowl team takes third at TMP JV Invitational Tournament

Scholar’s Bowl team takes third at TMP JV Invitational Tournament

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


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Scholar’s Bowl was able to take two JV teams to the TMP JV Invitational Tournament on Nov. 10. Hays A team consisted of senior Brittani Park, sophomores Anna Brull (captain), Sophia Garrison and Sydney Walker and freshman Elena Herl. Hays B team consisted of senior Isaiah Schindler (captain),...

Seniors able to vote in midterm election

Seniors able to vote in midterm election

Allison Brooks and Alicia Feyerherm

November 12, 2018


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For months, candidates campaigned for the votes of their fellow Americans, trying to gain enough votes to secure their seat in office. This year was projected to be a blue wave with Democrats taking more seats than Republicans, as many young voters mobilized to make their voice heard. It ended with...

Sunflower Community Ambassadors selected, ambassadors meet for first time on Nov. 7

Sunflower Community Ambassadors selected, ambassadors meet for first time on Nov. 7

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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Four seniors were selected to be Sunflower Bank Community Ambassadors. Those seniors were Isabelle Braun, Kallie Leiker, Shyann Schumacher and Ryan Hernandez. “A Community Ambassador is someone that represents the community in a positive way,” Leiker said. “We focus on giving back to our town...

Journeys and Destinations hosted at Hays Medical Center

Journeys and Destinations hosted at Hays Medical Center

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 9, 2018


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An event introduced by the Kansas University Medical Center, Journeys and Destinations, took place at the Hays Medical Center on Nov. 7. During this event, students receive presentations from a wide variety of health care specialists. Students in attendance were seniors Logan Harris, Madison Flax...

Foreign Language Honors Society ceremony

Foreign Language Honors Society ceremony

Yesenia Maldonado, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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The Foreign Language Honors Society (FLHS)  is a new organization, which held its induction ceremony in the library on Thursday Nov 8. FLHS co-sponsors Lora Gallegos-Haynes and Matthew Whitney were excited to  present the charter “Las Villas” which means the path. “Our motto is: ‘Todos...

Spanish classes gain new cultural opportunity

Spanish classes gain new cultural opportunity

Madison Weber, Online Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2018


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Every student taking a Spanish class was presented with the opportunity to learn a style of Latin dance including the Salsa, Merengue and Cha Cha, on Nov. 6 and Nov. 7, depending on the day of their class. Only one style of Latin dance was taught per class period meaning different students were able...

DECA to visit senior citizens to help with service project

DECA to visit senior citizens to help with service project

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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DECA students are taking a trip to Brookdale assisted living center on Wednesday, Nov. 14 where they will be making stockings with the senior citizens. “They will be helping us cut out, glue and decorate these stockings with the “Wish List” for the Ronald McDonald House Charities,” senior...

Site Council meeting discusses important upcoming events

Site Council meeting discusses important upcoming events

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 9, 2018


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The Hays High Site Council held their most recent meeting on Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Site Council president Rob Kennemer introduced himself, as well as having the attendees introduces themselves. Recent advancements were mentioned, including the 489 Foundation Fundraiser, the National Honor Society...

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