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Forensics competes at Ellis tournament

Forensics competes at Ellis tournament

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2014


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Competitive speaking events are available to students year-round. There is debate in the fall and forensics in the spring. Forensics students headed to Ellis on March 1 to perform. Senior Alex Green placed fourth in extemporaneous speaking, in which competitors are given three questions about current...

ACT Test Prep Class

ACT Test Prep Class

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2014


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With the ACT coming up quickly on April 12th, students of Hays High are scurrying to study for this major test that allow them to apply for more scholarships and improve their chances of admission in certain colleges. By March 7th, students can sign up for the ACT Test Prep class that will take place ...

HHS to present romantic comedy, ‘Ask Any Girl’

HHS to present romantic comedy, ‘Ask Any Girl’

March 6, 2014


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A romantic comedy that hearkens back to the simpler times of the 1950s will take the stage on March 13-15 at 12th Street Auditorium. “Ask Any Girl,” which is based on a book by Winifred Wolfe and was transformed into a 1959 movie starring Shirley MacLaine, takes a light-hearted, but satirical ...

T-shirt campaign to help support Mr. Maddy

T-shirt campaign to help support Mr. Maddy

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

February 24, 2014


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There are a few t-shirts left for sale in the office to help support Hays Middle School math and science teacher, Bill Maddy. There are only large sizes left, and each costs $10. Maddy was diagnosed with Leukemia last Nov. and since then, people from the community have been supporting him through...

Kansas Department of Transportation hosts seatbelt enforcement event

Kansas Department of Transportation hosts seatbelt enforcement event

Shelbie Berens, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2014


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The department of Transportation’s Traffic Safety Section will be hosting a two-week seatbelt enforcement targeting teen drivers and their occupants from Feb. 24 to March 7. According to Kansas Department of Transportation, Kansas lost 43 teens (ages 13-19) in crashes, with 74 percent of those teens...

Stuco sponsors Valentine’s Day game

Stuco sponsors Valentine’s Day game

Hannah Baxter, Reporter

February 18, 2014


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“Roses are red, violets are blue, sugar is sweet and so are you.” This is a famous quote many recognize on such a special day of the year: Feb. 14th. Valentine’s Day itself is a way to celebrate your love for someone else; however, Friday was a challenge for some. The Hays High Stuco team...

Winter Olympics in full swing

Winter Olympics in full swing

Ashley Cossaart, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2014


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This year the Winter Olympics is being held in Sochi, Russia. The games are scheduled for February 7 to February 23. This is the first time the Olympics has been held in Russia since the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991. There are a total of 98 events in the Winter Olympics. “My favorite...

Forensics competes at Great Bend

Forensics competes at Great Bend

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2014


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Forensics traveled to Great Bend on Saturday, with two competitors medaling, one of which fell just short of qualifying for state. Junior Ben Rajewski took fifth in extemporaneous speaking and senior Megan Zeman took third in poetry, forensics sponsor Zach Butte said. Senior Rachel Muirhead already...

USD 489 to approve the hire of new head football, head track coach

Sara Nansel, Sports Editor

February 18, 2014


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The Hays Unified School District announced that the USD 489 Board of Education has been asked to approve the hire of a new head football and head track coach for the fall of 2014. The approval will be confirmed at the BOE meeting on March 10. The selection committee has recommended Bo Black, the...

Scholars’ Bowl season comes to abrupt finish

Scholars’ Bowl season comes to abrupt finish

Nicole Feyerherm, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2014


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The Hays High Scholars Bowl team was unable to compete in what would have been their last meet of the season due to a Sunday night snow. The Indians were scheduled to go to regionals in Shawnee Mill Valley on Feb. 10, which had been postponed from Feb. 6 for weather-related reasons. Sponsor Cheryl...

Hays High gym to be used as TMP venue

Aislinn Walters, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2014


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Thomas More Prep-Marian has recently had to find new venues to hold basketball games, wresting and other school events. One of these venues is the Hays High gym. “The fire marshal shut them down,” principal Martin Straub said. “They lowered their gym capacity to less than 50 and said they needed...

Creative Writing Club posts stories online

Creative Writing Club posts stories online

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

February 7, 2014


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The Creative Writing Club now has a website where the members can upload their writing. It consists of a list of the members, upcoming events along with stories, poems and other pieces of writing. Members try to regularly submit pieces to the site and encourage people to read them. To get to this...

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