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Home Game a Victory

Samantha Rohleder, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

  With conference implications on the line, the football game with the Dodge City Red Demons was played tonight. Hays scored the first two touchdowns in four plays.  These scores came on long runs by junior Preston Weigel and senior David Cardinal. Dodge had a strong passing attack. They...

Government in Action Day

Anna Hickert, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2012


Filed under Event Calendar, News

“Government in Action Day” was hosted for the alternative students at The Learning Center and students of Abby Maska’s AP Government class.  A portion of the day was spent with a guest speaker, Inga Stanneck Gross, a Nazi regime & Russian occupation survivor. Gross’s presentation began at...

Homecoming Week a Success

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2012


Filed under News

One week after the big game, students still remember homecoming week and the events that came with it. “The best part was the dance because a lot of people showed up, everyone danced and it was really fun.” Junior Christine Beougher said. Between the spirit days, assemblies, class games, parade,...

FFA Places in Two Recent Competitions

Samantha Rohleder, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2012


Filed under Feature, News

     Future Farmers of America recently competed at District Land Judging at Russel on Sept. 19 and Area Land Judging at Hoxie on Sept. 25.     At Russell, six students placed.  Senior Jack Polifka took second with 459 points, while senior Hayden Schnuerle took eighth with 386 points. Senior ...

Spirit week themes released

Delphine Burns, News Editor

September 26, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Monday: Beach Day Tuesday: Throwback Tuesday Wednesday: Movie Character day Thursday: Class Colors Day Friday: Dress-up Day (Double points)

Senior Arin Pfannenstiel making a difference

Anna Shippy, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2012


Filed under News

Many students feel overwhelmed by school and other activities and find themselves short for time dedicated to volunteer and community work. However, senior Arin Pfannenstiel has found time in her busy schedule to help make a difference in the community. Pfannenstiel is selling bracelets she made to...

Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat

Anna Hickert, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Volunteers will be going door-to-door collecting non-perishable food items Oct. 9 for the annual ‘Trick or Treat So Others Can Eat’ canned food drive. All Ellis county communities are involved in the food drive. To assure residents that the items collected are for the Community Assistance Center,...

First football game a Success

Connor Hess, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under News, Sports

On Friday, the football team competed in their first home game of the season, winning 51-34 against Liberal. Along with the excitement that goes along with watching the game, many students also enjoy spending time with their friends. “The football game was so much fun,” senior Zoey Gubitoso...

Musical Rehearsals Commence

Aislinn Walters, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under A&E, News

Every year it happens the same way. Students race to the choir room to partake in the first Musical rehearsal. Here, they learn the music and the script of the show that attracts hundreds of Hays citizens to 12th St. Auditorium. Musical Director Johnny Matlock is glad to be on the other side of au...

New cafeteria rules Enforced

Connor Hess, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2012


Filed under Feature, News

Beginning this school year, students must follow new guidelines set forth by The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kid Act of 2010. “The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kid Act of 2010 was passed and addressed major changes in school lunch and breakfast as recommended by a specially appointed committee of the Institute...

Straub named new HHS principal for next year

September 19, 2012


Filed under News, Top Stories

Assistant Principal Marty Straub has been named the new Hays High School principal effective for the 2013-14 school year. The announcement came during the USD 489 Board of Education meeting on Sept. 17. Straub will replace Mike Hester, who previously announced he would be retiring at the end of this...

‘Li’l Abner’ Cast List

Delphine Burns, News Reporter

September 14, 2012


Filed under A&E, News, Top Stories

Li'l Abner: Spencer Greathouse Daisy Mae: Shelby Matlock Mammy Yokum: Rachel Muirhead Pappy Yokum: Conrad Hoffman Marryin' Sam: Nick Overbey General Bullmoose: Preston Ryan Appassionata VonClimax: Anna Hickert EarthQuake McGoon: Quin Brungardt Available Jones: Dustin Mulkey Stupefyin'...

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