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FST students participate in unique extra credit opportunity

FST students participate in unique extra credit opportunity

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018


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Math instructor Erin Deenihan turned her students into historians for a FST extra credit opportunity. Students enrolled in Deenihan’s FST class second semester have the option of learning about different mathematicians for extra credit. “I don’t like giving out free points,” Deenihan said....

Teachers select prom candidates

Teachers select prom candidates

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

March 15, 2018


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This year's prom candidates have been announced. The candidates are as follows; Prom queen candidates; Savannah Bieker, Analyse Claude, Tara Hertel, Abby Kennemer, Sara Rohleder, Kaitlyn Schaben Prom king candidates; Brendan Chapman, Jared Kisner, William Martin, Dustin Schneider, Mark Schuckman, Zac...

Cheerleaders attend end-of-season banquet

Cheerleaders attend end-of-season banquet

Alicia Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2018


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The annual cheer banquet was held on March 13 at 6:00 p.m. Cheerleaders celebrated the end of the season by getting together, eating food, reminiscing about the season and receiving awards. Some of the awards presented included the Most Spirited Award, which was awarded to junior Alyssa Underwood...

Red Cross Club holds biannual blood drive

Red Cross Club holds biannual blood drive

Lizzy Lee, Cartoonist/Staff Reporter

March 13, 2018


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The Red Cross Club held a blood drive in Gym B on March 8, 2018. During a blood drive, healthy students can give their blood and save lives. The blood drive was entirely sponsored by The Red Cross Club, which is led by instructor Jayme Goetz. To donate blood, The Red Cross guidelines said a student must be over 17, other...

Students participate in meetings with community members, push plans forward for community improvement

Students participate in meetings with community members, push plans forward for community improvement

Isabelle Braun, Online Editor

March 12, 2018


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The third Strategic Doing meeting took place on March, 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Robbins Center. During this meeting, participants discussed plans for future projects they planned to take on. Three high school students attended the meeting and gave their input on the upcoming developments. “This...

190 students sign up to participate in driver’s education course

190 students sign up to participate in driver’s education course

Allison Hillebrand, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018


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A driver’s education course is required for a person with the intent to receive their permit and be allowed to drive before the age of 16. “Driver’s education is where we take kids, who may have a learner’s permit that allows them to drive with their parent or legal guardian in the seat next...

Latin students face crucial test

Latin students face crucial test

Rebekah Porter, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


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During the week before Spring Break, Latin students all over the world will take the National Latin Exam to test how much Latin they have learned during their studies. “The National Latin Exam is taken throughout the world by well over 150,000-175,000 students at all levels, intro through advanced...

FFA competes in poultry, entomology competition

FFA competes in poultry, entomology competition

Anna Brull, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


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The FFA team competed in a poultry judgg competition on March 5. The competition was held at Hays High. The results are as followed: #2 Poultry Green Hand Individual: Hays placed fourth overall. Freshman Cayden Sanders, 10th Freshman Taylor Loffredi, 15th Freshman Monique William, 17th Freshman Kale...

Journalism students qualify for state competition

Journalism students qualify for state competition

Amiyah Gonzalez, Assistant Editor

March 9, 2018


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After competing in both digital and on-site regional competition at Fort Hays State University on Feb. 22, qualifiers for state journalism have been announced. According to journalism adviser Bill Gasper, there are 19 total digital and on-site competitions, and only two students can be entered into...

Students receive over half a million dollars in scholarships from Hansen Foundation

Students receive over half a million dollars in scholarships from Hansen Foundation

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


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Last week 35 students from or affiliated with Hays High received Dane Hansen Scholarships. These students were required to take a test to qualify for the scholarship as well as interview to receive it. The total amount of scholarship money received by these students will be $502,000 spread over four...

State Assessments to begin soon

State Assessments to begin soon

Dawson Rooney, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2018


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On Monday, March 12, State Assessment testing begins with sophomore Math Assessments. Students will report to their academies on that day and there will be extended academy. The State Assessments will also take place March 26 through 29 with sophomore English Assessments and April 10 through 13 with...

Junior places first in welding competition

Junior places first in welding competition

Hanna Dannar, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2018


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Four students from the Welding class competed in GMAW on March 2nd in Beloit. The four who competed were seniors Keaton Augustine, Mikey Schmidt, Jacob Nelson and junior Matthew Fross. “The students had to do two weldments and a 50-question welding test,” instructor Nathan Howard said. “First...

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