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Journeys and Destinations hosted at Hays Medical Center

Journeys and Destinations hosted at Hays Medical Center

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 9, 2018


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An event introduced by the Kansas University Medical Center, Journeys and Destinations, took place at the Hays Medical Center on Nov. 7. During this event, students receive presentations from a wide variety of health care specialists. Students in attendance were seniors Logan Harris, Madison Flax...

Foreign Language Honors Society ceremony

Foreign Language Honors Society ceremony

Yesenia Maldonado, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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The Foreign Language Honors Society (FLHS)  is a new organization, which held its induction ceremony in the library on Thursday Nov 8. FLHS co-sponsors Lora Gallegos-Haynes and Matthew Whitney were excited to  present the charter “Las Villas” which means the path. “Our motto is: ‘Todos...

Spanish classes gain new cultural opportunity

Spanish classes gain new cultural opportunity

Madison Weber, Online Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2018


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Every student taking a Spanish class was presented with the opportunity to learn a style of Latin dance including the Salsa, Merengue and Cha Cha, on Nov. 6 and Nov. 7, depending on the day of their class. Only one style of Latin dance was taught per class period meaning different students were able...

DECA to visit senior citizens to help with service project

DECA to visit senior citizens to help with service project

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2018


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DECA students are taking a trip to Brookdale assisted living center on Wednesday, Nov. 14 where they will be making stockings with the senior citizens. “They will be helping us cut out, glue and decorate these stockings with the “Wish List” for the Ronald McDonald House Charities,” senior...

Site Council meeting discusses important upcoming events

Site Council meeting discusses important upcoming events

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 9, 2018


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The Hays High Site Council held their most recent meeting on Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. Site Council president Rob Kennemer introduced himself, as well as having the attendees introduces themselves. Recent advancements were mentioned, including the 489 Foundation Fundraiser, the National Honor Society...

FFA starts fruit, meat, cheese fundraiser

FFA starts fruit, meat, cheese fundraiser

Kalyssa Boyle, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018


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FFA started the fundraiser sale of fruits, meat, and cheese on Oct. 22 which will end Nov. 19. “We sell fruit, which we’ve done for 30 years,” Agriculture instructor and FFA advisor Curt Vajnar said. “If we didn’t sell fruit people would go crazy because that’s what they expect you to ...

Students attend presentation by Daymond John from ‘Shark Tank’

Students attend presentation by Daymond John from ‘Shark Tank’

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


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Daymond John - entrepreneur, investor and motivational speaker - spoke at Beach Schmidt on Nov. 7. The presentation lasted about an hour and a half, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., during which he spoke of his childhood and how he first began his clothing line, FUBU. John also gave tips to the audience about...

Students attend induction ceremony for National Honor Society

Students attend induction ceremony for National Honor Society

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 7, 2018


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In honor of members accepted into National Honor Society (NHS), an induction ceremony was held in the Lecture Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. NHS is a national organization established to support high school students of outstanding standards. The Hays High June Reynold NHS chapter recognized 40 ...

JAG-K classes spend day at Fort Hays ropes course

JAG-K classes spend day at Fort Hays ropes course

Allison Hillebrand, Associate Editor

November 7, 2018


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JAG-K classes were given the day to work through the Fort Hays ropes course on Oct. 30. Instructor Johnny Matlock split his classes into two groups. One would attend the course at 8:30 a.m. and one would attend at 11:30 a.m. “It is really team building activities that we did,” Matlock said. “We...

DECA hosts middle school pull tab contest

DECA hosts middle school pull tab contest

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018


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Recently, DECA hosted a pull tab contest for the students at Hays Middle School. “Students had to bring in pull tabs from their homes so their TA would have the most pull tabs,” senior Kallie Leiker said. “The contest benefits the winning TA because they receive a free McDonald’s breakfast,...

Results of KMEA District Choir announced

Results of KMEA District Choir announced

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018


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KMEA District Choir results have been announced. These students will perform the evening of Dec. 8 at Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center after participating in a clinic at Malloy Hall at Fort Hays State University all day. Freshman: Ashton Koerner and Shirley Lee Jones Sophomores: Alisara Arial,...

DECA Chapter collects over $1,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

DECA Chapter collects over $1,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Isabelle Braun, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


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From the beginning of October to Nov. 5, DECA members in the Principles of Marketing class and the Marketing Applications were expected to sell 15 coupon books to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). "We sold coupon books as a way of gaining money to give to the RMHC as well...

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