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Sophomore Joey Cooper writes down what students will bring for Mexican Independence day.

Students Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Jessica Feyerherm, Guidon Reporter September 22, 2021

Wednesday, Sept. 15 was the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month. People celebrating during this time get to experience Latin culture and learn about the many contributions of Hispanic Americans. “I...

Senior Alexandra Coveney checks out of the building during her Career Exploration hour.

Career Exploration program faces hurdle due to COVID-19

Jessica Feyerherm, Staff Reporter September 15, 2021

According to the University of Washington School of Medicine, one of the most common pieces missing in scholarship and job applications is the experience of shadowing. For many years, Hays High students...

The cast of the fall musical, Urinetown, rehearses in the Hays High Choir room on Sept. 14.

Cast of Fall Musical announced

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor September 15, 2021

The 12th Street Auditorium will soon be bustling with life once again. Hays High’s Fall Musical, “Urinetown,” will be starting rehearsals Monday, Aug. 13. Auditions took place Wednesday, Sept. 8...

STUCO executives talking and helping out

Student Council sponsors first blood drive of school year

Cade Austin Becker, News Section Editor September 15, 2021

Student Council sponsored a blood drive on Friday, Sept. 3 in the library from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Students above the age of 17 could donate without parental consent, but ones who were 16 had to have...


‘Urinetown’ soon to hit the stage

Cade Austin Becker, News Reporter September 15, 2021

Returning to the fall rather than the spring like last year, the Hays High Musical, “Urinetown,” will be a big hit with both comedy and satire lovers. “Urinetown” premiered in 2001 on Broadway...

Leadership Team directs freshmen to their academies before splitting up for discussion during PRIDE Time on Sept. 9.

Leadership Team holds informational meeting with freshmen during PRIDE Time

Alexandra Coveney, Features Section Editor September 14, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 9 during PRIDE Time, Leadership Team members met with freshman students. Freshmen were split into groups and spread out among Gym A, the Multi-Purpose Room and the Lecture Hall. “I...

Science Department offers new AP Chemistry class

Madighan Norris, Staff Reporter September 14, 2021

New class at HHS, proposing a close-to college experience For this year at Hays High, the Science Department decided to offer Advanced Placement Chemistry to students during M2 in Room 135. It is...

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New Student Council leaders introduced

Jessica Feyerherm, Staff Reporter September 10, 2021

The first Hays High Student Council meeting was held on Friday, Aug. 20, with the club’s new sponsors, Jayme Goetz and Luke Lundmark, being introduced. “My favorite part of being a StuCo sponsor is...

Spirit club members participate in voting for dress up night for the home football game Sept. 3.

Spirit Club holds meetings during PRIDE Time

Alexandra Coveney September 9, 2021

Spirit Club held its first meeting of the year Wednesday, Aug. 25 in the Lecture Hall. Sponsors Lindsay Hart and Laura Jensen started the meeting by introducing the club and explaining why meetings...

Students recognized for Spanish knowledge, grades

Students recognized for Spanish knowledge, grades

Emry Lundy, Copy Editor September 3, 2021

On Aug. 30, eight Hays High students and their parents and siblings met Spanish instructor Lora Gallegos-Haynes and principal Shawn Henderson in the library for the induction to the Las Villas Chapter...

Choirs to end school year with their spring concert

Maysyn Tippy, Entertainment Editor May 19, 2021

On Thursday, May 20 at 7:30 at the First United Methodist Church in Hays, Hays High’s Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will have a concert. Concert Choir will be performing “Hold Fast To Dreams,”...

Prinicipal Martin Straub welcomes students, parents, and guest to the 2020-2021 Hays High Academic and Athletic Awards Ceremony.

Hays High holds Academic and Athletic Awards Ceremony

Rylie Fairbank, Staff Reporter May 18, 2021

Hays High held its Athletic and Academic Award Ceremony on May 10 in Gym A. The presenters thanked the Academic Booster Club and Athletic Booster Club officers, as well as the sponsors of scholarships. All...

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