the guidon online

Grab-and-Go Breakfast Cart offers convenient breakfast options for students

Grab-and-Go Breakfast Cart offers convenient breakfast options for students

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Students will now be able to easily grab breakfast between 7:25 a.m. and 7:51 a.m. from the Grab-and-Go Breakfast Cart. The cart will be by the library on maroon days and in the commons area on gold days. Each morning different breakfast foods will be available for students. Some options will include...

New lunch policy keeps students in Cafeteria instead of hall

New lunch policy keeps students in Cafeteria instead of hall

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Before the 18-19 school year began, the decision was made to keep students in the Cafeteria for the full 20 minutes of lunch rather than allow them to go to the hall. "Students will need to eat lunch in the lunch room, or if they have teacher approval, they can eat with the teacher in the classroom,"...

StuCo officers, sponsors meet to discuss future activities, clean library patio

StuCo officers, sponsors meet to discuss future activities, clean library patio

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Student Council (StuCo) officers met with instructors Alicia Brungardt and Kathy Wagoner Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon to plan StuCo activities for the following year and clean out the library patio. Officers brainstormed ideas for homecoming, StuCo fundraising, Indian Call, S.A.F.E. (Seat Belts Are...

Students receive new Dell Latitude computers

Students receive new Dell Latitude computers

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under News

The Board of Education voted last April on what device to purchase for the next school year and the Dell Latitudes won in a 5-2 vote. “I think the school board made the right decision,” Instructional Technology Specialist Marie Henderson said. “These are the devices that the Tech Committee selected...

Back-to-School Bash kicks of fall semester actvities

Back-to-School Bash kicks of fall semester actvities

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2018


Filed under News

"Back to the Future" will be played on the football field at 10 p.m. after the Maroon and Gold Kickoff of Aug. 24. There will be a $2 entry fee which includes a bag of popcorn upon entry. All proceeds will go to Student Council (StuCo) who is putting together the event. "StuCo put the Back-to-School...

Long term substitutes’ first days settle nerves

Long term substitutes’ first days settle nerves

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under News

For the beginning of the year, many teachers must settle into a routine for class. In certain cases, however, teachers are in need of a substitute to take their place during the first weeks of school. Substitute for Diane Mason’s English classes, Julie Fitzthum, will be teaching until Sept. 4, when...

Gordmans donates $2,500 for activities designed to positively influence students

Gordmans donates $2,500 for activities designed to positively influence students

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

August 16, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Gordmans department store donated $2,500 to the school on Aug. 16. “They called me, probably about the first week in July, and asked if there was anything they could help with,” Principal Martin Straub said. “I talked to them about several things, and they were most interested in this one (the...

Marching band leadership for the 2018-2019 school year announced

Marching band leadership for the 2018-2019 school year announced

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under News

Band instructor Mathew Rome announced thursday, May 17, the upcoming school year's Drum Majors and Section Leaders. The results are as follows: Drum majors: Cameron Karlin and Lynsie Hansen. Section Leaders: Flute: Alora Arnold Clarinet: Ashley Vilaysing Saxophone: Andrew Prine Trumpet: Brandon Ken...

Chamber Singers announced for 2018-2019 school year

Chamber Singers announced for 2018-2019 school year

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under News

The Chamber Singers for the 2018-2019 school year have been chosen. Freshman, sophomores and juniors had the opportunity to audition on May 15. The results are as follows: Girls: sophomore Sierra Adkins, junior Rebecca Anderson, freshman Alisara Ariel, freshman Eliana Buller, sophomore Hanna Dannar, so...

Latin students partake in the National Latin Exam

Latin students partake in the National Latin Exam

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2018


Filed under News

Every year, students from all over the world who are engaged in Latin get the opportunity to participate in the National Latin Exam. Over 150,000 students possibly 160,000 take the exam each year said Latin instructor Melanie Folkerts. The exam itself is very formal and is taken seriously. "It...

168 seniors walk across stage during graduation on May 13

168 seniors walk across stage during graduation on May 13

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

The class of 2018 said goodbye to their classmates after attending graduation on May 13. There were 168 seniors who graduated this year, but Principal Martin Straub said by then end of the summer, they will have graduated a little of 170. “There are always a few who need half a credit,” Straub...

Senior receives recognition at Spring Concert

Senior receives recognition at Spring Concert

Allison Hillebrand, Assistant Editor

May 12, 2018


Filed under News

The spring concert was not only the last of the year, but the last high school concert for all of the seniors. On May 8, seniors were recognized for the years and hard work they had put into the music programs, as well as senior Trinity Callis receiving an award from Orchestra Director Joan Crull. ...

The School Newspaper of Hays High School
News