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Board of Education meets on Nov. 26, announces monthly Best of Best award winners, discusses lack of snow day on Monday

Board of Education meets on Nov. 26, announces monthly Best of Best award winners, discusses lack of snow day on Monday

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


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The Board of Education met on Nov. 26 to discuss different topics on the agenda and award The Best of the Best awards. This month, instructor Matt Brooks was nominated for the award along with student Olivia Goetz. Goetz was nominated by instructor Michaela Gower. “I nominated Olivia beca...

Guidon awarded All-American by National Scholastic Press Association

Guidon awarded All-American by National Scholastic Press Association

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018


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The Guidon newspaper was awarded four marks of distinction by the National Scholastic Press Association on Nov. 24 after a submission for a critique was entered. "We got marks of distinction in Coverage and Content, Text, Visuals, and Presentation," instructor Bill Gasper said. "Those are the four...

Hays takes two teams to Wichita West Scholars Bowl Invitational, end up competing face-to-face with each other

Hays takes two teams to Wichita West Scholars Bowl Invitational, end up competing face-to-face with each other

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

November 21, 2018


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Two Hays Scholar’s Bowl teams competed at the Wichita West Invitational on Nov. 15. The Hays White team ended 7-2 and Hays Maroon ended 4-4 with neither of them medaling. Hays White consisted of seniors Harold Hale and Cameron Karlin, junior Levi Hickert and sophomores Andrew Duke (captain),...

Upperclassmen share high school experience with underclassmen siblings

Upperclassmen share high school experience with underclassmen siblings

Yesenia Maldonado, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2018


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Going into a new school, especially high school, may be a terrifying thought for many students. Will it be hard to find friends? Who will you be able lean on when you need support? Will you have at least someone to go to for help? These are a few questions that high school students ponder when they...

DECA visits senior center for help with service project

DECA visits senior center for help with service project

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2018


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DECA students went to Brookdale Senior Living Center on Wednesday, Nov. 14 to work with the residents there on a service project. “The purpose of the trip is to spread awareness about the Ronald McDonald House Charities to another generation,” senior Kallie Leiker said. With the residents they...

Leadership Team holds monthly meeting with freshmen

Leadership Team holds monthly meeting with freshmen

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 16, 2018


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Leadership Team held their monthly freshmen meeting on Nov. 15 during seminar. Freshmen were required to bring their computers, in order to access their Career Cruising profile. After students completed their skills assessment and added short-term and long-term goals on the website on Nov. 9, the...

Board of Education meets on Nov. 12, Hays Middle School Tech T.A. students present, members discuss search for new superintendent

Board of Education meets on Nov. 12, Hays Middle School Tech T.A. students present, members discuss search for new superintendent

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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The Board of Education met on Nov. 12 to discuss several topics. After approval of the agenda, Hays Middle School Tech T.A. students, Celia Brooks and Abigail Voyer, presented about iPad usage. “Students use iPads for many different reasons,” Voyer said. “They have opportunities for teachers and...

Student Council organizes dodgeball tournament for Ellis principal diagnosed with Leukemia

Student Council organizes dodgeball tournament for Ellis principal diagnosed with Leukemia

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2018


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This past summer, the Ellis principal Corey Burton was diagnosed with Leukemia. On Dec. 15, Student Council (StuCo) will be hosting a dodgeball tournament with all of the money going to Burton and his family. "The dodgeball tournament won't just have dodgeball," senior Peyton Thorell said. "It's a...

Jana’s Campaign shows art work at downtown art walk

Jana’s Campaign shows art work at downtown art walk

Dellilah Herrera, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


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  Every year our community holds an art walk downtown inviting all people to come out and look at all the art work the people display. There are two annual art walks every year, one in the spring and one in the winter. Throughout the streets of Hays, there are people of all ages with all sorts...

Scholar’s Bowl team takes third at TMP JV Invitational Tournament

Scholar’s Bowl team takes third at TMP JV Invitational Tournament

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


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Scholar’s Bowl was able to take two JV teams to the TMP JV Invitational Tournament on Nov. 10. Hays A team consisted of senior Brittani Park, sophomores Anna Brull (captain), Sophia Garrison and Sydney Walker and freshman Elena Herl. Hays B team consisted of senior Isaiah Schindler (captain),...

Seniors able to vote in midterm election

Seniors able to vote in midterm election

Allison Brooks and Alicia Feyerherm

November 12, 2018


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For months, candidates campaigned for the votes of their fellow Americans, trying to gain enough votes to secure their seat in office. This year was projected to be a blue wave with Democrats taking more seats than Republicans, as many young voters mobilized to make their voice heard. It ended with...

Sunflower Community Ambassadors selected, ambassadors meet for first time on Nov. 7

Sunflower Community Ambassadors selected, ambassadors meet for first time on Nov. 7

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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Four seniors were selected to be Sunflower Bank Community Ambassadors. Those seniors were Isabelle Braun, Kallie Leiker, Shyann Schumacher and Ryan Hernandez. “A Community Ambassador is someone that represents the community in a positive way,” Leiker said. “We focus on giving back to our town...

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