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Teachers National Board Certified in English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Teachers National Board Certified in English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Currently, English teachers Kathy Wagoner and Lisa Renz are National Board Certified in English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood. According to www.nbpts.org, National Board Certification is designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement...

Seniors attend meeting as Community Ambassadors

Seniors attend meeting as Community Ambassadors

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2020

Four seniors, including Landon Dinkel, Levi Hickert, Allison Hillebrand and Cassidy Prough, have been attending seminars for the Community Ambassadors program through Sunflower Bank. So far, the four have went to seminars on how Hays is run, networking and entrepreneurship. The purpose of the program...

Eighth grade visit approaching in March

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

On March 9, Hays High will be hosting its annual eighth grade visit. The visit will start at 8 a.m. and will last until 12 p.m. There will also be a Parent Night for the eighth grade parents on March 9 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.in the Lecture Hall. “Our eighth grade visit coincides with pre-enrollment...

FHSU prepares Future Educators conference for high school students

FHSU prepares Future Educators conference for high school students

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

February 21, 2020

Fort Hays State University's Teacher Education Department will host a Future Educators conference with the 2020 Kansas Teacher Educator of the Year Team from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on March 9 in the Memorial Union for students interested in pursuing a career in education. Principal Martin Straub is ...

Chess team takes second at Concordia tournament

Chess team takes second at Concordia tournament

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media Editor

February 19, 2020

The Chess Club competed with a team of six at a tournament in Concordia on Feb. 1. The consisted of freshmen Noah Bruggeman and Seth Gillock, sophomores Elizabeth Dickman and Xinxuan (Alex) Li and juniors Jonathan Garner and Raiden Hartman. The team took second place overall, and individually,...

Foreign Language Honor Society sells roses for Valentine’s Day

Foreign Language Honor Society sells roses for Valentine’s Day

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2020

Members of the Foreign Language Honor Society (FLHS) sold roses after school on Feb. 13. “FLHS decided to sell flowers as it was considered a good fundraising idea, especially with Valentine’s Day being that week,” FLHS vice president senior Emily Goetz said. Since people tend to buy flowers...

Hallway decorating competition takes place for Indian Call week

Hallway decorating competition takes place for Indian Call week

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media Editor

February 19, 2020

A hallway decorating competition took place during PRIDE Time between Feb. 13 and 14 among the different grades. The competition was to celebrate Indian Call and increase involvement with the dance. Supplies were supplied to all the grades, and they were assigned specific sections of the hallway to...

Chamber Singers host second annual Cabaret

Chamber Singers host second annual Cabaret

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

February 18, 2020

The Hays High Chamber Singers hosted their second annual Cabaret on Feb. 14 and 15, starting at 7:30 pm each evening. The event lasted approximately two hours, consisting of two acts, separated by an intermission. Sets from the Chamber Singers featured performances from the following: Act I “I...

Students excited for upcoming Indian Call activities

Students excited for upcoming Indian Call activities

Meg Taggart, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2020

Students should clear their schedules on Feb. 22, because the annual Hays High Indian Call dance is around the corner. Indian Call will be held in Gym A, starting at 8 p.m. and ending at 10:30 p.m. The theme for the dance will be “Come Together,” centered around the ‘60s and ‘70s. Tickets...

Seniors discuss Project Graduation

Seniors discuss Project Graduation

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

On Feb. 12, there was a meeting for seniors about Project Graduation. During the meeting, class sponsor Jerett Pfannenstiel talked about what happens at Project Graduation, what needs to be done to qualify to attend, and when the event takes place. Project Graduation will take place on May 10, graduation...

Scholar’s Bowl competes at regional competition

Allison Brooks, Multi-Media Editor

February 12, 2020

Scholar’s Bowl took a varsity team of six students to compete at the regional competition at Andover High School on Feb. 6. The team consisted of freshman Evan Dealy, sophomores Colton Dodd-Spencer and Liahna Hyatt, juniors Alicia Feyerherm and Andrew Duke, and senior Levi Hickert. Hickert served...

Hays High introduces Dungeons and Dragons club

Hays High introduces Dungeons and Dragons club

Eythun Wyatt, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

At Hays High, a Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) Club had recently been started. “D&D” is a tabletop fantasy role-playing game in which you create and play as a character of your choice. This character can do nearly anything you can imagine within his capabilities. These capabilities are based...

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