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Science Olympiad competes at state competition

Science Olympiad competes at state competition

Levi Weilert, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

Science Olympiad competed in Wichita on April 5 and April 6. The team went to Wichita State University to compete in the state Science Olympiad competition. The results of the competition are as follows. Junior Natalie Taylor and sophomore Marrissa Raynesford placed third in Forensics. Senior...

FFA divisions take first, second at poultry event

FFA divisions take first, second at poultry event

Kalyssa Boyle, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

FFA’s Greenhand division took first and the senior division took second at a poultry event on March 25. Junior Colton Vajnar and sophomores Monique William, Cayden Sanders and Kaleb Neher competed in the senior division. Luke Montgomery, Kaden Herreman, Ross Eckroat, Aidan Debey, Cadence Dickey...

Students participate in FHSU Science Bowl

Students participate in FHSU Science Bowl

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

iStudents from science instructor Cheryl Shepherd-Adams' Advanced Physics class and other students enrolled in science courses such as Human Biology and Chemistry attended FHSU's Science Bowl on April 4. Hays High brought four teams of five students to compete:  Hays one, Hays two, Hays three and...

Sophomore wins third at state science fair

Sophomore wins third at state science fair

McKena McBride, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2019

Sophomore Callie Raacke won third place overall at the Kansas State Science and Engineering Fair. Raacke won first in microbiology, won the Journal of Engineering and Investigators award and received a BioGenius award. Raacke also won $100 and will be working with a mentor on publishing her research...

Music directors comment on students’ final preparations for regional contest

Music directors comment on students’ final preparations for regional contest

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

With contest season coming to a close in the music department, students are putting the final touches on their performances for the KSHSAA Regional Solo and Small Ensemble Festival that will take place at Barton Community College on April 6. Band director Matt Rome said that he loved how the students...

Student Council hosts scavenger hunt on April 17

Student Council hosts scavenger hunt on April 17

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

Beginning April 8, Student Council will begin selling tickets for $5 to participate in the scavenger hunt taking place on April 17. "The scavenger hunt is an Easter egg hunt to celebrate the spring season, but it's also a fundraiser for StuCo," senior Shyann Schumacher said. "Our two main fundraisers...

Spanish students attend Edgar René concert

Spanish students attend Edgar René concert

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

Spanish singer Edgar René performed at 12th Street Auditorium on Wednesday, Mar. 27 for  Spanish classes from high schools all around the area. The concert had many interactive elements like a tongue twister competition, learning to salsa dance and playing instruments with him on stage. Ten students h...

Orchestra hosts annual Ice Cream Concert

Orchestra hosts annual Ice Cream Concert

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019

The Orchestra’s annual Ice Cream Concert took place at 7 p.m. on April 1 in the cafeteria. Seniors Isabelle Braun, Alex Hagerman, Zoe A. Martin, Kayli Potter and Carl Rorstrom were recognized for their work in the Orchestra program. The large group performed “Prelude” by Edvard Grieg, “Waterloo...

Forensics team competes at Great Bend, receives second

Forensics team competes at Great Bend, receives second

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

April 1, 2019

The forensics team competed at Great Bend on March 30, receiving second place overall. The team finished with 13 final medalists and three state qualifiers. In Program Oral Interpretation, freshmen Jesse McAlvain finished in first and Grace McCord in third, and senior Scout Perryman received fourth...

Board of Education chooses iPads as new device for upcoming school year at Hays Middle School

Board of Education chooses iPads as new device for upcoming school year at Hays Middle School

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2019

The Board of Education met on Monday, Mar. 26 to discuss a number of topics from the Best of the Best Awards to what kind of technology is best to use in schools. The BOE was tasked with deciding what technology to purchase for the upcoming school year at Hays Middle School. The top two options were...

Hays hosts annual Special Olympics basketball tournament

Hays hosts annual Special Olympics basketball tournament

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

March 28, 2019

The Hays High Special Olympics basketball and cheer-leading team competed at the annual Hays tournament on March 22. The Special Olympics Kansas is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities, consisting of multiple athletic opportunities. The schedule of the sports the Special...

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 25, 50 years ago

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

The Guidon staff has decided to include a monthly feature in which it will look through past editions of the newspaper to see the news events that were being reported 10, 25, and 50 years ago during each particular month. 10 Years Ago March 2009 The Guidon staff interviews students and FACS teac...

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