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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Students compete at Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional competition, receive placements

Students compete at Kansas Scholastic Press Association regional competition, receive placements

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019

Fourteen people competed in the regional Kansas Scholastic Press Association competition on Feb. 26. This competition allows yearbook and newspaper students alike to test their skills against other high school students in their school division. This is the first year since 2014 students have competed...

Students make time for three music classes

Students make time for three music classes

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2019

In high school, students have the freedom to take several elective courses that they find interesting and several may choose to take a music class over the course of their four years. Few have hoped to balance three music classes over their four years. Sophomores Alisara Arial, Ashley Vilaysing and...

Students receive awards for FHSU Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Students receive awards for FHSU Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Nikka Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2019

Fort Hays State University Regional Science and Engineering Fair gave the opportunity to students to submit their science project into the fair. On Feb. 23 students presented their projects to judges at FHSU and on Feb. 28 awards were announced in the lecture hall during seminar. Students that...

FFA hosts breakfast for FFA week

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

Instructor provides career exploration opportunities for students

Instructor provides career exploration opportunities for students

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

March 1, 2019

Preparing for the semester, Forensics and Drama Club instructor Codi Fenwick scheduled field trips for her students. The first field trip Fenwick set up is “Barefoot in the Park” at Fort Hays State University Theatre Department. The trip took place at 7 p.m. on Feb. 28. The Fort Hays theatre...

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