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Students selected to perform at talent show

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

March 31, 2014


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Talent show auditions took place on March 25 and 26 in Gym B. Many students showcased their talents in front of a panel of judges who later decided which students will perform at the talent show on April 9. The performers will be Taylor Thomas, Landon Stroup, Aaron Jacobs, Hannah Norris, Mikey...

State Assessments

State Assessments

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 30, 2014


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As spring comes closer, the hopes of warm, sunny days and blooming, beautiful flowers are occupying most people’s minds. For the sophomores and juniors of Hays High, however, the only thought on their minds are the impending state assessments soon to come after spring break. “The state assessments...

Forensics travels to Smith Center; several qualify for state

Forensics travels to Smith Center; several qualify for state

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2014


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An hour and a half drive proved worth the time to forensics. The group traveled to Smith Center on March 27 to compete in the school’s invitational tournament. “Nine events broke finals and five events qualified for the state championship tournament,” forensics sponsor Zach Butte said. To...

For some, language is part of heritage

For some, language is part of heritage

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2014


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Everyone has qualities that make them unique. Bits of heritage are often passed down from generation to generation. Sometimes, a part of that heritage is a second language. Being bilingual can have several advantages. “You’re able to help more people by being bilingual,” Spanish teacher Lora...

Crafts class offered at Hays High

Crafts class offered at Hays High

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2014


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One class offered at Hays High that many students may not know about is Crafts for Leisure and Profit, taught by Hays High teacher Kelli Karlin. “Crafts for Leisure and Profit is a class where students learn to knit and crochet,” Karlin said. “Students have made everything from scarves to sweaters...

17 journalism students qualify for state

17 journalism students qualify for state

March 19, 2014


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Seventeen Hays High students qualified for state after placing in the top six at the Class 5A/6A Regional Journalism Competition on Feb. 28 at Wichita State University. According to journalism adviser Bill Gasper, several of the students were multiple winners so the total number of qualifying entries...

Senior Preston Weigel wins Nationals

Sara Nansel, Sports Editor

March 16, 2014


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Senior Preston Weigel placed first at the Rocky Mountain Nationals in wrestling on March 16. Weigel now has a 168-4 career record, a 45-0 season record, three consecutive state champion titles, a second-place state finish his freshman year and the 2014 national champion title under his belt. Weigel...

Six plan to compete in state science fair

Aislinn Walters, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2014


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Twelve students placed in the FHSU Regional Science and Engineering Fair which took place on March 8. Eight received a gold medal, three a silver medal and a bronze medal. Those who won a gold medal qualify for the Kansas State Science and Engineering Fair, which will be April 4 and 5 in Wichita. Six...

Auto-CAD class offered at Hays High

Auto-CAD class offered at Hays High

Shelbie Berens, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2014


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Auto-CAD classes are classes that not very many students seem to be aware of. According to the course guide on the Hays High website, Auto CAD I is designed to develop the basic knowledge and skill necessary to use Auto CAD 2006 software. Manual drafting no longer provides architectural and engineering...

Hansen Scholarship recipients announced

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2014


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The recipients of the Dane Hansen Scholarships have been decided. 25 seniors have received the honor of being selected.   Leaders of Tomorrow ($6,500 renewable for three additional years): Sana Cheema   Hansen Scholars ($4,000 renewable for one additional year): Vincent Bailey Nic...

Freshmen compete at Hays City Music Festival

Freshmen compete at Hays City Music Festival

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2014


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Athletes show their skills on a court, mat, or field. Musicians show their skills in front of a judge. On March 8, seven band and vocal students performed at Hays City Music Festival and received top ratings. Due to a scheduling conflict, the event was held at Hays Middle School instead of Hays High,...

DECA students place at state

DECA students place at state

Sylina Zhang, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2014


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Several DECA students participated in the State Career Development Conference in Overland Park on March 2 to 4 and qualified for state. 1st place – Jessica Stoecklein and Mackenzie Lewis Entrepreneurship Written 1st place – Landon Munsch International Business Plan 1st place – Ethan Waddel...

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