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Juniors escort seniors out

Juniors escort seniors out

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Every year, a select group of juniors are chosen to be ushers, students who help lead the graduating seniors to their seats and help the Graduation Ceremony run smoothly. “This year we have 24 (ushers), but I probably could do 22 with the number of graduates we have, but I do 24,” Principal Martin...

Seniors take first step in graduation week events through baccalaureate

Seniors take first step in graduation week events through baccalaureate

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

May 10, 2018


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Baccalaureate is a religious nondenominational worship session for seniors before they graduate. The session is held in recognition of the accomplishment seniors have achieved by graduating and helps prepare them for college. Senior Brendan Chapman was among those in attendance and was one of the...

Gasper chooses editorial staff for Guidon newspaper, Guidon online, Indian Call yearbook

Gasper chooses editorial staff for Guidon newspaper, Guidon online, Indian Call yearbook

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Hays High School journalism adviser Bill Gasper has announced the editorial staff for the Guidon newspaper, the Guidon online and the Indian Call yearbook. Junior Isabelle Braun has been named overall editor-in-chief of the Guidon, while sophomore Madison Weber will assume duties of online editor-in-chief. “I...

StuCo officers elected for 2018-2019 school year

StuCo officers elected for 2018-2019 school year

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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Elections for StuCo officers were held May 1 in the Lecture Hall. Officer positions were given based on three different factors. The first factor was an application. Students interested in being a StuCo officer turned in an application to Mrs. Brungardt. The application included a sealed letter of...

Seniors earn over $1 million in scholarships at awards ceremony on May 7

Seniors earn over $1 million in scholarships at awards ceremony on May 7

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018


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Academic and athletic awards were accepted by the student body on May 7. There were 50 award and scholarship presentations and over $1 million in scholarships was given away. “That was just what was given last night,” counselor Amy Miller said. “There are a lot more out there. I think it’s...

Senior Erin Muirhead wins Lead Actress award

Senior Erin Muirhead wins Lead Actress award

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

May 8, 2018


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The cast of the fall musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" traveled to Wichita on May 6, to attend the annual Jester Awards. The cast was initially nominated for 11 awards and went home with five. The awards won are as follows; Leading Actress Erin Muirhead (Esmeralda) Ensemble/Chorus "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" Vocal...

Forensics students compete at state tournament on May 5

Forensics students compete at state tournament on May 5

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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Eight forensics students competed in the state tournament on May 5. The team ended the season with a fourth place team sweepstakes and several other individual medals. “I am proud of all the hard work and good character displayed by the talented 2018 Hays High Forensics 4A KSHSAA State Qualifying...

Journalism students become 4A Sweepstakes champions after May 5 state contest

Journalism students become 4A Sweepstakes champions after May 5 state contest

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

May 5, 2018


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Thirteen students participated in the state journalism contest held in Lawrence on May 5. Those who participated in on-site contests include seniors Lacey Gregory, Amiyah Gonzalez and Elizabeth Lee; juniors include Isabelle Braun, Emily George, Hannah Harman, Jacob Maska, Scout Perryman and Taylor...

New German restaurant changes location, expands menu

New German restaurant changes location, expands menu

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


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As students become old enough to start looking for jobs, they tend to turn towards the classic fast food restaurants in town. However, a new German restaurant in town may be able to offer these students a different opportunity. Das Essen Hütte is a family-run business, originally opened at Big...

Honors chemistry class offers extra credit opportunity

Honors chemistry class offers extra credit opportunity

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


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Several teachers offer extra credit, but science instructor Kayla Brown chose to combine art with chemistry. Brown gave her Honors Chemistry classes the option to write a short paper about the relationship between chemistry and various areas of art such as sculpture, painting or drawing. “My husband ...

Two freshmen win first place at talent show

Two freshmen win first place at talent show

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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Many students look forward to watching the talent show every year. It is a way for students to cheer on their peers or showcase their own talents. After the news that there may not be a talent show, there were students who were upset. “I was sad because it is a school tradition that we have a...

Students compete at state music competition

Students compete at state music competition

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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State Solo/Ensemble took place on April 28, this event only occurs once a year, and it is the only time in which music students can get a rating for their individual performance. Making State Solo/Ensemble is a feat in it of itself, and once there, students must perform exceptionally to receive the...

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