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FFA holds labor auction

FFA holds labor auction

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


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FFA held a labor auction on Saturday, Mar. 2 to help raise scholarship money for seniors Connor Olson, Payton Selby, Alex Miller and Tanner Haselhorst. At the labor auction students in FFA have their parents introduce them and then people can buy them to do work. “For example, last year Mr. Straub...

Seniors attend second to last Community Ambassador’s meeting

Seniors attend second to last Community Ambassador’s meeting

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019


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Seniors Ryan Hernandez, Shyann Schumacher and Isabelle Braun attended the Community Ambassadors session with Nex-Generation at Sunflower Bank on March 18. In this session, the Economic Development/Networking specialist at Nex-Tech, Mendi Anschutz, presented a Business Plan Workshop. Though much...

Forensic team competes at Ellis High School, Olathe Northwest

Forensic team competes at Ellis High School, Olathe Northwest

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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Forensic team members competed at two different forensic meets. Four students were medalists at Ellis and one student competed at Olathe National Individual Event Tournament of Champions. All students that signed up on March 2 for individual events competed in pulmonary rounds. Depending on how students...

Senior Isaiah Schindler to run for Board of Education position

Senior Isaiah Schindler to run for Board of Education position

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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In high school, some students choose to start making strides towards their future careers. For senior Isaiah Schindler that means running for a position on the Board of Education. Schindler plans to become a politician and will major in political science at Fort Hays State University. “I need...

Hays Art Council hosts career exploration trip for students

Hays Art Council hosts career exploration trip for students

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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Fourteen students watched the production “Your Alien” presented by Arts Power Theatre Company out of New York City. Students left school at 12:30 p.m and the production started at 12:45 p.m. Students who went on the trip came back before school ended. The play was held at Beach Schmidt Performing...

Students receive backstage tour of Felten Theatre for career exploration

Students receive backstage tour of Felten Theatre for career exploration

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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Six drama club students had the opportunity to tour the backstage of Felten Theatre at Fort Hays State University. The tour was led by FHSU technical director Debra Holmes. The six students that toured the Felten Theatre on Feb. 28 were senior Devon Nichols, senior Madeline Mewhinney, freshman Emry...

Orchestra tours elementary schools, shows music can take you places

Orchestra tours elementary schools, shows music can take you places

Levi Weilert, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2019


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Hays High Orchestra visited O’Loughlin, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Wilson Elementary schools on March 8. The Orchestra performed portions of “Danny Rocks,” “Prelude,” and “Waterloo Station,” and all of ”Libertango.” Every year for the past 12 years, the Orchestra elementary tour...

Dane G. Hansen Foundation names scholarship winners

Dane G. Hansen Foundation names scholarship winners

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019


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The Dane G. Hansen Foundation has named 288 high school seniors from across the 59 eligible counties of Northwest Kansas. No student from Hays High received the Hansen Leader of Tomorrow scholarship, an award of $10,000. Several students however received the Hansen Scholar scholarship, an award of...

Red Cross Club hosts blood drive, encourages donations

Red Cross Club hosts blood drive, encourages donations

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

March 9, 2019


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The Red Cross Club hosted a blood drive on March 7 in Gym B. The club has been working during recent weeks to encourage students and community members to sign up to donate. This has been the second blood drive out of three planned this year. “We usually do three a year,” co-sponsor Kayla...

Concert Band, Jazz Band perform 32nd annual Popcorn Concert

Concert Band, Jazz Band perform 32nd annual Popcorn Concert

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019


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This year’s 32nd annual Popcorn Concert took place at 7:30 p.m. on March 5 in Gym A to showcase the most recent work of Concert Band and Jazz Band. The soloists that night were freshman Tayden Shuck, alto saxophone; sophomore Ashley Vilaysing, clarinet; sophomore Alisara Arial, tenor saxophone;...

Welders take second at Beloit Welding Competition

Welders take second at Beloit Welding Competition

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


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Four welders competed at the Beloit Welding Competition on March 1 at North Central Kansas Technical College (NCK). Their team score was based on their individual scores, which landed them in second place. Out of 102 competitors, three placed in the top 20 and senior Kyle Casper placed in the top...

Students compete at State Career Development Conference

Students compete at State Career Development Conference

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019


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DECA members traveled to compete at the State Career Development Conference (SCDC) from March 3-5. At this competition, DECA members prepared presentations for judges, presented and then attended the awards ceremony where seven groups found out they would attend nationals. Nationals is set to take...

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