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Dance team to come in January

Dance team to come in January

Madison Weber, Online Editor-In-Chief

December 21, 2018


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Just recently it was announced that beginning in the middle of January, there will be a dance team that will perform at the half times of the girls basketball games. A meeting was held on Dec. 18 for any students interested in trying out for dance team. Junior Ashley Wilson attended the meeting. "My...

Seniors pass off DECA project

Seniors pass off DECA project

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018


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DECA has been working with the Ronald McDonald House for many years now and for the past two years the project has been headed by seniors Isabelle Braun and Kallie Leiker. They started the search for people to take over their project about a week ago, because they will graduate this year. The RMHC...

Physics students launch experiments with high altitude balloon

Physics students launch experiments with high altitude balloon

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018


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Instructor Cheryl Shepherd-Adams' Physics class launched two packages on a high altitude balloon on Dec. 14 at Gross Coliseum on Fort Hays State University's campus. The two packages were designed by the students and contained equipment to observe radiation and the popping  of the balloon. Shepherd-Adams...

Four debaters compete at 5A KSHAA Regional 4-Speaker debate tournament

Four debaters compete at 5A KSHAA Regional 4-Speaker debate tournament

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018


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The 2018-2019 debate season came to a close when four debaters competed at the 5A KSHAA Regional 4-Speaker debate tournament that was held on Dec. 15 at Salina South High School. Representing Hays High on the affirmative side was junior Joanna Carrillo and freshman Shelby Alexander. Juniors Elliot...

Straub discusses changes to curriculum for 2019-2020 school year at Board of Education meeting on Dec. 17

Straub discusses changes to curriculum for 2019-2020 school year at Board of Education meeting on Dec. 17

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


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The Board of Education met on Dec. 18 and discussed a wide range of topics including revisions to the 2019-2020 Hays High School curriculum. Principal Martin Straub talked to the board about changes in the curriculum. For example, Straub discussed adding more options for Career Explorations. “We...

Scholars bowl wins first in Russell

Scholars bowl wins first in Russell

Kalyssa Boyle, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


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Scholars bowl won first place at the Dec. 17 meet in Russell. Competitors included captain Levi Hickert, senior Harold Hale II, sophomores Alicia Feyerherm, Allison Brooks and Anna Brull. “Since it was the same night as the winter concert, and 16 of the 22 kids signed up for scholars bowl were in it,...

Students chosen for Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership camp

Students chosen for Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership camp

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2018


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Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) is a leadership seminar taking place during the summer for incoming juniors and those who were interested had the opportunity to attend an informational meeting and send in an essay stating why they should be chosen. This year, sophomores Allison Brooks and ...

Spring Play cast list announced

Spring Play cast list announced

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018


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After two days of auditions, director Bill Gasper announced the cast of "Cheaper by the Dozen" on Dec. 14. Eighteen students were cast in the production, performances will be March  7-9 at 12th Street Auditorium. The student and role they are playing are as follows: Mr. Gilbreth: Calvin Du...

Leaderships hosts Q & A panel for freshmen

Leaderships hosts Q & A panel for freshmen

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

December 16, 2018


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Leadership team held a senior Q & A session to provide information to the current freshmen, on Dec. 13 during seminar. The panel consisted of seniors Scout Perryman, Isabelle Braun, Connor Olson, Josh Norris, Kallie Leiker, Brittani Park, Mattie Hutchison, Isaiah Schindler, Tray McCrae, Jaycee...

DECA visits elementary school for charity project

DECA visits elementary school for charity project

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


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The DECA chapter visited Wilson Elementary School on Dec. 10 to make snowmen crafts with fourth graders. “Last year we made tie blankets with people who are in the after school program at Wilson and this year we wanted to talk to those same students again and spread awareness about the Ronald McDonald...

KMEA All-State Choir results announced

KMEA All-State Choir results announced

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


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Students who have qualified for KMEA All-State Choir were announced today. This year, there will be a Mixed All-State Choir made up of sopranos, altos, tenors, and basses, and a Treble All-State Choir with only sopranos and altos in order to accommodate for the increasing number of qualifiers. These...

StuCo explores possible changes for Indian Call this year to increase participation

StuCo explores possible changes for Indian Call this year to increase participation

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


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Student Council (StuCo) has been exploring different options for the annual Indian Call dance this year. “We want kids to come to our event, so we need to think about what makes events fun and interesting for students,” instructor Alicia Brungardt said. Indian Call has historically had a lower...

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