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Students find creative ways to stay connected during COVID-19 outbreak

Junior Caitlin Leiker completes a chalk drawing on someone's driveway. Leiker drove around leaving positive chalk messages for different friends and acquaintances as well as leaving drawings in front of the Hays Medical Center.

Allison Brooks and Alicia Feyerherm

April 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the daily routines of students. Schools are closed and those with non-essential part-time jobs have been let go. The stay-at-home order has also restricted students from hanging out with their friends. To combat this, many students have been finding...

Helping Hands fosters positive relationships among students

Junior Delaney Maier purchases a smoothie from the Helping Hands café, Indian Grounds.

Allison Brooks and Alicia Feyerherm

April 24, 2019

Beads of sweat formed on senior Gabriela Arthur’s forehead as she delicately piped a design into the frosting of a cake. “I love being able to pipe designs and put my own creative touch on the baked goods,” Arthur said. Arthur is part of a course called Helping Hands where students learn...

Events bring out abundance of school spirit

Cheering on the lady Indians soccer team is swimming coach Luke Lundmark. On April 8 Lundmark canceled swim practice so that the swim team could support another Hays High team. “This was a great way for my team to bond while also supporting another team,” Lundmark said.

Brooke Pflaum, Photographer

April 24, 2019

Students, staff demonstrate school spirit in various ways

After hitting a home run at the April 9 baseball game against Great Bend, senior Cody Peterson celebrates with his team at home plate. This was the first score of the game. “Hitting a home run no matter what the circumstances is super cool,” Peterson said. “What makes it extra special, though, is knowing that you’ll always be greeted by the whole team cheering for you when you make it to home plate.”

Alyssa Underwood, Photographer

April 24, 2019

State Trooper Tod Hileman speaks on safe driving

Junior Coby Braun attempts to drive a race car in and out of cones while wearing vision impairing goggles.

Allison Brooks, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019

On Friday, April 5 State Trooper Tod Hileman came to share his knowledge on driving safety with students during an assembly that took place in seminar. The assembly started off with Student Council throwing t-shirts and water bottles into the crowd and then having students volunteer to play a few...

Students participate in KMEA All-State Choirs

The Treble Choir’s director, Dr. Pearl Shangkuan, leads a warm-up with the group. Shangkuan is an international conductor, lecturer, and clinician.

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019

This year’s KMEA All-State Choir participants traveled to Wichita on Feb. 21 for rehearsals and a performance on the afternoon of Feb. 23 at Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. This was the first year that KMEA split their High School Honor Choir into two so they could accommod...

Sophomore wins 2019 Talent Show

Sophomore wins 2019 Talent Show

Madison Weber and Caitlin Leiker

January 10, 2019

Students often get nervous before things a big athletic event or when they have to give a presentation for class, but imagine what it would feel like to have to perform for the entire student body. That’s exactly what this year’s talent show participants experienced. But this year’s winner...

Winter Sports Assembly takes place

Caitlin Leiker, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

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