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Eight students place in Hays Arts Council writing contest

Eight students place in Hays Arts Council writing contest

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Every year, students have the opportunity to submit a short story or a poem for the Hays Arts Council writing contest. “I know some of my students like to write outside of class and they really enjoy creative writing,” English instructor Lisa Renz said. “So I usually send out emails or encoura...

Instructor to run 2018 Boston Marathon

Instructor to run 2018 Boston Marathon

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Instructor Andrea Zody will run the Boston Marathon on April 16. Zody has been running for about eight years and never thought she would run the Boston Marathon. In 2016, she ran the Loveland Marathon and qualified. In order to qualify, one must run a marathon on a sanctioned course and under a certain...

Ceramics teaches students to make 3D objects

Ceramics teaches students to make 3D objects

Lizzy Lee, Cartoonist/Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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While there are many art classes that deal with drawing and painting a 2D image, some may prefer a tactile approach, like in ceramics. Taught by instructor Jennifer Younger, ceramics is in the category of art classes that involves students working with, firing and glazing clay.   “I’ve...

Journalism students to travel to San Francisco for national convention

Journalism students to travel to San Francisco for national convention

Scout Perryman, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018


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San Francisco is hosting the annual National High School Journalism Convention (NHSJC) this year where journalism students across America can learn new techniques on how to be a better writer and leader. NHSJC is sponsored by National Scholastic Press and the Journalism Education Association. Every...

Physical education instructor receives grant for heart rate monitors

Physical education instructor receives grant for heart rate monitors

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2018


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Instructor Haley Wolf has applied and been accepted for a grant for $500 from Midwest Energy to buy heart rate monitors for her students. “In classes, a lot of times there is a lack of effort and a lack of participation as a key of that,” Wolf said. “These heart rate monitors have the goal of...

Three students compete in State Science and Engineering Fair in Wichita

Three students compete in State Science and Engineering Fair in Wichita

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2018


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Three freshmen competed in the annual State Science and Engineering Fair which was held in Wichita on April 6. Each project was presented to at least three judges over the course of three hours in the morning. That was followed by a three-hour lunch break with awards following. Freshman Catherine...

March’s library ticket attracts 24 participants

March’s library ticket attracts 24 participants

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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The library’s March theme was Take a Vacation from Reality and 24 students answered questions to redeem their prizes. Every month Librarian Erin Holder comes with a fun theme to encourage students to read. Students who participate and answer a question about the book they read correctly, receive...

Science Olympiad team competing at state tournament in Wichita

Science Olympiad team competing at state tournament in Wichita

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


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The Science Olympiad team will compete at Wichita State University for its state competition on Saturday, April 7. The team has put in many hours preparing for this competition and they will leave Friday, April 6 before fourth hour. The team is competing in the Large School division for the first...

Seniors have opportunity to receive scholarship for community work

Seniors have opportunity to receive scholarship for community work

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2018


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Young men and women are given the opportunity to become Community Ambassadors, which provides them with knowledge of how local business and government are run. The Community Ambassadors from Hays High are seniors Kamree Markley, Erin Muirhead, Autumn Hohmann, Mark Schuckman, Sara Rohleder, Alyssa...

Academic Booster Club holds quarterly Breakfast of Champions to recognize student achievement

Academic Booster Club holds quarterly Breakfast of Champions to recognize student achievement

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2018


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Those who achieved a GPA of 3.3 or above during the third quarter were excused March 28 during first hour to go eat at the Breakfast of Champions. Breakfast of Champions is a breakfast sponsored by the Academic Booster Club to recognize students. Freshman Jessica Luedders enjoyed being excused...

Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Looking back 10, 20, 50 years ago

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018


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The Guidon staff has decided to include a monthly feature in which it will look through past editions of the newspaper to see the new events that were being reported ten, 20 and 50 years ago during each particular month. Ten Years Ago March 2008 Former principal Mike Hester considers implementing yea...

Forensics to compete at national tournament in June

Forensics to compete at national tournament in June

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


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Forensics and debate students have the opportunity to compete in the NSDA (National Speech and Debate Association), originally named National Forensics League. “In the recent past, they changed from the NFL to not be confused with the National Football League,” instructor Codi Fenwick said. “It...

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