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FFA visits rodeo, stock show in Denver

FFA visits rodeo, stock show in Denver

Levi Weilert, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2019


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Ten FFA juniors and seniors went to Denver on Jan. 18 through Jan. 21. “This trip is for my juniors and seniors that have been in FFA for three years or more,” agriculture instructor and FFA advisor Curt Vajnar said.  “This one is partially a reward since they’ve been part of the program.” Among...

Forensics provides a creative outlet for students

Forensics provides a creative outlet for students

Paige Polifka-Denson, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


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Offered both as a class and an extracurricular, Mrs. Fenwick teaches students the best way to prepare and present their creativity and self-expression through forensics. “Forensics is not a crime scene lab,” Fenwick said. “Students talk to friends or read the course guide to learn that forensics...

23 DECA members travel to Ronald McDonald House Charities in Wichita, work to complete chores

23 DECA members travel to Ronald McDonald House Charities in Wichita, work to complete chores

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2019


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Faces drooped with exhaustion as DECA members carried boxes filled with pull tabs, stuffed snowmen and wish list item donations out to the bus on Jan. 16 at 6 a.m. Those working to arrange the boxes under the bus and in seats struggled to relieve themselves from the frigid air by wrapping the...

Board of Education meets on Jan. 14, approves sale of Washington school property

Board of Education meets on Jan. 14, approves sale of Washington school property

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019


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The Board of Education met on Jan. 14 and discussed many topic during the three hour and twenty minute meeting. After approval of the agenda, the board opened up audience participation so members of the audience had an opportunity to address the board. Former Washington principal Alan Park aske...

Scholars Bowl varsity and junior varisty compete at Kapaum-Mount Carmel

Scholars Bowl varsity and junior varisty compete at Kapaum-Mount Carmel

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019


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Scholars Bowl competed at Kapaun-Mount Carmel on Jan. 10. Both varsity and junior varsity competed at the meet. The varsity team included sophomores Andrew Duke (captain), Allison Brooks, Alicia Feyerherm, junior Levi Hickert and senior Cameron Karlin. The junior varsity team included sophomore...

Site Council meets to discuss new staff positions

Site Council meets to discuss new staff positions

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019


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The most recent Hays High Site Council meeting was held Wednesday, Jan. 9. To start off the meeting Site Council president Rob Kennemer had all of the attendees introduce themselves. Next advisors from the Academic, Athletic and Music Booster Clubs spoke on recent and upcoming events. JAG-K...

2019 Indian Call candidates announced

2019 Indian Call candidates announced

Madison Weber, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019


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The 2019 Indian Call candidates were announced Jan. 15 at the end of the school day. Five female candidates and five male candidates were each selected after the senior class voted for who they wanted the candidates to be. The candidates are as followed: Girls: Hannah McGuire Madyson Flax Hannah H...

Students voice opinion on government shutdown

Students voice opinion on government shutdown

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2019


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First Spring Play practice takes place

First Spring Play practice takes place

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2019


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This year’s first Spring Play practice took place after school on Jan. 9 at 12th Street Auditorium, and the performances will take place there March 7-9. While there have been a few obstacles regarding the placement and movement of the actors, the first few practices have run fairly smoothly. Spring Play direc...

Concurrent credit enrollment begins for students

Concurrent credit enrollment begins for students

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

January 11, 2019


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Concurrent credit enrollment for Fort Hays State University (FHSU) and Barton County Community College takes place in the Lecture Hall at Hays High on Jan. 15 from noon to 5:30 p.m. Fall semester of 2018, 114 students were taking concurrent credit, totaling 147 credit hours. For students interested...

DECA hosts Entrepreneurship Promotion Week

DECA hosts Entrepreneurship Promotion Week

Posted by Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2019


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Hays High DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Currently, there are 215,000 members worldwide. DECA is active in the community by organizing and conducting the annual Trick or...

2006 graduate works as General Pediatrician

2006 graduate works as General Pediatrician

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2019


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Graduate Chelsea Powell finished high school in 2006, and during her time in high school, she participated in Spirit Club, Student Council, yearbook and journalism. "I was more actively involved in the newspaper and was editor-in-chief my senior year," Powell said. "I enjoyed getting to interview...

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