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VFW offers scholarship opportunities for artists, writers

VFW offers scholarship opportunities for artists, writers

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

September 19, 2019

In order to encourage patriotism in up-and-coming artists and writers, the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization established three scholarship competitions: the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest, the Voice of Democracy audio-essay program and the Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The...

Homecoming Spirit Days announced

Homecoming Spirit Days announced

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in Chief

September 18, 2019

Spirit Days for Homecoming have been decided.  Monday Sept. 23 will be Jersey Day. Students can wear either a famous athlete’s jersey or an HHS jersey.  Tuesday, Sept. 24 will be Celebrity Day. Students can dress up as their favorite celebrity, whether it be an actor, actress, YouTuber, ...

Eleven students inducted into Foreign Language Honors Society

Eleven students inducted into Foreign Language Honors Society

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2019

Students in foreign language classes had the opportunity to apply for the Foreign Language Honors Society last spring. Those interested had to fill out an application as well as acquire letters of recommendations.   Eleven new members were selected and formally inducted into the FLHS on Sept. 10 in the library.  A...

StuCo hosts lock-in on Sept. 15

StuCo hosts lock-in on Sept. 15

Michaela Austin, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2019

The Student Council (StuCo) lock-in was held on Sept. 15 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event was held in the library and some of the decorating took place in Room 110.  "StuCo Lock-ins are intended to be a fun environment for members to work together to complete tasks for homecoming," StuCo President,...

2019 Musical cast list for ‘Anything Goes’ announced 

2019 Musical cast list for ‘Anything Goes’ announced 

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2019

Musical director Alex Underwood posted the cast list for this year’s musical, "Anything Goes," after school on Sept. 13.   Around 45 students auditioned, and the performance dates are scheduled for Nov. 14-17.   Underwood said the musical will offer a new set of challenges this year.   ...

Knitting Club holds organizational meeting during PRIDE Time

Knitting Club holds organizational meeting during PRIDE Time

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2019

Knitting Club met for an organizational meeting on Sept. 12 during PRIDE Time.   Students signed up with their name and email so they could be added to a Knitting Club Canvas page, as well as giving the sponsors, instructors Lisa Renz and Kelly Ackerman, contact information for members. Membe...

Informational meeting about 2021 trip to Germany, France, Portugal and Spain held in Lecture Hall

Informational meeting about 2021 trip to Germany, France, Portugal and Spain held in Lecture Hall

Alicia Feyerherm, Online Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2019

Those interested in visiting Germany, France, Spain and Portugal in 2021 through EF Tours met in the Lecture Hall from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Sept. 11 for an informational meeting.   After welcoming students and parents to the meeting, students who traveled to Scotland and Ireland last year got a chance to share their ex...

Heartland Community Foundation hosts Strategic Doing

Heartland Community Foundation hosts Strategic Doing

Allison Hillebrand, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2019

Hays community members were invited to attend a Strategic Doing hosted by the Heartland Community Foundation on Sept. 9 at the Rose Garden. The Strategic Doing is a place for involved people from Ellis County to share their ideas and goals to benefit the area and apply for grants to put towards their...

Seniors earn scholarship opportunities through Dane G. Hansen test

Seniors earn scholarship opportunities through Dane G. Hansen test

Caitlin Leiker, Copy Editor

September 11, 2019

A total of 48 seniors took the Dane G. Hansen scholarship test during school on Sept. 11 in the Eagle Communications Hall in the Robbins Center at Fort Hays State University.   The Hansen test is meant to measure a student’s general knowledge in Language Arts, History, Science, Math, Fine Art...

Suicide Prevention Walk to be held on Sept. 14

Suicide Prevention Walk to be held on Sept. 14

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Walk will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14 in the Hays Municipal Park. The Suicide Prevention Walk is a way to spread awareness about suicide and suicide prevention. Staff, students and community members are once again preparing to participate...

Tribe Art Club discusses upcoming plans at first meeting on Sept. 10

Tribe Art Club discusses upcoming plans at first meeting on Sept. 10

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

Tribe Art Club had its first meeting this year on Tuesday, Sept. 10 during PRIDE Time in Room 506. The meeting consisted of signing up to join the club, discussing this year’s T-shirt design and planning future events.   The sponsor is art teacher Jennifer Younger, president is senior Olivia Reed, vice pr...

Book club meets after school on Sept. 10 to get members signed up

Book club meets after school on Sept. 10 to get members signed up

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

There are several clubs for students to be a part of this year, but one of the new clubs is Book Club. Book Club’s first meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m in Room 110.   The sponsor of the club is English teacher Kathy Wagoner. The president is senior Aracely Hutchison, vice president is senior Addison ...

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